Test Your Understanding of Consensus
The following test is based on the video Consensus 101. After you complete the test you can check your answers and print a certificate of completion to verify that you have aquired a solid basic understanding of consensus.
1) Who are the "stakeholders" of a decision?
2) What increases the likelihood of active participation by group members?
3) Why would we never take a vote on Joe's proposal?
How much agreement are we trying to get in a consensus process?
5) Whole Group Thinking is:
6) The facilitator
The "vibes watcher"
8) The stacker
10) Important topics
A list of needs and concerns
12) Open discussion happens
13) The goal of open discussion is
14) When discussing proposals participants should
15) If you object
to a popular proposal, you should
16) If only a few people object to a popular idea, the others should
17) Groups work more collaboratively when
19) A decision rule is
20) To be functional, a group needs
21) What benefits ensue from a unanimity decision rule?
22) When a popular proposal is blocked
23) Groups that have difficulty satisfying their decision rule
24) To get maximum agreement, it is most important to
25) Groups most suited to a uninimity decision rule are
26) Which of the following is NOT one of the ethics of blocking:
27) A consensus process can be used
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