Quiz: Take This Emotional Intelligence Test!

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Quiz: Take This Emotional Intelligence Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You receive some difficult business news, what do you do?
    • A. 

      I may frown briefly but then put on my positive front and start working with others to find a solution.

    • B. 

      I start to look for a solution but I can't help dwelling on the difficult news.

    • C. 

      I'm going to need time to get over my disappointment. I'll work on a solution tomorrow.

  • 2. 
    Someone has made a major mistake which is going to have a big impact on your work. What do you do?
    • A. 

      I may be angry, but I'm going to appear cool, calm and collected.

    • B. 

      I let off some steam by having a rant to someone else.

    • C. 

      I give that mistake-maker a piece of my mind, they need to know that they've messed up big-time.

    • D. 

      I firmly let them know that this is not ok, but I make an effort to soften the blow.

  • 3. 
    When you're feeling stressed out, what do you do?
    • A. 

      I tell people around me how stressed I am.

    • B. 

      I get a bit flustered and people can probably tell.

    • C. 

      I get quite overwhelmed and struggle to manage the situation/my heavy workload.

    • D. 

      I try to focus and work on one thing at a time to help reduce my stress.

    • E. 

      I use my downtime to de-stress.

  • 4. 
    In an exciting discussion/meeting with others, what do you do?
    • A. 

      I'm quite loud so I'm going to make sure I get my opinion across.

    • B. 

      I'm going to listen to what people have to say, but wait patiently to give my input.

    • C. 

      When there's lots of people talking, I prefer to take a back seat and just listen.

    • D. 

      I usually have strong opinions, so I'm going to speak up and try to make sure things go my way.

  • 5. 
    When making an important decision, what do you do?
    • A. 

      I trust my gut instinct.

    • B. 

      I get direction from other people.

    • C. 

      I tend to go with the easiest option.

  • 6. 
    When meeting new people, what do you do?
    • A. 

      I can talk to anyone so I make friends quickly and easily.

    • B. 

      I can get along with others, but they won't be considered friends for a while.

    • C. 

      I find it difficult to meet and talk to new people.

    • D. 

      I do my best to avoid meeting new people and I am not very good at making friends.

  • 7. 
    One of your friends is upset, what do you do?
    • A. 

      I give them some space to work through their emotions.

    • B. 

      I listen to their problem and offer support.

    • C. 

      I try to take their mind off what's upsetting them.

  • 8. 
    You're working with someone new and you're unsure if you like them. What do you do?
    • A. 

      I accept that we're never going to see eye-to-eye and only work with them when I have to.

    • B. 

      I make an additional effort to get to know them and to develop a better relationship.

    • C. 

      I know I don't like them, so I'm going to make that known to others in my team.

    • D. 

      I'm going to act as if I like them so that we can try to work well together.

  • 9. 
    Your colleague is having a hard time at work. What do you do?
    • A. 

      I really empathise with them and understand what they are going through.

    • B. 

      I help them by pointing out that things could be a lot worse.

    • C. 

      I think they need to get over it, be professional and get on with their job.

  • 10. 
    When I'm feeling upset, I know exactly what the cause of my sadness is.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      False