Communication Styles Quiz

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Communication Styles Quiz - Quiz

This questionnaire will help you become a more effective communicator by giving you insight into your communication style. Answer each question as honestly and accurately as possible. Think about the way you would really react, not the way that you wish that you would. You may choose only one answer for each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Other people would compliment me for being...
    • A. 

      Practical and to the point

    • B. 

      Emotional and fun to be with.

    • C. 

      Clever and logical

    • D. 

      Intelligent and forward thinking.

  • 2. 
    In the way I work on projects, I may:
    • A. 

      Want to be creative and involved in lively activities with others.

    • B. 

      Concentrate to make sure that directions are followed so that the project is completed correctly.

    • C. 

      Want to make sure the project will get the kind of grade that will justify spending my time and energy on it.

    • D. 

      Be most concerned as to whether the project helps me learn something new.

  • 3. 
    In talking with others about a project, I may...
    • A. 

      Express unintended boredom with talk that is too detailed.

    • B. 

      Convey impatience with those who express ideas that are obviously not helpful.

    • C. 

      Show little interest in thoughts and ideas that show little or no originality.

    • D. 

      Tend to ignore those who talk about "long range plans" and direct my attention to what needs to be done right now.

  • 4. 
    When someone in a work group disagrees with me, I can usually make progress by...
    • A. 

      Relying on my basic ability to see the big picture and pull ideas together.

    • B. 

      Getting them to agree to at least one or two things on which we can "build" later.

    • C. 

      Trying to place myself in the "shoes of others."

    • D. 

      Keeping my composure and helping others to see things simply and logically.

  • 5. 
    When I think about the future, I probably concentrate most on...
    • A. 

      Whether what I'm doing will become a meaningful memory.

    • B. 

      Making sure that any actions I take are moving me towards my goals.

    • C. 

      My immediate actions and choices, and whether they make sense.

    • D. 

      My long range actions and how they will lead to other, new actions.

  • 6. 
    In choosing someone to work with for a project, I am likely to consider whether...
    • A. 

      They can contribute ideas and challenge.

    • B. 

      They seem thoughtful and reflective.

    • C. 

      They are interesting and fun to be with.

    • D. 

      They know what they're doing and can get things done.

  • 7. 
    I feel proud of myself when I...
    • A. 

      Get more things accomplished than I planned.

    • B. 

      Empathize with others and help them.

    • C. 

      Solve a problem by using a logic or methods.

    • D. 

      Have new thoughts or ideas which can be shared with others.

  • 8. 
    Other people are more likely to believe me when I am...
    • A. 

      In touch with my feelings and those of others.

    • B. 

      Logical, patient, and calm.

    • C. 

      Down to earth and to the point.

    • D. 

      Intellectually on top of things and aware of all of the potential options.

  • 9. 
    I want others to see me as someone who is...
    • A. 

      Very smart and full of unique ideas.

    • B. 

      Someone who knows where they are going and how to get there.

    • C. 

      Creative and interesting.

    • D. 

      A dependable person who gets things done and "comes through."

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