Theory Of Leadership Trivia Quiz Questions

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Hello there! Are you ready to try this 'Theory of Leadership Trivia Quiz'? In this quiz, we'll check your understanding of different types of leadership theories. If you think you have a good understanding of the leadership concepts, then you must take this quiz and get your knowledge tested today. Try to score more than 70% marks, and then you can pass this test. So, do you accept this challenge? Let's start then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I will vote for that man for any office because he is a born leader."  This statement indicates a belief in which the theory of leadership?
    • A. 

      Great man-great woman theory

    • B. 

      Trait theory

    • C. 

      Contingency theory

    • D. 

      Charismatic theory

  • 2. 
    "I will vote for that man for any office because his father was the President."  This statement indicates a belief in which the theory of leadership?
    • A. 

      Great man-great woman theory

    • B. 

      Trait theory

    • C. 

      Contingency theory

    • D. 

      Charismatic theory

  • 3. 
    The major problem with original trait approaches to leadership was
    • A. 

      Traits do not exist.

    • B. 

      Tthey were too general.

    • C. 

      It was difficult to measure traits.

    • D. 

      Only a few traits characterize effective leaders.

  • 4. 
    By definition, a leader is
    • A. 

      Any individual who has leadership traits and skills.

    • B. 

      An individual who is formally elected or appointed to a position of power or authority.

    • C. 

      Any individual who has the ability to direct a group toward the attainment of goals.

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 5. 
    The universalist theories of leadership are
    • A. 

      Recognized by psychologists in all countries throughout the world.

    • B. 

      Theories that search for key characteristics of effective leaders.

    • C. 

      More complex than the contingency theories of leadership.

    • D. 

      Theories that have been shown to be effective in predicting leader emergence and success.

  • 6. 
    Transactional Leadership Theory was first described by
    • A. 

      Jeff Weber

    • B. 

       Max Weber

    • C. 

      Will Harrington 

    • D. 

      John F Kennedy

  • 7. 
    Transactional leaders always focused on short-term goals. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of these theories has already been decided when someone is born?
    • A. 

      The trait theory

    • B. 

      The Great Man theory

    • C. 

      The Participative theory

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 9. 
    Which of these theories focuses on the relationship between the leaders and followers?
    • A. 

      Situational Theory

    • B. 

      Relationship Theory

    • C. 

      Transactional Theory

    • D. 

      Behavioral Theory

  • 10. 
    Which of these theories revolve around the role of supervision, organization, and teamwork? 
    • A. 

      Transactional Theory

    • B. 

      Great Man Theory of Leadership

    • C. 

      Transformational Leadership theory

    • D. 

      None of the above 

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