Social Appropriateness


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 try not to allow other people’s opinions to affect me too much.
Social etiquette is very important to me.
I try to do what is socially appropriate.
You shouldn’t let other people’s opinions control what you do.
I am not particularly bothered about adhering to social expectations.
I do what I want, not what other people want me to do.
I sometimes don’t do things because I am afraid that other people will disapprove.
I will avoid doing something if it makes me look bad.
I am not afraid to do things other people disapprove of.
I try to obey social rules.
I am NOT very concerned with what other people think about me.
I care a great deal about my reputation.