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This activity will take you approximately 21 minutes.

Research shows that people have 8 different kinds of intelligence, usually with strength in 3 or 4 of them.

Use this quiz to find out about your unique style of thinking and understanding.

Identifying your strongest kinds of intelligence helps you choose:

  • learning strategies that work best for you
  • occupations that reflect your strengths

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I am a private person and I like my private inner world.
I like to move, tap or fidget when sitting.
I work best in an organized work area.
I have a collection (e.g. shells, mugs, rocks, hockey cards).
I work best through interaction with people.
I like puns and other wordplay.
I play music in my head.
I understand colour combinations and what colours work well together.
I feel comfortable and get positive reinforcement when dealing with language and words.
I enjoy solving jigsaw, maze and/or other visual puzzles.

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You will be done this activity in about 18 minutes.
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I notice similarities and differences in trees, flowers and other things in nature.
I make up a rhyme to remember something.
I have a few close friends.
I enjoy team sports rather than individual sports.
I enjoy math and/or science.
I participate in extreme sports (e.g. sea kayaking, snowboarding, mountain biking).
I enjoy completing crosswords and other word games like Scrabble.
Being around people energizes me.
It is easy for me to follow the beat of music.
I keep a "things to do" list.

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You will be done this activity in about 15 minutes.
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I have strong opinions about controversial issues.
I am actively involved in protecting the environment.
I read charts and maps easily.
I am curious as to how things feel and I tend to touch objects and examine the texture.
I enjoy playing brainteasers and games that involve logical thinking such as Jeopardy and Clue.
I am well coordinated.
I work best when the activity is self-paced.
I remember things exactly as they are said to me.
I like setting songs and poems to music.
I enjoy digging for and discovering artifacts and unusual items.

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You will be done this activity in about 12 minutes.
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I prefer group activities rather than ones I do alone.
I have a good sense of direction.
I like to take part in debates and/or discussions.
I keep time when music is playing.
I like to watch the scenes and activities in movies.
I like to ask "why" questions and seek clarification of issues and concerns.
I like working with my hands.
I enjoy learning about different cultures.
I am not easily influenced by other people.
I prefer to be outdoors rather than indoors.

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You will be done this activity in about 9 minutes.
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I work best when I have a day planner or timetable.
I have vivid dreams when sleeping.
I prefer writing long- and short-answer responses rather than multiple-choice responses.
I like planting and caring for a garden.
I can hear an off-key note.
I usually talk over my personal problems with a friend.
I have a good understanding of my feelings and how I will react to situations.
I prefer to be physically involved rather than sitting and watching.
I find it easy to engage in musical activities.
I understand best by doing (e.g. touching, moving and interacting).

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You will be done this activity in about 6 minutes.
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I often raise questions concerning values and beliefs.
I quickly grasp cause and effect relationships.
I can anticipate the moves and consequences in a game plan (e.g. hockey sense, chess sense).
I enjoy keeping a written journal and/or writing stories and articles.
I enjoy fishing and tracking.
I enjoy sharing my ideas and feelings with others.
I enjoy creating things with my hands.
I like to read a lot.
I feel proud of my musical accomplishments.
I learn best when I can go on field trips to explore and observe nature exhibits, museums, or the outdoors.

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I am good at estimating.
I work best in a co-operative group where I can discuss issues with others.
I understand that I am responsible for my own behavior.
I remember things best by seeing them.

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