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People Skills

Subject : soft-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Not constructive or helpful

2. What are the 3 parts to the 'I Statement?'

3. Same words may be interpreted differently than you meant

4. A ________________ can be the difference between understanding and not

5. Criticism expressed in a way that threatens the other person (retaliate)

6. Inspiring and influencing others - setting your actions as example - knowing where to go...

7. Handling problems and criticism gracefully and maturely

8. Stress key words - not confusing or complicated

9. Give whole story - don't leave out info

10. How is our self concept developed?

11. Willingness to take credit and blame for actions

12. What are the 3 codes used to express thoughts and feelings?

13. Putting up an emotional guard against negative opinion

14. Evaluations of self worth (how you feel about these qualities)

15. _______________ criticism is presented in a way that can help you learn and grow.

16. Self concept that reflects the way we believe others see us

17. Having good manners in your dealing with people.

18. The relatively stable perceptions you hold of yourself (who you think you are - e.g. smart)

19. Be brief and to the point

20. What are the different styles for handling conflict?

21. The symbol reflects our understanding (we see a chair we know its a chair)

22. Say something behind back

23. An oversimplified and distorted belief about a person or group

24. Communicating with words

25. Harmonious and assertive tone

26. Hallway

27. Showing people they are important to you

28. Factors that shape EQ

29. What are the guidelines for listening?

30. Your ability to understand and manage your own emotions and be sensitive to others emotions

31. A struggle between 2 or more people

32. Nonassertive

33. Hunger

34. The medium that carries the message

35. Your message expresses thoughts and feelings clearly and directly w/o making judgements

36. What nonverbal symbols are best at communicating?

37. A group of people from different departments or areas working together.

38. We compare our weaknesses with others strengths (causes inferiority)

39. What are the unhealthy listening patterns and habits?

40. The intended meaning of the communication sent

41. 4 types of love in the greek language

42. Introducing a new person to a group

43. Your conscious read of others thoughts and feelings

44. How conscious you are of your own motivations - thoughts - and feelings

45. Basics of tact and courtesy

46. 1 of 2 people who simultaneously send and receive messages (verbal or nonverbal)

47. What are the different kinds of intimacy?

48. The ability to say and do things in a way that will not offend another person

49. Training of oneself; correction or regulation of oneself for improvement

50. A listerner's response that tells a sender that the message is understood