Metacognition Quiz Questions and Answers

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1. How do you feel about addressing your own dysfunctional metacognitions?

A. It’s challenging but necessary.

B. I find it overwhelming sometimes.

C. I prefer not to think about it.

D. I’m not sure what metacognitions are.

2. What’s your favorite aspect of resilience?

A. Having a positive outlook.

B. Being goal-oriented.

C. My confidence in problem-solving.

D. It’s hard to pick just one thing.

3. What makes you nervous about brooding over past mistakes?

A. It makes me feel stuck.

B. I worry it affects my self-esteem.

C. It can spiral into negative thinking.

D. All of the above.

4. What makes you most frustrated about your current state of self-esteem?

A. Feeling like I’m not good enough.

B. Comparing myself to others.

C. Struggling to accept my flaws.

D. Feeling like I can’t change it.

5. What are you most excited about when it comes to improving your self-esteem?

A. Building confidence in my abilities.

B. Feeling good about myself.

C. Overcoming negative thinking.

D. All of it!

6. What do you dream about when it comes to achieving high resilience?

A. Handling life’s challenges smoothly.

B. Staying positive no matter what.

C. Achieving all my goals.

D. Being the best version of myself.

7. What happened in the past when you engaged in self-critical rumination?

A. My mood worsened.

B. I withdrew from social situations.

C. My self-esteem plummeted.

D. I couldn’t stop thinking negatively.

8. What comes to mind when you think about rumination?

A. Endless negative thoughts.

B. Overthinking past mistakes.

C. Feeling trapped in my mind.

D. None of these.

9. What’s your favorite memory related to your personal growth?

A. Overcoming a personal challenge.

B. Achieving a significant goal.

C. Someone complimenting my growth.

D. I don’t have a favorite memory.

10. When you were a kid, how did you handle criticism?

A. I took it very personally.

B. I tried to ignore it.

C. I used it to improve.

D. I can’t remember.

11. You have a choice of working on your resilience or metacognitions, which do you choose?

A. Resilience, any day.

B. Metacognitions, for sure.

C. I’m undecided.

D. Neither, if that’s an option.

12. A specific situation arises where you must confront a negative belief, how do you react?

A. I face it head-on.

B. I feel anxious but address it.

C. I avoid it if possible.

D. I put it off for later.

13. What keeps you up at night about your self-esteem?

A. Worried about not being enough.

B. Negative self-talk.

C. Comparisons to others.

D. Overanalyzing my actions.

14. Which of these scenarios would you enjoy the most: achieving high self-esteem, overcoming anxiety, or having a positive outlook on life?

