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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. When things don't turn out as we want them to, Wooden suggests that we rely on what?
(a) A mentor's guidance.
(b) His book, "Wooden."
(d) His physical representation of success.
2. When Wooden is critical of his players, he is critical because he feels how about them?
(a) He wants them to remember "who's boss."
(b) He doesn't want them getting "too big for their britches."
(c) He cares about them.
(d) He thinks they are taking advantage of him.
3. What does Wooden call being your best when your best is needed?
(a) Competitive greatness.
(b) Competitive style.
(c) Competitive grace.
(d) Competitive opportunity.
4. Three elements that strongly influenced Wooden's ideas on success are his faith, ideas on morality, and what?
(a) Personal achievements.
(c) Grade school teachers.
5. How does Wooden feel about players who get average grades?
(a) He feels that there is nothing wrong with getting an average grade if you've done your best.
(b) He thinks the players shouldn't be allowed to play until their grades improve.
(c) He feels that the players aren't putting forth any effort.
(d) He believes that his players get average grades to get negative attention from parents and teachers.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is at the center of Wooden's schematic of success?
2. How does Wooden refer to his method of making sure his team is in better physical condition than their opponents?
3. Wooden says people shouldn't be afraid to do what?
4. The way Wooden treats his players is similar to the way a man treats his what?
5. When Wooden discusses conditioning, he says that it is all-inclusive, involving the moral, physical, and what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are three ways that Wooden shows he cares about his players?
2. What blocks are at the next-to-the-top location on Wooden's pyramid of success?
3. Why does Wooden feel that parents shouldn't necessarily be concerned that their children aren't getting high grades?
4. What three blocks are located between the first two blocks that Wooden describes when defining his pyramid of success? What do all five blocks make up?
5. What does "being fair" mean to Wooden when it comes to being a leader?
6. When it comes to winning championships, what two things does Wooden keep in mind?
7. What does Wooden say about coaches that win through violence and anger?
8. Aside from the center block on Wooden's pyramid of success, what other blocks are in the middle row?
9. Where does winning come into place in Wooden's pyramid of success?
10. What does Wooden stress about listening to what people say about you? What example does he give?
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