Personality Quiz

Take this four-question personality quiz!  I got the questions from:


The first preference has to do with how you’re ENERGIZED. Take a minute to look these two options over and give it some serious thought…

Column A (E)
Column B (I)
Tolerate noise and crowds. Avoid crowds and seek quiet.
Talk more than listen. Listen more than talk.
Communicate with enthusiasm. Keep enthusiasm to self.
Be distracted easily. Concentrate well.
Meet people readily and participate
   in many activities.
Proceed cautiously in meeting people
   & participate in selected activities.
Blurt things out w/o thinking. Think carefully before speaking.
Hates to do nothing. On the go. Time alone to recharges batteries.
Likes working or talking in
Would prefer to socialize in small
  groups or just do job “by myself.”
Likes to be center of attention. Content being on the sidelines.
Now, think carefully. You might wanna say you’re both. We all are. But the key is, “what are you more COMFORTABLE doing?” Go with your gut, and pick what you feel is the best answer.



 These preferences have to do with how you GATHER information…or what you pay attention to. Try to forget about the way the words are usually used.

Column A (S)
Column B (N)
Learn new things by imitation
  and observation.
Learns new things through general
Value solid, recognizable methods
  achieved in step-by-step manner.
Value different or unusual methods
  achieved via inspiration.
Focus on actual experience Focus on possibilities.
Tend to be specific and literal;
  give detailed descriptions.
Tend to be general and figurative;
  use metaphors and analogies.
Behave practically. Behave imaginatively.
Rely on past experiences. Rely on hunches.
Likes predictable relationships. Values change in relationships.
Appreciates standard ways to solve
Use new and different ways to solve
  problems and teach solutions.
Methodical. Leap around in a roundabout way.
Value realism and common sense. Value imagination and innovation.
Again, we all take info in both ways. But one way is used more often. Try to think about which one you feel most comfortable with.  



Ok. Halfway done. This category deals with how we make decisions and reach conclusions

Column A (T)
Column B (F)
Have truth as an objective. Have harmony as a goal.
Decide more with my head. Decide more with my heart.
Question others’ findings,
  ’cause they might be wrong.
Agree more with others’ findings,
  ’cause people are worth listening to.
Notice ineffective reasoning. Notice when people need support.
Choose truthfulness over
Choose tactfulness over truthfulness.
Deal with people firmly, as needed Deal with people compassionately.
Expect world to run on logical
Expect the world to recognize
  individual differences.
Notice pros & cons of each option. Note how an option has value and
  it affects people.
See others’ flaws… critical. Like to please others; show appreciation.
Feelings valid if they’re logical. ANY feeling is valid.
Tolerate occasional queries as
  to my emotional state in rel’ships
Appreciate frequent queries as
  to my emotional state
Get the picture? Which one just kinda jumps out atcha as “just feeling right?”



Last one… This one has to do with the LIFESTYLE you adopt.

Column A (J)
Column B (P)
Prefer my life to be decisive,
   imposing my will on it
 Seek to adapt my life and experience
   to what comes along.
Prefer knowing what they’re
   getting themselves into
Like adapting to new situations.
Feel better after making decisions Prefer to keep things open.
Enjoy finishing things. Enjoy starting things.
Work for a settled life, with my
  plans in order.
Keep my life as flexible as
  possible so that nothing’s missed.
Dislike surprises & want
  advance warnings.
Enjoy surprises and like adapting
  and like adapting to last-minute changes.
See time as a finite resource,
  and take deadlines seriously.
See time as a renewable resource,
  and see deadlines as elastic.
Like checking off “to do” list. Ignore “to do” list, even if made one.
Feel better with things planned. Would rather do whatever comes along.
Settled.  Organized. Tentative.  Flexible.  Spontaneous.
Again, you get the picture. So, which one just kinda “feels right”…
kinda like an old pair of jeans?


Now I’m sure you want to know what your personality type is.  Well, after chosing column A or B for all of the questions, look at the little letter up by the top.  Put them in order from first question to last.  I am an INFJ, but you might be an ISTP, or an ENFP.  I can’t post every single personality type on here, so I’m just going to post mine.  To find yours, go to Google, and type in XXXX (your letters) personality type.  You’ll get lots of hits, and most will tell you all about yourself! 

Here’s a portrait of an INFJ from:

The Protector

As an INFJ, your primary mode of living is focused internally, where you take things in primarily via intuition. Your secondary mode is external, where you deal with things according to how you feel about them, or how they fit with your personal value system.

INFJs are gentle, caring, complex and highly intuitive individuals. Artistic and creative, they live in a world of hidden meanings and possibilities. Only one percent of the population has an INFJ Personality Type, making it the most rare of all the types.

INFJs place great importance on havings things orderly and systematic in their outer world. They put a lot of energy into identifying the best system for getting things done, and constantly define and re-define the priorities in their lives. On the other hand, INFJs operate within themselves on an intuitive basis which is entirely spontaneous. They know things intuitively, without being able to pinpoint why, and without detailed knowledge of the subject at hand. They are usually right, and they usually know it. Consequently, INFJs put a tremendous amount of faith into their instincts and intuitions. This is something of a conflict between the inner and outer worlds, and may result in the INFJ not being as organized as other Judging types tend to be. Or we may see some signs of disarray in an otherwise orderly tendency, such as a consistently messy desk.

