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Table 1 Fourteen primary factors of the high school personality questionnaire

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Factor Low score description Standard ten score (Sten) average High score description
   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
A Critical, reserved, cool            Warm, soft-hearted, participating, outgoing
B Dull, less intelligent, concreteness            More intelligent, bright, abstract, thinking
C Emotionally immature, unstable            Emotionally mature, stable, realistic
D Deliberate, stodgy, placid, phlegmatic temperament            Unrestrained, nervous, excitability
E Obedient, mild, dependant            Assertive, aggressive, rebellious, dominance
F Sober, silent, serious            Happy-go-lucky, enthusiastic
G Casual, quitting, undependable, opportunistic            Conscientious, preserving
H Timid, threat-sensitive, shy            Venturesome, thick-skinned, social boldness
I Practical, tough-minded            Tender minded, sensitive, protected,
J Vigorous, goes readily with group, zestfulness            Individualistic, obstructive, reflective
O Secure, resilient, confident            Discouraged, worrying, self-reproaching, prone to guilt feelings
Q2 Group follower, values social approval            Make own decisions, resourceful, self sufficiency
Q3 Careless, ignores standards, lax            Self-controlled, self-respecting
Q4 Relaxed, composed 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Tense, driven, irritable