Entry (Selection) Questions Module 1

Dear Participant,

You have enrolled yourself for self assessment for your "Basic Concepts of Mentoring". Here are the questions to rate and assess yourself. Results will be made known only to you and our project's assessors, who will keep all your information and results at up most confidential and never share them with third parties.

Thank you for your participation!

The BeEurope Project Team

1. The following questions are concerned with the features required by mentoring. The answers of these questions will show if you are ready to become a mentor:

A) Confident
B) Collaborative
C) Visionary
D) Innovative
E) Impatient

2. Which statement does not define you?:

A) I feel the pressure to listen to others' complaints for not wanting to look rude, but who wallow in their problems and fail to focus on solutions are hard to deal with
B) I gain new perspectives while providing guidance and insight to the person who asks for advice
C) When I listen to the other, I adopt a patient, careful, optimistic and non-judgmental attitude
D) I am willing to work on areas that require more attention and development and overcome new challenges
E) I open to different perspectives in life, including those of diverse cultures

3. What does the word “empathy” mean for you?:

A) Feelings of pity and sorrow for someone else's misfortune
B) To help others financially and morally
C) The ability to understand and share the feelings of another
D) The feeling that motivates compassion
E) Characterized by tenderness, compassion, and sympathy for people especially for the suffering or distressed

4. If you will be a mentor, what style do you think should be used?:

A) Confrontational style
B) Diplomacy and tact
C) Competitiveness with mentees
D) Impatience
E) Impetuous

5. Which of the following is not a common characteristic of mentors for you as a potential mentor candidate?:

A) Be willing to help others overcome obstacles and restrictions
B) Be ready to share skills, knowledge and expertise
C) Be committed to helping their mentee find success in their personal goals
D) Be prone to do simple and short research that does not require patience
E) Be able to advise on how to deal with mentee road blocks

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