Grit and Perseverance
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  • Question 1
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Grit is a distinct combination of passion, resilience, determination, and __________ that allows a person to maintain the discipline and optimism to persevere in their goals even in the face of discomfort, rejection, and a lack of visible progress for years, or even decades.

    answer choices

    skill

    focus

    natural abilities

    intelligence

  • Question 2
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Angela Duckworth defines grit as a child's ____________________ for long-term goals, and is a better indicator of future earnings and happiness than either IQ or talent.

    answer choices

    eagerness

    indifference

    perseverance and passion

    laziness

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Today's mounting research on grit suggests that a person's ability to work hard, __________, fail, and try again may be the key to success.

    answer choices

    set goals

    endure fun

    endure pain

    endure struggle

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. Through extensive research, Angela Duckworth and her team have proven that the common denominator among spelling bee finalists, successful West Point cadets, salespeople and teachers who not only stick with, but __________ in their performance is grit.
    answer choices
    improve
    decline
    lesson
    retreat
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    One of the characteristics of gritty people is that they are especially motivated to seek happiness through focused engagement and a sense of meaning or __________,

    answer choices

    lack of direction

    purpose

    passion

    commitment

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    But if a child is motivated to improve at something because she likes it, then the struggle will seem worthwhile and __________ will be its own reward.

    answer choices

    success

    defeat

    winning

    happiness

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q. According to the Duckworth lab, those who believe that diligence and __________ pays off beat out their less optimistic, and often more talented, counterparts nearly every time.
    answer choices
    apathy
    weakness
    perserverance
    laziness
  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    First-hand accounts of the obstacles that experts must overcome to succeed have a real impact on helping kids manage __________ .

    answer choices

    happiness

    triumph

    frustration

    failure

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    __________ people are willing to step out of their comfort zones and risk failure to learn something new or pursue a long-term goal.

    answer choices

    courageous

    impulsive

    successful

    passionate

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    To teach children to be resilient, we need to show them real examples of how failures and setbacks can lead to success by talking about them regularly, sharing our own experiences, and most importantly __________ them to fail.

    answer choices

    not allowing

    helping

    allowing

    prevent

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