A. Achieving high self-esteem.

B. Overcoming anxiety.

C. Having a positive outlook.

D. All would be great.

15. When you think about metacognitions, what are you most concerned about?

A. Understanding how they work.

B. Their impact on my daily life.

C. Changing dysfunctional ones.

D. I don’t think about them a lot.

16. What aspect of resilience makes you the most happy?

A. Believing in myself.

B. Staying positive in tough times.

C. My ability to bounce back.

D. Setting and achieving goals.

17. What is most likely to make you feel down about your self-esteem?

A. Criticism from others.

B. Comparing myself to peers.

C. Failing to meet expectations.

D. All of the above.

18. In a perfect world, what would your self-esteem be like?

A. Unshakeable confidence.

B. Acceptance of myself.

C. Balanced view of my strengths and weaknesses.

D. Constantly improving.

19. If you could waive a magic wand, what would the perfect outcome regarding your self-esteem be?

A. Never doubting myself.

B. Handling criticism with grace.

C. Feeling good about myself always.

D. All insecurities gone.

20. How often do you find yourself brooding over negative thoughts?

A. Daily.

B. Occasionally.

C. Rarely.

D. Never.

21. You are at a party and someone compliments your resilience, what do you do?

A. Thank them genuinely.

B. Downplay it.

C. Feel awkward.

D. Change the subject.

22. How comfortable are you addressing your dysfunctional metacognitions?

A. Very comfortable.

B. Somewhat comfortable.

C. Uncomfortable.

D. Very uncomfortable.

23. You have a week to focus solely on self-improvement, what do you do?

A. Read self-help books.

B. Practice meditation.

C. Set new goals.

D. All of the above.

24. Which of these areas is most likely to be a struggle for you: resilience, self-esteem, or brooding?

A. Resilience.

B. Self-esteem.

C. Brooding.

D. They’re all equally challenging.

25. Which member of a support group would you be?

A. The listener.

B. The advice giver.

C. The one who shares the most.

D. The one who is silent.

26. New research on resilience comes up, what is your first response?

A. Curious and eager to learn.

B. Hesitant but interested.

C. Skeptical about its relevance.

D. Indifferent.

27. Someone asks how you’re handling your self-esteem issues, what’s the actual answer, not just “I’m good”?

A. I’m struggling but working on it.

B. It’s an ongoing battle.

C. I’m finding ways to improve.

D. I don’t talk about it often.

28. What’s your go-to strategy for handling low self-esteem?

A. Positive affirmations.

B. Talking to a friend.

C. Avoiding negative thoughts.

D. Distracting myself.

29. What concept do you most want to explore: metacognitions, resilience, or brooding?

A. Metacognitions.

B. Resilience.

C. Brooding.

D. All of them.

30. How would your friends and family describe your resilience?

A. Impressive.

B. Needs work.

C. Average.

D. They don’t know much about it.

31. How prepared are you for situations that challenge your self-esteem?

A. Very prepared.

B. Somewhat prepared.

C. Not prepared.

D. I’m not sure.

32. What happens if you engage in brooding over negative thoughts?

A. My mood plummets.

B. I isolate myself.

C. It affects my sleep.

D. All of the above.

33. What do you think you need to reach a healthy level of self-esteem?

A. Self-acceptance.

B. Support from others.

C. Therapy or counseling.

D. A combination of things.

34. How often do you reflect on your metacognitions?

A. Daily.

B. Weekly.

C. Rarely.

D. Never.

35. How confident are you in your resilience?

A. Very confident.

B. Moderately confident.

C. Slightly confident.

D. Not confident.

36. How do you handle setbacks to your self-esteem?

A. I bounce back quickly.

B. I take time to recover.

C. I struggle significantly.

D. I’m still figuring it out.

37. Do you have strategies for improving your metacognitions in daily life?

A. Yes, several.

B. A few.

C. Hardly any.

D. None.

38. How well do you stick to positive self-affirmations?

A. Very well.

B. Okay, but needs improvement.

C. Not very well.

D. I don’t use them at all.

39. To what degree do you experience low self-esteem symptoms?

A. Frequently.

B. Occasionally.

C. Rarely.

D. Not at all.

40. Which of the following is most accurate when it comes to your resilience?

A. Consistently strong.

B. Strong most of the time.

C. Sometimes weak.

D. Often very low.

41. What is your current biggest challenge related to self-esteem?

A. Negative self-talk.

B. Self-criticism.

C. Comparison to others.

D. All of the above.

42. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when a negative thought arises?

A. How to counter it.

B. This again.

C. It will pass.

D. Why can’t I stop this?

43. How would you describe your relationship to brooding?

A. Unhealthy but manageable.

B. It’s a constant battle.

C. Rarely bothers me.

D. We’re strangers.

44. Are you stuck in negative self-perceptions frequently?

A. Yes, often.

B. Sometimes.

C. Rarely.

D. Not at all.

45. What would you say are your top struggles right now related to self-esteem?

A. Comparing myself to others.

B. Negative self-talk.

C. Feeling unworthy.

D. All of these.

46. What is your self-improvement goal?

A. Boosting my self-esteem.

B. Reducing negative thoughts.

C. Increasing my resilience.

D. A combination.

47. What do you think is missing in your quest to build resilience?

A. Consistency.

B. Support.

C. Effective strategies.

D. Time.

48. What is your current level of expertise in managing metacognitions?

A. Expert.

B. Intermediate.

C. Beginner.

D. Novice.

49. A challenging situation arises, how do you respond?

A. With resilience.

B. With hesitation.

C. With anxiety.

D. With avoidance.

50. What physical sensation do you experience most when brooding?

A. Tension.

B. Fatigue.

C. Restlessness.

D. None of these.

51. Which of the following do you notice yourself worrying about on a day-to-day basis?

A. Self-worth.

B. Future planning.

C. Past mistakes.

D. All of these.

52. How empowered do you feel in your daily life?

A. Very empowered.

B. Somewhat empowered.

C. Occasionally empowered.

D. Not empowered at all.

53. How well do you accomplish using positive self-affirmations?

A. Very well.

B. Sometimes well.

C. Rarely well.

D. Not at all.

54. How connected do you feel to your resilience?

A. Very connected.

B. Moderately connected.

C. Slightly connected.

D. Not connected.

55. I believe I can improve my self-esteem.

A. Yes, absolutely.

B. Maybe, with effort.

C. It’s doubtful.

D. No, not really.

56. I’m afraid of relapsing into negative self-talk.

A. Very afraid.

B. Somewhat afraid.

C. Slightly afraid.

D. Not afraid.

57. Which of the following is most likely to frustrate you in your self-improvement journey?

A. Slow progress.

B. Frequent setbacks.

C. Lack of support.

D. All of these.

58. What is the trickiest part about managing brooding thoughts?

A. Identifying them.

B. Stopping them.

C. Replacing them with positive thoughts.

D. Understanding why they happen.

59. Do you tend to have more issues with self-esteem or resilience?

A. Self-esteem.

B. Resilience.

C. Both equally.

D. Neither.

60. Do you have a support system in place, such as friends, family, or a therapist?

A. Yes, absolutely.

B. Somewhat.

C. A little.

D. Not at all.

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