1. Which statement is false?
    A. Perseverance can be applied to all areas of life.
    B. Talent has advantages but is overrated.
    C. Talent is insufficient to meet your goals.
    D. Perseverance can never overcome a lack of talent.
  2. How do you develop grit?
    A. It comes naturally when you set a goal.
    B. Practice
    C. You can’t develop grit. You must be born with it.
    D. None of the above
  3. The ability to persist during any challenge is the key to longterm
    A. True
    B. False
  4. Even when you’re excited about a goal, what are some
    common reasons for giving up on it?
    A. The difficulty level
    B. The time required
    C. Both A & B
    D. Neither A nor B
  5. Which of the following is not a technique for learning to
    finish what you start?
    A. Maintain a positive outlook.
    B. Have realistic expectations.
    C.Just put off doing it until tomorrow, when you’ll
    feel more like it.
    D. Visualize the expected results.
  6. Perfection should be the only acceptable outcome.
    A. True
    B. False
  7. Finishing what you start is a habit. You can develop this
    habit by practicing.
    A. True
    B. False
  8. Which statement is true about quitting?
    A. Sometimes the best decision is to quit.
    B. Quitting is never the best decision.
    C. Quitting is always the best decision. You should
    move on to something else you would rather do.
    D. Quitting means you failed.
  9. Which technique won’t help you avoid quitting?
    A. Think long-term.
    B. Think short-term.
    C. Ask yourself if a new approach is warranted.
    D. Give yourself the time you need to make a wise
  10. If you want to quit because you lack energy, how can you
    counteract your exhaustion?
    A. Learn how to relax.
    B. Eat more nutritious foods.
    C. Add more items to your schedule.
    D. A & D

Answer Key

  1. A
  2. B
  3. A
  4. C
  5. C
  6. B
  7. A
  8. A
  9. B
  10. D