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How to do the test:
Make sure you understand each question; read it as many times as necessary. Please answer ALL questions, one after the other, by marking a, b, c or d. At each question, choose that answer, which in your opinion fits best or comes
to what would be a correct answer.
To do this test should not take longer then 15 minutes. Please do the test without interruption.
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Is company policy to be
a) followed ?
b) interpreted ?
c) ignored ?
In using a successful process, should one
a) apply it so it will work ?
b) use it exactly ?
c) redevelop it ?
In studying a machine manual should one
a) get what he can use out of it ?
b) adapt it to his use of the machine ?
c) learn to use it exactly ?
In managing something is it better to
a) follow laid down policies closely ?
b) develop one’s own procedures ?
c) be sensible ?
Has anyone ever really invented anything ?
Did you ever really cause something ?
Can there be a single source for anything ?
Do you usually know about something before it happens ?
Do directions usually apply only to others ?
Do you ordinarily cause things that happen far away from you ?
Are people who say they have acomplished something when they have
a) egotistical ?
b) stupid ?
c) honest ?
Did Thomas Edison invent the electric light bulb
a) personally ?
b) as a member of a team ?
c) by copying older inventions ?
Should the head of a government rule
a) single handedly ?
b) as a member of a council ?
c) by the will of the people ?
Which one of the following would most help a student ?
a) the instructor’s brilliance
b) the instructor’s helpfulness
c) the instructor’s insistence
Would a staff member be most helped by
a) an executive’s agreeableness ?
b) an executive’s cleverness ?
c) an executive’s orders ?
In finding out how to handle a new washing machine, would you
a) read the directions ?
b) figure it out yourself ?
c) get somebody else to do it ?
Is it necessary to have anyone in charge ?
Have you ever pretended you invented something when you didn’t ?
In dealing with an organisation which is most important ?
a) preventing the organisation from becoming too large
b) the expansion of the organisation
c) the welfare of the workers
Is it probable that events are controlled by destiny ?
If a patient recovers because of a serum, what was the true source of the recovery
a) the doctor who administered it ?
b) the patient ?
c) the subject of medicine ?
d) the inventor of the serum ?
Is it necessary to understand why something works to make it work ?
Is telepathy a factor in the development of another’s ideas ?
c) probably not
Where did Buddhism really come from ?
a) many people
b) Gautama Buddha
c) older knowledge
Is it better to
a) do a management program ?
b) improve a management program ?
c) find your way carefully ?
In applying a definite policy, should one
a) use good sense ?
b) apply it exactly ?
c) improve it if possible ?
Would it be easier to promote to others if one said a valuable new development was
a) the product of a team ?
b) developed with your help ?
c) done through the genius of it’s originator ?
d) already known ?
Would it be harmful to follow good policy exactly ?
Is discipline necessary ?
Should punishment ever be used ?