The Temperament Assessment Quiz This quiz will help you to understand more about how your temperament interacts with your child’s temperament so you can have a more cooperative relationship with your child. There are nine questions about your child followed by nine about yourself. 1Child Assessment2Adult Assessment The Temperament Assessment Quiz for ChildrenPlease answer the following nine questions about your childActivity LevelHow much does the child wiggle and move around when being read to, sitting at a table, or playing alone?RegularityIs the child regular about eating times, sleeping times, amount of sleep needed, and bowel movements?AdaptabilityHow quickly does the child adapt to changes in their routine, or to new foods, people, or places?Approach/WithdrawalHow does the child usually react the first time to new people, new foods, new toys, and new activities?Physical SensitivityHow aware is the child of slight noises, slight differences in temperature, differences in taste/texture of food, and the texture of clothing?Intensity of ReactionHow strong or violent are the child's reactions? Does the child experience extreme emotions, or do they just smile and fuss mildly?DistractibilityIs the child easily distracted, or does she or he ignore distractions? Will the child continue to work or play when other noises or children are present?Positive or Negative MoodHow much of the time does the child show pleasant, joyful behavior compared with unpleasant crying and fussing behavior?PersistenceHow long does the child continue with one activity? Does the child usually continue if it is difficult?Please continue to the next page for The Temperament Assessment Quiz for Adults The Temperament Assessment Quiz for AdultsPlease answer the following nine questions about yourself:Activity LevelHow much do you need to move around during the workday? Can you sit through a long meeting without needing to get up and move about, fidget, or distract yourself with activities like doodling?RegularityHow regular are your eating, sleeping and elimination habits?AdaptabilityHow quickly do you adapt to a change in schedule or routine, a new place, person, food?Approach/WithdrawalHow do you react the first time to new people, new places, activities or tools?Physical SensitivityHow aware are you of slight differences in noise level, temperature, the taste/texture of food, and the texture of clothing?Intensity of ReactionHow strong are your reactions? Do you feel emotions intensely or fairly mildly?DistractibilityAre you easily distracted by noise or other external influences? Can you complete a long task without checking email or social media?Positive or Negative MoodHow much of the time do you generally experience pleasant, joyful emotions compared with unpleasant or grouchy moods?PersistenceCan you complete a difficult task even if it takes a long time, without becoming distracted?Please enter your first name and your best email address to instantly receive your results!Name* First Email* I'll also send you updates about scientific research on parenting and child development.CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.