Section 3.3—quiz: Roles Of Individuals

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Section 3.3—quiz: Roles Of Individuals

Section 3. 3—Quiz: Roles of Individuals


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  • 1. 
    Team members who are trained to recognize the roles that individuals play in a group are better able to do all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Advance its development as a group.

    • B. 

      Increase the number of roles played.

    • C. 

      Have better discussions at meetings.

    • D. 

      Resolve conflicts.

  • 2. 
    As team members become aware of the positive roles that individuals play in a group, they can do all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Recognize and appreciate the positive roles played by other members of the team.

    • B. 

      Encourage the positive roles adopted by other team members.

    • C. 

      Predict potential conflicts within the group.

    • D. 

      Alert individuals to specific roles that they can comfortably adopt within the team.

  • 3. 
    When individuals play negative roles, their behavior:
    • A. 

      Decreases potential conflicts.

    • B. 

      Increases the team’s productivity.

    • C. 

      Decreases the team’s productivity.

    • D. 

      Increases the number of positive roles needed.

  • 4. 
    When group members are able to recognize the negative roles that individuals are playing, it helps to:
    • A. 

      Notice the same behaviors in themselves.

    • B. 

      Discourage unproductive behavior.

    • C. 

      Help avoid conflict.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following typically does not affect the roles that members may play at any given time?
    • A. 

      Topic of discussion

    • B. 

      Close friendships among team members

    • C. 

      Stage of the group’s development

    • D. 

      Influence of the team leader

  • 6. 
    The Inquirer
    • A. 

      “I agree with everything you say, but I just can’t buy your conclusion.”

    • B. 

      “Maybe we need a second or third opinion about this problem.”

    • C. 

      “I don’t care what you do.”

    • D. 

      “Whose responsibility is this?”

    • E. 

      “We’ve discussed this enough. Let’s make a decision.”

  • 7. 
    The Evaluator
    • A. 

      “I agree with everything you say, but I just can’t buy your conclusion.”

    • B. 

      “I don’t care what you do.”

    • C. 

      “Whose responsibility is this?”

    • D. 

      “We’ve discussed this enough. Let’s make a decision.”

    • E. 

      “Maybe we need a second or third opinion about this problem.”

  • 8. 
    The Energizer
    • A. 

      “I agree with everything you say, but I just can’t buy your conclusion.”

    • B. 

      “Maybe we need a second or third opinion about this problem.”

    • C. 

      “I don’t care what you do.”

    • D. 

      “Whose responsibility is this?”

    • E. 

      “We’ve discussed this enough. Let’s make a decision.”

  • 9. 
    The Cynic
    • A. 

      “I agree with everything you say, but I just can’t buy your conclusion.”

    • B. 

      “I don’t care what you do.”

    • C. 

      “Whose responsibility is this?”

    • D. 

      “We’ve discussed this enough. Let’s make a decision.”

    • E. 

      “Maybe we need a second or third opinion about this problem.”

  • 10. 
    The Lobbyist
    • A. 

      “I agree with everything you say, but I just can’t buy your conclusion.”

    • B. 

      “Maybe we need a second or third opinion about this problem.”

    • C. 

      “I don’t care what you do.”

    • D. 

      “Whose responsibility is this?”

    • E. 

      “We’ve discussed this enough. Let’s make a decision.”