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The crorepati quiz

September 20, 2006

Some attributes attract wealth. Take this quiz to find out if you have the qualities to make it to the rich club?

The Crorepati Quiz

Self-belief

1. I find it difficult to address a large group of people

a.

True, I find it hard

b.

Undecided

c.

False, it does not bother me

2.When I am criticised in front of others, I feel down and hurt

a.

Not always

b.

Undecided

c.

Often

3.Waiting in long queues doesn't bother me

a.

True, I don't get bothered

b.

Undecided

c.

False, it bothers me

Seizing opportunities

4. I would rather think of new ways of doing my job, than follow common ways

a.

TRUE

b.

Undecided

c.

FALSE

5. When I am asked to do something, I follow instructions

a.

Completely, why take chances?

b.

Undecided

c.

Partially, so as to make it more interesting

6. People who question and change well- tried methods do not interest me

a.

TRUE

b.

Undecided

c.

False, they interest me

Innovation

7. If the salaries were the same, I would rather be a

a.

Cartoonist

b.

Undecided

c.

Chartered accountant

8. I am interested in people who

a.

Have practical ideas

b.

Undecided

c.

Have imaginative ideas

9. Sometimes I tend to be careless, misplace things and lose sense of time

a.

TRUE

b.

Undecided

c.

FALSE

Advantage

10. I am interested in people

a.

Who are competitive

b.

Undecided

c.

Relaxed and composed

11. If I saw someone doing something wrong, I would

a.

Point it out

b.

Undecided

c.

Pass it off

12. It does not affect me when people don't see my point of view

a.

TRUE

b.

Undecided

c.

FALSE

Perseverance

13. Even when things go wrong, I tend to go on without feeling hopeless

a.

TRUE

b.

Undecided

c.

FALSE

14. When others change my well-planned ideas, it does not affect me

a.

TRUE

b.

Undecided

c.

FALSE

15. I am interested in people who

a.

Relentlessly pursue their goals

b.

Undecided

c.

Leave it to fate

Constant learning

16. When I don't know something, I make it a point to find out rather than let it pass

a.

TRUE

b.

Undecided

c.

FALSE

17. I am interested in people who

a.

Ask a lot of questions

b.

Undecided

c.

Accept things as they are

18. If the salaries were the same, I would prefer to work at a

a.

Lab

b.

Undecided

c.

Manufacturing unit

Rating Scale

Maximum score: 36

Minimum score: 0

Low: 0-11

Average: 12-23

High: 24-36

Answer Key

Correct answers get a score of 2

Option b always gets a score of 1

The remaining option (a or c) gets a score of 0

Q. No.

Answer

Q. No.

Answer

Q. No.

Answer

1

c

7

a

13

a

2

a

8

c

14

a

3

a

9

a

15

a

4

a

10

a

16

a

5

c

11

a

17

a

6

c

12

c

18

a

Description of the scores

Low scores: 0-11

Your chances of making a crore are very less.

You are

  • Shy and restrained
  • Timid and mild
  • Submissive
  • Accommodating
  • Prone to feelings of guilt
  • Influenced by the group
  • Bound by rules
  • Conscientious
  • Afraid of doing new things and respect established ideas
  • Practical
  • Careful and conventional in approach
  • Passive about learning
  • Unable to internalise the information that you accumulate
  • Lacking in control over your life

Average scores: 12-23

You have the qualities but more effort is required

You are

  • More assertive
  • Independent
  • Confident
  • Apprehensive about new tasks; guilt also surfaces when new challenges come up
  • Mildly group-oriented
  • More rule conscious than high scorers
  • Not able to take advantage of freedom
  • Conventional and regulated by external realities
  • Impractical and abstract with your ideas

High scores: 24-36

You are on the right track and have the qualities to create wealth

You are

  • Socially bold and spontaneous
  • Comfortable with meeting people
  • Able to make your presence felt in social gatherings
  • Confident
  • Serene
  • Over-confident at times with a tendency to be lethargic
  • Prone to getting bored with routine tasks
  • A good performer under stress
  • Too stoic
  • Your own decision maker
  • Unhesitant about bending rules
  • Imaginative and practical
  • Abstract in your ideas
  • Willing to learn, experiment and apply what you learn
  • Always evaluating information by discussing or asking questions
  • Making proactive choices in overcoming barriers and reaching your goal at most times

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