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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Wooden loses Nellie, he finds what?
(a) Peace.
(b) Happiness.
(c) Pain.
(d) A new beginning.

2. Throughout Part 2 of "Wooden," Wooden continues to emphasize his love for whom?
(a) His mother.
(b) His team.
(c) His wife.
(d) His father.

3. The poems Wooden adds to "Wooden" achieve what goal?
(a) They illustrate his thoughts.
(b) They serve no particular purpose.
(c) They give the reader a break.
(d) They tell the reader what's coming next.

4. Wooden thinks a person's goals should be difficult to achieve but not what?
(a) Profitable.
(b) Impossible.
(c) Desirable.
(d) Fun.

5. What does Wooden believe gives you a greater sense of achievement once it's been faced?
(a) Failure.
(b) Broken limbs.
(c) A worthy opponent.
(d) Death.

6. When Wooden decides to continue his education, it is so he could do what?
(a) Learn to play an instrument.
(b) Marry Nellie.
(c) Teach students.
(d) Get out of his house.

7. What does Wooden say most people are "whether they know it or not"?
(a) A role model.
(b) A hero.
(c) A genius.
(d) A failure.

8. Wooden states that many of his players were never given what?
(a) A good review from sports journalists.
(b) Proper recognition.
(c) The ball during the game.
(d) A break from reporters.

9. Wooden feels that strong support in a family results in what?
(a) A fun life.
(b) Better-adjusted children.
(c) Great ball players.
(d) Kids who want to break away from their parents.

10. Wooden states that when people get too caught up in believing they will "always" win, they stop doing what?
(a) Celebrating their successes.
(b) Getting into trouble.
(c) Being good friends.
(d) Preparing to succeed.

11. Wooden suggests that people shouldn't focus on their what?
(a) Families.
(b) Bank accounts.
(c) Education.
(d) Faults.

12. Wooden says you should feel what emotion when you give something your all?
(a) Sadness.
(b) Exhaustion.
(c) Happiness.
(d) Fear.

13. Wooden says he ran his basketball team like he ran his what?
(a) Career.
(b) Household.
(c) Errands.
(d) Car.

14. Where does Wooden feel personal glory comes into play when it comes to being on a team?
(a) He feels it should come second.
(b) He feels it shouldn't be part of a team at all.
(c) He feels it should come first.
(d) He doesn't voice an opinion on the subject.

15. What does Wooden say about the Olympics?
(a) He wishes he could have gone to the Olympics.
(b) He tries to go to the Olympics every four years.
(c) He says it's the highest honor an athlete can receive.
(d) He feels it's not as "honest" as the Special Olympics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Wooden thinks that accepting money for endorsements could potentially be what?

2. Wooden describes his marriage how?

3. What are the names of Wooden's parents?

4. Why does Wooden choose an American president to explain his views on what he believes a successful person can/should be?

5. Wooden makes a distinction between passion and what emotion?

(see the answer keys)

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