Which of the 4 Types of Communicators Are You?

Teresa M.

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About This Quiz

Everyone communicates differently, but do you know your basic style of communication? When you want to get your point across, how do you do it? Psychology has broken the way we interact down into four groups: verbal communicators, nonverbal communicators, written communicators, and visual communicators. As you go through the quiz, we will ask you questions designed to decipher the way you communicate best!

When you get angry at a friend, do you have a face-to-face argument, or do you prefer to write your thoughts out in a long email or message? The way you respond to our various scenarios during this quiz will reveal which of the four communication styles you utilize most naturally.

While communication styles are as varied as individual life experiences, the four categories are present in most people to some degree of dominance. Sharing the way you deal with your coworkers, your family, or the folks around you in the grocery store line can help us place you in the correct communication category. 

As you go through the four types of communication quiz, filling us in on your lifestyle and your relationships will help us find the answer you seek. Answer as truthfully as you can! Then, we'll tell you how you communicate best! Let's find out!

Where did you sit in your high school English class?

How do you feel about public speaking?

How would your most recent ex describe your ability to communicate?

Are you better with maps or with GPS?

If you and your boss disagreed, how would you express it?

Are you good at reading body language?

The woman in front of you in the grocery store won't stop talking, what do you do?

How do you show your anger most often?

What kind of movies do you like most?

Would you say you are artistically inclined?

What would be your job in a hospital?

What would you be found doing at a party?

You have a new idea at work, how do you share it with your coworkers?

Which word best describes your laugh?

Do you prefer small dinners or large affairs?

Are you more of an introvert or an extrovert?

What kind of social media posts do you make most often?

Are you a good team player?

What would you rather spend a Friday night doing?

What do you think is your most dominant personality trait?

What drives you craziest?

What do you like most about your best friend?

What sort of thing would you enjoy most while traveling?

What job would you like to try for a week?

How do you take your coffee?

What kind of class might you sign up to take?

Which character from "How I Met Your Mother" are you most like?

What do you listen to while you drive?

What would you like to spend more time doing?

Do you spend a lot of time texting?

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