Learning for the sake of learning will not ensure you a successful and happy career. Choosing a specific path will not only determine what kind of postsecondary education options you have, it will also determine the industry you will work in, the kinds of jobs you can apply for and the overall direction of your professional life. This quiz can help you explore the different career cluster and career pathways available to you to help prepare you for college and your career.

Career planning quiz

Answer “yes” or “no” to the following questions:

  • 1.
    Are you interested in insects, snakes, frogs, or other animals?
  • 2.
    Do you read scientific or technical magazines?
  • 3.
    Do you like visiting museums?
  • 4.
    Have you ever done volunteer work to help others?
  • 5.
    Have you ever cared for a sick pet?
  • 6.
    Do you work well in a team?
  • 7.
    Are you good at math?
  • 8.
    Are you interested in science?
  • 9.
    Do you like team sports?
  • 10.
    When you tackle a problem, do you stick with it until you find the answer?
  • 11.
    Are you good at building things from scratch?
  • 12.
    Do you like to keep your things in order and organized?
  • 13.
    Do you like working with people?
  • 14.
    Do you pay attention to details?
  • 15.
    Do you enjoy laboratory work in chemistry or biology?
  • 16.
    Do you like to play chess?
  • 17.
    Do you like to tinker with electrical equipment?
  • 18.
    Do you enjoy working on crossword puzzles?
  • 19.
    Do you enjoy games like chess that involve strategy?
  • 20.
    Do you like working with computers?
  • 21.
    Do you find it easy working with technology?
  • 22.
    Do you get good grades in math?
  • 23.
    Do you enjoy video games?
  • 24.
    Do you like to tinker with cars or small appliances?
  • 25.
    Do you like following a blue print to build things?
  • 26.
    Do you like solving puzzles and brainteasers?
  • 27.
    Do you prefer to gather all the facts before making a decision?
  • 28.
    When you are working, do you pay close attention to detail?
  • 29.
    Are you good at solving problems?