Life Skills MCQs

1.Abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable humans to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of life

a. Thinking

b. Attitude

c. Creativity

d. Life skills

2.Growing up in a family where feelings were not talked about is an example of:

a. A rule for enrichment

b. A barrier to self-awareness

c. A good model for self-awareness

d. A self-awareness booster

3.People who are confident in themselves are _______ in leadership and sales positions.

a. More dissatisfied

b. Emotionally insecure

c. Less effective

d. More effective

4.What are examples of positive attitude?

a. teasing others

b. looking at the glass half full

c. looking at the glass half empty

d. none of the above

5.The two types of attitudes

a. Bad/Good

b. Positive/ Bad

c. Positive/ Negative

d. Negative/Good

6.What is a Bad attitude?

a. When you or someone else has a bad attitude

b. When attitude doesn’t matter

c. When we know we can do something

d. When someone is happy

7.According to the text, critical thinking complements…

a. Our emotions

b. Peer pressure

c. Our unconscious desires

d. Our prejudices

8.What is the definition of critical thinking?

a. Finding faults and weaknesses in other people’s arguments.

b. Logically analyzing arguments in a critical way.

c. Higher level thinking that aims to solve a problem.

d. Disciplined thinking and judgment

9.One of the main aims of creativity in advertising is to gain:

a. Attention

b. Awareness

c. Brand Loyalty

d. interest

10.Statements backed by good reasons are…

a. Beyond all possible doubt

b. Worthy of strong acceptance

c. To be believed with certainty

d. Never false

11.____________is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within the other being’s frame of reference

a. Advertisement

b. Empathy

c. Sympathy

d. Necessity

12.According to Hoffman everyone is born with the capability of feeling.

a. empathy

b. sorrow

c. pain

d. entertainment

13.Empathy is generally divided into major components:

a. 6

b. 3

c. 4

d. 5

14.The tendency to identify with fictional characters

a. Anger

b. Fantasy

c. Fun land

d. Creativity

15.Ability to perceive the visual

a. Pictures

b. Visual intelligence

c. See

d. Hear

16.Ability to use words and language

a. Adequacy

b. Verbal intelligence

c. Elegancy

d. Critical thinking

17.Careers for the Verbal/Linguistic Intelligent

a. Driver

b. Pediatricians

c. Poets

d. Farmer

18.Careers for Logical/Mathematical Intelligent

a. Pediatricians

b. Farmer

c. Scientists

d. Both a & C

19.Ability to control body movements and handle objects

a. Bodily/Kinesthetic Intelligence

b. Logical/Mathematical Intelligent

c. Linguistic Intelligent


20.Ability to produce and appreciate music

a. Bodily/Kinesthetic Intelligence

b. Logical/Mathematical Intelligent

c. Verbal Intelligent

d. Linguistic Intelligent

21.There are ______levels of self awareness

a. 9

b. 6

c. 7

d. 8

22.the first level of self-awareness is

a. Situation

b. Identification

c. Differentiation

d. Confusion

23.Self-Awareness improves your judgment and

a. Sounding mind

b. Running calmly

c. Sleeping

d. Decision making

24.through self-awareness you overcome your

a. Weight

b. Lie

c. Soul

d. Weakness

25.What’s the one thing that doesn’t belong on a to-do list?

a. The amount of time each task will take.

b. The movie you want to watch.

c. That yoga class you’d like to take.

d. detailed list of all tasks for the day.

26.You’ve got some unexpected downtime while waiting to pick up family or friends. What do you do?

a. Any of the above.

b. Text a friend

c. Check my social accounts.

d. Play some games.

27.When you need to focus on a project, you should do the following:

a. All of the above

b. Turn off email and other notifications.

c. Set a timer and work in focused blocks of 25-50 minutes.

d. Schedule short 5- to 10-minute breaks.

28.The most satisfied people are those who actively set and reach ______________ goals throughout their lives.

a. Easy

b. Demanding

c. New

d. Diverse

29.Choose the word that best completes the sentence below.   A ___________ is usually a step to a long-term goal.

a. goal

b. goal setting

c. long-term goal

d. mid-term goal

30.Choose the word that best completes the sentence below.   A ___________ usually requires a lot of time and planning to accomplish

a. goal setting

b. goal

c. long-term goal

d. mid-term goal

31.If goal setting is compared to travel planning, what would the goal be?

a. Payment for the trip

b. The travel plan

c. The map

d. The destination

32.Choose the word that best completes the sentence below.   A ____________ often does not need much planning or effort.

a. short-term goal

b. goal

c. long-term goal

d. mid-term goal

33.You are a high school freshman and have the desire to get accepted to a top-rated university. What type of goal is this?

a. short-term goal

b. mid-term goal

c. long-term goal


34.Choose the word that best completes the sentence below.   You are __________ when you are planning how to reach a desired goal.

a. comparing

b. studying

c. goal setting

d. discovering

35.Hard work and effort lead to

a. too much work

b. others being better than me

c. success

d. giving up

36.When I make a mistake it means

a. I didn’t try hard enough

b. I have a chance to learn

c. this is too hard

d. I am not smart

37.Instead of thinking this is too hard, think

a. I am not smart

b. I need more time and effort

c. I can’t do this

d. everyone else is smarter than me

38.A _____ is an aim or purpose, or an end to which effort is directed.

a. Resume

b. Destination

c. Idea

d. goal

39.What is the best definition of achievement?

a. A settled way of thinking

b. A thing done successfully by effort, courage, or skill

c. giving up

d. A type of mindset

40.A goal is a statement that specifies

a. What you will be successful at

b. How you will achieve something

c. What you want to achieve or do within a certain amount of time

d. How much you will accomplish in life

41.Constructive and destructive conflict are distinguished from each other in which of the following ways?

a. constructive conflict is characterized by de-escalation of the conflict; destructive conflict is characterized by escalation of the conflict

b. constructive conflict is characterized by cross-complaining; destructive conflict is characterized by flexibility

c. constructive conflict is We-oriented; destructive conflict is Me-oriented

d. both a and b

42.Constructive and destructive anger can be distinguished from each other by the

a. flexibility of the anger

b. duration of the anger

c. intensity of the anger

d. both a and c

43.Which of the following is not a characteristic of conflict?

a. independent parties

b. erceived incompatible goals

c. perceived interference for outside parties

d. expressed struggle

44.Your relationship partner is under a lot of stress lately, and his/her outbursts of anger are beginning to trouble you greatly. Which of the following are ways to manage the anger of your partner?

a. all of the above

b. validate your partner

c. be asymmetrical

d. probe

45.You have continued conflict with your significant other, but you hide it from your friends. This speaks to which dichotomy

a. inclusion/exclusion

b. revelation/concealment

c. openness/closedness

d. connection/autonomy

46.The process of forgiveness includes which stages?

a. hurting from the wrong done to us

b. forgetting what was done to us

c. hating what was done to us

d. both a and b

47.Which of the following can be validly concluded from research on intercultural conflict management?

a. the key to effective intercultural conflict management is flexible use of conflict management styles

b. disagreement should be discouraged when communicating with individuals from diverse cultures

c. collectivist and individualist cultures typically favor different conflict management styles

d. both a and b

48.Which of the following is a tactic of avoiding conflict?

a. autonomy

b. competing

c. compromising

d. stonewalling

49.Which of the following is not a stage of team development?

a. Forming

b. Adjourning

c. Storming

d. Deciding

50.Which of the following is NOT a symptom of GroupThink?

a. Belief in inherent group morality

b. Applying direct pressure to deviants

c. Self-censorship by members

d. Illusions of vulnerability

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