Scrupulosity Quiz

Scoring: Add up your answers to all the questions to earn a total score. The higher the score, the more likely it is that you may place a higher need for perfectionism, control, or orderliness.

 

This quiz is not intended to be a diagnostic tool. If you believe you may suffer from symptoms of Scrupulosity please seek an evaluation by a trained mental health professional. 


Rate the following questions according to the scale below:


1  (not at all) ----- 2 ----- 3 (somewhat) ----- 4 ----- 5 (very much)


1. I often feel the need to confess minor mistakes to others.


2. I worry that I am offending others.


3. I have a strong sense of right and wrong.


4. I frequently worry that God will punish me for things I am doing wrong


5. I am afraid I am not acting one hundred percent in accordance with the law.


6. I always want to do the right thing and I am extremely bothered when I think I have not.


7. I am excessively concerned about saying my religious prayers “perfectly” and need to repeat them if I make a mistake.


8. I frequently think about how to be a moral person.


9. I am excessively concerned about telling the truth


10. I am overly concerned about behaving ethically


11. I will do everything in my power to do what I think is “just”, even if it is not in my best interest.


12. I will go to every extent to return something that does not belong to me.


13. If I am charged for an item for less than what it goes for, I will immediately tell the salesperson.


14. I am shameful of having “immoral thoughts.”


15. I have to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth in all circumstances, no white lies.


16. If I inadvertently put wrong information on a form I will do everything in my power to correct it.


17. Honesty is the most important virtue.


18. If someone lies he/she will be punished in some way.


19. People who are not completely honest will be punished in some way in this life or in the afterlife.


20.) I must always do the “right” thing.


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