INFJs have uncanny insight into people and situations. They get “feelings” about things and intuitively understand them. As an extreme example, some INFJs report experiences of a psychic nature, such as getting strong feelings about there being a problem with a loved one, and discovering later that they were in a car accident. This is the sort of thing that other types may scorn and scoff at, and the INFJ themself does not really understand their intuition at a level which can be verbalized. Consequently, most INFJs are protective of their inner selves, sharing only what they choose to share when they choose to share it. They are deep, complex individuals, who are quite private and typically difficult to understand. INFJs hold back part of themselves, and can be secretive.

But the INFJ is as genuinely warm as they are complex. INFJs hold a special place in the heart of people who they are close to, who are able to see their special gifts and depth of caring. INFJs are concerned for people’s feelings, and try to be gentle to avoid hurting anyone. They are very sensitive to conflict, and cannot tolerate it very well. Situations which are charged with conflict may drive the normally peaceful INFJ into a state of agitation or charged anger. They may tend to internalize conflict into their bodies, and experience health problems when under a lot of stress.

Because the INFJ has such strong intuitive capabilities, they trust their own instincts above all else. This may result in an INFJ stubborness and tendency to ignore other people’s opinions. They believe that they’re right. On the other hand, INFJ is a perfectionist who doubts that they are living up to their full potential. INFJs are rarely at complete peace with themselves – there’s always something else they should be doing to improve themselves and the world around them. They believe in constant growth, and don’t often take time to revel in their accomplishments. They have strong value systems, and need to live their lives in accordance with what they feel is right. In deference to the Feeling aspect of their personalities, INFJs are in some ways gentle and easy going. Conversely, they have very high expectations of themselves, and frequently of their families. They don’t believe in compromising their ideals.

INFJ is a natural nurturer; patient, devoted and protective. They make loving parents and usually have strong bonds with their offspring. They have high expectations of their children, and push them to be the best that they can be. This can sometimes manifest itself in the INFJ being hard-nosed and stubborn. But generally, children of an INFJ get devoted and sincere parental guidance, combined with deep caring.

In the workplace, the INFJ usually shows up in areas where they can be creative and somewhat independent. They have a natural affinity for art, and many excel in the sciences, where they make use of their intuition. INFJs can also be found in service-oriented professions. They are not good at dealing with minutia or very detailed tasks. The INFJ will either avoid such things, or else go to the other extreme and become enveloped in the details to the extent that they can no longer see the big picture. An INFJ who has gone the route of becoming meticulous about details may be highly critical of other individuals who are not.

The INFJ individual is gifted in ways that other types are not. Life is not necessarily easy for the INFJ, but they are capable of great depth of feeling and personal achievement.





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    The Doer

    As an ESTP, your primary mode of living is focused externally, where you take things in via your five senses in a literal, concrete fashion. Your secondary mode is internal, where you deal with things rationally and logically.

    ESTPs are outgoing, straight-shooting types. Enthusiastic and excitable, ESTPs are “doers” who live in the world of action. Blunt, straight-forward risk-takers, they are willing to plunge right into things and get their hands dirty. They live in the here-and-now, and place little importance on introspection or theory. The look at the facts of a situation, quickly decide what should be done, execute the action, and move on to the next thing.

    ESTPs have an uncanny ability to perceive people’s attitudes and motivations. They pick up on little cues which go completely unnoticed by most other types, such as facial expressions and stance. They’re typically a couple of steps ahead of the person they’re interacting with. ESTPs use this ability to get what they want out of a situation. Rules and laws are seen as guidelines for behavior, rather than mandates. If the ESTP has decided that something needs to be done, then their “do it and get on with it” attitude takes precendence over the rules. However, the ESTP tends to have their own strong belief in what’s right and what’s wrong, and will doggedly stick to their principles. The Rules of the Establishment may hold little value to the ESTP, but their own integrity mandates that they will not under any circumstances do something which they feel to be wrong.

    ESTPs have a strong flair for drama and style. They’re fast-moving, fast-talking people who have an appreciation for the finer things in life. They may be gamblers or spendthrifts. They’re usually very good at story telling and improvising. They typically makes things up as they go along, rather than following a plan. They love to have fun, and are fun people to be around. They can sometimes be hurtful to others without being aware of it, as they generally do not know and may not care about the effect their words have on others. It’s not that they don’t care about people, it’s that their decision-making process does not involve taking people’s feelings into account. They make decisions based on facts and logic.

    ESTP’s least developed area is their intuitive side. They are impatient with theory, and see little use for it in their quest to “get things done”. An ESTP will occasionally have strong intuitions which are often way off-base, but sometimes very lucid and positive. The ESTP does not trust their instincts, and is suspicious of other people’s intuition as well.

    The ESTP often has trouble in school, especially higher education which moves into realms where theory is more important. The ESTP gets bored with classes in which they feel they gain no useful material which can be used to get things done. The ESTP may be brilliantly intelligent, but school will be a difficult chore for them.

    The ESTP needs to keep moving, and so does well in careers where he or she is not restricted or confined. ESTPs make extremely good salespersons. They will become stifled and unhappy dealing with routine chores. ESTPs have a natural abundance of energy and enthusiasm, which makes them natural entrepreneurs. They get very excited about things, and have the ability to motivate others to excitement and action. The can sell anyone on any idea. They are action-oriented, and make decisions quickly. All-in-all, they have extraordinary talents for getting things started. They are not usually so good at following through, and might leave those tasks to others. Mastering the art of following through is something which ESTPs should pay special attention to.

    ESTPs are practical, observant, fun-loving, spontaneous risk-takers with an excellent ability to quickly improvise an innovative solution to a problem. They’re enthusiastic and fun to be with, and are great motivators. If an ESTP recognizes their real talents and operates within those realms, they can accomplish truly exciting things.

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