Which of the 12 Personality Archetypes Are You?

LIFESTYLE

By: Teresa McGlothlin

6 Min Quiz

Image: Unsplash by Bianca Berg

About This Quiz

A few years before the Myers-Briggs personality test dropped their personality types on the world, Carl Jung had already nailed them down. Unlike the 16 types found in the MBTI test, Jung's test had 12 different archetypes. During this quiz, it's our mission to make sure you know which one of them you are! You might think you already know, but do you really? 

Not to be mistaken with the 12 zodiac signs, the 12 personality types have nothing to do with when you were born. Your personality type is summed up by the way you handle yourself, the choices you make and the way you live your life. By the time you've finished filling us in about the way you get through every day, we'll know you better than your closest friend. Will you agree with the personality assessment we give you, though? 

Whether you're the hero type who champions the bigger picture or the artist that savors the smallest moments, your answers will paint a portrait of the personality you show the world. Do you put off the vibe of a sage or the wisdom of a rebel? Tell us all about yourself, and we'll tell you what psychology has to say!


Can you censor your thoughts before they fly out of your mouth?

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Do you start tracking online orders as soon as you pay for them?

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Should pizza crusts be eaten or left on the plate?

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Could you survive a week without social media?

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Are you romantic enough to believe that you have a soulmate?

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How would you describe your usual sense of humor?

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Are you self-disciplined and full of willpower?

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When you're feeling down, how do you pull yourself out of a funk?

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Do you plan out what you're doing the next day, or do you wing it?

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In your opinion, what's your best physical feature?

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Do you have the patience of a card-carrying saint?

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Which of your personality traits pretty much defines you?

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Are you always running late, or are you forever early?

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On the scale of normal to quirky, where would you put yourself?

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When you travel, how many bags do you need?

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What part of your life would you rate near perfect?

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Where would we find you an any given Tuesday night?

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Would you say that you have a good poker face?

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Do you forgive easily, or do you hold a grudge?

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What kind of smart would you give yourself credit for being?

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Have you ever been known to break the rules?

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What do you think you have in common with a neurosurgeon?

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Would you have a problem going to dinner alone?

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If you were going to argue with a cat, what would you argue about?

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Are you creative enough to paint a portrait of your favorite person?

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Would you ever try something like skydiving?

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When you get interested in a new show, do you binge every episode?

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What percent of an introvert do you think you are?

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Do you stay on top of technology or fashion trends?

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How often do you spend the day in your pajamas?

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