Team Building Quiz Template

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Team Building Quiz Template

A quiz to test whether managers understand the company's approach to team building.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In order for a team to function to its full potential what essential elements must it have? (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      The team members must have shared goals or a reason for working together.

    • B. 

      The group members must not be interdependent (that is, they perceive they do not need one another's experience, ability, and commitment in order to arrive at mutual goals).

    • C. 

      The team members must be committed to the idea that working together leads to more effective decisions than working in isolation.

    • D. 

      The group must be a functioning unit within a larger organizational context.

  • 2. 
    The major causes of team conflicts are:
    • A. 

      Personality differences

    • B. 

      Values differences

    • C. 

      Differences in perspective

    • D. 

      Differences in goals

    • E. 

      Cultural differences

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    This team carries out the work of a specfic unit.
    • A. 

      Process Team

    • B. 

      Functional Team

    • C. 

      Adhoc Committee

    • D. 

      Advisory Group

    • E. 

      Workgroup

  • 4. 
    This team is tasked with solving specific challenges or overseeing certain practices.  
    • A. 

      Process Team

    • B. 

      Functional Team

    • C. 

      Adhoc Committee

    • D. 

      Advisory Group

    • E. 

      Workgroup

  • 5. 
    This team is seated to do specific work around an issue. Once this team is finished with their work they are disbanded.
    • A. 

      Process Team

    • B. 

      Functional Team

    • C. 

      Adhoc Committee

    • D. 

      Advisory Group

    • E. 

      Workgroup

  • 6. 
    Problem Solving Model: To maximize the problem-solving capabilities of a team, the model is broken down into 6 steps.  Please select the one answer that shows the correct order it should be in.  Hint: You learned about this model in one of your team building training.
    • A. 

      1. Identify and select the problem 2. Select and plan solution 3. Generate potential solutions 4. Evaluate the solution 5. Analyze the problem 6. Implement the solution

    • B. 

      1. Identify and select the problem 2. Analyze the problem 3. Generate potential solutions 4. Select and plan solution 5. Implement the solution 6. Evaluate the solution

    • C. 

      1. Identify and select the problem 2. Select and plan solution 3. Analyze the problem 4. Generate the potential solutions 5. Implement the solution 6. Evaluate the solution

    • D. 

      1. Identify and select the problem 2. Analyze the problem 3. Select and plan solution 4. Generate potential solutions 5. Implement the solution 6. Evaluate the solution

  • 7. 
    When Dorothy met challenges on the way to OZ, as a team leader she (select all that apply):
    • A. 

      Used her inner strength.

    • B. 

      Drew on her inner resources and fancy shoes.

    • C. 

      Took risks and empowered others.

    • D. 

      Advised her team of their flaws e.g. no heart, no brain etc.

    • E. 

      Delegated to others.

    • F. 

      Used everyone's diversity in her favor.

  • 8. 
    In a team or unit contribution, it is important to know what strong skills each member brings so you can draw on those skills and demonstrate that everyone is setting the tone of cooperation within the team. Below you will find descriptions of unskilled team players, average skill team players, and skilled team players. Please select only the ones that are skilled team players. Hint: There are four correct answers.
    • A. 

      Rarely helpful to the rest of the team unit or organization in getting work done or in cooperating with anyone.

    • B. 

      Usually helpful to the rest of the team, or other units in getting work done.

    • C. 

      Always helpful to the rest of the team or other units.

    • D. 

      Among the first to volunteer to help others succeed.

    • E. 

      May chill the efforts of the larger group by hesitating to get involved or even refusing to help.

    • F. 

      Will cooperate with others.

    • G. 

      Will share anything if it's for the team or organization.

    • H. 

      Withholds resources and information from the others.

    • I. 

      A model of sharing, caring and cooperation.

    • J. 

      About as helpful as most people in teams are.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a common dysfunction of a team?
    • A. 

      Absence of trust.

    • B. 

      Fear of enclosed spaces.

    • C. 

      Lack of commitment.

    • D. 

      Fear of conflict.

  • 10. 
    To function accurately, teams must satisfy the need for information, self-directed management, and provide achievement and satisfaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are not one of Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People?
    • A. 

      Put first things first.

    • B. 

      Be proactive

    • C. 

      Sharpen the saw.

    • D. 

      Never take a break.

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