Leadership For Teenagers Book Assessment

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As we move into the 21st century, leadership skills are becoming more and more important. Applying for a new job or to college? Strong leaderships skills could tip the balance in your favor. Do you have an idea that could change the world? You will need to mobilize others to make it happen. How strong are your leadership skills? Are you able to create a vision and lead a team of people to achieve it? Are your ethics sound? Do you command respect? Take this assessment to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Visionary leaders...
    • A. 

      Know how to motivate teams.

    • B. 

      Are always moral individuals.

    • C. 

      See better ways of doing things.

    • D. 

      Can't always achieve much.

  • 2. 
    Why should you ask questions?
    • A. 

      To make correct assumptions.

    • B. 

      To limit your perspective.

    • C. 

      To pique your curiosity.

    • D. 

      To stifle your imagination.

  • 3. 
    What should a leader do when observing a problem?
    • A. 

      Tape off the scene of the crime so no one has access.

    • B. 

      Resist being impulsive and not act on first ideas.

    • C. 

      Interview all of the witnesses.

    • D. 

      Brainstorm a solution as soon as possible.

  • 4. 
    What is often the best way to motivate others?
    • A. 

      Supervise them, but don't help out.

    • B. 

      Acknowledge them for a job well done.

    • C. 

      Bribe them with cupcakes.

    • D. 

      Be a strict leader.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is often a reason that teams break down?
    • A. 

      Conflicts of interest.

    • B. 

      Lack of clarity about roles.

    • C. 

      Power struggles.

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct.

  • 6. 
    What are ethics?
    • A. 

      The principles of right or good conduct.

    • B. 

      Religious teachings.

    • C. 

      Immoral actions.

    • D. 

      Standards of behavior.

  • 7. 
    Leaders with a strong ethical standard...
    • A. 

      Never admit their mistakes.

    • B. 

      Take advantage of the power they have.

    • C. 

      Match their actions to their values.

    • D. 

      Have no internal compass.

  • 8. 
    Have you ever been or had a mentor?
    • A. 

      Yes, and it was a great experience.

    • B. 

      Yes, but it didn't work out.

    • C. 

      No, but I would like (to be) one.

    • D. 

      No, and I don't want (to be) one.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following actions will most likely help you identify your core values?
    • A. 

      Talking to a good friend.

    • B. 

      Reflecting on your personal story.

    • C. 

      Talking to a religious figure in your life.

    • D. 

      Taking an online assessment.

  • 10. 
    Sometimes peer leaders _______________ resulting in miscommunication.
    • A. 

      Listen to others' input

    • B. 

      Discuss problems when they arise

    • C. 

      Fail to clearly explain plans

    • D. 

      Expect a lot from their team

  • 11. 
    Half of communication is listening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 12. 
    A leader who wishes to appear confident should...
    • A. 

      Take several shallow breaths.

    • B. 

      Employ a speechwriter.

    • C. 

      Take a deep breath.

    • D. 

      Improvise when in the spotlight.

  • 13. 
    How confident are you in your leadership abilities?
    • A. 

      I am a born leader.

    • B. 

      I can step up to the plate when necessary, but I prefer to let others lead.

    • C. 

      I am almost always a follower.

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following describes an authoritarian leader?
    • A. 

      Barack Obama communicates with citizens and builds coalitions to make joint decisions.

    • B. 

      Hitler exercised complete control over Germany and made all major decisions.

    • C. 

      Steve Jobs give his employees free reign, and empowered them to take charge of their own projects.

    • D. 

      Selma is president of her class, and always asks her classmates' opinion before starting any new project.

  • 15. 
    When you have a vision, what must you have to see it through?
    • A. 

      A partner in crime.

    • B. 

      Lots of money.

    • C. 

      Help from the government.

    • D. 

      Courage and stamina.

  • 16. 
    Do you have a figure in your life whom you respect?
    • A. 

      Yes, several; I look up to them as role models.

    • B. 

      People usually tell me who to respect, so I do it.

    • C. 

      Not really; I've never thought about it.

    • D. 

      No, I respect no one.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following students would most likely earn your respect?
    • A. 

      Kenny is the school president, and during his campaign he promised to change an unpopular school policy. Instead of doing anything about it, he sucked up to the principal, and nothing changed.

    • B. 

      Lola is the captain of a group of street performers. Instead of getting to know the other performers on the street, she is rude to them and brags about her team.

    • C. 

      Nellie is running a political campaign that you are working on. Every morning, she arrives early at the office with doughnuts and a schedule for the day.

    • D. 

      Clark is a medical student and tells his patients about the dangers of smoking, but every day he smokes a pack of cigarettes on his lunch break.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following students would benefit from having a mentor?
    • A. 

      Candy is about to join the high school softball team. She has never played the sport before and is pretty nervous.

    • B. 

      Diego is at the top of his class and tutors others at his school in both biology and history.

    • C. 

      Kevin is spending a year abroad in Morocco. He speaks no Arabic and has trouble reading a map.

    • D. 

      Both Candy and Kevin could benefit from having a mentor.

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