Swinburne University Emotional Intelligence Test (SUEIT)

Swinburne University Emotional Intelligence Test (SUEIT) 9410301202
Emotional Intelligence (EI)
Palmer & Stough‚ 2001
1. I can tell how others are feeling.
2. I generate positive moods and emotions within myself to get over being frustrated.
3. Examination of feelings is useful in solving problems.
4. When I’m anxious I can remain focused on what I am doing.
5. I can tell whether others like each other or not.
6. When I’m under stress‚ I tend to irritate those around me.
7. I find it difficult to talk about my feelings with others.
8. I find it hard to determine how others are feeling from their body language alone.
9. Difficult situations elicit emotions in me that I find hard to overcome.
10. Others find it easy to pick-up on how I am feeling.
11. I find it difficult to keep from getting stressed out when I am under a lot of pressure.
12. My moods and emotions help me generate new ideas.
13. I can tell how others feel by the tone of their voice.
14. When I am anxious‚ I find it difficult to express this to others.
15. I find it easy to influence the moods and emotions of those around me.
16. I don’t easily pick-up on the emotional overtones of the environment I am in.
17. I can tell when others are trying to hide their true feelings.
18. I try not to let my emotions guide me when problem solving.
19. I find it easy to control my anger.
20. I can describe my feelings on an issue to others.
21. I don’t think it’s a good idea to use emotions to guide my decision making.
22. I find it hard to identify if somebody is upset without them telling me.
23. I find it hard to get people to cooperate with each other.
24. I come up with new ideas using rational thoughts rather than my moods and emotions.
25. I find it hard to concentrate on a task when I’m really excited about something.
26. I can portray how I’m feeling to others through my body language.
27. I find it hard to determine friendships between people I don’t know well.
28. I overcome conflict with others by influencing their moods and emotions.
29. I watch the way people react to things when I’m trying to build rapport with them.
30. My problem solving is based on sound reasoning rather than feelings.
31. I find it difficult to think clearly when I’m feeling anxious about something.
32. I have trouble finding the right words to express how I feel.
33. I find it difficult to get others excited about things.
34. I can pick-up on the emotional ‘overtone’ of the discussion.
35. I attend to my feelings on a matter when making important decisions.
36. I overcome anger by thinking through what’s causing it.
37. Others know when I am worried.
38. I readily understand the reasons why I have upset someone.
39. I find it hard to reduce anxiety in others.
40. I weigh-up how I feel about different solutions to problems.
41. I can be upset and still think clearly.
42. I find it hard to convey my anxiety in others.
43. I can determine when other’s emotional reactions are inappropriate.
44. I find it easy to comfort others when they are upset about something at work.
45. Other’s facial expressions reveal a lot to me about the way they are feeling.
46. I find it difficult to control strong emotions.
47. Feelings should be kept at bay when making important decisions.
48. I readily notice the ‘feel’ of different environments.
49. When something gets me down I find it difficult to snap out of it.
50. I go with my ‘feelings’ when making important decisions.
51. I can detect my emotions as I experience them.
52. When discussing an issue‚ I find it difficult to tell whether others feel the same way as me.
53. Thinking about how I felt in certain situations helps me to remember them.
54. I can easily snap out of feeling down.
55. I find it hard to distinguish my emotions.
56. I can tell when someone feels the same way as myself about another person without actually discussing it.
57. I find it difficult to maintain positive moods and emotions when I’m under stress.
58. When others get worked-up I stay out of their way.
59. I find it hard to determine exactly how others feel about issues I have with them.
60. When something goes wrong in my life‚ I find it difficult to remain positive.
61. Others can easily tell how I feel.
62. I try to keep emotions out of my decision making.
63. I can tell when someone doesn’t really like me.
64. When someone upsets me‚ I think through what the person has said and find a solution.
EI: Emotional Recognition and Expression (ERE); Understanding Emotions External (UE); Emotions Direct Cognition (EDC); Emotional Management (EM); and Emotional Control (EC).
1=Never‚ 2= Seldom‚ 3= Sometimes‚ 4= Usually‚ 5= Always

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