This In-Depth Personality Test Could Show What Type of Person You Are
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About This Quiz
Most of us have an idea of who we are as people. After all, you've probably come face-to-face with questions like "Describe your personality in three words" or "Tell me about yourself." But this quiz isn't going to look at simple things like that, because we've gathered 30 questions that will challenge you emotionally and intellectually.
Your personality is determined by several different traits, and there are no "right" or "wrong" types of personality traits. Your childhood, background and memories have shaped who you are as a person, which means that your present self is also shaping your future. So ask yourself this: What type of person do you really think you are? Are you the type of person who has anxious thoughts that won't go away, or do you know how to manage stress through calming activities? Do you act differently around other people versus being alone?
A personality is also shaped by the people that we surround ourselves by. You might subconsciously pick up certain habits and behaviors from your friends, coworkers and family members that you might not even be aware of. But don't tell us; show us who you think you really are with this in-depth personality test!
Is your life filled with more happy, sad or angry moments?
How would you go about solving the following mathematical equation: 3624+1248-9852?
Which of these sounds would lull you to sleep?
If you were an animal in your past life, which animal do you think you were?
What do you think about when you see abstract images?
Which of these Beatles songs matches your life the best?
What comes to mind when you think of the word "home?"
If life could answer one question for you, what would you ask?
What shape corresponds to the word "life?"
If the color red had a taste to it, what do you think it would taste like?
What is more precious to you in life: money or time?
Which of these spices matches your personality the best?
Is your life more colorful or dark?
If you saw a pot of gold on a deserted island that is surrounded by hungry sharks, what would you do?
Would you want to live in a city that floats in the sky?
If a lie had a color to it, what color would it be?
Would you rather trade places with your past or future self?
If you could send one message to the people of the 1700s, what would you tell them?
What is something that actually is "rocket science" to you?
If you could measure life with one of these tools, which would you use?
Do you try to make sense of things that don't make any sense at all?
Which of these oxymorons do you resonate with the most?
If you saw an alien in your room, how would you convince the world that aliens exist?
Would you rather be a plant, an object or an animal in your next life?
Is it better to explore new places or revisit familiar terrain?
What is something that bores you, but is actually interesting to other people?
Is it better to change your looks or your name?
What makes you envious about other people?
If your life occurred in another galaxy, which of these would it take place in?
What do you see when you look up at the stars?
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