Most worthwhile careers require some kind of specialized training. Ideally, therefore, the choice of a(n) (31) ___ should be made even before the choice of a curriculum in high school. Actually, (32) ___most persons make several job choices during their working live,partly (33) ___ economic and industrial changes and partly to improve their positions. The "one perfect job" does not exist. Young people should therefore (34)­­­­­___ into a broad flexible training program that will (35)____ them for a field of (36) __ rather than for a single job.

Unfortunately many young people, knowing (37) __ about the occupational world or themselves for that matter, choose their lifework (38) __ a hit-or-miss basis. Some (39)____ from job to job. Others (40)____ to work in which they are unhappy and (41) __ they are not fitted.

One common mistake is choosing an occupation for (42) __ real or imagined prestige. Too many high-school students--or their parents for them__ choose the professional field, (43)___ both the relatively small proportion of work vacancies in the professions and the extremely high educational and personal (44) ____. The imagined or real prestige of a profession or a "white-collar" job is (45)___ good reason for choosing it as a life's wore (46) __, these occupations are not always well paid. Since a large proportion of jobs are in mechanical and manual work, the majority of young people should give serious (47) ____ to these fields.

Before making an" occupational choice, a person should have a general idea of what he wants (48) __ life and how hard he is willing to work to get it. Some people desire social prestige, others intellectual satisfaction. Some want security; others are willing to take (49) __ for financial gain. Each occupational choice has its demands as well as its (50)___.

31. A. academy B. occupation
  C. guidance D. identification

32. A. therefore B. so
  C. though D. however

33. A. in case of B. for
      C. because of D. to

34. A. enter B. participate
      C. involve D. join

35. A. leave B. fit
  C. require D. fix

36. A. careers B. professions
      C. prospects D. work

37. A. few B. little
      C. much D. less

38. A. with  B. by
    C. on      D. at

39. A. flow B. wander

      C. jump D. drift

40. A. stick B. turn
      C. adhere D. subscribe

41. A. to which B. that
      C. for which D. what

42. A. its B. their
      C. /   D. the

43. A. to have disregarded B. to disregard

      C. disregarding  D. disregard

44. A. preparations B. requirements
      C. specifications D. preferences

45. A. such B. no
      C. very D. so

46. A. Moreover B. Otherwise
      C. Nevertheless D. Still
47. A. priority B. regulation
      C. assessment D. consideration

48. A. out of  B. towards

      C. for D. from over

49. A. advantage B. patience
  C. risks D. turns

50. A. awards B. rewards
  C. prizes D. bonuses