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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What organization does Wooden support?
(a) Special Olympics.
(b) The American Cancer Society.
(c) The American Heart Association.
(d) The Humane Society.

2. Wooden believes many people know what they want but they aren't willing to what?
(a) Talk about their dreams.
(b) Spend money on mentors.
(c) Tell others what they want.
(d) Do what it takes.

3. Wooden often uses what his father taught him while he was growing up to help whom?
(a) Himself.
(b) His players.
(c) His family.
(d) All of these answers.

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

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

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

7. 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.

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

9. Throughout his life, Wooden has always loved what, thanks to his father?
(a) Art.
(b) Music.
(c) Fame.
(d) Literature.

10. Wooden suggests that people shouldn't work twice as hard tomorrow to make up for what?
(a) The past.
(b) Today.
(c) Your dreams.
(d) Yesterday.

11. What does it mean when an athlete gets an endorsement offer?
(a) The athlete is asked to support a product or service.
(b) The athlete is asked to resign from the sport.
(c) The athlete is asked to become a coach.
(d) The athlete is asked to join a new team.

12. 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 teachers.
(c) His wife.
(d) His brothers.

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

14. How does Wooden want his players and kids to think of him?
(a) He wants them to please him.
(b) He wants them to devote time to doing what he wants them to do.
(c) He wants them to fear him.
(d) He wants them to think he's a hero.

15. What kind of character does Wooden suggest people should always have?
(a) A positive one.
(b) A prudent one.
(c) A pessimistic one.
(d) A pragmatic one.

Short Answer Questions

1. Wooden believes that if people try to be the best they can be, they will achieve what?

2. What does Wooden believe gives you a greater sense of achievement once it's been faced?

3. Wooden feels that the 16th president's life represents one of what?

4. Wooden feels the goal to reach perfection is what?

5. Wooden believes everyone should constantly put forth what each day?

(see the answer keys)

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