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What Is Your Emotional Intelligence?

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Quiz Questions

  • 1.
    I know when to speak about my personal problems to others.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 2.
    When I am faced with obstacles, I remember times I faced similar obstacles and overcame them.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 3.
    I expect that I will do well on most things I try.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 4.
    Other people find it easy to confide in me.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree or agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 5.
    I find it hard to understand the non-verbal messages of other people.  (Non-verbal = communication not involving words.)
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (5 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (4 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (2 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (1 points)
  • 6.
    Some of the major events in my life have led me to re-evaluate what is important and not important.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 7.
    When my mood changes, I see new possibilities.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 8.
    Emotions are one of the things that make my life worth living.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 9.
    I am aware of my emotions as I experience them.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 10.
    I expect good things to happen to me.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 11.
    I like to share my emotions with others.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 12.
    When I experience a positive emotion, I know how to make it last.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 13.
    I arrange events others enjoy.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 14.
    I seek out activities that make me happy.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 15.
    I am aware of the non-verbal messages I send to others.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 16.
    I present myself in a way that makes a good impression on others.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 17.
    When I am in a positive mood, solving problems is easy for me.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 18.
    By looking at their facial expressions, I recognize the emotions people are experiencing.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 19.
    I know why my emotions change.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 20.
    When I am in a positive mood, I am able to come up with new ideas.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 21.
    I have control over my emotions.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 22.
    I easily recognize my emotions as I experience them.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 23.
    I motivate myself by imaging a good outcome to tasks I take on.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 24.
    I compliment others when they have done something well.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 25.
    I am aware of the non-verbal messages other people send.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 26.
    When another person tells me about an important event in his or her life, I almost feel as though I experienced this event myself.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 27.
    When I feel a change in emotions, I tend to come up with new ideas.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 28.
    When I am faced with a challenge, I give up because I believe I will fail.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (5 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (4 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (2 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (1 points)
  • 29.
    I know what other people are feeling just by looking at them.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 30.
    I help other people feel better when they are down.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 31.
    I use good moods to help myself keep trying in the face of obstacles.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 32.
    I can tell how people are feeling by listening to the tone of their voice.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (1 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (2 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (4 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (5 points)
  • 33.
    It is difficult for me to understand why people feel the way they do.
    • A.
      Strongly disagree
      (5 points)
    • B.
      Disagree
      (4 points)
    • C.
      Neither disagree nor agree
      (3 points)
    • D.
      Agree
      (2 points)
    • E.
      Strongly agree
      (1 points)

Quiz Outcomes

  • 1.
    0 to 55 points:
    Your emotional intelligence is below average.
    Your emotional intelligence is considered below the average range, which means you may find that you feel overwhelmed by your emotions, especially in stressful situations. You may avoid conflict because you think that you'll find it distressing. It's likely, too, that you find it hard to calm down after you've felt upset, and you may struggle to build strong working relationships. DON'T WORRY … there are ways you can build emotional intelligence. Read through our website to learn more as well as some tips and techniques for increasing your emotional intelligence. Work on taking small steps, and you can start to feel better and have a better experience with your emotions.
  • 2.
    56 to 110 points:
    Your emotional intelligence is average.
    You probably have good relationships with other people, but some may be more difficult to work with. The good news is that you have a great opportunity to improve your working relationships significantly. Read through the website to learn more and choose things to work on to improve your emotional intelligence.
  • 3.
    111 to 165 points:
    Your emotional intelligence is above average.
    You have great relationships, and you probably find that people approach you for advice. However, when so many people admire your people skills, it's easy to lose sight of your own needs. Read through out website to find out how you can continue to build your emotional intelligence. Researchers have found that emotionally intelligent people often have great leadership potential. Realize this potential by seeking opportunities to improve even further.