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Quiz 2: How Happy Are You?

Happiness Test

The test you are about to take consists of five questions. It only takes a few minutes to complete, but don't rush. There is no time limit, take as much time as you need. Be open and honest with yourself as you answer each question.


For each statement please use the following seven-point scale where 1 means you strongly disagree with the statement and 7 means you strongly agree with the statement. Indicate your level of agreement with each item by circling the appropriate number.


    Strongly Disagree Disagree Slightly Disagree Neither Agree or Disagree Slightly Agree Agree Strongly
1. In most ways, my life is close to my ideal.
2. The conditions of my life are excellent. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
3. I am satisfied with my life. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
4. So far, I have gotten the important things I want in life. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
5. If I could live my life over, I would change almost nothing. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

End of Test


William Pavot and Ed Diener. Review of the Satisfaction with Life Scale.
Psychological Assessment Vol 5 No 2 164-172. 1993.

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