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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Not all of Wooden's players become what?
(a) Fathers.
(b) Rich.
(c) Coaches.
(d) Famous.

2. 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.

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

4. What doesn't Wooden think has changed over the years?
(a) UCLA players.
(b) The desire to win.
(c) The need for fame.
(d) The terms in basketball.

5. What does Wooden say his father read to the family regularly?
(a) The sports section.
(b) The Bible.
(c) The comics.
(d) The newspaper.

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

7. What does Wooden want from his father?
(a) His father's approval.
(b) His father's intelligence.
(c) His father's inheritance.
(d) His father's Bible.

8. Wooden believes that to achieve success, a person must have what?
(a) Insight and education.
(b) Love and war.
(c) Hopes and dreams.
(d) Family and friends.

9. Wooden believes that if people try to be the best they can be, they will achieve what?
(a) Power.
(b) Wealth.
(c) Fame.
(d) Success.

10. What year was Wooden born?
(a) 1900.
(b) 1920.
(c) 1930.
(d) 1910.

11. Wooden believes every person who wants to succeed must be willing to pay what?
(a) The piper.
(b) On time.
(c) The bills.
(d) The price.

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

13. Wooden says what about the thought of himself dying?
(a) He's not afraid.
(b) He's fascinated by the thought.
(c) He's not ready to die.
(d) He's worried on Judgment Day.

14. What Webster's dictionary word definition does Wooden disagree with?
(a) The one for failure.
(b) The one for success.
(c) The one for teaching.
(d) The one for coaching.

15. When Wooden talks about a player thinking more about the team than about himself, Wooden illustrates the idea of what?
(a) Sacrifice.
(b) Failure.
(c) Peer pressure.
(d) Timidity.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Wooden discusses players who have been on his various teams, he is giving them what?

2. Wooden believes that the goals in life are the same as the goals in what?

3. What does Wooden think of people trying to achieve goals that will or could harm themselves?

4. Wooden loves what sport, though it isn't the prime drive of his life?

5. How long were John and Nellie Wooden married?

(see the answer keys)

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