Is Your Life In Balance?

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Is Your Life In Balance? - Quiz


This is a written-out version of the Quint Careers "Is Your Life In Balance?" quiz. This is not original work, but rather a way to simplify the quiz for class use without the nasty ads and ugly website.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I find myself spending more and more time on work-related projects.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person is dedicating increasing amounts of time to work-related projects. This implies a change in behavior, indicating that the statement is likely true.

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  • 2. 

    I often feel I don’t have any time for myself -- or for my family and friends.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person feels overwhelmed and lacks personal time as well as time for their loved ones. This indicates a lack of balance in their life, where they may be prioritizing other commitments over their own well-being and relationships.

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  • 3. 

    No matter what I do, it seems that often every minute of every day is always scheduled for something.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement suggests that the person's schedule is consistently full and they have little to no free time. It implies that they are constantly occupied with various activities or commitments throughout the day. Therefore, the correct answer is "True" as it aligns with the given statement.

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  • 4. 

    Sometimes I feel as though I've lost sight of who I am and why I chose this job/career.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person feels disconnected from their identity and purpose in their job or career. This feeling of losing sight of oneself and the reasons for choosing the job or career indicates a lack of fulfillment and satisfaction. Therefore, the answer "True" aligns with the statement's indication of feeling lost and disconnected in one's job or career.

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  • 5. 

    I can’t remember the last time I was able to find the time to take a day off to do something fun -- something just for me.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person has not had the opportunity to take a day off for themselves in a long time. This implies that they have been busy or preoccupied with work or other responsibilities. Therefore, the statement is true as it indicates a lack of leisure time.

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  • 6. 

    I feel stressed out most of the time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "I feel stressed out most of the time" implies that the person experiences stress on a frequent basis. Since the answer is "True," it suggests that the person indeed feels stressed out most of the time. This answer indicates that the person is consistently experiencing a high level of stress in their daily life.

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  • 7. 

    I can’t even remember the last time I used all my allotted vacation and personal days.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person has not used up all their vacation and personal days recently. Therefore, the correct answer is "True" as it aligns with the given information.

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  • 8. 

    It sometimes feels as though I never even have a chance to catch my breath before I have to move on to the next project/crisis.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person is constantly busy and does not have enough time to relax or take a break between projects or crises. This implies that they are always on the go and do not have a chance to catch their breath. Therefore, the answer "True" accurately reflects the situation described in the statement.

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  • 9. 

    I can’t remember the last time I read -- and finished -- a book that I was reading purely for pleasure.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person has not recently read a book solely for enjoyment and has not completed reading any book in a while. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that the person agrees with the statement and confirms that they have not finished reading a book purely for pleasure in a long time.

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  • 10. 

    I wish I had more time for some outside interests and hobbies, but I simply don’t.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement expresses a desire for more time for outside interests and hobbies, but also states that the person simply does not have that time. This implies that the statement is true, as it acknowledges the lack of time for these activities.

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  • 11. 

    I often feel exhausted -- even early in the week.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person frequently experiences tiredness, even at the beginning of the week. This indicates that the individual may have a chronic lack of energy or a demanding lifestyle that leaves them feeling drained. Therefore, the answer "True" accurately reflects the situation described.

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  • 12. 

    I can’t remember the last time I went to the movies or visited a museum or attended some other cultural event.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the person cannot recall the last time they engaged in activities such as going to the movies, visiting a museum, or attending cultural events. Since the statement implies that it has been a long time since they participated in these activities, the answer "True" indicates that the person has not recently engaged in such cultural events.

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  • 13. 

    I do what I do because so many people (children, partners, parents) depend on me for support.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person's actions are driven by the responsibility they feel towards others who depend on them for support, such as children, partners, and parents. This implies that they have a strong sense of duty and prioritize the well-being of these individuals, which aligns with the concept of doing what they do. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 14. 

    I’ve missed many of my family’s important events because of work-related time pressures and responsibilities.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person has missed important events of their family due to work-related time pressures and responsibilities. Since the statement directly supports the idea that the person has indeed missed these events, the answer is true.

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  • 15. 

    I almost always bring work home with me.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the person often takes work tasks or assignments home with them. This implies that they continue working outside of their regular working hours. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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