The Brain-wiring Test

There are no right or wrong answers, it's only about preference really.

Are you:   female   or    male

 1.  When it comes to reading a map or street directory you:
have difficulties and often ask for help
turn it around to face the direction you're going
have no difficulties

 2.  You're cooking a complicated meal with the radio playing and a friend phones. Do You:
leave the radio on and continue cooking while talking on the phone
turn the radio off, talk and keep cooking
say you'll call back as soon as you've finished cooking

 3.  Friends are coming to visit you and ask for directions to your new house. Do you:
draw a map with clear directions and send it to them or do you get someone else to explain to them how to get there
ask what kandmarks they know and then try to explain to them how to get there
explain verbally how to get there: "Take the M3 to Newcastle, turn off, turn left, go to the second traffic lights ..."

 4.  When explaining an idea or concept, are you more likely to:
use a pencil, paper and body language and gestures
explain it verbally using body language and gestures
explain it verbally, being clear and concise

 5.  When coming home from a great movie, you prefer to:
picture scenes from the movie in your mind
talk about the scenes and what was said
quote mainly what was said in the movie

 6.  In a cinema, you prefer to sit:
on the right side
on the left side

 7.  A friend has something mechanical that won't work. You would:
sympathise and discuss how they feel about it
recommend someone reliable who can fix it
figure out how it works and attempt to fix it for them

 8.  You're in an unfamiliar place and someone asks you where North is. You:
confess you don't know
guess where it is after a bit of thought
point towards North without difficulties

 9.  You've found a parking space but it's tight and you must reverse into it. You would:
rather try to find another space
carefully attempt to back into it
reverse into it without difficulties

 10.  You are watching TV when the telephone rings. You would:
answer the phone with the TV on
turn the TV down, then answer
turn the TV off, tell the others to be quiet and then answer the phone

 11.  You've heard a new song by your favourite artist. Usually you:
can sing some of the song afterwards without difficulties
can sing some of it afterwards if it's a really simple song
find it hard to remember how the song sounded but you might recall some words

 12.  You are best at predicting outcomes by:
using intuition
making a decision based on both available information and 'gut feeling'
using facts, statistics and data

 13.  You've misplaced your keys. Would you:
do something else until the answer comes to you
do something else, but keep trying to remember where you put them
mentally retrace your steps until you remember where you left them

 14.  You're in a hotel room and you hear the distant sound of a siren. You:
couldn't identiffy where it's coming from
could probably point to it if you concentrate
could point straight to where it's coming from

 15.  You go to a social meeting and are introduced to seven or eight new people. The next day you:
can easily picture their faces
would remeber a few of their faces
would be more likely to remember their names

 16.  You want to go to the country for your holiday but your partner wants to go to a beach resort. To convince them your idea is better, you:
tell them sweetly how you feel: you love the countryside and the kids and families always have fun there
tell them if they went to the countryside this time you'll be grateful an will be happy to go to the beach next time
use the facts: the country resort is closer, cheaper, and well organized for sporting and leisure activities

 17.  When planning your day's activities, you usually:
write a list so you can see what needs to bee done
think of the things you need to do
picture in your mind the people you will see, places you will visit and things you'll be doing

 18.  A friend has a personal problem and has come to discuss it with you. You:
are sympathetic and understanding
say that problems are never as bad as they seem and explain why
give suggestions or rational advice on how to solve the problem

 19.  Two friends from different marriages are having a secret affair. How likely are you to spot it?
you could spot it very clearly
you'd pick up on it half of the times
you'd probably miss it

 20.  What is life all about, as you see it?
having friends and living in harmony with those around you
being friendly to others while maintaining personal independence
achiving worthwhile goals, earning others' respect and winning prestige and advancement

 21.  Given the choice, you would prefer to work:
in a team where people are compatible
around others but maintaining your own space
by yourself

 22.  The books you prefer to read are:
novels and fiction
magazines and newspapers
non-fiction, autobiographies

 23.  When you go shopping you tend to:
often buy on impulse, particularly the specials
have a general plan but take it as it comes
read the labels and compare costs

 24.  You prefer to go to bed, get up and eat meals:
whenever you feel like it
on a basic scheddule but you are flexible
at about the same time every day

 25.  You've started a new job and met lots of new people on the staff. One of them phones you at your home. You would:
find it easy to recognise their voice
recognise it aboult half of the times
have difficulties identifying the voice

 26.  What upsets you most when arguing with someone?
their silence or lack of response
when they won't see your point of view
their probing or challanging questions and comments

 27.  In school how did you feel about spelling tests and writing essays?
you found them both fairly easy
you were generally OK with one but not the other
you weren't very goot at either of them

 28.  When it comes to dancing or jazz routines, you:
can 'feel' the music once you've learned the steps
can do some excercises and steps, but get lost with others
have difficulty keeping the time and rhythm

 29.  How good are you at identifying and mimicking animal sounds?
not very good
very good

 30.  At the end of a long day, you usually prefer to:
talk to friends or family about your day
listen to others talk about their day
read a paper, watch TV and not talk