For each statement, write in the appropriate letter: A Agree B Undecided or Don’t Know C Disagree
Be as frank as possible. Try not to second-guess how a creative person might respond. Turn to Appendix 1 to find the answer key and an interpretation of your scores.
I always work with a great deal of certainty that I am following the correct procedure for solving a particular problem.
It would be a waste of time for me to ask questions if I had no hope of obtaining answers.
I concentrate harder on whatever interests me than do most people.
I feel that a logical, step-by-step method is best for solving problems.
In groups, I occasionally voice opinions that seem to turn some people off.
I spend a great deal of time thinking about what others think of me.
It is more important for me to do what I believe to be right than to try to win the approval of others.
People who seem uncertain about things lose my respect.
More than other people, I need to have things interesting and exciting.
I know how to keep my inner impulses in check.
I am able to stick with difficult problems over extended periods of time.
On occasion, I get overly enthusiastic.
I often get my best ideas when doing nothing in particular.
I rely on intuitive hunches and the feeling of “rightness” or “wrongness” when moving toward the solution of a problem.
When problem solving, I work faster when analyzing the problem and slower when synthesizing the information I have gathered.
I sometimes get a kick out of breaking the rules and doing things I am not supposed to do.
I like hobbies that involve collecting things.
Daydreaming has provided the impetus for many of my more
19. I like people who are objective and rational.
20. If I had to choose from two occupations other than the one I now have, I would rather be a physician than an explorer.
21. I can get along more easily with people if they belong to about the same social and business class as myself.
SOLVING PROBLEMS ANALYTICALLY AND CREATIVELY