What Kind Of Leader Are You?

10 Questions

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What Kind Of Leader Are You?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you are to give an inspiring lecture to a group of distracted students, you would:
    • A. 

      Take away their gadgets temporarily, force everyone in the room to listen to you and ensure discipline.

    • B. 

      Conduct an interactive session and encourage all students to voice their opinions and feedback.

    • C. 

      Include various activities to engage the students, depending on their interest and attitude towards you.

    • D. 

      Carry out an informal conversation to exchange ideas (without putting any type of restrictions).

    • E. 

      Ask the students to come up with their own ideas on how to conduct the session.

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following adjectives best describes your personality? 
    • A. 

      Open-minded.

    • B. 

      Tolerant.

    • C. 

      Determined.

    • D. 

      Resilient.

    • E. 

      Creative.

  • 3. 
    How do you resolve conflict in your team?
    • A. 

      Let the team members settle their issues themselves.

    • B. 

      Impose your opinion/decision to end the argument.

    • C. 

      Listen to both sides of argument and try to reach an appropriate conclusion.

    • D. 

      Aim for peace by giving a decision that is acceptable to almost everyone.

    • E. 

      Ask team members to suggest solutions and decide on the most supported one.

  • 4. 
    What is your major source of motivation to act as a leader?
    • A. 

      Independence to work in your own way to achieve goals with your team.

    • B. 

      A combination of various factors including personal goals and challenges.

    • C. 

      Challenging traditional beliefs and inspiring people to change their perspectives.

    • D. 

      Dependency and sincerity of your followers.

    • E. 

      Your personal objectives and the satisfaction you get by achieving them.

  • 5. 
    How would you appreciate your follower/ team member when he/ she exceeds your expectations?
    • A. 

      By leaving a personal appreciation letter.

    • B. 

      By allowing a day off or offering an informal lunch/ dinner.

    • C. 

      Depends on the role of that person in your team.

    • D. 

      There is no need of appreciation.

    • E. 

      By praising that team member in public and setting an example for others.

  • 6. 
    What do you think is the best measure of success as a leader? 
    • A. 

      Having many followers.

    • B. 

      Receiving a positive feedback from critics and followers.

    • C. 

      Introducing new ideologies.

    • D. 

      It depends on your mission statement; success has no generic definition for leaders.

    • E. 

      Inspiring followers to become leaders in the future.

  • 7. 
    Which leadership challenge have you faced most frequently? 
    • A. 

      Disloyal followers.

    • B. 

      Disagreements among the concerned authorities.

    • C. 

      Severe opposition against your personal beliefs or decisions.

    • D. 

      Biased opinions regarding your authority and leadership skills.

    • E. 

      Slower progress towards your goals, mainly due to the controversial demands of followers/ public.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following qualities do you think a successful leader must possess? 
    • A. 

      Ability to inspire others.

    • B. 

      Tolerance.

    • C. 

      Self-motivation.

    • D. 

      Ability to resolve conflict.

    • E. 

      Strong decision-making power.

  • 9. 
    What is that one mistake you think leaders often commit? 
    • A. 

      Restricting their team from making independent decisions.

    • B. 

      Allowing the opinions of others to influence their leadership style/ strategy.

    • C. 

      Changing decisions to satisfy their followers or concerned authorities.

    • D. 

      Using the same strategy to deal with different situations and people.

    • E. 

      Being conservative in order to avoid criticism from different groups of people.

  • 10. 
    Which type of people would you prefer to lead?
    • A. 

      Teenagers who are seeking guidance for living a balanced and successful life.

    • B. 

      Young adults who are well-aware of their rights.

    • C. 

      Self-motivated and mature people who are capable of working independently.

    • D. 

      Ambitious individuals who aim to change the world around them.

    • E. 

      All-rounders who can deal with almost every situation.