Meetings Skills Test

This self-assessment test will check your understanding of the English skills that you learned on the business meetings pages.

Are the following statements True or False?

1. The person who is in charge of the meeting is the person who takes the minutes.

True False

2. The best way to call a meeting is to inform each participant individually by phone.

True False

3. An agenda should outline the order and amount of time to spend on each item at the meeting.

True False

4. Engaging in small talk throughout the meeting is an effective way to keep the focus.

True False

5. When someone agrees with a motion it is "seconded".

True False

6. The person who is speaking during a meeting is the person who "has the floor".

True False

7. A polite way to indicate that you want to make a comment during a meeting is to say: "If I could just come in here..."

True False

8. When there is a tie vote, it is customary for the chairperson to ask one participant to reconsider his/her decision.

True False

9. During the closing remarks, the person holding the meeting should introduce new staff members or guest speakers.

True False

10. Reminders are typically announced after all of the items on the agenda have been covered.

True False

Your score is:

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