Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions.
Each year, the United States government publish the Occupational Outlook Handbook. This large book lists over 250 kinds of jobs. It describes job duties, working conditions, education needed, and salary. Most importantly, it gives the job outlook. That is, it tells how many openings there will be for each job in the coming years. The jobs outlook may be excellent, good, or poor.
The job outlook for auto mechanics is good. The number of cars will continue to grow. Because cars are so expensive, people are keeping their cars longer. In the future, their cars will need more repairs.
Computer programmers will be in demand and the job outlook is excellent. There are more than 5 million computers in the offices and homes in the United States. Both companies and individuals depend on computers for information, record keeping, and services.
The men and women who deliver the mail every day face a poor job future. Companies will use computers and fax machines to send information. And people will buy their stamps at supermarkets and department stores.
The job outlook for nurses is excellent. The population is increasing and people are living longer. Most jobs will open in large city hospitals and in country areas.
The outlook for travel agents is excellent. As incomes rise, people will take more vacations. Many couples, especially older couples, are taking two vacations a year. Charter flights, tour, and lower air fares will encourage more people to travel.
Because of the concern about safety and crime, one of the fastest growing jobs in the country is security guard. Guards are needed in prisons, but now they are also present in airports, stores, government buildings, and at sports events. Finally, the job outlook for teachers is good. The school age population is increasing, especially in the South and West. Many teachers are in their forties and fifties and will retire in the next ten years.
According to paragraph 1, which of the following is NOT described by the book?