Enneagram: What Type are You?

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By: Steven Miller

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About This Quiz

Are you a believer in the human psyche as a blend of nine interconnected personality types? If so, this is the quiz for you. We're going to ask you 30 very specific questions. Based on your answers to each one, we will be able to tell you what Enneagram type you are.

The word Enneagram is a derivative of the Greek words "ennea," which means "nine," and "gramma," which means something that is "written" or "drawn." This school of thought features nine distinct personality types that are separate but connected. Although there are pros and cons to the typology, the end goal of Enneagram typology is to enable the individual to format a plan, or a path, to enlightenment. The Enneagram of Personality has been used as a tool in business, spirituality, and the self-help community, and may be a significant tool that can be used to foster workplace harmony and self-actualization.

We've based our questions on factors that support each of the nine personality types. We know that, in reality, you are a combination of each of the nine types, but one of these types is dominant. Find out which Enneagram type you are by answering the questions in this quiz.

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Which famous person do you most relate to?

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Do you tend to be idealistic in your thinking?

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How long does it take for someone to earn your trust?

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Are you more aggressive or peaceful?

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Are you more likely to be in the role of leader or follower?

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Generally, how do you deal with a stressful situation?

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How much of a perfectionist are you?

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How much is anxiety an issue in your life?

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How long does it take you to make a major decision?

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Are you more laid-back or high-strung?

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Which description of behavior at a party sounds the most like you?

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How organized are you?

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How much time do you spend imagining possible outcomes in order to avoid negative situations?

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How much influence would you say that you have on other people?

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When was the last time you agreed to do something even though you didn't want to?

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Which career best fits your personality?

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Would you consider yourself to be a patient person?

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Would you consider yourself to be a reliable person?

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How self-reliant are you?

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Would you consider yourself to be a creative person?

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Which historical figure do you admire the most?

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How important is it for you to be right?

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How confident are you?

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Are you focused more on yourself or others?

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How stable is your life?

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Which of the following is most important to your well-being?

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Do you feel like you're on a mission in your life?

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How important is it for you to feel supported?

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Would you consider yourself to be confrontational?

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How likely are people to come to you with their problems?

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