Personality Questionnaire for Kids

1. Compared with other kids of a similar age‚ is the child more of a
·         slow‚ deliberate reader‚ absorbing every detail
·         fast reader‚ sometimes skimming over details
·         Do not know
2. When dealing with other people‚ does it describe the child better to say that they
·         need approval‚ and are very upset if someone expresses dissatisfaction with them
·         seek approval‚ but can function without it
·         do not care what others think
·         Do not know
3. Does the child more often
·         think something through before speaking
·         speak up before they’ve thought something through
·         Do not know
4. When criticized‚ does the child usually
·         react emotionally and/or cry
·         not cry or get emotional‚ although they may be confused or upset
·         Do not know
5. When meeting new people‚ is the child more likely to
·         be shy until they get to know them
·         be friendly and unafraid‚ and enjoy meeting the strangers
·         observe from the sidelines for a short while‚ and then be friendly and unafraid
·         Do not know
6. When the child has done a good job at something‚ do they
·         know that they’ve done well‚ and not need praise to reinforce this
·         know that they’ve done well‚ but seek praise to affirm
·         need for someone to praise them before they realize that they’ve done well
·         Do not know
7. Does the child usually get things done
·         early or on time
·         at the last minute or late
·         Do not know
8. Does it describe the child better to say that he or she
·         seems to always be talking
·         is more quiet
·         Do not know
9. When speaking‚ does the child usually show more
·         sensitivity to people’s feelings
·         directness and honesty
·         Do not know
10. Does the child
·         seem to need to follow a routine schedule to be comfortable
·         follow a routine or not – it doesn’t appear to matter overly to the child
·         enjoy being able to “go with the flow” without ha‎ving to follow a schedule
·         Do not know
11. When interacting with others (NOT the parents)‚ is the child more
·         affectionate and cuddly
·         reserved and doesn’t really like to be fussed over
·         Do not know
12. Is the child more
·         organized
·         disorganized
·         Do not know
13. Is the child more interested in reading or hearing stories that are
·         similar to real-life situations‚ with realistic ch‎aracters
·         fantasy-based‚ with unrealistic ch‎aracters and situations
·         Do not know
14. Does the child
·         always seem concerned about people’s feelings
·         sometimes say things that are hurtful
·         Do not know
15. Does the child more often
·         value ha‎ving everything put away in its place
·         not show any value for ha‎ving things orderly or tidy
·         Do not know
16. When upset about something‚ will it help the child more if you
·         help them to logically solve the problem
·         hug and comfort them
·         Do not know
17. When there is a last minute change in plans‚ is the child more often
·         perfectly fine with it
·         a bit unsettled by the change
·         Do not know
18. Is the child
·         always very aware of their surroundings and other people
·         sometimes off in their own world‚ or daydreaming
·         Do not know
19. Which type of school assignment would the child find easier:
·         writing a 2-page essay about a given topic
·         memorizing a long paragraph
·         Do not know
20. Does the child prefer to do a chore when
·         they are told what steps should be taken to do the task
·         they are given a general goal and left alone to achieve it in their own way
·         Do not know
21. Is the child generally
·         calm and quiet
·         loud and full of energy
·         Do not know
22. When doing project‚ does the child tend to
·         enthusiastically start a project but not necessarily follow it through to completion
·         follow a project through to completion
·         Do not know
23. Does the child
·         often keep their thoughts to themselves
·         share most of their thoughts and ideas
·         Do not know
24. Is the child generally more
·         laid-back‚ accepting‚ flexible‚ and open to new experiences
·         decisive‚ discerning‚ structured‚ and needs time to adjust to new environments
·         Do not know
25. In school‚ does the child prefer
·         Math
·         Science
·         Writing or English
·         Art
·         Do not know
26. When doing a homework assignment‚ is the child
·         tolerant of distractions‚ such as TV and other people talking
·         irritated by distractions‚ and prefer to work alone
·         Do not know
27. When given a division math problem to work on‚ which of the following approaches better describes this child’s method to solving the problem:
·         the child notes that this is a division problem‚ refers to the list of steps (mental or written) that must be taken to solve a division problem‚ then works the problem step-by-step until they get an answer
·         the child notes that this is a division problem‚ reminds himself or herself of what division means‚ perhaps by drawing a picture (mental or written) of dividing objects into parts‚ then uses their understanding of the goal to solve the problem
·         Do not know
28. Does the child
·         not have many friends
·         have a couple of close friends
·         have lots of friends
·         Do not know
29. When working on a big project‚ is the child more likely to
·         work steadily on the project until it’s completed
·         work in bursts‚ i.e. not do anything for several days and then do a lot in one day
·         Do not know
30. In the classroom‚ is the child more likely to
·         raise their hand and speak up often
·         hold back‚ and not participate unless called upon
·         Do not know
31. Is the child more
·         oblivious to their environment
·         very observant and aware of the details of their environment
·         Do not know
32. When approaching a new situation‚ is the child
·         ready to jump in and try anything
·         willing and eager to jump in after they have watched for a short while
·         cautious and reserved‚ but interested in joining in
·         cautious and reserved‚ and unlikely to join in
·         Do not know
33. Does the child
·         have a good memory for details
·         often forget details‚ or else they never noticed them in the first place
·         Do not know
34. Which describes the child best:
·         a female who is very interested in clothes and general appearance
·         a female who is NOT overly interested in clothes and appearance
·         a male who is very interested in sports
·         a male who is NOT overly interested in sports
·         Do not know
35. In a situation where someone is yelling‚ does the child
·         become quite upset‚ regardless of whether or not they are the ones being yelled at
·         take it pretty much in stride
·         Do not know
36. Does it describe the child better to say that they
·         form strong opinions about things‚ usually pretty quickly
·         are not especially opinionated‚ and do not form opinions quickly
·         Do not know
37. When the child is really interested in something (for example‚ a Tree)‚ are they more likely to:
·         ask a million questions about all of the details related to their interest‚ such as ‘How many leaves are on that tree?’ and ‘how tall is the tree?’
·         ask a few deep‚ global questions about their interest‚ such as ‘Where did trees come from?’
·         Do not know
38. When meeting someone new‚ is the child more likely to be
·         ready to think the best about the new person
·         ready to think the worst about the new person until they get to know them
·         Do not know
39. In the classroom‚ is it more important to the child that their teacher
·         treats them fairly‚ i.e. gives them the grade that they deserve
·         appreciates them as individuals and likes them
·         Do not know
40. Does the child more often
·         make decisions quickly
·         seem to be unable to decide
·         Do not know
41. Does it describe the child best to say that they are
·         very interested and in tune with how others are feeling
·         interested in others and extremely sensitive to what other people think of them
·         interested in other peoples ideas and thoughts‚ but not overly interested in their emotions
·         somewhat unaware of and insensitive to other people’s feelings
·         Do not know
42. Would the child’s attitude be more like:
·         I want it the way I want it
·         I take things as they come
·         Do not know
43. Is the child more
·         imaginative and dreamy
·         down to earth
·         Do not know
44. In a group of strangers‚ is the child
·         comfortable with being the center of attention
·         more comfortable with being in the background
·         Do not know
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