FREE Personality Test: Determine Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type Online In Less Than Five Minutes

By   |  December 31, 2014

At some point, nearly everyone asks themselves: “What is my personality type?” followed by questions such as “What career path should I choose?” and/or “What college or degree would best match my personality type?”

While some mysteries of humanity may never be answered, modern psychology has made great strides in understanding the various human personality types that exist. While you may never know how much of your personality is nature (“God-given”) vs. nurture (influenced by your environment), you can better understand what drives your personal habits and thought processes by taking our scientific personality test, below, and thus better contemplate your life decisions going forward.

Below is a FREE personality test based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which was developed in the 1960s by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers, during World War II for American women entering the workforce. It is based on the research of Carl Gustav Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist, and remains the most popular personality indicator in the world. At the bottom of this page, you will be able to explore careers, degrees, and colleges related to your personality type.

1. Are you more concerned with the tangible world outside your mind, or the intangible world inside your mind?

Every person has two faces. One is directed towards the OUTER world of activities, excitements, people, and things. The other is directed inward to the INNER world of thoughts, interests, ideas, and imagination. While these are two different but complementary sides of our nature, most people have an innate preference towards energy from either the OUTER or the INNER world. Thus one of their faces, either the Extraverted (E) or Introverted (I), takes the lead in their personality development and plays a more dominant role in their behavior.

Read both options, and choose only one

Extraverted Characteristics

  • I usually act before I think
  • If I’m away from other people too much, I feel quite stranded, like I’m missing out on something
  • I feel motivated and inspired by being around other people; I welcome new situations and conversations
  • I enjoy a variety of friendships and situational changes

  (E) This sounds like me

Introverted Characteristics

  • I usually think before I act
  • If I’m around other people too much, I feel quite annoyed, and require alone time to feel refreshed
  • I feel motivated and inspired by my own thoughts and ideas, and I sometimes forget about other people
  • I prefer a limited amount of friendships and situations

  (I) This sounds like me

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2. Which style of perceiving or understanding information and memories is most “automatic” or natural for you?

The Sensing (S) side of our brain notices the sights, sounds, smells and all the sensory details of the PRESENT. It categorizes, organizes, records and stores the specifics from the here and now. It is REALITY based, dealing with “what is.” It also provides the specific details of memory & recollections from PAST events. The Intuitive (N) side of our brain seeks to understand, interpret and form OVERALL patterns of all the information that is collected and records these patterns and relationships. It speculates on POSSIBILITIES, including looking into and forecasting the FUTURE. It is imaginative and conceptual. While both kinds of perceiving are necessary and used by all people, each of us instinctively tends to favor one over the other.

Read both options, and choose only one

Sensing Characteristics

  • I usually think about today’s events, or “right now” kinds of issues
  • I use common sense to find practical solutions to solve problems
  • My memories are focused on facts and specific details about the past
  • I best improvise and learn about life based on my past experiences
  • I prefer clear and concrete information; I dislike guessing or surmising when facts are “fuzzy”

  (S) This sounds like me

Intuitive Characteristics

  • I usually think about future issues and potential possibilities
  • I use creative thinking and imagine scenarios to solve problems
  • My memories are focused on patterns, context, and relations
  • I best improvise and learn about life from theoretical understanding
  • I am comfortable with ambiguous, “fuzzy” data and often enjoy figuring out what the “bigger picture” is

  (N) This sounds like me

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3. How do you tend to form judgments about people and environments, and how do you make important decisions?

The Thinking (T) side of our brain analyzes information in a DETACHED, objective fashion. It operates from factual principles, deduces and forms conclusions systematically. It is our logical nature. The Feeling (F) side of our brain forms conclusions in an ATTACHED and somewhat global manner, based on likes/dislikes, impact on others, and human and aesthetic values. It is our subjective nature. While everyone uses both means of forming conclusions, each person has a natural bias towards one over the other so that when they give us conflicting directions – one side is the natural trump card or tiebreaker.

Read both options, and choose only one

Thinking Characteristics

  • I rely on facts and logic when making most of my decisions
  • I naturally focus on what tasks and milestones need attention
  • I am easily able to provide an objective, critical analysis
  • I accept conflict as a normal part of relationships with people

  (T) This sounds like me

Feeling Characteristics

  • I rely on personal feelings when making most of my decisions
  • I naturally notice when people and their feelings need attention
  • I prefer seeking a consensus of opinion with the people around me
  • I am unsettled by conflict with others and try hard to avoid it

  (F) This sounds like me

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4. When it comes time to “take action” on opportunities and make life decisions, how do you typically react?

All people use both judging (thinking and feeling) and perceiving (sensing and intuition) processes to store information, organize our thoughts, make decisions, take actions and manage our lives. Yet one of these processes (Judging or Perceiving) tends to take the lead in our relationship with the outside world . . . while the other governs our inner world. A Judging (J) style approaches the outside world WITH A PLAN and is oriented towards organizing one’s surroundings, being prepared, making decisions and reaching closure and completion. A Perceiving (P) style takes the outside world AS IT COMES and is adopting and adapting, flexible, open-ended and receptive to new opportunities and changing game plans.

Read both options, and choose only one

Judging Characteristics

  • Plan many of the details in advance before moving into action.
  • Focus on task-related action; complete meaningful segments before moving on.
  • Work best and avoid stress when able to keep ahead of deadlines.
  • Naturally use targets, dates and standard routines to manage life.

