Behavioral Interview Quiz

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Behavioral Interview Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge from the training material


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does STAR stand for?
    • A. 

      Situation, Task, Action and Result

    • B. 

      Situation, Task, Answer and Result

    • C. 

      Situation, Training, Action and Result

    • D. 

      Situation, Task, Audience and Result

  • 2. 
    According to the theory of behavioral interviewing what is the best predictor of future success?
    • A. 

      Good grades

    • B. 

      Past performance

    • C. 

      A positive attitude

    • D. 

      Good interpersonal skills

  • 3. 
    According to the theory of behavioral interviewing a person's past performance is an unreliable predictor of future success.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When answering questions during a behavioral interview you should be as specific as possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not an example of a behavioral interview question?
    • A. 

      Describe a decision you made that wasn't popular and how you handled implementing it.

    • B. 

      What are your strengths and weaknesses?

    • C. 

      Share an example of a time when you successfully worked as part of a group.

    • D. 

      Tell me about at time when you worked effectively under pressure.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a behavioral interview question?
    • A. 

      A. What do you expect from a supervisor?

    • B. 

      B. How will your greatest strength help you perform?

    • C. 

      C.Tell me about a challenge you faced in your last position.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Why do some people believe that behavioral interviews are more effective than other types of interviews?
    • A. 

      A person’s behavior does not matter, while their words do.

    • B. 

      Past behavior is a good predictor of future behavior.

    • C. 

      They give the interviewer an idea of what you could do, not what you have done

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    When responding to behavioral interview questions, you should
    • A. 

      Use “I” Language

    • B. 

      Use "We" language

    • C. 

      Give general answers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way to begin answering a behavioral interview question?
    • A. 

      When I worked for McDonald’s, I…..

    • B. 

      At my previous place of employment, I...

    • C. 

      I think the best thing to do is…

    • D. 

      That reminds me of when I was working as a bank teller at Chase Bank...

  • 10. 
    What does KSAO stand for?
    • A. 

      Knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics

    • B. 

      Kindness, sensitivity, assurance, and outstanding personality

    • C. 

      Knowledge, style, abilities, and other qualities

    • D. 

      Knowledge, skills, achievements, and other dimensions

  • 11. 
    Your responses to behavioral interview questions should seem more natural than memorized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    To prepare for a behavioral interview, one should research:
    • A. 

      The company

    • B. 

      The position

    • C. 

      Possible interview questions

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Behavioral interview questions will be more ___________ than traditional interview questions
    • A. 

      Probing

    • B. 

      Specific

    • C. 

      Pointed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What percentage of employers use behavioral interviews?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      40%

    • C. 

      85%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 15. 
    Succeeding in a behavioral job interview requires no preparation. You should just show up with a good attitude.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In behavioral interviews, if you have limited work experience youshould use:
    • A. 

      Internships and sports participation

    • B. 

      Community service and hobbies

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    When asked a behavioral interview question you should be prepared to:
    • A. 

      Give short, general answers

    • B. 

      Give specific, detailed answers

    • C. 

      Give answers you think they want to hear

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    In preparing for a behavioral interview what would NOT be something to do?
    • A. 

      Participate in a mock interview

    • B. 

      Review the job description

    • C. 

      Review the job offer

    • D. 

      Research the organization

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