Test Your Networking Skills Quiz

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How good are your networking skills? Test your networking skills with this quiz that we have brought for you if you have ever wondered why networking is so important when you’re a job seeker. What do you know about it all? We have some questions here to test you on that. The quiz will test as well as enhance your networking skills even further. Just give your best and all the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When meeting someone at a networking function, such as a job fair, you should BEGIN the conversation with:
    • A. 

      Casual conversation about the weather, sports, movies, pets or common interests

    • B. 

      A brief background on your career and the type of position you are seeking

    • C. 

      Questions on personal life

    • D. 

      Questions about his/her career or why he/she is attending the function

  • 2. 
    If you are having a difficult time getting a conversation started or if you are uncomfortable with networking, you should:
    • A. 

      Wait for someone to approach you to begin a conversation

    • B. 

      Admit that sometimes these functions are awkward for you and ask the person for tips on how he/she goes about getting to know someone.

    • C. 

      Try meeting people around the food table and talk about how great the shrimp dip tastes.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    The best conversationalists are people who can:
    • A. 

      Ask others interesting questions.

    • B. 

      Talk comfortably on a wide range of subjects.

    • C. 

      Always pick up the conversation when others run out of things to say.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    If someone who has met you for the first time asks you about your dreams and ambitions, you should:
    • A. 

      Ask them to tell theirs first

    • B. 

      Ask them to stop asking questions

    • C. 

      Ask them to mind their own business

    • D. 

      Tell them because they are interested

  • 5. 
    The best way to show respect for what someone else is saying is to:
    • A. 

      Compliment them on what they have said.

    • B. 

      Ask others to join your conversation to hear what he/she is saying.

    • C. 

      Be a good listener, provide responsive gestures and ask good follow-up questions.

    • D. 

      Correct them every second.

  • 6. 
    If someone is talking about their dreams to you, you should:
    • A. 

      Shut them up

    • B. 

      Tell them that you are not interested

    • C. 

      Make faces

    • D. 

      Listen to them carefully

  • 7. 
    When preparing for a networking function, one way to help you make conversations easier would be to:
    • A. 

      Keep up-to-date on current events, sports, music, emerging trends in your field.

    • B. 

      Ask the host in advance for a list of guests/vendors and their backgrounds.

    • C. 

      Bring a small note pad and pen to write down contact information or schedule meetings.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    After meeting someone, if you feel there is no potential for them to help you in your job search, you should:
    • A. 

      Politely excuse yourself and continue to meet other people

    • B. 

      Not be too quick to judge

    • C. 

      Continue to talk to them but try to get others to join in the conversation so you can meet new people.

    • D. 

      Ask them to stop talking

  • 9. 
    After you have established a common interest and believe you would like to spend more time talking to this person, you should:
    • A. 

      Suggest they excuse themselves from the function and go to a restaurant to talk confidentially about your career or possible job opportunities.

    • B. 

      Set an appointment to meet with them at a later date.

    • C. 

      Ask for their business card and permission to call in a few days.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    If you are networking and someone latches onto you and follows you everywhere, you should:
    • A. 

      Politely involve them in all of your conversations.

    • B. 

      Tell them to get lost.

    • C. 

      Excuse yourself, indicating that you have to meet someone or even visit the restroom.

    • D. 

      Call the cops

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