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Welcome to the website where you can pass online the CES CBT CD-0256 test on the subject «Team Leadership». Practice like this will help you as a marine specialist improve your knowledge with the help of online studying and appraisal practice. CES based on practical information and marine specialists experience.

CES tests developed for evaluating seaman basic knowledge by Seagull Company (rebranded as «OTG»), is an evaluating online-tool, used for revealing any professional preparation needed in specific fields of knowledge, defined by STCW.

CES tests have proven themselves as good tools for the selection and recruitment process, as well as advancing the level of knowledge of the current officers and crew. Ocean Technologies Group use various subjects for question creation, which includes:

  • Crowd and Crisis Management;
  • Integrated Navigation System (INS);
  • Ballast water management;
  • Handling and Stowage;
  • Vessel operation management and safety;
  • Marine engineering;
  • Maintenance and repair, etc.

Current test contains Seagull CES questions on the subject «Team Management». Those questions can be used for competence verification specialist capable of preventing accidental situations related with transporting safety, or also for self-examination.

«Team Leadership» subject includes theoretical and practical information about advanced training for work on any type of vessel. Knowledge of this information directly shows employee’s competence who holds a relevant post on a vessel. Team leadership on a vessel is vital for maintaining order, coordination, and efficiency in the complex maritime environment. A strong leader can effectively manage crew members, delegate tasks, and make quick decisions during critical situations, ultimately ensuring the smooth operation of the vessel and the safety of everyone on board.

On this site Crew Evaluation System Test on the subject «Group Management» contains 30 questions you need to answer with no possibility to go back to previous question. Therefore, we recommend carefully reading each question and making decision with no hurry. In case you have some difficulty answering, you have also possibility to request a hint.

