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Do you know that each one of us is endowed with multiple intelligences?
Find out yours by responding to the questionnaire below. E-mail maeballe@yahoo.com for the answer sheet and interpretation.

DOMINANT INTELLIGENCES INVENTORY

 

Directions. Each item below contains choices a and b. Choose from the two letters the one that contains the behavior that describes you or you would do and/or prefer to do most likely. In the answer sheet provided, shade the space of the letter of your chosen behavior.

 

          1. a. I can tell stories to any age group

              b. I hate to do any activity.

 

          2. a. I can solve puzzles quickly.

              b. I can pick ideas from reading.

 

         3. a.  I found reading maps easy.

             b. I found writing a one-page essay easy.

 

         4. a.  I can express ideas through a dance.

             b. I can express my ideas in English.

 

         5. a. I like to sing any song.

             b. I like to read any reading material.

 

         6. a.  I learn best interacting with others.

             b. I learn best listening to lectures.

 

         7. a.  I believe I can do things right.

             b. I can understand text messages by analyzing the group of letters

                used by the sender.

 

         8. a.  I like to watch a clean and green scenery.

             b. I like to listen and/or participate in public debate.   

 

         9. a.  I found religion very important.

             b.  I found language very important.

 

      10. a. I can pick ideas from reading.

            b. I found solving mathematical problems easy.

 

       11. a. I can compute mentally quickly.

      b. I hate to do any activity.

 

12. a. I can get to a destination following a map.

      b.  I can get to a destination following a step by step direction.

 

13. a. I prefer outdoor games that require physical activity.

      b. I prefer indoor games that stimulate thinking.

 

14. a. I can conduct the singing of the Pambansang Awit.

      b. I can make a room neatly and orderly.

 

15. a.  I found doing a project easy through teamwork.

      b. I found conceptualizing easy after analyzing the details.

 

16. a.  I know my limitations in doing things.

      b. I like solving puzzles requiring reasoning.

 

17. a.  I believe preserving our forest is very important.

      b.  I go for lessons that require investigations.

 

       18. a.  I learn things easily when I understand their value.

             b. I like exploring patterns of abstract presentations.

 

19. a. I can pick ideas from reading.

      b. I am good at interior decorating.

 

20. a. I can get to a destination following a step by step direction.

            b. I can get to a destination by mentally getting the picture of the

      direction.

 

      21. a. I enjoy putting parts together to come up with a toy racing car.

      b. I hate to do any activity.

 

      22. a.  I am good at ball games.

            b. I can create dance steps.

 

      23. a. I can play a musical instrument well.

            b. I can draw objects well.

 

      24. a. I am good at making friends.

            b. I am good at sketching when giving directions.

 

      25. a. I believe I can do things right.

            b. I can make different objects from modelling clay.

 

      26. a. I am good at raising flowering plants.

            b. I am good at taking pictures with a camera.

 

      27. a. I can discuss the meaning of being alive.

            b. I can direct a stage play.

 

     28. a. I found writing a one-page essay easy.

           b. I found ballroom dancing easy.

 

     29. a. I am good at playing chess.

           b. I am good at expressing ideas through body language.

 

     30. a. I enjoy putting parts together to come up with a toy racing car.

           b. I enjoy demonstrating the steps of a modern dance. 

 

     31. a. I am good at playing badminton.

    b. I hate to do any activity.

 

     32. a. I can name the song through its tune even I’m at a distance.

           b. I can identify an object by merely touching even I’m blindfolded.

 

     33. a. I am skillful in leading the group in doing an activity.

           b. I am skillful in demonstrating the role of an actor/actress in a play.

 

     34. a. I am aware of  the result of my doings.

           b. I can easily follow and execute the dance steps I watched.

 

    35. a. I am good in Biology.

          b. I am good in Physical Education.

 

     36. a. I feel better meditating in the morning.

           b. I feel better exercising in the morning.

 

     37. a. I can express my ideas in English.

           b. I can express my feelings through singing.

