Practice Questions

Personal Finance Name one of the four most familiar kinds of investment vehicles. Answer: Stocks, bonds, mutual funds, CDs Certificates of Deposit)

Technology When your word processor is set to overstrike mode, what happens when you enter new characters? Answer: Character typed replace existing characters

Environment When water vapor is cooled to the liquid phase, it goes through the process called…? Answer: Condensation

Health & Safety Fires in single-family homes most often start in this room… Answer: The kitchen

Personal Finance Name one common deduction that may be taken from your paycheck. Answer: Taxes, FICA (Social Security and Medicare), insurance, uniform costs, parking, health, and other benefits

Consumer Rights & Responsibilities Which federal agency has jurisdiction over safety standards for cribs, playpens, and toys? Answer: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

Technology When speaking of computers, a thousand bytes equals how many kilobytes? Answer: One

Environment Weather forecasters user barometers to measure what? Answer: Air pressure

Consumer Rights & Responsibilities Who selects the Chairman of the FDIC? Answer: The President of the United States

Health & Safety To avoid harmful bacteria in fresh fruit juice, always be sure it has been…? Answer: Pasteurized

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