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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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.

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

3. What types of things would Wooden never do?
(a) Anything immoral or illegal.
(b) Anything that isn't UCLA related.
(c) Anything that doesn't make money.
(d) Anything that involves poetry.

4. Why does Wooden choose an American president to explain his views on what he believes a successful person can/should be?
(a) He doesn't want to keep talking about his father.
(b) He is encouraged to do so by his co-author.
(c) Because the president is a well-known figure.
(d) Because he can't figure anyone else to discuss.

5. Wooden says his parents worked without what?
(a) An education.
(b) Love.
(c) Complaining.
(d) Money.

6. Wooden feels that people can never reach what state?
(a) Fairness.
(b) Honesty.
(c) Perfection.
(d) Illinois.

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

8. How long were John and Nellie Wooden married?
(a) Less than 5 years.
(b) Less than 50 years.
(c) More than 50 years.
(d) About 8 years.

9. Which people in Wooden's life influence his decisions?
(a) His mentors.
(b) His roommates.
(c) Strangers he would talk to.
(d) The parents of players.

10. How does Wooden feel about his family?
(a) He feels sad when he thinks about them.
(b) He gets annoyed with them easily.
(c) He doesn't talk much about them.
(d) He loves them very much.

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

12. Wooden feels the goal to reach perfection is what?
(a) Not important.
(b) Futile.
(c) Somewhat important.
(d) Important.

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

14. Wooden believes that in order to be successful, you do not have to have what?
(a) A big family.
(b) Stocks and bonds.
(c) Lots of free time.
(d) Material possessions.

15. What does Wooden believe will happen if you don't work as hard as you can toward a life goal?
(a) You will never achieve what you want to achieve.
(b) Someone else will attain the goal.
(c) He'll find you wherever you are and give you a "talking to."
(d) It will all work out in the end.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Wooden say about the Olympics?

2. Wooden says you can't do what like someone else?

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

4. Wooden says you should feel what emotion when you give something your all?

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

(see the answer keys)

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