Personality Test

Are you ready for some serious self-reflection?

This personality test consists of 35 multiple-choice questions on your preferences and habits, as well as on how you react in various situations. Everything should take an average of 15 minutes, provided you consider the questions properly.

Your answers will be automatically processed, and you will be presented with a description of your personality type. There are sixteen personality categories in total, and each description will include suitable career choices as well the matching courses you could take in MMU.

Please note that this test is meant only to help you get started on your journey of self-discovery at MMU. This test should not be taken as medical, clinical or psychological advise. If you need more information, please contact our academic counsellors through the "Contact Us" link below.

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2. Do you prefer people with

3. It is worse to

4. Which rules you are drawn more to?

5. Are you swayed more by

6. Are you usually more

7. Do you tend to choose

8. In your social groups do you

9. Facts

10. Do you prefer writers to

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11. Are you inclined to be more

12. Are you more drawn to

13. Do you prefer things to be

14. Would you say you are more

15. At parties do you

16. Are you more intrigued by

17. Children often do not

18. Are you drawn more to

19. With people, are you usually more

20. Are you more comfortable having something

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21. Are you more prone to keep things

22. Do you prefer

23. Are you more believe in

24. Are you more interested in

25. Are you typically more a person of

26. Do you value in yourself more, that you are

27. Is it preferable mostly to

28. Are you more comfortable

29. When the phone rings do you

30. In writings do you prefer

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31. Are you drawn more to

32. Which one is more important?

33. Do you think you are

34. Do you tend to be more

35. Are you a person that is more

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You are The Giver!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Genuinely interested in people, and find it easy to warm up to them
  • Value people's feelings
  • Value structure and organization
  • Value harmony, and are good at creating it
  • Exceptionally good people skills
  • Strong organizational capabilities
  • Loyal and honest
  • Creative and imaginative
  • Enjoy variety and new challenges
  • Get personal satisfaction from helping others

You are lucky in that you are good in a quite a lot of different things. You can generally achieve a good degree of success at anything which has interested you. You will do best in professions which allow for the creative generation of new ideas and close dealings with people.

  • Consultant
  • Facilitator
  • Sales Representative
  • Human Resources
  • Manager
  • Events Coordinator
  • Writers

You are The Inspirer!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Project-oriented
  • Bright and capable
  • Genuinely interested in people, and find it easy to warm up to them
  • Great people skills
  • Able to relate to people on their own level
  • Service-oriented; likely to put the needs of other above your own
  • Future-looking
  • Cooperative and friendly
  • Creative and energetic
  • Natural leader, but do not like to control people
  • Can work logically and rationally – you can use your intuition to understand the goal and work backwards towards it

You are lucky in that you are good in quite a lot of different things. You can generally achieve a good degree of success at anything which has insterested you. However, you get bored rather easily and are not naturally good at following things through to completion. Accordingly, you should avoid jobs which require performing a lot of detailed, routine-oriented tasks. You will do best in professions which allow you to creatively generate new ideas and deal closely with people.

Possible career path for you:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Computer programmer
  • System analyst
  • Scientist
  • Engineer

You are The Executive!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Driven to turn theories into plans
  • Highly values knowledge
  • Future – oriented
  • Natural leader
  • Want things structured and ordered
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Self- confident
  • Decisive

You are especially well-suited to lead or build orginizations. You have the ability to clearly indentify problems and formulate innovative solutions for the well-being of you organization in the short as well as long terms. Having a strong desire to lead, you are not likely to be happy as a follower; you feel a strong need to be in charge.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Corporate Executive Officer
  • Organization founder
  • Entrepreneur
  • Computer consultant
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Business administors and managers
  • University professors and administrators

You are The Visionary!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Project-oriented
  • Enjoy generating ideas and theories
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Bright and capable
  • Flexible and diverse
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent people skills
  • Lively and energetic; able to motivate others
  • Highly values knowledge and competence
  • Logical and rational thinker

You are fortunate to have a wide range of capabilities. You are generally good at anything which has captured your interest. You are likely to be successful in many different career paths. Since you have a lot of options, you would do well to choose professions that allow you a lot of personal freedom where you could use your creativity to generate new ideas and solve problems.

