Think you’re a good listener? Take this quiz to test your skill

Published on:31 December 2020, 10:59am IST

Being a good listener is not about hearing the other person out. In fact, there is a lot more to it.

Are you a good listener
Test your listening skills with this amazing quiz. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Not everybody is a great listener. Period! It’s a skill that most of us have but only when it benefits us. There are only a handful of people who really have the patience to sit down and hear other people’s problems.

Many of us also take being a good listener in the wrong context. You need to understand that the person just wants you to hear him/her out, and not necessarily seeking advice.

Now the question is do you have it in you? Want to know? Then take this exciting quiz and find out whether you are actually a good listener or is it all in your head.   

Let’s get started!


Do you respond to texts while people are talking to you?


Do people come to you often with their problems?


Do you constantly compare people’s point of views?


Do you maintain eye contact while talking to someone?


Do you ask questions while speaking to people?


Do you interrupt people while they are talking or do you wait for them to complete?


Do you nod in between the conversation or say ok?


On the scale of 1 to 10 how patient are you?


Imagine you get a phone call in the middle of an intense conversation? What do you do?


Does your mind wander when others are sharing their thoughts with you?


Did you easily get distracted by your surroundings?