Muslim Religiosity-Personality Inventory (MRPI)

Muslim Religiosity-Personality Inventory (MRPI)
Krauss et al. 2005‚ 2007
 
1. I get enthusiastic about doing good deeds when people praise me.
2. I am willing to help old people when they need it.
3. I make effort to deepen my understanding of Islamic law.
I make effort to deepen my understanding of law/rules/teaching/precepts of my religion.
4. I feel at peace when I hear the Qur'an recited.
I refer to Al Qur'an/my Holy book/Scriptures to obtain tranquility (peace).
5. I love my brothers and sisters in Islam as I love myself.
I love my brothers and sisters in my religion as I love myself.
6. I use the lessons from the Qur'an and Hadith in my conversations.
I use the lessons from the Qur'an/Holy book/Scriptures in my conversations.
7. I incline toward taking a side when my friends quarrel.
8. I try to understand the meaning of Qur'anic words/verses.
I try to understand the teachings of my religion in the Holy book/Qur'an.
9. I establish good relations with my neighbours.
10. I find ways to recycle anything that can still be of use.
11. I feel sad when Ramadhan ends - removed.
12. I invite others to perform obligatory prayer (solat).
I invite others to perform solat/prayer/religious service.
13. I avoid something if I am unsure about its legal status.
I avoid something if I am unsure about its religious implication.
14. I make effort to remember death often.
I make effort to remember death and afterlife often.
15. I do not pay alms (zakat).
I try to avoid myself from giving donations.
16. I find time to recite the Qur'an even if I am busy.
I find lime to recite the Qur'an/Holy book/Scriptures even if I am busy.
17. I immediately apologize if I wrong someone.
18. I thank Allah S.W.T when beggars come to my house.
I feel happy when beggars come to my house.
19. I make effort to always follow the Islamic code of dress.
I always follow the latest fashion code of dress even though it is against my religion.
20. If I borrow money from someone‚ I will make a contract with them.
21. I cr‎eate commotion in public.
22. I do all jobs assigned to me to the best of my ability.
23. I am the first to give salam when meeting another Muslim.
I am the first to greet when meeting another person.
24. I will ridicule someone in return when they ridicule me‚ even during Ramadhan.
I will ridicule someone in return when they ridicule me.
25. I continue to perform good deeds even if others might ridicule me for it.
26. I am particular about doing good deeds consistently even though they may be small.
27. I easily forgive my siblings when they hurt me.
28. I always obtain the facts before passing judgment.
29. I lend to rely on others when faced with difficulty.
I will seek for God's help first then lo others when faced with difficulty.
30. I like to help the needy.
31. I do not expose the shortcomings of others.
32. I make effort not to display my personal good deeds.
33. I like to help my relatives.
34. I frequently discuss religious issues with my friends.
I frequently share my religious values with my friends.
35. I make sure all my family members are following the teachings (sunnah) of Rasulullah.
I make sure all my family members are following the teachings of my religion.
36. I seek sympathy from others when I experience misfortune.
37. I avoid offending in any way when joking around with others.
38. I make an ongoing effort to increase the frequency of my non-obligatory (nafil) prayers.
I make an ongoing effort to increase the frequency of my good deeds.
39. I would give true information in court against someone even if he/she is my relative.
40. I would remove an obstacle that I see on the road‚ even if it is small.
41. I worry if I cannot pay debt on time.
42. I am involved in da’wah work.
I am involved in religious work.
43. I care about my good relations with my siblings.
44. I admonish my friends when they do wrong.
I criticize my friends when they do wrong.
45. I perform my work duties enthusiastically because it is a form worship (ibadat).
I perform my work duties enthusiastically because of my religion/God.
46. I fulfill all my promises.
47. I am not sensitive to the teachings (sunnah) of Rasulullah in my daily activities - removed.
48. I make effort to obey Allah S.W.T.'s rules in every situation.
I make effort to obey rules/advice of my religion (God) in my daily life.
49. I assume that people talk about me because they are concerned about my well-being.
50. I always thank a person when they do something nice for me.
51. I assume that nobody is perfect.
52. I get jealous when my colleague/friend is more successful than me.
53. I make effort to have ablution (wudhu') at all times.
I make effort to be clean at all times.
54. I try to smile as much as possible.
55. I do not get angry when I am being scolded.
56. I tend to remain silent when someone degrades Islam in front of me.
I tend to remain silent when someone degrades my religion in front of me.
57. I speak politely to my parents.
58. I do non-obligatory prayers (solat sunnat) wherever I am - removed.
59. I forgive others who wrong me before they ask for my forgiveness.
60. I expect others to finish my work for me.
61. I get upset when I hear about the suffering of Muslims in other parts of the world.
I get upset when I hear about the suffering of people of all races in other parts of the world.
62. I will keep a person's identity hidden when I talk about them and they are not present.
63. I like to join in when I hear people gossiping.
64. I do not neglect my friends' dignity.
65. I refer to the people who know when I feel uncertain about Islamic rulings.
I refer to the people who know when I feel uncertain about the rulings/teachings of my religion.
66. I like to help the poor without anyone knowing.
67. I make effort to internalize the Prophet's ethical conduct in my daily life.
I make effort to internalize the ethical conduct of my religion in my daily life.
68. I throw rubbish in the trash bin when I see it lying around.
69. I feel worried when I hurt my parents.
70. I do not feel worried when I send negative e-mails/SMS messages/information to people.
71. I use public buses‚ walkways‚ etc. with care/respect.
72. I cannot tolerate people who disagree with me.
73. I am careful to follow Islamic social norms during all activities I am involved in.
I am careful to follow my religious social norms during all activities I am involved in.
74. I participate in recreational activities without neglecting religious norms.
75. I perceive all non-Muslims that I see as potential Muslims.
I perceive those who are not the same religion as mine as potential believers of my religion.
76. I respect all opinions.
77. I feel happy when someone says something good about one of my friends.
78. I am very conscious about my health.
79. I openly display my anger if somebody meddles with my belongings.
80. I tend to let setbacks in life distract me from my responsibilities and religious practice.
81. I am very comfortable admitting my mistakes.
82. I make a serious effort to fulfill wedding invitations.
83. I have started saving money for hajj since my early days.
I have started saving money for religious donations since my early days.
84. I prefer to do any form of labour than to beg.
85. I gossip about others.
86. I make sure that when I read the Qur'an. I understand its demands.
I make sure that I understand the demands/obligations/teachings of my religion.
87. I use other peoples' belongings without their permission.
88. I speak rudely to my parents when I am angry at them.
89. My siblings and I compete in serving our parents.
90. I enjoy working in a team.
91. I pay more attention to my friends than my parents.
92. I offer my guests the best of what I have when I am hosting them in my home.
93. I like to take advantage of opportunities to understand Islam with my family.
I like to take advantages of opportunities to understand my religion with my family.
94. I look for opportunities to give ch‎arity.
95. I share my opinion when I think that it will improve a situation.
96. I do not enter a person's house until I am invited.
97. I follow the advice of my parents even though it may not be what I want.
I follow the advice of my parents even though it may contradict my religious conviction.
98. I make effort to make my guests feel as comfortable as possible.
99. I set aside money every year for ch‎arity.
I set aside money every year for religious purposes.
100. I work hard to achieve my goals in the specified time.
101. I pray the 5 compulsory (fard) prayers ‎{solat) every day.
I practice solat/religious prayers as taught in my religion.
102. I follow the advice of my parents even though it may not be what I want.
 
