Educating Multiple Intelligences through Technology

St. Brigid's Secondary School, Killarney, Co. Kerry

 
 
MI Theory
German

Art

Music

 

 

Multiple Intelligences Quiz

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1.  I use my hands a lot when talking

Yes 

No 

2.  I do at least one sport in my own free time on a regular basis

Yes 

No 

3.  I find it difficult to sit still for long periods of time

Yes 

No 

4.  I like working with my hands at concrete activities

Yes 

No 

5.  My best ideas come when I'm out walking or active in some way

Yes 

No 

6.  I often like to spend my free time outdoors

Yes 

No 

7.  I need to touch things in order to learn about them

Yes 

No 

8.  I enjoy daredevil amusement rides or other thrilling physical activities

Yes 

No 

9.  I am pretty well coordinated i.e. not clumsy or awkward in my movements

Yes 

No 

10  I prefer to learn a new skill by doing it, rather than reading how to do it

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes  from 1 to 10 and put the figure here

 

Bodily/

Kinesthetic

11. Books are very important to me

Yes 

No 

12. I can hear words in my head before I read or speak or write them down

Yes 

No 

13. I get more out of listening to the radio or tapes than I do out of TV or films

Yes 

No 

14. I am good at word games like Scrabble, Anagrams or Password

Yes 

No 

15. I enjoy entertaining myself or others with tongue twisters or puns

Yes 

No  

16. Others at times ask me to explain the words I use when writing and speaking

Yes 

No 

17. English and History are easier for me than Maths and Science

Yes 

No 

18. When out driving I notice the words on the ad boards more than the scenery

Yes 

No 

19. I often talk about the things I have read or heard

Yes 

No 

20. I've written something recently that I was proud of, or others praised me for

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes from 11 to 20 and put the figure here

 

Verbal/

Linguistic

21. People often come to me for advice

Yes 

No 

22. I prefer group sports to solo sports

Yes 

No 

23. If I have a problem I'll ask for help, and not try to solve it by myself

Yes 

No 

24. I have at least three close friends

Yes 

No 

25. I like social games/activities rather than individual ones that I do alone

Yes 

No 

26. I enjoy the challenge of teaching others what I know how to do

Yes 

No 

27. I consider myself a leader, or others have called me that

Yes 

No 

28. I feel comfortable in the middle of a crowd

Yes 

No 

29. I like to get involved in social activities connected with my work/church/community

Yes 

No 

30. I prefer to go out with a group at night to being on my own at home

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes from 21 to 30 and put the figure here

 

Inter

personal

31. I like to spend time alone, thinking about life

Yes 

No 

32. I like sessions/classes that help me learn more about myself

Yes 

No 

33. I have opinions that set me apart from the crowd

Yes 

No 

34. I have a special hobby/interest that I keep to myself

Yes 

No 

35. I have important goals for my life that I think about often

Yes 

No 

36. I have a good idea of my strong points and my weak points

Yes 

No 

37. I'd prefer to spend a weekend alone, rather than with crowds of people

Yes 

No 

38. I consider myself strong-willed and independent minded

Yes 

No 

39. I keep a diary to record the events of my life

Yes 

No 

40. I would like to be self-employed

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes from 31 to 40 and put the figure here

 

Intra

personal

41. I have a pleasant singing voice

Yes 

No 

42. I can tell when someone sings off key or out of tune

Yes 

No 

43. I spend a lot of time listening to music

Yes 

No 

44. I play a musical instrument

Yes 

No 

45. My life would be poorer if there were no music in it

Yes 

No 

46. I often find a TV jingle or a tune running through my mind as I walk or work

Yes 

No 

47. I can keep time to a piece of music with a drum or sticks

Yes 

No 

48. I know the tunes to many different songs or musical pieces

Yes 

No 

49. If I hear a piece of music once or twice I can sing it back

Yes 

No 

50. I often tap a tune or sing a tune while studying or working

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes  from 41 to 50 and put the figure here

 

Musical

51. I often see clear pictures/images when I close my eyes

Yes 

No 

52. I'm sensitive to colour

Yes 

No 

53. I'd like using a camera or camcorder to record what I see around me

Yes 

No 

54. I enjoy doing jigsaw puzzles, finding my way through mazes or visual puzzles

Yes  

No 

55. I have vivid dreams at night

Yes 

No 

56. I can usually find my way around places that I don't know well

Yes 

No 

57. I like to draw or doodle

Yes 

No 

58. Geometry is easier for me than Algebra

Yes 

No 

59. I can imagine how something would look if I were right above it

Yes 

No 

60. I prefer books that have lots of pictures in them

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes  from 51 to 60 and put the figure here

 

Visual/

Spatial

61. I can easily add and subtract numbers in my head

Yes 

No 

62. Maths and Science are my favourite subjects in school

Yes 

No 

63. I enjoy playing games/solving puzzles that need logical thinking

Yes 

No 

64. I like to set up little & uot;what-if& uot; experiments,(e.g.What if I double the amount of water I give to my rose bush each week)

Yes 

No 

65. I'm always looking for patterns and logical se uences or order in things

Yes 

No 

66. I'm interested in all new developments in Science

Yes 

No 

67. I believe almost everything has a rational explanation

Yes 

No 

68. I sometimes think in clear, wordless, picture-less thoughts

Yes 

No 

69. I always notice when people aren't being logical in what they say

Yes 

No 

70. I like it when things are measured, analysed and put into categories

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes  from 61 to 70 and put the figure here

 

Mathematical/Logical

71. When I move to a new place, I notice the animal and plant life in it

Yes 

No 

72. I keep a pet or I would like to have a pet

Yes 

No 

73. I can recognise and name many kinds of trees, flowers, plants

Yes 

No 

74. On a walk my attention is on wildlife, nests and tracks rather than on people

Yes 

No 

75. I can read weather signs

Yes 

No 

76. I like gardening

Yes 

No 

77. I am interested in global environmental issues

Yes 

No 

78. I am aware of/sensitive to my local environment

Yes 

No 

79. I visit botanical gardens, zoos or a uaria when on holidays

Yes 

No 

80. I can name many kinds of animals, insects etc. that I am interested in

Yes 

No 

Count the number of times you checked Yes from 71 to 80 and put the figure here

 

Naturalist