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Test your knowledge of DiSC styles

Test your knowledge of DiSC styles

DiSC Profiles Quiz

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Question 1
 A D-style is MOTIVATED by
A
Cooperation
B
Winning
C
Quality work
D
Relationships
Question 1 Explanation: 
A person with a D style is motivated by winning, competition and success.
Question 2
An i-style’s GOAL is
A
d. Correctness
B
b. Group acceptance
C
c. Independence
D
a. Popularity
Question 2 Explanation: 
I styles enjoy victory with flair, friendship and happiness, authority and prestige status symbols, popularity
Question 3
When MANAGING an S-style you should
A
Give clear directions that address methods and logics.
B
Let them know their ideas are being heard.
C
Give clear guidance and time to complete tasks.
D
Give them challenging projects that have an impact on the bottom line.
Question 3 Explanation: 
People with the S style want to be given clear guidance and time to perform their tasks, and they don’t want to be rushed for quick answers. Provide them with the structure they require. Offer support by providing the information and resources they need to do their work.
Question 4
If selling to C-styles, you should remember to
A
Provide lots of objective information
B
Provide them assurances your product is reliable
C
Quickly lay out your main points
D
Create a friendly atmosphere to get to know them
Question 4 Explanation: 
C customers want to be assured that they are committing to the best, so they may scrutinize any offering for flaws or deficiencies. Have as many details and facts at your fingertips as possible.
Question 5
The best way to recognize and reward a D-style is to
A
Compliment their performance and expertise.
B
Meet regularly with them to assure they are meeting your expectations.
C
Put them in the spot and provide opportunities to network.
D
Step back and give them more autonomy.
Question 5 Explanation: 
People with the D style are demotivated by routine, foot dragging, and being under tight supervision. They respond well to working independently, setting results-oriented goals, and being praised with concrete examples of their achievements.
Question 6
An i-style is LIMITED by
A
Being over critical
B
Being indecisive
C
Lack of concern for others
D
Being impulsive
Question 6 Explanation: 
A person with a i style prioritizes taking action, but may be limited by being impulsive and disorganized with a lack of follow-through.
Question 7
A D-style FEARS
A
Being taken advantage of
B
Being ignored
C
Being wrong
D
Offending others
Question 7 Explanation: 
People with this style enjoy competition and winning. They like to feel in control of their environment. They prioritize competency in both themselves and in others. They do not like feeling vulnerable.
Question 8
A C-style is described as
A
Strong willed
B
Diplomatic
C
Predictable
D
Warm
Question 8 Explanation: 
A person with a C style is described as careful, cautious, systematic, diplomatic, accurate and tactful.
Question 9
An i-style VALUES
A
Concrete results
B
Quality
C
Loyalty
D
Freedom of expression
Question 9 Explanation: 
A person with an i style values coaching and counseling, freedom of expression and democratic relationships.
Question 10
A C-style PRIORITIZES
A
Taking action
B
Giving support
C
Accepting challenge
D
Ensuring accuracy
Question 10 Explanation: 
People with the C style place an emphasis on working conscientiously within existing circumstances to ensure quality and accuracy.
Question 11
An S-style needs others who
A
State unpopular decisions
B
Weighs pros and cons
C
Concentrate on the task
D
Help prioritize work
Question 11 Explanation: 
A person with an S Style may be limited by being indecisive, overly accommodating with a tendency to avoid change. Therefore they need others to help them prioritize tasks.
Question 12
When working through a conflict situation with an S-style, you should
A
Take a more diplomatic and patient approach.
B
Stick to the facts and avoid hot buttons.
C
Give them time to have their say and avoid purposely escalating the argument.
D
Avoid being impatient or lashing out emotionally.
Question 12 Explanation: 
A person with an S style is motivated by cooperation, and values collaboration and stability. They are uncomfortable with confrontation and chaotic situations. People in conflict with an S-style will get through it best by being diplomatic and patient. Avoid forceful tactics that will cause them to hide their true feelings.
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4 Comments

  1. Bill 6 years ago

    I took the DiSC training in 1985. My certification lapsed but I still use the Classic occasionally in pre-marital counseling and team building and leadership sessions.

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      The DiscProfile.com team 6 years ago

      I hope you still did well on this test. I’m sure you did. Have you tried any of the new Everything DiSC profiles?

  2. Travis R. Ford 3 years ago

    This test shows me that i understand my D qualities pretty well and that i need to work on understanding the other qualities better when i see them.

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