Understanding And Working With Conflict

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Understanding And Working With Conflict

This is just a fun quiz to measure a bit your knowledge on the topic and to learn while you fill it! Read the explanations after filling the questionnaire, it will help all of us during the ToT. :) Hint: There can be more than one correct answer! Good luck! We hope you'll enjoy it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Peace is...
    • A. 

      The absence of war and violence

    • B. 

      When there is the chance for everyone to fulfill his/her own human potential

    • C. 

      The situation between states and people based in nonviolent relations

  • 2. 
    From the following definitions, which is the one that fits the most your understanding "conflict"?
    • A. 

      Conflict may be defined as a situation of competition in which the parties are aware of the incompatibility of potential future positions, and in which each party wishes to occupy a position that is incompatible with the wishes of the other

    • B. 

      Conflict exists in a relationship when two or more parties believe their aspirations cannot be achieved simultaneously, or perceive a divergence in their values, needs or interests and purposefully employ their power in an effort to eliminate, neutralize, or change each other to protect or further their interests in the interaction

    • C. 

      Conflicts exist at all levels, within and between individuals, communities, countries and cultures. Conflicts are natural. They are experienced by people of every background, culture, class, nationality, age, and gender every single day.

    • D. 

      Conflict is a dynamic process in which structure, attitudes and behaviours are constantly changing and influencing one another. Conflicts emerge under a great array of different circumstances.

  • 3. 
    Conflict is a daily life situation and will always exist, but not necessarily leads to violence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Violence is only when someone -or some state- use the force against others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    According to scholars, there are three main manifestations of violence. Those are:
    • A. 

      Strong violence, Middle violence and Soft violence.

    • B. 

      Physical violence, Verbal violence and Abstract violence.

    • C. 

      Direct violence, Structural violence and Cultural violence.

    • D. 

      I don't know about scholars, but violence is having to fill this questionaire!!!

  • 6. 
    When violence is shown in literature, movies, music, family roles, etc. we call it...
    • A. 

      Structural Violence

    • B. 

      Cultural Violence

    • C. 

      Daily Violence

  • 7. 
    Please, write one very brief example that shows and covers at the same time Direct Violence, Structural Violence and Cultural Violence in your country or community
  • 8. 
    Peace education is a powerful tool because...
    • A. 

      It helps students to acquire a critical awareness of nonviolent conflict resolution

    • B. 

      It focus on academic aspects of Peace and give a bigger understanding of the main theoretical concepts.

    • C. 

      It has been implemented as a transversal educational element in most of the official education programmes of the UN countries.

  • 9. 
    I am tired of filling this questionaire!!!
    • A. 

      Yes, a lot.

    • B. 

      Of course.

    • C. 

      Well... actually is not that bad! :)

  • 10. 
    The main reactions to conflict, according to the management strategies, are: Give up, Avoid, Compete, Compromise and Cooperate. Which one do you think is the one you are taking more often?
    • A. 

      Give up

    • B. 

      Avoid

    • C. 

      Compete

    • D. 

      Compromise

    • E. 

      Cooperate

  • 11. 
    The best management strategy differs on each conflict and context. Nevertheless, it is agreed that one good strategy for the very early stages of a tensioned conflict is...
    • A. 

      Avoidance

    • B. 

      Competition

    • C. 

      Giving up

  • 12. 
    I am going to have a great time, learn and contribute as much as I can during the ToT, and as well swim and enjoy with all participants!!!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Culture of Peace is defined by the UN and is a set of values, attitudes, modes of behaviours and ways of life that rejects violence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Human Rights are inalienable, fundamental and universal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Conflicts are present in many different levels, such as innerpersonal, interpersonal, intergroup, regional, national and global.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The first thing to do when resolving conflict with someone else is to…
    • A. 

      Assertively but diplomatically state your perspective

    • B. 

      Brainstorm possible solutions to the problem

    • C. 

      Slap some sense into them

    • D. 

      Listen to their perspective

  • 17. 
    When resolving conflict it is essential to make the most eye CONTACT´┐╝ in which of the following circumstances:
    • A. 

      When you are brainstorming

    • B. 

      When you are problem-solving

    • C. 

      When you are listening

    • D. 

      When you are stating your point

  • 18. 
    To discover the interests of the other person, the most useful question is to ask…
    • A. 

      How?

    • B. 

      What?

    • C. 

      Why?

    • D. 

      When?

  • 19. 
    A latent conflict is when...
    • A. 

      The conflict has been solved and all parties have agreed on a solution

    • B. 

      The conflict remains beneath the surface involving hidden agendas and power interests

    • C. 

      The conflict could restart at any time

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 20. 
    A mediator is someone who...
    • A. 

      Is part of the conflict

    • B. 

      Does not have the power to impose a solution on the conflict parties

    • C. 

      Is supposed to engage in analytical rather than bargaining dialogue

    • D. 

      Is a third party in the conflict

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