In order to clarify which is the correct way to answer the test read the following examples.button>
In the first example the participant believes he is hasty, so he/she chose ‘yes’ as an answer, while in the second example, as he/she obviously thinks that he/she can have fun either with friends or alone, so he/she chose ‘?’ as an answer. For each of the items of the test you will have to do the same thing, that is, to show your agreement, disagreement or neutral attitude by selecting ‘yes’, ‘No’ or ‘?’ correspondingly.
There is no time limitation for the completion of the test. You can approach the items taking your time. Most people complete the test within 60 minutes. Remember that this is not a knowledge test. There are no correct or wrong answers. To complete the test you will have to point out your agreement, disagreement or neutrality about the content of all items. Do not leave items for which you have not pointed out whether their content characterizes you. Try to answer to each sentence sincerely, using the answer that first comes into mind spontaneously. If you have any questions while reading the instructions and examples or while filling in the questionnaire, do no hesitate to ask the examiner for assistance or declarations.
The test you have is an instrument for the evaluation of your personality’s various folds. It contains 200 items, which refer to preferences and habits, which relate to your professional and social life and your everyday behaviour. In the test you are called to point out the degree of agreement or disagreement or neutrality against each item’s content. In that way you will be evaluated on 10 different folds of personality. You do not have to possess any kind of special or complicated knowledge to complete this test. There are no correct or wrong answers. Besides this test’s object is not to test your knowledge. The aim of the test is to give a realistic description of your personality in interdependence with your everyday social and professional activities.
Please read carefully the instructions that the test contains, which concern the style, content and way of selection of the items and begin answering only after you have a clear and precise picture of what is required of you.
If you have any questions while reading the instructions and examples or while filling in the questionnaire, do no hesitate to ask the examiner for assistance or declarations.
There is no time limitation for the completion of the test. Therefore, you have the luxury of taking the test at your own convenience within logical limits but without having time pressure. Most people complete the test within 60 minutes. Try to answer to each sentence sincerely, using the answer that first comes into mind spontaneously. For the completion of this test you need to be in a good psychological, emotional and physical condition. If you feel tired, emotionally distressed or, generally, have a difficulty in concentrating on the test, it would be better to postpone the completion of the test for another time. Clarity of mind is essential while taking the test so as to have results that give a representative picture of the contestants’ emotional intelligence and not a misleading one. The duration of the completion is also an essential issue. It is recommended that the test is completed until midday and not after that (in the afternoon or evening) so that the final diagnostic results of the test are not influenced by previous activities.
To avoid interrupting the procedure it is recommended that you switch off your cell phone.