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PERFECTIONIST OR EFFICIENT?

 
The following questionnaire is for personal information only and is not meant to be a professional evaluation. As with many research questionnaires, this questionnaire may not be normed for online participants. Please take this into account when you receive the results. However, as more people complete these questionnaires the results will become more accurate. You may be asked after you complete the questionnaire to submit it for research purposes which will improve the accuracy of results.

This questionnaire assesses personality characteristics that are related to perfectionism, efficiency, organization, and goal orientation.

No login required to obtain results.

For each item: How Well Does the Following Describe You?

Item 1: Demand perfection in others.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 2: Detect mistakes.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 3: Make well-considered decisions.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 4: Am not bothered by messy people.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 5: Find it difficult to get down to work.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 6: Don't see things through.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 7: Make plans and stick to them.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 8: Put little time and effort into my work.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 9: Can't make up my mind.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 10: Am exacting in my work.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 11: Seldom notice details.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 12: Am always prepared.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 13: Shirk my duties.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 14: Frequently forget to do things.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 15: Pay attention to details.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 16: Do things at the last minute.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 17: Continue until everything is perfect.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 18: Am not bothered by disorder.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 19: Carry out my plans.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 20: Get chores done right away.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 21: Follow through with my plans.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 22: Get to work at once.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 23: Don't pay attention.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 24: Mess things up.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 25: Finish what I start.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 26: Complete tasks successfully.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 27: Make a mess of things.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 28: Am easily distracted.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 29: Am not easily distracted.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 30: Waste my time.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 31: Expect dedicated work from others.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 32: Want things to proceed according to plan.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 33: Handle tasks smoothly.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 34: Need a push to get started.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 35: Keep a sharp eye on others' work.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 36: Follow through on my commitments.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 37: Have difficulty starting tasks.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 38: Postpone decisions.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 39: Want everything to be "just right."


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 40: Have an eye for detail.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 41: Demand quality.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 42: Set high standards for myself and others.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 43: Think ahead.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


Item 44: Want every detail taken care of.


Very inaccurate.
Moderately inaccurate.
Neither inaccurate nor accurate.
Moderately accurate.
Very accurate.


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For authors and more information:
Goldberg, L. R., Johnson, J. A., Eber, H. W., Hogan, R., Ashton, M. C., Cloninger, C. R., & Gough, H. C. (2006). The International Personality Item Pool and the future of public-domain personality measures. Journal of Research in Personality, 40, 84-96.

International Personality Item Pool: A Scientific Collaboratory for the Development of Advanced Measures of Personality Traits and Other Individual Differences (http://ipip.ori.org/). Internet Web Site.



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