Research Methods
Personality Types

Modified Jenkins Activity Survey


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Complete the survey below and answer the added questions. Your input will go to a data file where it will be compiled anonymously and confidentially.

1. How would your husband or wife (or closest friend) rate you?

a. definitely hard driving and competitive
b. probably hard driving and competitive
c. probably relaxed and easy going
d. definitely relaxed and easy going


2. How would you rate yourself?

a. definitely hard driving and competitive
b. probably hard driving and competitive
c. probably relaxed and easy going
d. definitely relaxed and easy going


3. How do you consider yourself compared to the average student?

a. more responsible
b. as responsible
c. less responsible


4. Compared to the average student,

a. I give much more effort
b. I give the same amount of effort
c. I give less effort


5. College has

a. stirred me into action
b. not stirred me into action


6. Compared to the average student,

a. I am more precise
b. I am as precise
c. I am less precise


7. Compared to the average student,

a. I approach life more seriously
b. I approach life as seriously
c. I approach life less seriously


8. How would most people rate you?

a. definitely hard driving and competitive
b. probably hard driving and competitive
c. probably relaxed and easy going
d. definitely relaxed and easy going


9. How would you rate yourself?

a. definitely not having less energy than most people
b. probably not having less energy than most people
c. probably having less energy than most people
d. definitely having less energy than most people


10. I frequently set deadlines for myself in courses or other things.

a. yes
b. no
c. sometimes


11. Do you maintain a regular study schedule during vacations such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter?

a. yes
b. no
c. sometimes


12. I hurry even when there is plenty of time.

a. yes
b. once in a while
c. sometimes


13. I have been told I eat too fast.

a. often
b. once in a while
c. sometimes


14. How would you rate yourself?

a. I eat more rapidly than most people.
b. I eat as rapidly as most people
c. eat less rapidly than most people


15. I hurry a speaker to the point

a. frequently
b. once in a while
c. never


16. How would most people rate you?

a. definitely not doing most things in a hurry
b. probably not doing most things in a hurry
c. probably doing most things in a hurry
d. definitely doing most things in a hurry


17. Compared to the average student,

a. I hurry much less
b. I hurry as much
c. I hurry much more


18. How often are there deadlines in your courses?

a. frequently
b. once in a while
c. never


19. Everyday life is filled with challenges to be met.

a. yes
b. no
c. sometimes


20. I have held an office in an activity group or held a part time job when in school.

a. frequently
b. once in a while
c. never


21. I stay in the library at night while studying until closing.

a. frequently
b. once in a while
c. never


Please indicate your sex: Female Male

 

Do you consider yourself to be
Very relaxed as a person
Somewhere in the middle
Pretty focused and ambitious

 

 
Please indicate your GPA:

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(Last modified: January 9, 2004)