Possible careers paths for you:

  • Lawyer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Photographer
  • Consultant
  • Engineer
  • Scientist
  • Sales representative
  • Marketing personnel
  • Computer programmer
  • Systems analyst

You are The Caregiver!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Organized
  • Loyal
  • Could be depended on to follow things through to completion
  • Enjoys creating order, structure and schedules
  • Enjoys interacting with people
  • Warm-hearted and sympathetic
  • Tend to put others' needs above your own
  • Very cooperative, good team member
  • Practical and down-to-earth
  • Values peaceful living and security
  • Enjoy variety, but work well with routine tasks
  • Receive satisfaction from giving to others

You have two primary traits that will help define your best career direction:

  1. You are extremely organized and enjoy creating order, and
  2. Much of your self-satisfaction is gotten through giving and helping others. Accordingly, you would do well at tasks that involve creating or maintaining order and structure.

Possible careers paths for you:

  • Administrator
  • Office manager
  • Counselor
  • Accountant
  • Administrative assistant

You are The Performer!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Lives in the present moment
  • Are stimulated and excited by new experiences
  • Practical and realistic
  • Genuinely interested in people
  • Knows how to have a good time, and how to make things fun for others
  • Independent and resourceful
  • Spontaneous
  • Feels special bonds with children and animals
  • Strongly developed aesthetic appreciations for things
  • Great people skills

You are good at many things, but you will not be happy unless you have a lot of contact with people and get a lot of experiences. You should choose careers which would provide you with the opportunity to use your great people skills and practical perspective, and would also provide you enough new challenges that you would not become bored.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Sales representatives
  • Consultant
  • Photographers

You are The Guardian!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Natural leader – you like to be in charge
  • Loyal
  • Hard – working and dependable
  • Athletic and wholesome
  • Excellent organizatinal abilities
  • Enjoy creating order and structure
  • Very thorough
  • Will follow projects through to completion
  • Straight-foward and honest
  • Driven to fulfill your duties

You have a lot of flexibility in choosing your career. You are good at a lot of different things because you put forth a tremendous amount of effort towards doing things the right way. You would be happiest in leadership positions, however, because you have a natural drive to be in charge. You are best suited for jobs which require creating order and structure.

Possible career paths for you :

  • Business administrator
  • Manager
  • Judge
  • Financial officer
  • Sales representative

You are The Doer!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Action-oriented
  • Live in the present moment
  • Dislike abstract theory without practical application
  • Like to see immediate results for your efforts
  • Fast-paced and energetic
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Resourceful
  • Seldom work from a plan - make things up as you go
  • Fun to be around
  • Highly observant
  • Excellent memory for details
  • Excellent people skills
  • Good-natured
  • Excellent ability to see an immediate problem and quickly devise a solution
  • Attracted to adventure and risk
  • May be flashy or showy
  • Like initiating things

You have some advantageous traits which are unique to your personality type. Your skills of observation make you extremely good at correctly analyzing and assessing other peoples' motives or perspectives. Your people skills allow you to use this knowledge to your advantages while interacting with people. For this reason, you make an excellent sales person. You also have a special ability to react quickly and effectively to an immediate need, such as in an emergency or crisis situation. This is a valuable skill in many different professions, perhaps most notably in action-oriented professions. You enjoy new experiences and dealing with people, and dislike being confined in structured or regimented environments.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Sales representative
  • Marketing personnel
  • Computer technical support
  • Entrepreneurs

