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