The Life Orientation Test Revised (lot-r)

The following questionnaire has been devised by M. F. Sheier, C. S. Carver and M.W. Bridges to measure an individual's level of optimism. Within the next few weeks you will be able to complete the questionnaire on-line on this site and get a result. In the meantime you can review the questionnaire.
Note on Scoring

Life Orientation Test-Revised (Lot-R)
It is important to identify that there are 4 ?filler? questions in this questionnaire that can be ignored. These are question numbers 2, 5, 6, and 8. You then reverse score the negatively worded items ? these are 3, 7, and 9. You then summate the final scores of the 6 non-filler questions. Your potential range could be from 0-24. The higher you are to 24 the more optimistic in outlook you are.