Quiz: Do You Know What Type Of Listener Are You Actually?

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Quiz: Do You Know What Type Of Listener Are You Actually? - Quiz

There are some people you can talk to when under stress and you would feel comfortable and relieved after just because of how they listen to you. Are you a good listener to those around you or do people who come to you looking for a shoulder to cry on feel more neglected? Take the test and see what type of listener you actually are. All the best!


You May Get

Comprehensive listener

You listen to understand the message of the speaker, you focus on accurately understanding the speaker’s words while simultaneously interpreting the speaker’s facial expressions and voice quality.

Empathetic listener

You listen to provide emotional support for the speaker. you focus on understanding the speaker’s situation. you attempt to understand the speaker’s feelings.

Critical listener

You constantly assess or evaluate while you listen. you determine if what is being said is right or wrong, fair or unfair. Once you make a judgment, you want your position known. you appear to others as more interested in promoting your own point of view, rather than understanding someone else’s.  

Active listener

You put yourself in the other person’s shoes and try to see what the other person sees. you try to understand before responding. There is no judgment. you confirm your understanding before responding.

Appreciative listener

You listen with the sole purpose of identifying the qualities, strengths, and values of the speaker that you respect. people also engage in appreciative listening for the joy of it.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I feel uncomfortable with silence during conversations.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time.

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 2. 
    As I listen, I compare the other person's viewpoint with my own
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 3. 
    When in a conversation I interrupt people.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 4. 
    I catch myself asking leading questions to encourage the other person to agree with my viewpoint.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    I try to read the other person's body language as I listen.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 6. 
    If I'm busy, I let others talk to me as long as they're quick.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 7. 
    I make sure I understand the speaker's point of view before responding.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 8. 
    I try to understand the speaker's feelings as well as his or her words.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 9. 
    I wait for the speaker to finish before i start talking.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 10. 
    I am relaxed, calm, and patient when listening.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 11. 
    I allow distractions to divert my attention.
    • A. 

      Rarely

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      Yes, all the time

    • D. 

      Most of the time

    • E. 

      Sometimes

  • 12. 
    I remind myself that listening is an opportunity to learn something.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 13. 
    I show that I am engaged by maintaining eye contact, nodding, and leaning forward.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 14. 
    I listen to music when I’m studying.
    • A. 

      Yes, all the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 15. 
    I can multitask when someone is talking to me.
    • A. 

      Yes, all of the time

    • B. 

      Most of the time

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

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