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A newly promoted Captain finds that each one of the multi-cultural officers and crew onboard is different in terms of culture, experience, competence and personality. Which one of the following styles should be used, in this situation, to build an effective onboard team?
Authoritarian leadership style.
Democratic leadership style.
Situational leadership style.
Consultative leadership style.
Next question
During which phase of the UPI Team Leadership Model are questions, such as “Who will do the job?”, “When do we start/finish?”, “What resources are required?” and “How do we do it?” answered?
Planning.
Understanding.
Implementation.
Involvement.
Next question
In creating the environment for the team to flourish and assemble, which one of the following principles is NOT correct?
The leader should create an environment that is pleasant for the team to assemble itself.
The leader should use force to assemble team members.
The leadership style should match the team’s culture.
I don’t know.
Next question
Is the following statement correct in relation to work teams onboard ship? Being onboard a ship does not necessarily mean being part of a team.
It is correct, because not all shipboard organizations possess the characteristics of a team, such as common goals, interdependency and team consciousness.
It is correct, because teams do not really exist on board the ship.
The statement is incorrect, because even the engine and deck departments are considered to be teams.
The statement is incorrect, because the shipboard organization is always considered to be a team.
Next question
Select, from the options given, the phrase that correctly completes the following statement. The three basic interpersonal needs, according to Schutz, are collectively known by the acronym CIA, which stands for control:
Inclusion and allocation.
Independence and appreciation.
Inclusion and appreciation.
Integration and allocation.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement in relation to the four levels of readiness. Low follower readiness is shown by those who are:
Unable but willing.
Able but unwilling.
Able and willing.
Unable and unwilling.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement in relation to the four levels of readiness. Low to moderate follower readiness refers to followers who are:
Unable but willing.
Unable and willing.
Able but unwilling.
Able and willing.
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Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. A good leader is capable of performing their duties by varying their role and their conduct. When carrying out risk assessment and dealing with critical situations they are acting as the:
Conflict manager.
Negotiator.
Front figure.
Informer.
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Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. The goal of the first phase of the UPI model, which is described as the think, know and feeling phase, is to:
Give orders.
Create a common understanding of the task that the team is confronted with.
Start planning how to implement the ideas of the team.
Implement action plan.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. A work team is defined as a small collection of people who share all of the following characteristics, EXCEPT:
A sense of shared purpose.
A common goal.
Common nationality.
Team consciousness.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. Democratic leadership style is NOT considered lasting and ideal, because:
It is solely based on the principle of status power.
It focused on achieving the goal.
Majority is not necessarily the best group to make competent decisions.
It prevents crew members taking the initiative.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. During the third phase of the UPI model, the leader:
Gives orders to the team.
Generates options for the team.
Starts planning how to implement the ideas of the team.
I don’t know.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. Empowered team members tend to:
Take initiative and be more productive.
Lack safety awareness.
Feel less power and authority.
Be less assertive and authoritative.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. One of the outcomes of empowering team members, especially when they are involved in team activities such as the development of ideas, is that they will:
Just wait for the leader’s decision.
Be more committed to the team’s goal because they feel they own the idea.
Usually hesistate to cooperate because they are vulnerable to criticism.
Only participate because they are forced to do so.
Next question
Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. The UPI Team Leadership Model is a way to understand how to develop powerful, creative and self-empowered teams. The abbreviation UPI stands for:
Uniformity, planning and implementation.
Uniformity, planning and interpretation.
Understanding, progressing and implementation.
Understanding, planning and implementation.
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Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. The readiness level of the crew, which is the basis for Situational leadership thinking, is defined as:
The extents to which followers have the will, knowledge and ability to accomplish a specific task.
The crew’s way of dealing with their leader.
The speed of subordinate’s reaction to emergencies.
Subordinate’s level of readiness in dealing with conflicts.
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Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. The second phase of the UPI model is when the leader and other responsible employees:
Try to understand the situation.
Give orders.
Start planning how to implement the ideas of the team.
I don’t know.
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Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. Typically, an authoritarian leadership style is solely based on the principle of:
Information power.
Personal power.
Expert power.
Status power.
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Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. Team leaders seek to create the conditions that enable team members to reach common:
Impressions.
Goals.
Preferences.
Power.
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Select from the options given, the phrase that most accurately completes the following statement. In authoritarian leadership, other people’s opinions and beliefs are seldom appreciated resulting in a misuse of power based on ___ and fear.
Pressure.
Motivation.
Authority.
Feedback.
Next question
The Chief Engineer observes, that although high motivated, the Fourth Engineer lacks competence to do the assigned maintenance tasks. Based on the principles of situational leadership, which one of the following should the Chief Engineer do?
Show lower assertiveness.
Report this to the Master and let them address the situation.
Provide more guidance and coaching to the Fourth Engineer.
I don’t know.
Next question
The Chief Mate observes that both the Second and Third Mates are confident and competent watch keepers. Based on the principles of situational leadership, which one of the following actions should the Chief Mate take in this situation?
Provide minimal guidance and coaching.
Provide a high level of guidance and coaching.
Show higher assertiveness with the Second and Third Mate.
Use authoritarian leadership style.
Next question
The Second Engineer ensures that new crew members are properly informed before they start any maintenance work by explaining the task, the risks involved, based on the latest risk assessment, and by answering their queries. Which phase of the UPI Team Leadership Model represented in this example?
Planning.
Understanding.
Implementation.
Follow-up.
Next question
The ratings and junior officers highly respected the Bosun because of his experience, age and personality and they often seek his advice on personal and family matters. In the context of leadership, which one of the types of power does the Bosun have?
Expert power.
Status power.
Personal power.
Information power.
Next question
The ship’s Electro-Technical Officer (ETO) has the respect of the officers, the crew and the Superintendent, because of his excellent work performance. In the context of leadership, which one of the types of power does the ETO have?
Status power.
Expert power.
Personal power.
Information power.
Next question
The three interpersonal needs which must be fulfilled in order to create good teams are known by the acronym CIA, according to Schutz. Which one of the following terms is the interpersonal need represented by the letter “A” in the acronym CIA?
Appreciation.
Authority.
Attitude.
Application.
Next question
Which one of the following is NOT a means by which both the team leader and team members can reach common goals?
By building on each other’s strength.
By sharing information and knowledge.
By each making their own decisions.
By working together.
Next question
Which one of the following statements best describes the term “leadership”?
Getting the job done through others.
Directing team members on what to do.
Making people happy and satisfied.
Using resources economically.
Next question
Which one of the following statements best describes why it is important to have effective team leadership?
To ensure that crew member works independently.
To ensure that the collective and complementary skills of each crew member can make up for individual limitations.
To satisfy the management.
I don’t know.
Next question
Which one of the following statements relating to team leadership is NOT correct?
A leader has the sole role accountability to the team members.
The style of leadership has an important influence on the behaviour of the team members.
A leader can create an environment that is pleasant for the team to assemble itself and flourish.
The leadership style that is applied should match the culture of the team.
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