Here are a number of statements that may or may not apply to you. For each statement, select the response that best applies to you. Do not spend too long deliberating about your responses: if in doubt, choose the option that immediately seems most appropriate.

Disagree Strongly Disagree Moderately Disagree a Little Agree a Little Agree Moderately Agree Strongly
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Disagree Strongly
2 - Disagree Moderatley
3 - Disagree a Little
4 - Agree a Little
5 - Agree Moderately
6 - Agree Strongly
Statement 1 2 3 4 5 6
I become impatient when I have to wait for something.
I keep out of trouble at all costs.
I would like to be a journalist.
I am against giving money to beggars.
I have sometimes stayed away from another person because I thought I might do or say something that I might regret afterwards.
Some of my family have quick tempers.
I have often had to take orders from someone who did not know as much as I did.
I have never done anything dangerous for the fun of it.
I tend to buy things on impulse.
I find it hard to make small talk when I meet new people.
I can remember ‘‘playing sick’’ to get out of something.
I have been known to do unusual things on a dare.
It makes me uncomfortable to put on a stunt at a party even when others are doing the same sort of thing.
At times, I am tempted to do or say something that others would think inappropriate.
I consider a matter from every viewpoint before I make a decision.
I do not always tell the truth.
I am steady and planful rather than unpredictable and impulsive.
People consider me a spontaneous, devil-may-care person.
I like to flirt.
When I get bored, I like to stir up some excitement.
My way of doing things can be misunderstood or bother others.
At times I have worn myself out by undertaking too much.
I don’t like to start a project until I know exactly how to proceed.
I would like to wear expensive clothes.
At times I have very much wanted to leave home.
Sometimes I rather enjoy going against the rules and doing things I am not supposed to.
My conduct is largely controlled by the customs of those about me.
I do not let too many things get in the way of my work.
In a group of people I would not be embarrassed to be called on to start a discussion or give an opinion about something I know
I finish one activity or project before starting another.
I am easily downed in an argument.
Some of my family have habits that bother and annoy me very much.
I often get involved in things I later wish I could get out of.
I like to stop and think things over before I do them.
I often say and do things on the spur of the moment, without stopping to think.
It is unusual for me to express strong approval or disapproval of the actions of others.
On the whole, I am a cautious person.