Work in the United States

Section Quiz

Which is evidence that the United States workforce is largely a meritocracy?

  1. Job opportunities are increasing for highly skilled jobs.
  2. Job opportunities are decreasing for midlevel jobs.
  3. Highly skilled jobs pay better than low-skill jobs.
  4. Women tend to make less than men do for the same job.

Hint:

C

If someone does not earn enough money to pay for the essentials of life he or she is said to be _____ poor.

  1. absolutely
  2. essentially
  3. really
  4. working

Hint:

A

About what percentage of the workforce in the United States are legal immigrants?

  1. Less than 1%
  2. 1%
  3. 16%
  4. 66%

Hint:

C