EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE TEST

TEST YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, aka EMOTIONAL QUOTIENT (EQ) BASED ON 5 EMOTIONAL COMPETENCIES: SELF-AWARENESS, MANAGING EMOTIONS, MOTIVATING ONESELF, EMPATHY AND SOCIAL SKILLS.
THIS IS ONE OF MANY EQ SCALES AVAILABLE FOR SELF-TESTING, SO PLEASE VIEW THE RESULTS AS BEING MERELY INFORMATIVE RATHER THAN REVEALING A DIAGNOSIS.
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I- THE TEST FOCUSES ON FIVE AREAS OF EMOTIONAL COMPETENCIES:

SELF-AWARENESS (SA)

The ability to recognize what you are feeling, to understand your habitual emotional responses to events, and to recognize how your emotions affect your behavior and performance. When you are self-aware, you see yourself as others see you, and have a good sense of your own abilities and current limitations.

MANAGING EMOTIONS (ME)

The ability to stay focused and think clearly even when experiencing powerful emotions. Being able to manage your own emotional state is essential for taking responsibility for your actions, and can save you from hasty decisions that you later regret.

MOTIVATING ONESELF (MO)

The ability to use your deepest emotions to move and guide you towards your goals. This ability enables you to take the initiative and to persevere in the face of obstacles and setbacks.

EMPATHY (E)

The ability to sense, understand and respond to what other people are feeling. Self-awareness is essential to having empathy with others. If you are not aware of your own emotions, you will not be able to read the emotions of others.

SOCIAL SKILLS (SS)

The ability to manage, influence and inspire emotions in others. Being able to handle emotions in relationships and being able to influence and inspire others are essential foundation skills for successful teamwork and leadership

II – HOW TO SCORE?

Read each statement and decide how strongly the statement applies to YOU.  Score yourself based on the following scaling:

1 2 3 4 5

You need to pick a precise number, knowing that:

1 = Does not apply

~ 3 = Applies half the time

~ 5 = Always applies

READY TO GO ON A JOURNEY OF EMOTIONAL SELF-EXPLORATION! LETS’DIVE IN

SELF-AWARENESS (SA):

1 I realize immediately when I lose my temper                                                                                      

6 I know when I am happy                                                                                                                           

11 I usually recognize when I am stressed                                                                                                

16 When I am being ’emotional’ I am aware of this                                                                                  

21 When I feel anxious I usually can account for the reason(s)                                                             

26 I always know when I’m being unreasonable                                                                                        

31 Awareness of my own emotions is very important to me at all times                                             

36 I can tell if someone has upset or annoyed me                                                                                   

41 I can let anger ‘go’ quickly so that it no longer affects me                                                                 

46 I know what makes me happy                                                                                                                 

TOTAL SA:______________________

MANAGING EMOTIONS (ME):

2 I can ‘reframe’ bad situations quickly                                                                                                     

7 I do not wear my ‘heart on my sleeve’                                                                                                  

12 Others can rarely tell what kind of mood I am in                                                                                

17 I rarely ‘fly off the handle’ at other people                                                                                            

22 Difficult people do not annoy me                                                                                                           

27 I can consciously alter my frame of mind or mood                                                                              

32 I do not let stressful situations or people affect me once I have left work                                     

37 I rarely worry about work or life in general                                                                                           

42 I can suppress my emotions when I need to                                                                                        

47 Others often do not know how I am feeling about things                                                                 

TOTAL ME: _____________________

MOTIVATING ONESELF (MO):

3 I am able to always motive myself to do difficult tasks                                                                       

8 I am usually able to prioritize important activities at work and get on with them                        

13 I always meet deadlines                                                                                                                            

18 I never waste time                                                                                                                                      

23 I do not prevaricate                                                                                                                                   

28 I believe you should do the difficult things first                                                                                    

33 Delayed gratification is a virtue that I hold to                                                                                      

38 I believe in ‘Action this Day’                                                                                                                      

43 I can always motivate myself even when I feel low                                                                            

48 Motivations has been the key to my success                                                                                       

TOTAL MO:__________________________

EMPATHY (E):

4 I am always able to see things from the other person’s viewpoint                                                  

9 I am excellent at empathizing with someone else’s problem                                                            

14 I can tell if someone is not happy with me                                                                                            

19 I can tell if a team of people are not getting along with each other                                                

24 I can usually understand why people are being difficult towards me                                             

29 Other individuals are not ‘difficult’ just ‘different’                                                                              

34 I can understand if I am being unreasonable                                                                                       

39 I can understand why my actions sometimes offend others                                                            

44 I can sometimes see things from others’ point of view                                                                        

49 Reasons for disagreements are always clear to me                                                                            

TOTAL E: _____________________________

SOCIAL SKILLS (SS):

5 I am an excellent listener                                                                                                                          

10 I never interrupt other people’s conversations                                                                                   

15 I am good at adapting and mixing with a variety of people                                                                

20 People are the most interesting thing in life for me                                                                             

25 I love to meet new people and get to know what makes them ‘tick’                                               

30 I need a variety of work colleagues to make my job interesting                                                       

35 I like to ask questions to find out what it is important to people                                                      

40 I see working with difficult people as simply a challenge to win them over                                   

 45 I am good at reconciling differences with other people                                                                     

 50 I generally build solid relationships with those I work with                                                               

III- INTERPRETING YOUR SCORE

In order to interpret your results, you need to look at the total score of each one of the five emotional competencies separately:

35-40: STRONG: this area is a strength for you

18-34: WEAK: Needs attention

10-17: LACKING. Prioritize the development of this area.

 SHARE YOUR SCORES AND DISCUSS THEM WITH YOUR MINDRISE COMMUNITY! YOU WILL FIND IT MORE ENRICHING AND ENJOYABLE

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