The islamophobia test is a questionnaire that assesses the level of negative attitudes towards Islam. It consists of three subscales: Islamophobia, Unbiased Criticism of Islam, and Islam-positivity. It is developed to address issues that have been widely debated by world leaders and the general public. The results of the test are stored in a database and statistical analyses are conducted to ensure validity and reliability. It was developed by research professionals with experience in social psychology, typology, and political analysis.
The Islamophobia test is based on the research of psychologists Imhoff and Recker, and further refined by researchers Crane and Bano. It does not, however, endorse the ideas of Imhoff and Recker or endorse the treatment of Muslims by a minority group. Rather, it attempts to separate the bigoted treatment of Muslims from the legitimate criticisms of Islam from a liberal Western perspective. The test asks the respondent to indicate how strongly they agree or disagree with each statement.
Although Islamophobia is often characterized as a negative attitude, it is not a one-dimensional phenomenon. In fact, studies of this topic have been controversial, arguing that it is not a single-dimensional concept that adequately describes negative attitudes towards Muslims. As such, future studies should test this multidimensionality by using a wide variety of samples. In addition, comparative studies with samples from different countries should shed light on the phenomenon.