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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Wooden's talk about an American president suggests that Wooden has studied what subject?
(a) Mathematics.
(b) Sociology.
(c) History.
(d) War.

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

3. Wooden suggests that people shouldn't focus on their what?
(a) Families.
(b) Bank accounts.
(c) Faults.
(d) Education.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Wooden want his players and kids to think of him?

2. When Wooden loses Nellie, he finds what?

3. Wooden makes a connection between getting a gold medal (i.e., in the Olympics) and getting what?

4. What does Wooden say will create success in any person's life?

5. Throughout his life, Wooden has always loved what, thanks to his father?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Wooden think working toward a goal should be a first concern for someone who wants to be successful?

2. Wooden believes that the media has made winning different. Why?

3. For Wooden, "success" isn't defined by money or fame. How is it described?

4. Why does Wooden disagree with the Webster's dictionary term for success?

5. How does Wooden feel about athletes taking money for endorsements?

6. Wooden's primary love is not basketball. What is it?

7. How does Wooden describe his parents?

8. Why does Wooden believe that hopes and dreams are not enough to succeed?

9. Describe John and Nellie Wooden's marriage.

10. What is the basic focus of the beginning of the book "Wooden"?

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