1 Multiple Intelligences Test - based on Howard Gardner's MI Model(manual version - see for self-calculating version)Score or tick the statements in the white-out boxes onlyI like to learn more about myself1I can play a musical instrument2I find it easiest to solve problems when I am doing something physical3I often have a song or piece of music in my head4I find budgeting and managing my money easy5I find it easy to make up stories 6I have always been physically well co-ordinated7 When talking to someone, I tend to listen to the words they use not just what they mean8I enjoy crosswords, word searches or other word puzzles9I don t like ambiguity.
2 I like things to be clear10I enjoy logic puzzles such as ' sudoku '11I like to meditate12 Music is very important to me13I am a convincing liar (if I want to be)14more info at the statements: 1 = Mostly Disagree, 2 = Slightly Disagree, 3 = Slightly Agree, 4 = Mostly AgreeAlternatively for speed, and if easier for young people - tick the box if the statement is more true for you than over 16 complete all questions. Young people between 8-16 answer red questions only. This is page 1 of short version featuring the young people's questions only is available free from the businessballs Intelligences testpage 1 of 4I play a sport or dance15I am very interested in psychometrics (personality testing)
3 And IQ tests16 People behaving irrationally annoy me17I find that the music that appeals to me is often based on how I feel emotionally18I am a very social person and like being with other people19I like to be systematic and thorough20I find graphs and charts easy to understand 21I can throw things well - darts, skimming pebbles, frisbees, etc 22I find it easy to remember quotes or phrases 23I can always recognise places that I have been before, even when I was very young24I enjoy a wide variety of musical styles25 When I am concentrating I tend to doodle26I could manipulate people if I choose to27I can predict my feelings and behaviours in certain situations fairly accurately28I find mental arithmetic easy 29I can identify most sounds without seeing what causes them30At school one of my favourite subjects is / was English 31I like to think through a problem carefully.
4 Considering all the consequences32I enjoy debates and discussions33I love adrenaline sports and scary rides34I enjoy individual sports best35I care about how those around me feel36My house is full of pictures and photographs37I enjoy and am good at making things - I'm good with my hands38I like having music on in the background39I find it easy to remember telephone Intelligences testpage 2 of 4I set myself goals and plans for the future41I am a very tactile person42I can tell easily whether someone likes me or dislikes me43I can easily imagine how an object would look from another perspective44I never use instructions for flat-pack furniture45I find it easy to talk to new people46To learn something new, I need to just get on and try it47I often see clear images when I close my eyes48I don t use my fingers when I count49I often talk to myself out loud or in my head50At school I loved / love music lessons51 When I am abroad.
5 I find it easy to pick up the basics of another language52I find ball games easy and enjoyable53My favourite subject at school is / was maths54I always know how I am feeling55I am realistic about my strengths and weaknesses56I keep a diary57I am very aware of other people s body language58My favourite subject at school was / is art59I find pleasure in reading 60I can read a map easily61It upsets me to see someone cry and not be able to help62I am good at solving disputes between others63I have always dreamed of being a musician or singer64I prefer team sports65 Singing makes me feel Intelligences testpage 3 of 4I never get lost when I am on my own in a new place67If I am learning how to do something, I like to see drawings and diagrams of how it works68I am happy spending time alone69My friends always come to me for emotional support and advice70 intelligence typeLinguistic Logical-Mathematical Musical Bodily-Kinesthetic Spatial-Visual Interpersonal Intrapersonal V Chislett MSc and A Chapman 2005-06, based on Gardner's Multiple Intelligences Model.
6 Available free from Not to be sold or published. The authors accept no info at totalsAdd the scores or ticks in each column and write the total for each column in the boxes on the highest scores indicate your natural strengths and potential - your natural Intelligences . There are no right or wrong strongest Intelligences are (write them here):You are happiest and most successful when you learn, develop, and work in ways that make best use of your natural Intelligences (your strengths and style and brain-type). This indicator can help you to focus on the sort of learning and work that will be most fulfilling and rewarding for Multiple Intelligences definitions are available in sheet 2 of the MSExcel file containing this test.
7 The file and more information about Multiple Intelligences are available from the website Intelligences testpage 4 of 4