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12- Item Grit Scale

Directions for taking the Grit Scale:

Please respond to the following 12 items.

Be honest – there are no right or wrong answers!

1. I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge.

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

2. New ideas and projects sometimes distract me from previous ones.*

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

3. My interests change from year to year.*

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

4. Setbacks don’t discourage me.

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

5. I have been obsessed with a certain idea or project for a short time but later lost interest.*

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

6. I am a hard worker.

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

7. I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one.*

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

8. I have difficulty maintaining my focus on projects that take more than a few months to complete.*

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

 

9. I finish whatever I begin.

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

10. I have achieved a goal that took years of work.

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

11. I become interested in new pursuits every few months.*

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

 

12. I am diligent.

  1.  Very much like me

  2.  Mostly like me

  3.  Somewhat like me

  4.  Not much like me

  5.  Not like me at all

Grit Test Scoring:

1. For questions 1, 4, 6, 9, 10 and 12 assign the following points:

5 = Very much like me

4 = Mostly like me

3 = Somewhat like me

2 = Not much like me

1 = Not like me at all

 

2. For questions 2, 3, 5, 7, 8 and 11 assign the following points:

1 = Very much like me

2 = Mostly like me

3 = Somewhat like me

4 = Not much like me

5 = Not like me at all

 

Add up all the points and divide by 12.

The maximum score on this scale is 5 (extremely gritty), and the lowest scale on this scale is 1 (not at all gritty).