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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Wooden says you can't do what like someone else?
(a) Be like someone else.
(b) Dribble a ball like someone else.
(c) Think like someone else.
(d) Teach like someone else.

2. Wooden has several brothers. What profession do they all choose?
(a) They all became lawyers.
(b) They all became accountants.
(c) They all became doctors.
(d) They all became teachers.

3. Wooden says he wanted his relationship with his players to be the same as the relationship he experienced with whom?
(a) His father.
(b) His wife.
(c) His teachers.
(d) His brothers.

4. How does Wooden feel about "pressure" when it comes to coaching a team?
(a) He finds it to be a sign of failure.
(b) He finds it to be valuable.
(c) He finds it difficult to deal with.
(d) He doesn't remark about pressure.

5. What does Wooden believe will come if you try anything?
(a) Success.
(b) Elation.
(c) Failure.
(d) Exhaustion.

6. Wooden believes everyone should constantly put forth what each day?
(a) Faith.
(b) Extra effort.
(c) Family.
(d) Ideas.

7. During Part 2 of "Wooden," Wooden talks about the contributions of whom?
(a) His mentors.
(b) His wife and children.
(c) His many players over the years.
(d) His parents.

8. Wooden seems to see every day as what?
(a) An opportunity to be a better person.
(b) A time to mourn.
(c) A waste of time.
(d) One step closer to death.

9. What does Wooden feel could happen if you attain a goal for which you haven't fully prepared?
(a) You'll pay for it later in life.
(b) It will be worth less to you.
(c) You'll be seen as lucky.
(d) You'll feel even better about it.

10. Wooden seems to have a lot of respect for whom?
(a) His family.
(b) His players.
(c) His mentors.
(d) All these answers are correct.

11. Where was Wooden born?
(a) New York City, New York.
(b) Los Angeles, California.
(c) Hall, Indiana.
(d) Martinsville, Indiana.

12. What president does Wooden admire?
(a) Ulysses S. Grant.
(b) George Washington.
(c) Abraham Lincoln.
(d) John F. Kennedy.

13. Wooden feels that a person should never do what?
(a) Go to the Olympics.
(b) Try to work out every day.
(c) Cut corners.
(d) Become a coach and teacher.

14. Wooden becomes a teacher instead of doing what?
(a) Going to college.
(b) Becoming a lawyer.
(c) Playing ball.
(d) Engineering.

15. Wooden believes that working toward a goal (aka, the "destination") should be what?
(a) The last concern of someone who wants to earn success.
(b) Isn't necessary if you have mentors to guide you.
(c) The first concern of someone who wants to earn success.
(d) Is a problem for a lot of people.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Wooden say most people are "whether they know it or not"?

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

3. What does Wooden think will happen if a person has goals that he or she cannot reach?

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

5. Wooden states that many of his players were never given what?

(see the answer keys)

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