The Personality Quiz

By: Talin Vartanian

The Personality Quiz
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About This Quiz

Whether you're funny, intelligent or a bit lazy, this quiz will explore some of your best and worst personality traits. After all, each one of us has distinct traits that makes us special and unique, but sometimes, they can be hard to spot. For example, you may be perceived as a tough and resilient person, but deep down, you may be as soft and adorable like a teddy bear! In other words, your personality has layers to it, and we're on a mission to find out what they are!

There are a wide variety of personality traits that are associated with successful people. Some of these include patience, enthusiasm, optimism and determination. Successful people are also very open-minded and are constantly motivated by their ambition. On the other hand, people who are more arrogant, rude and narrow-minded may not have a very large social circle. 

Your personality is also crucial for work success. An interviewer may look past your employment history and references if they can see that you have a charismatic personality. On the flip side, some negative personality traits may also cost you the job! But there's no need to walk on such a tightrope in this quiz, because all we're going to do is find out a little more about who you really are!

When it comes to socializing at parties, are you more introverted or extroverted with others?
Introverted
It depends who I'm around.
I'm somewhere in the middle.
Extroverted

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How do you feel about expressing your opinion in an honest and straightforward manner to others?
That sounds a bit harsh.
It depends on who I'm talking to.
Now you're speaking my language.
I'm not afraid of doing it, but I would be nice about it.

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Let's say that you were just passed up for a job promotion, even though you were more deserving of it. Would you retaliate against your boss?
No, revenge is not the answer.
I would probably just quit my job.
I would be very passive-aggressive about it.
I would just be honest about how I feel.

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Do you often think about life in a philosophical type of way?
No, not really.
Yes, quite often actually.
I tend to ask more questions about life itself.
Sometimes I do.

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When you wake up in the morning, are you bursting with energy or are you more like a sleepy cat?
A sleepy cat
Somewhere in the middle of these two.
It depends on how much sleep I got.
I'm definitely bursting with energy.

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Are you the type of person who would initiate an impromptu road trip with some friends?
No, not at all.
Only if I had a few days off for it.
It wouldn't be an "impromptu" road trip, it would be more planned out.
Absolutely.

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Let's say that you're working on a group project with some friends. Would you be the leader of the group or one of the followers?
The follower
Can I be both?
I don't do group projects, I work alone.
The leader

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Should life be viewed in an optimistic, pessimistic or a realistic type of way?
Optimistic
It depends on the type of day I'm having.
Pessimistic
Realistic

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Here's a daring scenario for you: would you cage dive with sharks for $500?
Nope, I'll pass.
You'll have to pay me more than that.
Hmm ... OK, I'll do it for $500.
I'll do it for free!

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During the holidays, are you more of a giver or a receiver when it comes to gifts?
I'm much more of a giver.
It's pretty even.
I definitely receive more gifts during the holidays.
It depends on the year.

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Does asking for help hurt your pride or is it something that you feel comfortable with?
I'm more shy about it.
It depends on who I'm asking for help.
It hurts my pride.
I'm comfortable with it.

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Do you think that test scores are an accurate way to measure someone's intelligence?
No, because some smart people are not very good at taking tests.
No, because intelligence goes beyond tests.
Of course, how else would it be measured?
I guess it depends on the type of test.

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No one's perfect, which means you most likely embody which of the following seven deadly sins?
Sloth
Envy
Pride
Greed

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If your personality could be represented by an animal, which of these would it be?
Owl
Eagle
Wolf
Otter

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Are you the type of person who has a hard time making friends, or does that come very naturally to you?
It's pretty difficult for me.
It's not too hard, but it's not that easy either.
I don't really care to make friends.
I'm a natural at it.

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We know you've got some jokes! On a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being the highest), rate your sense of humor.
1-3
7-8
4-6
9-10

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Would your friends describe you as a clean or an organized type of person?
Somewhat, yes.
Nope, just the opposite actually.
Yes, I'm very organized.
When I'm not procrastinating on cleaning my home, than yes, I'm very clean!

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Let's test your patience for a moment. Could you sit in a room by yourself without your phone for two hours?
What am I getting out of this?!
Can we make it one hour instead of two?
Sure, no problem.
Why would you do this to me?

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Your best friend made you some homemade cookies as a surprise ... but they taste awful. What are you going to say to them?
"These are the best cookies I've ever had."
"Great, thanks!"
"These taste like garbage."
"These could be better, but thanks anyway."

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If you could market yourself in one word to your crush, what word would you use?
Thoughtful
Spontaneous
Intelligent
Funny

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When it comes to motivation in life, are you more motivated by fear or success?
Both
Fear
Success
I'm not really sure.

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Everyone gets a little bit lazy sometimes. What's your personal cure for laziness?
I'm still trying to figure that out.
A strong work ethic.
I never get lazy.
A looming deadline.

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Is it better to talk too much or too little when it comes to conversing with other people?
It's best to talk too little.
It depends on the flow of the conversation.
It's best to only speak when necessary.
It's better to talk too much.

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When somebody disagrees with you about something, do you immediately dismiss their argument or hear what they have to say?
I would try and avoid such altercations in the first place.
I'll just dismiss their argument.
I'll hear what they have to say.
It depends on what we're talking about.

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Which of the following professions would you love to transition into as a new career path?
Teacher
Video game designer
Cryptographer
Actor

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A rough day at work calls for which of the following therapeutic activities?
Taking a bubble bath
Drawing or painting
Reading a book
Sleeping

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Are you someone who adapts to change very easily, or is this something you try to avoid?
I try to avoid it.
I'm somewhat OK at adapting to change.
It depends on the type of change.
I can adapt very well.

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Which of the following describes the size of your social circle?
A thimble
A backpack
A car
A mansion

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Aside from lemons, what other types of fruit does life tend to hand you?
Pears
Grapes
Limes
Strawberries

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You might be familiar with the phrase "mind over matter," but do you actually think it's true?
Of course it is.
No, not at all.
It depends on the problem.
Sometimes it's true.

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