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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Wooden feel now that he's no longer coaching at UCLA?
(a) He feels overjoyed about it.
(b) He feels sad about it.
(c) He feels it was just a moment in time.
(d) He tries not to think about it.

2. What does Wooden say that discipline is?
(a) Loyalty.
(b) Improvement.
(c) Punishment.
(d) Fruitless.

3. Why does Wooden want his players' feet to be tough?
(a) So they can handle stopping, starting, and pivoting.
(b) So they can outrun the other teams.
(c) So they can handle running drills.
(d) So they can play barefoot in the warmer months.

4. What happens to UCLA students who make social interactions their first priorities?
(a) They no longer play basketball.
(b) They lose Wooden's empathy.
(c) They get kicked out of school immediately.
(d) They don't get any media spotlight.

5. For Wooden (in terms of his success schematic), skill goes hand in hand with what?
(a) Team spirit.
(b) A likable personality.
(c) Good parents.
(d) Natural talent.

6. What does Wooden say that team players have to feel about themselves?
(a) That they can all be teachers.
(b) That they can go on to get tons of money.
(c) That they've accomplished something.
(d) That they can join the NBA.

7. Throughout his career, what percentage of Wooden's players received their diplomas?
(a) 90 percent.
(b) 100 percent.
(c) 95 percent.
(d) 50 percent.

8. How does Wooden think people should feel about the work they do?
(a) They should love their work.
(b) They should always be perfect.
(c) They should get through their work as quickly as possible.
(d) They should work without sleep or food.

9. Where is "competitive greatness" in Wooden's visual representation of success?
(a) In the middle.
(b) Toward the top.
(c) He doesn't include this in his diagram of success.
(d) At the bottom.

10. Joshua Wooden and what other person are the influences on Wooden's physical representation of success?
(a) Mr. Shidler.
(b) Kareem Abdul-Jabar.
(c) His team players.
(d) His mother.

11. What are the first "two blocks" (aka, the "base") of success that Wooden describes?
(a) Industriousness and enthusiasm.
(b) Fame and glory.
(c) Discipline and respect.
(d) Self-control and alertness.

12. How does Wooden refer to his method of making sure his team is in better physical condition than their opponents?
(a) Social justice.
(b) The art of war.
(c) Physiological warfare.
(d) May the best win.

13. Wooden teaches his players but he also does what?
(a) Gives them dinner every Sunday.
(b) Learns from them.
(c) Prays with them.
(d) Takes them home to their families.

14. How does Wooden handle his players' weaknesses?
(a) He makes fun of them.
(b) He helps them overcome them.
(c) He expects them to work on those weaknesses themselves.
(d) He partners them with a stronger player.

15. In terms of his players' priorities, what rank does Wooden give to "social interaction"?
(a) Fifth priority.
(b) Third priority.
(c) Second priority.
(d) Fourth priority.

Short Answer Questions

1. Though Wooden doesn't like all of his players, he does feel what way about them?

2. In Wooden's opinion, "[b]eing aware of the things that will influence your situation" is described as what?

3. Sometimes, players who had things going on in their lives wanted Wooden to do what?

4. How often does Wooden believe people can do their best?

5. Wooden describes knowing and being comfortable with yourself as what?

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