Motivation Drivers Questionnaire


This questionnaire explores which 10 key motivational factors drive an individual and to what level.


Our motivation Drivers questionnaire is designed to develop the understanding which can help the you to maximise opportunities presented to you and improve your performance and engagement in the workplace.

User Requirements

The Symbiotics Motivation Drivers questionnaire is completed online, so candidates only need access to a computer with internet access.

Are you looking to brush up on your motivational drivers? Candidates are able to purchase licences for individual usage here to allow verification of the test, or for practice prior to an assessment centre. You will receive a licence code to allow you access to the system, which will enable you to undertake one assessment.

Buying multiple tests - do you need a corporate account? Speak to our sales team for bulk discounts on test purchases in preparation for a recruitment process or assessment centre. Once purchased, you will receive Licence codes to enable you to distribute the assessments to your candidates as required.

Licence codes are for single use only and the assessment must be completed within 3 months.

What happens next

Once you have completed the secure online payment through Worldpay, you will be sent a Welcome email containing licence codes for the purchased tests.

The assessment is accessed by redeeming the licence code on our ADAPT platform.

If you / your participants have previously registered an account on our ADAPT platform and have a username and password, this licence code can be redeemed against existing accounts by logging in at If not, you / your participants will need to register a new account at, and enter the licence code during this process.

The test can then be taken through the ADAPT platform. Once the test is completed, a report containing the results and how to interpret them will become available as a PDF download.

For assistance during this process, please see support details provided in the welcome email.

Taking the test

This is an untimed test which contains 36 questions, each asking you to consider two behavior descriptions and where you would place yourself on a scale of hos strongly each relates to yourself.


The results of this test are provided as an overall score plus scores for each section, all normed and shown within a colour banding for easy identification of level.

Download a sample report to see what to expect.

Our Psychologists say

Your level of motivation can impact your focus and engagement with an activity. Individuals with a strong understanding of their key motivation drivers are likely to have greater success achieving their goals. They are likely to be committed and a resilient and proactive team member within a team and organisation.