Quizzes

Here are several psychological questionnaires to help you determine your levels of satisfaction with life.

SUBJECTIVE HAPPINESS SCALE    

(also known as General Happiness Scale)

Instructions: For each of the following statements and/or questions, please circle the point on the scale that you feel is most appropriate in describing you.

  1. In general, I consider myself:

not a very happy person 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a very happy person

  1. Compared to most of my peers, I consider myself:

less happy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 more happy

  1. Some people are generally very happy. They enjoy life regardless of what is going on, getting the most out of everything. To what extent does this characterization describe you?

not at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a great deal

  1. Some people are generally not very happy. Although they are not depressed, they never seem as happy as they might be. To what extend does this characterization describe you?

not at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a great deal

FLOURISHING SCALE

Below are eight statements with which you may agree or disagree. Using the scale provided, indicate your agreement with each statement by choosing the appropriate score.

7 = Strongly agree
6 = Agree
5 = Slightly agree
4 = Neither agree nor disagree
3 = Slightly disagree
2 = Disagree
1 = Strongly disagree

  1. _______ I lead a purposeful and meaningful life
  2. _______ My social relationships are supportive and rewarding
  3. _______ I am engaged and interested in my daily activities
  4. _______ I actively contribute to the happiness and well-being of others
  5. _______ I am competent and capable in the activities that are important to me
  6. _______ I am a good person and live a good life
  7. _______ I am optimistic about my future
  8. _______ People respect me

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CHARACTER STRENGTHS AND VIRTUES QUIZ*

Positive Psychologists have identified 24 core character strengths held by people to varying degrees.  Use the list below to identify which virtues are your strengths in each category.  Use a scale of 1-5,  marking your strong characteristics with a 5, and those that you feel that you exemplify to a lesser degree mark with a lesser number, ending at 1 for those with which you do not often resonate.

Wisdom and Knowledge

__ Creativity

__ Curiosity

__ Open-Mindedness

__ Love of Learning

__ Perspective

Courage

__ Bravery

__ Honesty

__ Perseverance

__ Zest

Humanity

__ Kindness

__ Love

__ Social Intelligence

Justice

__ Fairness

__ Leadership

__ Teamwork

Temperance

__ Forgiveness

__ Humility

__ Prudence

__ Self-Regulation

Transcendence

__ Appreciation of Beauty

__ Gratitude

__ Hope

__ Humor

__ Spirituality

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  • Source: Peterson and Seligman, 2004*