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Self Esteem Quiz

Questionnaire on Self Esteem

Are you wondering how much self-esteem you have or how much your child has?  Would you like to know how strong your self-esteem is?

Then please take a moment to complete the Rosenberg self-esteem scale.

The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale is a 10-item self-report measure of global self-esteem. It consists of 10 statements related to overall feelings of self-worth or self-acceptance.

The items are answered on a four-point scale ranging from strongly agree to strongly disagree.

Self-Esteem Quiz

Self Esteem Quiz

Simply complete the self esteem Quiz questions below.
Rate each statement based on how much you agree. Rate your responses as follows:

SD = Strongly Disagree; D = Disagree; A = Agree; SA = Strongly Agree

__ 1. I feel that I’m a person of worth, at least on an equal basis with others

__ 2. I feel that I have a number of good qualities

__ 3. All in all, I am inclined to think I’m a failure

__ 4. I am able to do things as well as most other people

__ 5. I feel I do not have much to be proud of

__ 6. I take a positive attitude towards myself

__ 7. On the whole, I am satisfied with myself

__ 8. I wish I could have more respect for myself

__ 9. I certainly feel useless at time

__ 10. At times I think I’m no good at all

Scoring Procedures for the Rosenberg Self Esteem Test

Scores are calculated as follows,

For items 1, 2, 4, 6, and 7:
Strongly agree (SA) = 3
Agree (A) = 2
Disagree (D) = 1
Strongly disagree (SA) = 0

For items 3, 5, 8, 9, and 10 (which are reversed in valence):
Strongly agree (SA) = 0
Agree (A) = 1
Disagree (D) = 2
Strongly disagree SD) = 3

The scale ranges from 0-30.

A score below 15 suggests low self-esteem and above indicates that self-esteem is healthy and in tact.

Those with high self-esteem have an unusually positive self image. Most people with low self-esteem do not have a negative, but rather a neutral self-image.

Oh, and here’s one more self esteem resource  for you.  Check out Self Esteem Questionnaire – How Does Your Self Esteem Hold Up?

Here’s to improved self-esteem…

About the Author
Jill Schoenberg is the author of the award winning books Journal Buddies: A Girl’s Journal for Sharing and Celebrating Magnificence and Journal Buddies: A Boys Journal for Discovering and Sharing Excellence, available from

5 Brilliant Comments - Join Discussion Now!

  1. Pilar says:

    I would like to know if I can use the self esteem test (Rosenberg) for primary school children (6-11 years old)?
    I think that maybe it is going to be dificut for them to understand some of the questions.
    thank you for your time.

  2. Jill says:

    Hello Pilar,

    Yes, you may use the test for primary children but will need to adjust the language level of the questions for your age group. Remember, imitation is the highest form of flattery, so I’m sure Rosenberg would approve!

    I wish you success.


  3. Jill says:

    Unfortunately the link doesn’t work. But I think moderate is great! :D

  4. Lj Krea Aloha Cusilit says:

    I just wanna ask, if I could translate this questionnaire into a Filipino language? I will be having a pilot study (Art therapy:its effect on the self-esteem of grade four pupils)
    Ma’am Jill, if you don’t mind can i ask for the email add, wherein I can ask a consent for this? I really need it for my study this moment. Thank You.

  5. Jill says:

    Please feel free to translate the questionnaire as it used extensively by others. Oh, you might also want to know that the Rosenberg self-esteem scale has been translated into many languages already. To learn more read this article on Wikipedia .

    I wish you all the very best with your wonderful pilot program!!!


    PS Here’s a study that used the Rosenberg scale with younger children.