Theory Of Leadership! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Theory Of Leadership! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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.

  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    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

  • 4. 
    "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

  • 5. 
    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.

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