  (J) This sounds like me

Perceiving Characteristics

  • Comfortable moving into action without a plan; plan on-the-go.
  • Like to multitask, have variety, mix work and play.
  • Naturally tolerant of time pressure; work best close to the deadlines.
  • Instinctively avoid commitments which interfere with flexibility, freedom and variety

  (P) This sounds like me

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  1. This was a very interesting test. I tested ISFJ

  2. Im an ENFP It made me laugh at myself!! Does humor count?

  3. I am ISTJ

  4. I tested as an ISFP
    I found the lesson to be very interesting. I remember taking this test years ago…unfortunately I do not remember what my rating was at that time. I would love to take the actual test again.

  5. I am a I S F J

  6. I am an ESFP…..today😘

  7. INJF not sure what it means but ok

  8. I’ve done this before, nothing has changed. I liked taking this again, though.

  9. INFJ I really enjoyed doing this. Thank you.

  10. I’m really excited to be able to learn a little bit more about myself and how I truly am. if feel as if this will be a fun thing to learn and will probably do more of these test.

  11. I’m truly excited and interested in learning more about my personality. I found the testing to be helpful and educational.

  12. This section has given me an internal breakdown of my actions. This was a great learning exercise for future improvement based on future endeavors.

  13. INFP

  14. IM infp

    • Reading these questions and answering them based on my life experiences, helps to view things differently and now I want to learn how to prioritize and not procrastinate.

  15. Mines is isfp

  16. I am ENTP.

  17. I discovered what type of personality I fall under. It was very useful and educational for me.

  18. istj

  19. I have taken this task and I realized some things about myself. Very interesting

  20. I will like to improve myself i just need a little more support

  21. ESFP

  22. really life experiences is the best teaching as to understanding who we really are

  23. it is very amazing how the anatomy of characteristics can be broken down for each one of us as we go through life we constantly learn ourselves everyday

  24. I.S.T.J

  25. ESFP: So this basically describes your character?

  26. ISTJ

  27. Mine was intj very interesting

  28. I’m not sure how this was supposed to help me with anything really except figure out the type of thinker that I am. If i respond and think both ways what does that say about me?

  29. I found the survey interesting and in this aspect I think I am a mix person. I can behave like an introvert as well as an extrovert is some situation.

    • so what does that say about our organization skills and the ability for us to meet deadlines?

  30. It was interesting

  31. I am ESFP type.

  32. Awesome thanks

  33. I really appreciate and enjoy the presentation!

  34. ISTJ

  35. istj

  36. I do not fit in these personality boxes as cut and dried as are defined. I have been training my thinking, emotions, and reactions to conform with spiritual connection with GOD Thru the Bible and spiritual advice Thru revelation by way of word of knowledge and word of wisdom is discerning of spirits. There are no secular or natural, “boxes”
    for these choices. In reality,I do not fall into the standardized categories given as choices.

  37. ESTP

  38. ENFP

  39. ESTP

  40. INFJ.
    I learned a bit about myself

  41. Having to really think about my reactions, comforts and reality I learned some things about myself. I need interaction.

  42. I think the presentation is very informative, I enjoyed doing the quiz test and I did learn a lot about myself .

  43. I am E S T J. Hoping that’s a good thing !!!

    • My husband is an ESTJ…definitely an executive…a wonderful thing. Me being an ESFP and him being an ESTJ has made for a dynamic marriage. Together we make an unbeatable team….some call us a power couple!πŸŽ―πŸ€ŸβœŒοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜˜

  44. I am E S T J. Hoping that’s a good thing !!!!

  45. Says I am E S T J. Hoping that’s a good thing !!!

  46. E*S*T*J…

  47. I know a lot more about myself , I can deal with that.

  48. ENTJ- well I am okay with that

  49. EN

  50. Entj okayy???

  51. E S T P ???

  52. I am I S T J.

  53. Mines is ISTJ

  54. My personality type is ISFJ.

  55. I just found out I’m an ISFJ type of person, that is very interesting to me explains a lot

  56. The descriptions are very helpful to understand ourselves better. It’s interesting and fluid having traits from both sides. ENTP

  57. very interesting

  58. Interesting, it really describes me, my four personality type letters are E N F P.

  59. This really describe me…very interesting.

  60. the imfomation in this setion open my mine to a lot of thimg I did”nt know

    • To me there is no other way than to think before you react. My Pastor tells us {The Church} all the time “Watch what you say because once you say it you can not take it back”.

  61. the quize was enterresting gives me a more open mind on how to get work done

  62. WELL I FIND THE QUIZ IS HELPFULL AND IT DO’S HELP WITH THE discovering for self awareness.

  63. This quiz let me know that I need to change some things, it was very helpful

  64. i think the footage was interesting

  65. I did not find it interesting, but I did find it accurate I saw myself clearly in every ?

  66. I thought the test was interesting cuz I didn’t anything about my self…

  67. This quiz really show me my downfalls and what effect my everyday life. This shows me what i have to fix in my life.

  68. The quiz was very helpful,and helps become in touch with our weaknesses.

  69. Life itself is a challenge. Our personalities are a unique part of our make-up as human beings. All of the above characteristics entertwine to make us complex individuals.

  70. I think that the quiz was very interesting

    • I thought it was interesting cuz I didn’t know anything about my self know I know ….

  71. I think it’s a challenge to determine best descriptors as options can be based on natural and adapted/situational traits.

  72. I think the summary of the above article call for self discovery. We need to discover our self before we can genuinely do the test, this is because if we fail to answer the test questions accurately we may not get the accurate or correct desired result.

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