How Messy Is Your Desk?

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How Messy Is Your Desk?

How messy is your desk? Not sure how your desk stacks up? Take the quiz to find out what kind of office mess you are!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long has the oldest thing in your desktop inbox been there?
    • A. 

      Since this morning. I empty it every day.

    • B. 

      No idea. Oh, wow! I thought I'd lost that!

    • C. 

      About a week. I'm planning on getting to it soon.

    • D. 

      A couple of days. It will be empty by this evening.

  • 2. 
    How many folders or papers are on your desktop right now?
    • A. 

      Several. I'll try to tidy up before the weekend.

    • B. 

      A couple. I file my papers all at the end of the day.

    • C. 

      One. I only use papers on projects I'm working on right now.

    • D. 

      Too many to count. I lose things on my desk 3

  • 3. 
    How many pieces of paper or notes are visible in your workspace?
    • A. 

      Five or six. I keep everything I need handy.

    • B. 

      Two or three. I keep my visual space tidy.

    • C. 

      As many as it takes. If I file things, I'll never find them

    • D. 

      None. My desk area is completely clutter-free.

  • 4. 
    How long has it been since you cleaned your computer, monitor, keyboard and phone?
    • A. 

      Within the last year.

    • B. 

      Within the last month.

    • C. 

      Never.

    • D. 

      Within the last six months.

  • 5. 
    What would happen if you need to relocate to a new workspace with no notice?
    • A. 

      I'd ask for an extension. With a day or two I could manage.

    • B. 

      I'd panic. It would take days to pack and move it all!

    • C. 

      With a little help, I'd be able to move within a day.

    • D. 

      I'd be able to pack up and unpack at a new desk in a day.

  • 6. 
    How many items in your desk drawers have been untouched in the last month?
    • A. 

      Almost none. I just keep what I need and use in my desk.

    • B. 

      About half. I keep my desk stocked with supplies.

    • C. 

      A few. I try to de-clutter my drawers frequently.

    • D. 

      Almost everything. My drawers are too full to get into.

  • 7. 
    Rate it yourself. How messy is your desk?
    • A. 

      It's a complete mess.

    • B. 

      It's cluttered but livable.

    • C. 

      It's neat but comfortable.

    • D. 

      It's pristine.