INTEREST INVENTORY-A

Name                                                                           Date of Birth                                       Age                           

Grade                           School                                                            Sex                 Date                                     

(This is not a test. If you have a question, feel free to ask your teacher.)

A. RECREATION AND OTHER ACTIVITIES

1. If you have some time to spend as you choose, what do you like to do?

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2.What do you usually do—

after school?                                                                                                                          _  _          

in the evening?                                                                                                                          _           

on weekends?                                                                                                                                      

3.What game do you like best to play?                                                                                                _____    

4. Do you like to make things?                               If so, what things have you made?                         _     ___  

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5. What tools do you have at home?                                                                                               ____           

6. Do you have any pets?                          If so, what?                                                               ____              

7. Do you collect things?                            If so, what things?                                   ___                                

8. Do you take lessons, such as music, dancing?                  If so, what?                          __                           

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9. Do you have any hobbies?                     If so, what?                  ___                                                           

10. If you could have one wish come true, what would it be?                             _                                           

                                                                                                                    _____                                       

11. Are there some things you fear?                                     If so, what?                                                           

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B. TELEVISION, RADIO, AND MOVIES

12. How much time do you spend watching TV?

On a school day?               hrs.

On a weekend?          __   hrs.

13. What is your favorite program?                                                                        _                                     

14. How much time do you spend listening to the radio?

On a school day?                hrs.

On weekends?                    hrs.

15. How often do you go to the movies?                                                                                                ___      

Name the movie (s) you have liked best:                                                                                                

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C. READING

16. What is the best book you have ever read?                                                     ___                                       

Name other books you have liked:                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                _           

17. Name some books of your own:                                                                                                       ____    

                                                                                                                                                             

18. Do you go to the public library often?                              Seldom?                      Never                                 

19. What magazines do you read?                                                                                                  ___             

                                                                                                                              _                             

20. Do you read a newspaper?                                Which parts?                                                    ___           

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21. What kind (s) of books do you like to read?                                                                              __              

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D. VOCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL INTERESTS

22. What kind of work do you want to do when you finish school?                                                  __              

                                                                                                                                                           

23. Have you done any reading about that kind of work?                                                                   __           

For example?                                                                                                                                       

24. Have you seen anyone on TV or in the movies who does the kind of work you want to do?                 __     

Who?                                                                                                                                                  

25. Do you plan to take any further training or education after high school?                                          __         

If so, where?                                                                                                                                        

(If you do not know an answer, or you would rather not answer it feel free to leave that one blank.)