Instructions:

Part 1 of the test has to do with establishing your associations to some common English words. Below is a list of 40 words. Read each one carefully. For each word, decide whether your associations with it are very pleasant, mildly pleasant, mildly unpleasant or very unpleasant, and choose the box. You may work at your own speed, but think carefully about each word before answering. When you are finished, click at the bottom of the page to go on to part 2.




1. CRUEL

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

2. MORNING

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

3. DAGGER

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

4. IVORY

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

5. FORTUNE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

6. SOUND

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

7. HELP

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

8. CREATE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

9. TONED

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

10. BARK

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

11. HERMIT

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

12. INVITE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

13. RUSH

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

14. INSPIRE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

15. PRIZE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

16. INVENT

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

17. CAPTURE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

18. KEYHOLE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

19. LAWLESS

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

20. STERN

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

21. CONDEMN

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

22. BLOOD

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

23. CLUE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

24. JETSKI

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

25. HIDEOUS

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

26. BLEAK

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

27. PRISON

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

28. PRETTY

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

29. ABSTRACT

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

30. INTRUDE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

31. SUNSET

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

32. SAVING

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

33. SCREAM

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

34. HAUNTED

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

35. DESPAIR

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

36. FOOD

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

37. DESOLATE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

38. TRUCK

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

39. DARK

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant

40. MASSAGE

very pleasant
mildly pleasant
mildly unpleasant
very unpleasant



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