Are You “Gritty”?

Are you “gritty”?  Grit determines if and how you’re able to push through challenges and be successful (in whatever you do):

A professor named Angela Duckworth, as a doctoral student, sought some way to make sense of the qualities that go beyond IQ: “People who accomplished great things, she noticed, often combined a passion for a single mission with an unswerving dedication to achieve that mission, whatever the obstacles and however long it might take.” (New York Times Magazine, Sept. 14, 2011). She named this quality “grit” and came up with a scale for measuring it. To find out if you are gritty, take this brief quiz and determine your result. A result of 5 is extremely gritty, a score of 1 is not gritty at all. My score was a 4.