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