Twenty Statement Test (TST)

There are twenty numbered blanks on the page below. Please write twenty answer to the simple question “Who am I?” in these blank. Just give twenty different answers to this question; answer as if you were giving the answers to yourself- not someone else. Write your answers in the order that they occur to you. Don’t worry about logic or “importance.” WHO AM I?

 

1. _____________________________________________________________________

 

2. ______________________________________________________________________

 

3. ______________________________________________________________________

 

4. ______________________________________________________________________

 

5. ______________________________________________________________________

 

6. ______________________________________________________________________

 

7. ______________________________________________________________________

 

8. ______________________________________________________________________

 

9. ______________________________________________________________________

 

10. _____________________________________________________________________

 

11. _____________________________________________________________________

 

12. _____________________________________________________________________

 

13. _____________________________________________________________________

 

14. _____________________________________________________________________

 

15. _____________________________________________________________________

 

16. _____________________________________________________________________

 

17. _____________________________________________________________________

 

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20. _____________________________________________________________________

From Eleen A. Baumann, Richard G. Mitchell, Jr., and Caroline Hodges Persell. 1989. Encountering Society: Student Resource Manual to accompany Persell, Understanding Society, Third Edition. New York: Harper & Row. Exercise 5, “Twenty Statement Test,” p.  305.