Test your knowledge of DiSC profiles

Test your knowledge of DiSC profiles

DiSC Profiles Quiz (Two)

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Question 1
William Mouton Marston, the  psychologist responsible for the initial DISC model for emotions and behavior of normal people, is the source of the following quote:
A
Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
B
Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength and power, Not wanting to be girls, they don't want to be tender, submissive, peace-loving as good women are. Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
C
Every crisis offers you extra desired power.
D
Most of us actually stifle enough good impulses during the course of a day to change the current of our lives.
Question 1 Explanation: 
Each of these is a Marston quote.
Question 2
A person with an S-style is most often motivated by
A
opportunities to help and sincere appreciation
B
competition and success
C
social recognition
D
opportunities to gain knowledge
Question 2 Explanation: 
People with the S style place an emphasis on cooperating with others within existing circumstances to carry out the task.
Question 3
If you're in conflict with a D-style personality you'll do best to
A
support your position with logic and facts
B
let the person know you respect her or his feelings
C
follow up to make sure that the issue is actually resolved
D
avoid taking their blunt approach personally
Question 3 Explanation: 
D-styles in conflict can become competitive and headstrong. They may be less concerned about damaging the relationship. Avoid viewing their directness as a personal attack and try to state your points objectively without getting defensive or lashing out.
Question 4
When selling a product or an idea to a person with an i-style, you might need to
A
discuss exciting new possibilities and share personal anecdotes
B
refrain from asking unnecessary questions and be direct when asking for a commitment
C
give him or her time to get comfortable with a decisions and provide assurances of support
D
offer proof of your claims and demonstrate your competence
Question 4 Explanation: 
Customers with an I-style tend to be more likely to keep things moving at a fast pace, be interested in bold or daring plans, and interested in establishing a personal connection.
Question 5
People with a C-style may be limited by
A
overanalyzing problems or situations
B
a lack of follow-through
C
being overly accommodating
D
a lack of concern for others
Question 5 Explanation: 
A person with a C-style may be limited by being overcritical, overanalyzing and isolating themselves.
Question 6
A person with an S-style tends to need others who
A
develop systematic approaches
B
initiate and facilitate discussions
C
help prioritize work
D
recognize the needs of others
Question 6 Explanation: 
An S-style personality may be limited by being indecisive and display a tendency to avoid change.
Question 7
Is it normal for your DiSC style to change over time?
A
Yes, but only after several years.
B
No.
C
Yes, if you change jobs.
D
Yes.
Question 7 Explanation: 
In general, the average person’s profile tends to stay fairly consistent over time. While you may find small differences in your results from one time taking the assessment to the next, you’re unlikely to experience major shifts in style. However, if it has been two years or more since you last took the profile, we recommend taking it again to ensure the most accurate and up-to-date information. The new adaptive testing technique used in Everything DiSC assessments has made it more accurate.
Question 8
The best way to recognize and reward an i-style is to
A
regular warm and sincere praise
B
give them more autonomy
C
compliment their performance privately
D
give them a development opportunity that lets them network with others
Question 8 Explanation: 
The i-style individual appreciates vibrant environments and enjoy public recognition. They are likely to put a lot of energy into socializing and maintaining relationships.
Question 9
Can someone be better qualified for a job because of their profile?
A
No. The association between an occupation and a given DiSC style is modest at best.
B
Yes. Leaders and executives are often Ds.
C
Yes, DiSC is often used for hiring and placement decisions.
D
Sure, for example people with the C-style make the best teachers.
Question 9 Explanation: 
Findings suggest that even though there are small, meaningful DiSC-based patterns within some jobs, most occupations contain a wide range of DiSC styles. It would be a mistake to discourage someone from becoming a mechanic because they have an i style or not consider someone for a sales position simply because they have a CS style.
Question 10
If you work for a D-style boss and want to get buy-in on your idea, you will get better results by
A
laying out your plan step-by-step and avoiding too much focus on the bottom-line results
B
projecting confidence and emphasizing concrete results he or she can expect
C
avoiding pushing them to move too quickly and by being ready to provide all the facts and data you have.
D
avoiding the implication that your way is the only way and projecting enthusiasm for your proposal
Question 10 Explanation: 
D-style managers put a strong emphasis on drive and challenge, so they focus on bottom-line results. They respond best to people who can quickly help them reach their goals.
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2 Comments

  1. Tarita Gibson 7 years ago

    How do you put your profile for the training assessment

    • Author
      The DiSCProfile.com team 7 years ago

      I’m not sure what you’re asking. How do you get the assessment? Visit https://www.discprofile.com and choose either the Everything DiSC Workplace or the DiSC Classic profile.

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