 
Pro-Social Behaviors‚ Ritual Behaviors‚ Anti-Social Behaviors
 
Pro-Social Behaviors (alpha 0.91)‚ Ritual Behaviors (alpha 0.90) ‚ Anti-Social Behaviors (alpha 0.75)
 
(1) Never to (5) Always  
Pro-Social Behaviors (items: 2‚ 17‚ 20‚ 22‚ 24‚ 25‚ 26‚ 27‚ 28‚ 30‚ 33‚ 37‚ 39‚ 40‚ 41‚ 43‚ 46‚ 50‚ 53‚ 54‚ 57‚ 59‚ 61‚ 64‚ 66‚ 68‚ 69‚ 71‚ 73‚ 76‚ 77‚ 78‚ 81‚ 82‚ 89‚ 90‚ 92‚ 95‚ 97(a)‚ 97(b)‚ 98‚ 100). Ritual Behaviors (items: 3‚ 4‚ 5‚ 6‚ 8‚ 12‚ 13‚ 14‚ 16‚ 29‚ 34‚ 35‚ 38‚ 42‚ 45‚ 48‚ 65‚ 67‚ 86‚ 93‚ 94‚ 99‚ and 101)‚ Anti-Social Behaviors (items: 7‚ 15‚ 19‚ 21‚ 24‚ 36‚ 44‚ 52‚ 60‚ 63‚ 70‚ 75‚ 79‚ 80‚ 85‚ 87‚ 88‚ and 91)
Lie scale (items: 6‚ 23‚ 46‚ 85‚ I perceive those who are not the same relgion as mine as potential believers of my religion)
 

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