We'll Guess Which of the Big Five Personality Traits Is Dominant In You With This "Yes or No" Quiz

LIFESTYLE

By: Kennita Leon

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

If you've never heard of the Big Five personality traits and are curious, here's a little more information. This personality model, also known and the OCEAN model (you'll see why later) and the five-factor model is a classification of personality traits initially invented by Ernest Tupes and Raymond Christal in the early '40s but was restructured in the '80s by Lewis Goldberg.

The traits are openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism (OCEAN - but can also be CANOE) and they all contain a subset of traits that make up each personality. For example, conscientious people are ambitious, thorough, self-disciplined and reliable, while those who fall under neuroticism tend to be nervous, insecure, wary and self-critical.

But because we've evolved and are now very complex creatures, one can encompass traits from more than one of the five. But which one is dominant within you? If you take some time to answer our questions, we'll tell you exactly which Big Five trait is dominant within you.

Do you enjoy working with others?

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Is making friends easy for you?

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Do you handle change well?

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Would you say that you're very creative?

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Are you big on structure?

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Has anyone ever called you spontaneous?

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Are you good with money?

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Can people count on you?

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Are you the one your friends come to when they have a problem?

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Are you good at balancing the different aspects of your life?

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Do you feel overwhelmed at times?

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Do you care what others think about you?

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And do you have a lot to say?

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Are you an art lover?

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Can you dance?

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Are you happy at this very moment?

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Are you bored with your life?

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Are you in a relationship right now?

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Are you in love?

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Do you think each and every one of us has a soul mate?

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Do you prefer being single?

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Is intimacy very important to you?

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Do you believe the phrase "once a cheater, always a cheater?"

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Is love more important than your job?

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Do you love your job?

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Do you find that your coworkers lean on your for support?

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If you could, would you go on a vacation tomorrow?

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Is your appearance very important to you?

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Is your room clean at this very second?

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Do you have lots of people who depend on you?

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