You are The Protector!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Intituively understand people and situations
  • Idealistic
  • Highly principled
  • Natural leader
  • Sensitive and compassionate towards people
  • Service-oriented
  • Future-looking
  • Constantly seeking meaning and purpose in everything
  • Creative and visionary
  • Can work logically and rationally, using your intuition to understand the goal and work backwards towards it

You are a special individual who needs more of a career than a job. You need to feel as if everything you do in your life is in-sync with your strong value system - with what you believe to be right. Accordingly, you should choose a career in which you are able to live your daily life in accordance with your deeply held principles, and which supports you in your life quest to be doing something meaningful. Since you have such a strong value system and persistent intuitive visions which lend you a sense of "knowing", you'd do best in positions in which you are a leader, rather than a follower.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Clergy / religious worker
  • Teacher
  • Medical doctor/ dentist
  • Alternative health care practitioner, i.e. chiropractor, reflexologist
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Counselors or social worker
  • Musicians or artist
  • Photographer

You are The Idealist!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Strong value system
  • Genuinely interested in people
  • Service-oriented, usually putting the needs of others above your own
  • Loyal and devoted to people and causes
  • Growth-oriented; always want to be growing in a positive direction
  • Creative and inspirational
  • Flexible and laid-back, unless a ruling principle is violated
  • Dislike dealing with details and routine work
  • Original and individualistic - "out of the mainstream"
  • Excellent written communication skills

You are a special, sensitive individual who needs a career that is more than a job. You need to feel that everything you do in your life is in accordance with your strongly value systems, which moves you in a positive, growth-oriented direction. You are driven to do something meaningful and purposeful with your life. You will be happiest in careers that allow you to live your daily life in accordance to your values, which contributes towards the greater good of humanity.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Writer
  • Counselor or social worker
  • Teacher or professor
  • Psychologist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Musician
  • Clergy or religious worker

You are The Scientist!

You generally have the following traits :

  • Able to absorb extremely complex theoretical and complex materials
  • Driven to create order and structure from theoretical abstractions
  • Future-oriented
  • See the global "big picture"
  • Value knowledge and efficiency
  • Calm, collected and analytical
  • Extremely logical and rational
  • Original and independent
  • Natural leader, but will follow those you can fully support
  • Creative, ingenious, innovative, and resourceful

More so than any other personality type, you are brilliant when it comes to grasping complex theories and applying them to come up with long-term strategies. Since this type of strategizing is the central focus and drive of your character, there is a happy match between desire and ability in this type. Accordingly, you are happiest and most effective in careers which allow this type of processing, and which promote an environment in which you are given a lot of autonomy over your daily life.

Possible career path for you:

  • Scientist
  • Engineer
  • Professors or teacher
  • Corporate strategist
  • Organization builders
  • Business administrators
  • Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Computer programmer
  • Systems analyst

You are The Thinker!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Love theory and abstract ideas
  • Truth seeker - you want to understand things by analysing underlying principles and structures
  • Value knowledge and competence above all else
  • Have very high standards for performance
  • Independent and original, possibly eccentric
  • Creative and insightful
  • Usually brilliant and ingenious
  • Trust own insights and opinion above others

You have an exceptional gift in being able to logically and rationally analyse theories or possibilities, in order to prove or disprove them. You have a great deal of insight and think creatively, and this allows you to quickly grasp complex or abstract concepts. Since you are driven to seek clarity in the world, you would be happiest in careers which allow you a great deal of autonomy, where you could work primarily alone on developing and analysing complex theories and abstractions, with the goal of your work being the discovery of a truth, rather than the discovery of a practical application.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Scientist - especially in physics or chemistry
  • Photographer
  • Strategic planner
  • Mathematician
  • University professor
  • Technical writer
  • Engineer
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Forensic researcher
  • Forestry and park ranger

You are The Nurturer!

