Can you make money working from home?
You want to start your own home business, but how much do you really know about working for yourself? Test your knowledge about working from home with this quiz.
How many Americans work from home?
- 4.2 million
- 5.9 million
- 6.8 million
The IRS will come calling for you to pay taxes if your home-based business earns more than:
Self-employment tax covers which of these payments?
- Income tax
- Property tax
- Social Security
How much does the typical homeowner's insurance policy cover for home business-related claims?
Which of these companies started as a home-based business?
If you run a business that isn't incorporated, then you're known as a:
- Limited liability corporation
- S corporation
- Sole proprietor
If you're the only owner of your home-based business, for tax purposes you can call that business:
- Whatever name you choose
- Your name
- The name you registered with your state government
A personal shopper is also known as a(n):
- Wardrobe designer
- Image consultant
- Accessory diva
The average freelance writer can earn how much money per hour?
A public relations freelancer who works for the government might be called a:
- Media officer
- Press secretary
- Communications specialist
What percentage of interpreters and translators are self-employed?
- 15 percent
- 26 percent
- 33 percent
Which of these jobs is likeliest to be a work-from-home scam?
- Medical billing
If you sell your homemade jewelry on Etsy, how much will the company take off the final price?
- 1.5 percent
- 2.5 percent
- 3.5 percent
When shipping products you sell on eBay, which service offers eBay branded packaging?
How many Americans are involved in direct sales for companies like Mary Kay and Amway?
- 12 million
- 15 million
- 18 million
Who was the very first Avon lady?
- Viola Morse
- Mrs. P.F.E. Albee
- Irina Minca
What was the very first product Amway business owners sold?
- Legacy of Clean
- Floor Restore & More
- Liquid Organic Cleaner
In which of these professions are people most likely to work from home?
- Personal care
For every real work-at-home job found on the Internet, how many fake ones are there?
If every American worked from home instead of commuting to an office, how many gallons of gas could this country save annually?
- 30.5 billion gallons
- 50.5 billion gallons
- 60.5 billion gallons