 

     38. a. I can make a room neatly and orderly.

           b. I can conduct the singing of the National Anthem.

 

     39. a. I can create dance steps.

           b. I can compose a song.

 

     40. a. I can identify an object by merely touching.

           b. I usually tap a surface to go with the rthythm of the music.

 

     41. a.  I like to play any musical instrument.

           b. I hate to do any activity.

 

     42. a. I am good in Music subject.

           b. I am good in Social Studies / Social Science subject. 

 

     43. a. I know my limitations in music.

           b. I can read musical notes.

 

     44. a. I can revive a withering flower plant so easily.

           b. I can memorize a song so easily.

 

     45. a. I prefer watching film with religious theme than watching concert.

           b. I prefer watching concert than watching film with religious theme.

 

     46. a. I like to read any reading material.

           b. I like chatting with friends.

 

     47. a. I found conceptualizing easy after studying the details.

           b. I learn best interacting with others.

 

    48. a. I can draw objects well.

          b. I can relate to strangers  well.

 

    49. a. I am skillful in demonstrating the role of an actor/actress in a play.

          b. I am skillful in making people comfortable with me.

 

    50. a.  I learn best with background music.

          b. I learn best through group study.

 

    51. a. I found leading a group easy.

          b. I hate to do any activity.

 

    52. a. I am confident to face a large crowd.

          b. I work well with people.

 

    53. a. I like pet animals.

          b. I like my neighbors.

 

    54. a.  I feel better after doing a religious obligation.

          b. I feel better when I am with my best friend.

 

    55. a. I learn best listening to lectures.

          b. I learn best when studying alone.

 

    56. a. I enjoy solving puzzles requiring reasoning.

          b. I enjoy recalling my major achievements.

 

    57. a. I am good at making a story given a picture.

          b. I believe I can do things right.

 

    58. a. I can easily follow and execute the dance steps I watched.

          b. I know my limitations in doing things.

 

    59. a. I can express myself through singing.

          b. I am aware of the result of my doings.

 

    60. a. I learn best interacting with others.

          b. I learn best when I am alone.

  

   61. a. I believe I can do things right.

         b. I hate to do any activity.

 

   62. a. I like to watch clean and green scenery.

         b. I like to reflect in a quite place.

 

   63. a. I understand the reason why I have to work..

         b. I understand I have a role to play in this world.

 

   64. a. I can understand text messages by analyzing the group of letters

                used by the sender.

        b. I am conscious of environmental degradation

     

   65. a. I go for lessons that require investigations.

         b. I go for lessons that explore plants and animals.

 

   66. a. I am good at taking pictures with a camera.

         b. I am good at naming the plants and animals in the surrounding.

 

   67. a. I am good in Physical Education.

         b. I am good in Biology.

 

   68. a. I believe music is very important.

         b. I believe preserving our forest is very important.

 

   69. a. I like chatting with friends.

        b. I like playing with my pets.

 

   70. a. I enjoy recalling my major achievements.

         b. I enjoy bird watching.

 

   71. a. I like to raise chicken.

         b. I hate to do any activity.

 

   72. a. I like learning things that are meaningful to me.

         b. I like learning more about the environment.

 

    73. a. I believe language is important.

         b. I believe religion is important.

 

   74. a. I like exploring patterns of abstract presentations.

         b. I like studying things that are valuable to my life.

 

   75. a. I can direct a stage play.

         b. I understand I have a role to play in this world.

 

   76. a. I feel better exercising in the morning.

         b. I feel better meditating in the morning.

 

   77. a. I can express my feelings through singing.

         b. I enjoy discussing reasons for living.

 

   78. a. I can relate to strangers well.

         b. I can be of value to others.

 

   79. a. I enjoy recalling my best achievements.

         b. I enjoy joining a civic activity for a cause.

 

   80. a. I go for lessons that explore plants and animals.

         b. I go for philosophy lessons.

 

   81. a. I feel better after doing religious obligations.

         b. I hate to do any activity.

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