FTCE Business Education 6-12 Exam

The Business Education 6-12 subject examination consists of about 120 multiple-choice questions. The test is computer-based. Question formats will include direct question, command, sentence completion, word problem, graphics, and scenario. Each question will contain four response options, which will be answered by bubbling in choice A, B, C, or D.

The test encompasses 9 core competencies, each with between 3 and 6 skill areas. Competencies are defined as areas of content knowledge, with skills being the behaviors that demonstrate those competencies. Each competency is also assigned a percentage representing the approximate proportion of test items in that content area on the test. Together, the competencies and skills are representative of knowledge that has been determined by content specialists to be important for beginning teachers.

Test-takers will need to demonstrate knowledge of information technology; business communications; accounting and personal finance; business management and administrative procedures; entrepreneurship and marketing; business law and ethics; foundations, teaching methods, and professional development; international business; and career development.

FTCE Business Education 6-12 Exam Practice Questions

1. Which is NOT an example of a current programming language?
A. Java
B. C#
C. COBOL
D. Ruby

2. The exchange of information and messages between an organization and other organizations, groups, or individuals best describes which type of communications?
A. internal
B. external
C. corporate
D. organizational

3. The terms “finishing,” “duplex printing,” and “priority” are examples of what type of process?
A. office management
B. reprographics
C. publishing
D. technology

4. The NAFTA trade agreement is between which three countries?
A. United States, Mexico, Canada
B. United States, Cuba, Mexico
C. Canada, Mexico, Cuba
D. Canada, England, France

5. Which field of study is NOT considered a part of business technology education?
A. accounting
B. entrepreneurship
C. finance
D. journalism


Answer Key

1. C
2. B
3. B
4. A
5. D