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PTypes - Temperament Test

Instructions: Select the words which describe you best. Then click the submit button at the end of the test to find out your temperament type. The form of the test is based on a web page and javascript by Justin Burruss. The test questions have been adapted from many sources. Those marked with an asterisk (*) were adapted from David Keirsey's Portraits of Temperament. Keirsey is the author of the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II. Comments.


1. My strongest inclination is to be

Dominating
Charismatic
Conscientious
Steady


2. Usually, I am

Amiable
Intense
Cheerful
Reserved


3. My basic motive is the desire for

Popularity
Perfection
Peace
Power


4. My behavioral style could be characterized as

Spontaneous
Motivated
Casual
Persevering


5. I'm at my best when

Order-setting
Empathizing
Analyzing
Perceiving


6. I see myself as a(n)

Unifier
Expander
Identifier
Stabilizer


7. I'd like the role of

Peacemaker
Promoter
Leader
Reformer


8. An objective observer would see me as

Sensation-seeking
Security-seeking
Identity-seeking
Knowledge-seeking


9. Sometimes I can be

Too insensitive
Too sensitive
Too excitable
Too serious


10. Metaphorically, my behavior consists of

Connecting
Opening
Cutting
Closing


11. At my worst I can be

Self-absorbed
Reckless
Submissive
Cruel


12. My world view is

Traditional
Idealistic
Rationalistic
Hedonistic


13. My core values tend to be

Spiritual
Theoretical
Experiential
Economic


14. I take the most pride in being *

A winner
Competent
Authentic
Accountable


15. I rely most on

Sensing Judging
Sensing Perceiving
Intuitive Thinking
Intuitive Feeling


16. A compliment would be to say that I'm

Charming
Patient
Logical
Sensitive


17. My style would best be described as

Self-confident
Aggressive
Conscientious
Leisurely


18. I fault myself sometimes when I am too

Exuberant
Impatient
Humble
Anxious


19. I would most like to be seen as *

Successful
Genuine
Capable
Dependable


20. I don't mind if others see me as *

Prosperous
Nervy
Benevolent
Autonomous


21. I desire most to be

Winning
Agreeable
Authoritative
Accomplished


22. I might be too concerned with

Ability
Control
Comfort
Status


23. I enjoy being

Orderly
Financial secure
Desirable
Obeyed


24. I feel best when I am

Beloved
Energetic
Quiet
Correct


25. If I could, I'd spend all my time

Governing
Improving the world
Being friendly
Being celebrated


26. It's most important to be

Self-actualizing
Reciprocating
Free
Influential


27. I most want others to see me as *

Competitive
Responsible
Skilled
Sincere


28. I'm not proud that I'm often

Rigid
Sluggish
Aloof
Restless


29. I'm quite happy that I'm

Objective
Plain and simple
Emotional
Exciting


30. Most of all it's best to be

Strong
Fun
Intimate
Dutiful

 

 

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