Trust in People Scale

Trust in People Scale
Survey Research Center‚ 1969
1.    Generally speaking‚ would you say that most people can be trusted or that you can’t be too careful in dealing with people?
(a) Most people can be trusted (b) can’t be too careful
2.    Would you say that most of the time‚ people try to be helpful‚ or that they are mostly just looking out for themselves?
(a) Try to be helpful (b) Look out for themselves.
3.    Do you think that most people would try to take advantage of you if they got the chance or would they try to be fair?
(a) Take advantage (b) Try to be fair

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