What % Shy Are You?

Talin Vartanian

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About This Quiz

Social situations can be scary for some people, but others may find such gatherings to be a fun and lively event. So if you find yourself hiding from social interactions altogether, then this personality quiz might be just your quiet cup of tea.

Those who tend to feel shy around others may have some feelings of fear when it comes to listening and talking during such social gatherings. But don't worry, we've got a few tips and tricks to overcome this! For starters, it's essential to develop a sense of confidence within yourself. After all, there is a correlation between outgoing personalities and high levels of confidence, so try and show off that radiant smile around other people.

And here's another tip for you: shy folks tend to avoid social interactions altogether, but it's best to actually face these fears by simply talking to as many people as you can. The more you expose yourself to such fears, the more you'll feel at ease and calm with yourself and with other people. But if you prefer to avoid social interactions altogether, we don't really blame you either. Take our personality quiz now to find out how shy you are on our talkative scale!

Let's say that you're at a large social gathering. Are you going to act more like a playful dog or a church mouse?

Do you think that being a shy person is something to be proud of or ashamed of?

If you saw your crush alone at a bar, would you have the guts to talk to them?

On a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being the highest), how confident are you during job interviews?

How much money would someone have to pay you to give a speech in front of 100 people?

Does the idea of singing at a karaoke bar terrify you or does it fill your heart with joy?

When it comes to group projects, do you prefer to work with a team of people or by yourself?

When you become embarrassed in life, do you laugh it off like its no big deal or do you run away in shame?

Do you think that being introverted is the exact same thing as being shy?

Have you found a cure for being shy, or is this something that you're still trying to figure out?

Let's talk about your social circle for a moment. Is it as big as a yacht or is it as small as a thimble?

Which of the following is your reason for wearing headphones out in public?

Does the idea of ordering takeout through a telephone scare you or is this really no big deal for you?

Are your friends and family always trying to get you to talk more or have they accepted your true shy nature?

Are you secretly afraid of what other people think of you or couldn't you care less about the opinions of others?

Would you describe your shy feelings as climbing a mountain or walking on a tightrope?

Have you developed any feelings of social anxiety or is this the polar opposite of who you really are?

Would you rather talk to someone who is super shy or someone who is overly chipper and talkative?

If you were conducting a job interview, would you ever hire an overly shy person?

Which of the following situations is more terrifying: talking to your crush face to face or talking to them over the phone?

Are you the type of person who is observant of other people or do you lack the skill of "reading" nonverbal cues?

It's 8 p.m. on a Saturday night. Which of the following activities would you be found doing?

Do you secretly like to be the center of attention or do you tend to avoid the spotlight at all costs?

Does your mood for the day have any impact on your feelings of shyness?

Is the following statement true or false? Zodiac signs play a significant role when it comes to someone's shy persona.

Are you a secretive and mysterious person or do you gladly share your secrets with other people?

Let's say that you were playing truth or dare with some friends. Are you more inclined to pick the "truth" or the "dare" option?

Everyone has at least a little bit of self-esteem in them, but we want to know how high yours is! Which of these is it?

When it comes to your type of intelligence, which of the following resonates with you the most?

Is it scarier to dance in front of 1,000 people or skydive from a plane that is 18,000 feet in the air?

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