You generally have the following traits:

  • A rich inner store of information on people
  • Highly observant and aware of people’s feelings and reactions
  • Excellent memory for details which are important to you
  • Highly tuned into your surroundings – excellent sense of space and function
  • Could be depended on to follow things through to completion
  • Work long and hard to see that jobs get done
  • Service-oriented: focuses on what people need and want
  • Kind and considerate
  • Learn best with hands-on training
  • Take your responsibilities seriously

You have two basic traits that help define your best career direction: 1) You are extremely interested and in-tune with how other people are feeling, and 2) You enjoy creating structure and order, and are extremely good at it. Ideally, you will choose a career in which you can use your exceptional people-observation skills to determine what people want or need, and then use your excellent organizational abilities to create a structured plan or environment for achieving what people want.

Possible career paths for you :

  • Administrator
  • Administrative assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Office manager

You are The Artist!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Keen awareness of your environment
  • Faithful and loyal to people and ideas which are important to you
  • Special bond with children and animals
  • Quiet and reserved, except with people they know extremely well
  • Trusting, sensitive and kind
  • Service-oriented – you’re driven to help others
  • Extremely well-developed appreciation for aesthetic beuty
  • Likely to be original and unconventional
  • Learn best with hands-on training
  • Dislike mundane, routine tasks, but will perfom them if necessary

You are a very special individual who needs to have a career which is more than a job. Your career must be consistent with your strong core of inner values. You need a great deal of space and fredom if you are going to achieve your fullest sensory awareness. If you give free reign to your natural abilities, you may find a wonderful artist within yourself. Since you are acutely aware of people's feelings and reactions, and are driven to help people, you are also a natural counselor and teacher.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Artist
  • Musician
  • Composer
  • Designer
  • Child care or early childhood development professional
  • Social worker or couselor
  • Teacher
  • Psychologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Forest ranger
  • Pediatrician

You are The Duty Fulfillers!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Will work long and hard to fulfill your duties
  • Can be depended on the follow through on tasks
  • Loyal and faithful
  • Stable, practical and down-to-earth
  • Family-minded
  • Prefer to work alone, but work well in teams when necessary
  • Extremely observant, you take in facts via their sense and store them internally
  • Able to accomplish almost anything if you put your mind to it

You have one character trait which puts you at a definite advantage in terms of career success - Perseverance. You can do almost anything that you have decided to do. You would do best in a career in which you can use your excellent organizational skills and your powers of concentration to create order and structure.

Possible career path for you:

  • Business executives
  • Administrators
  • Managers
  • Judge
  • Lawyer
  • Computer programmers
  • System analyst

You are The Mechanic!

You generally have the following traits:

  • Interested in how and why things work
  • Do not function well in regimented, structured environments; you will either feel stifled or become intensely bored
  • Constantly gathering facts about your environment and store them away
  • Have an excellent ability to apply logic and reason to your immense store of facts to solve problems or discover how things work
  • Learn best in a hands-on manner
  • Usually able to master theory and abstract thinking, but you don’t particularly like dealing with it unless you see a practical application
  • Action-oriented doer
  • Focused on living in the present, rather than the future
  • Love variety and new experiences
  • Highly practical and realistic
  • Excellent trouble-shooter, able to quickly find solutions to a wide variety of practical problems
  • Results-oriented; you like to see immediate results for your efforts
  • Usually laid-back and easy-going with people
  • Risk-taker who thrive on action
  • Independent and determined - usually dislikes committing
  • Usually quite self-confident

You are fortunate because you have the abilities to be good at many different kinds of tasks. You are introverted and your thinking preferences give you the ability to concentrate and work through problems, and this leaves many doors open to you. However, to be happiest, you need to lead a lifestyle which offers a great deal of autonomy and does not include much external enforcement of structure. You would do best working for yourself, or working in very flexible environments. Your natural interests lie towards applying your excellent reasoning skills against known facts and data to discover underlying structure, or solutions to practical questions.

Possible career paths for you:

  • Computer programmer
  • System analyst
  • Engineers
  • Entrepreneur

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