The following questionnaire can be used to find out whether students as ‘fixed IQ theorists' or ‘Untapped Potential theorists'. Professor Carol Dweck Columbia US devised it and its been fully validated etc. However, you could devise your own, though it might not work so well.
Read each sentence below and then circle the one number that shows how much you agree with it. There are no right or wrong answers.
Dweck, C. S. (1999) Self Theories: Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development . Hove: Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis Group.