Each question in this quiz is timed.
I attended at least 10 of the 12 class sessions.
(You cannot get credit for this course unless you have done so. Contact our Coaching Director at CoachingDirector@Meta-formation.com if you need to make up a session.)
Which of the following best describes the role of a coach?
A trusted advisor
An expert consultant
A personal trainer
A thought partner
A drill sergeant
Drag each answer below into the matching blank:
is imparting to you what God has given me.
is unlocking a person's potential to maximize their growth.
is giving expert advice to solve problems.
is helping broken people get well.
A coach asks questions in order to:
Diagnose the problem
Allow the person to discover their own answers
Guide the person to the correct solution
Stall for time
Reveal blind spots the coach has discerned
Coaching is an authority relationship, not an influence relationship.
Fill in the blank:
"Change is more a function of _____________ than of information."
The core competencies of coaching include (check all that apply):
Subject matter expertise
The "coaching mindset" is:
People grow when they take personal responsibility for their lives
People grow when they take responsibility for others' lives
People grow when they get adequate sunlight, water and fertilizer
People grow when they get the right information
People grow when they spend time in the word and prayer
Check all that apply:
"Coaching Presence" is:
Bringing God's presence to a coaching conversation
The ability to create a spontaneous, fully-conscious relationship with the client
Employing a style that is open, flexible and confident
Employing a style that is vituperative, flexible and essential
Being fully aware of your external environment when coaching
What are the four principles for telling an authentic story? (Choose four).
The belief that people are unique and gifted individuals, capable of thinking for themselves, processing information, hearing God, and making purposeful/strategic decisions for their life is a key coaching value.
Check all that apply:
What are some distinctives of Christian coaching (that are not present in non-Christian coaching)?
The coaching process
The operation of the gifts of the Spirit
Asking Jesus questions
The coaching funnel
The coaching approach is only meant to be used on formal coaching conversations.
Which of the following has to shift for an ordinary conversation to become a coaching conversation? (Check all that apply).
From challenging to comforting
From unintentional to intentional
From spotlight (focused on one person) to ping-pong (equal sharing)
From giving solutions to drawing out solutions
From free to paid
What is a conversational model?
An intentional structure for a coaching conversation
Someone who comes up front to participate in a coaching demo
The idea that the client gets 80% of the airtime and the coach 20%
The epitome of a great conversation
Drag the labels for the Coaching Funnel to the matching locations on the diagram.
(Grab a label, drag it to the diagram, place your MOUSE over the dot, and let go. If you place the LABEL over the dot it won't stick. Also, you can scroll to see the bottom of the diagram.)
The purpose of the "Exploration" phase of the Coaching Funnel conversational model is...
To help the coach understand the issue at hand
To facilitate the client's discovery and awareness
To nail down a concrete action step
To help the client choose an appropriate goal
To discover the client's personality type and values
What does the acronym "SMART" (as in a SMART goal) stand for?
Serious( Synchronized, Structured, Specific, Serious )
Maximized( Maudlin, Maintainable, Measureable, Maximized )
Accurate( Appropriate, Attainable, Actualized, Accurate )
Recumbent( Relevant, Relatable, Recurring, Recumbent )
Time-specific( Transformational, Transferable, Two-fer, Time-specific )
Choose all that apply:
A goal tells you...
Where you are going
How you will get there
When you will get there
Who will pay for it
What your first step is
Check all that apply:
Which of the following are good examples of Probing Questions (used in the exploration phase of the Coaching Funnel):
Tell me more about that.
Why did you do that?
You were a little upset, weren't you?
What exactly will you do by when?
Was that your choice?
What was going on inside you?
Which of the following are Open Questions?
Can I open the door for you?
What would happen if you opened up to her?
What led you to close your heart in that situation?
Is that the kind of opening you were looking for?
How close did he get?
Imagine that that door closes for good. Would you still have options?
Intuition is used in coaching to...
Assign meaning to what the client says.
Supply action steps that fit the client's needs
Discern the presence of demonic activity
Decide what question to ask
Which of the following best describes the relationship between goals and action steps?
The action steps form the path to reaching the goal
They are different words but basically the same concept
The goal is a generalized dream; the action step is the concrete destination
Action steps are long term objectives, while goals can be put in a specific day in your datebook
Which of the following are useful questions for nailing down (deciding on) action steps?
What will you do?
What could you do?
What might you do if you knew you couldn't fail?
By when will you do that?
If you took that step, what would your spouse do?
Coaching a person all the way through the Coaching Funnel without creating any action steps at the end would result in A painful, grisly death
Not making progress toward the goal
What makes your heart sing
Freedom from guilt( A painful, grisly death, Not making progress toward the goal, What makes your heart sing, Freedom from guilt ) .
The coach's job in a coaching conversation is to:
Set the agenda
Direct the conversation
Facilitate the conversation
Come up with action steps
Weigh the options
Collect the money
Check all that apply: in the Five Options technique, we ask the client to think of five or more options because...
Their first two or three ideas usually aren't very good
It forces the person to go beyond the few options they've already thought of
When we push people to think hard they are often surprised by what they come up with
It gives the coach additional time to think of better options to suggest
We get a sadistic pleasure out of watching them sweat
What is the Ideal Future Technique?
Helping clients envision themselves in their desired, ideal future to generate the motivation and practical steps needed to reach it.
Gaining satisfaction from dreaming about your ideal future even if you may never reach it.
Using life purpose tools to figure out what your ideal future is.
Helping clients tune in to how they are living their ideal future right now.
Which of the following statements best describes Transformational Coaching?
The coach focuses on solving the client's exterior problem
The external problem becomes a mirror that generates self-awareness of one's internal world
Using self-discipline to change behavior
The coach solves the problem by using a transformational perspective
The "Three Levels of Affirmation" are:
Gold, platinum and diamond
Celebrating belief, naming progress, and expressing identity
Celebrating progress, expressing belief and naming identity
Believing in progress, identity and stewardship
Validating what you've done, who you are, and where you are going
Which of the following are important Christian coaching values?
Believing in people
Putting your values on the client
Not talking about politics