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. i am an e.s.t.j this is an cool teast

  2. ISFJ

  3. Mines Was ISTJ

  4. This was interesting. My Type is INFP

  5. My personality type letters was ESFJ

  6. I am ESFP

  7. isfp but I really feel like Im every letter

  8. It was interesting,I’ve done a similar test in Nursing school .

  9. The test was okay. But there was some answers I felt like it was me and others did not pertain to me.

  10. hi; it says I am ESTP sounds just about right.

  11. It says I’m INTJ, but I fell in the middle most of the time and simply chose one. I definitely will be taking the test on some of the other sites.

  12. The personality traits match me to a tee! I am excited to learn how to master my stress level and understand my own personality. Knowing ones self is very important in controlling stress levels.

  13. I like this. I am an ESFP. This test for me is pretty accurate

  14. INTP

  15. ESFP

  16. ISFJ

  17. INJF

  18. ISFJ

  19. I’m ISTJ

  20. I like the test, but I believe i am both

  21. I think this had a lot of things that I am

  22. Smile and quit stressing

  23. I’m INTJ

  24. ENTP

  25. ISTP

  26. What if you find yourself having a couple characteristics in each analysis, is there ever more than two options? This is almost like having the choice of democrat or republican, and that’s all, but I do believe that there is an independent party as well….. πŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸ½

  27. I love this test

  28. I am glad to learn more about myself.

  29. I had to reflect on how I do things true reality check

  30. I liked the test as well. I am an ISFP, I guess. Does any1 feel like in some of the questions they felt related to both of the responses? I sure did. I totally agree with the outcome tho.

  31. I’m a esfp


  33. I N T P !
    I am not seeing many others with this particular combination of traits. I always knew I was a bit different. Unique and just fine with it! We all have our individual ways of navigating through life. I think it is facinating. I enjoyed learning more about my own personality…
    Helps me understand and find coping skills that work.

  34. ENFJ

  35. I have INTJ. Interested in knowing my personality.

  36. My letters are ISFP. Will sum1 please tell me what they mean.

  37. I S F P
    I never had put much thought into my personality before.

    • Hi Rhonda. My letters are the same as yours. What do they mean?

    • I’ve just redone the test and I understand it now. I needed to reread the info.

    • I really never put much emphasis on it one way or the other. My letters are, ISFP

  38. Well today I learned a lot about myself. I never really sat down and thought about what type of Personality or what type of person that I really am or what other people perceive me to be. My letters are I S T J

  39. ISTP

  40. I am INFJ I love this mini quiz

  41. I liked this test. I may have found out a little bit about myself. Knowing what type we are wll help us in our courses.

  42. Results

  43. My letters are I S T J.

  44. intj

  45. well I really enjoyed this section because I had taken sicilogy years ago and remembered a lot of this and realized that through the years I have changed from one state to another when it comes to ESTP. Wow its amazing how my way of thinking has changed with time

  46. Never knew this about myself.

  47. wow I am Ispf did’t know.But it’s good to know.

  48. ENTP

  49. I am isfjMine turned out to be ISFJ me to a tee.

  50. I like it

  51. INFP

  52. ISFP ! Look at the bigger picture !

  53. I learned something new about myself today. I am ISFP.

  54. I am ENFJ?

  55. Well my personality test results are INFP which actually is quite personality has been in a lot of tug of war matches. But ultimately has lead to the above results. I’m glad.

  56. ISTP

  57. my test says I am (ISTJ?)

  58. The quiz is interest IJP

  59. The quiz is interest

  60. ISFP
    I agree wholeheartedly with this assessment of myself

  61. INJF is mine but my brain. Does not shut down ever

  62. INTJ but honest I am a full blend of everything because I blend the traits of each when it ultimately comes down to it basically for me to think completely clearly and be able to understand my own thoughts as well as share them with others in a way they’re able to be understood fully I have to use the full spectrum of thought methods otherwise my brain shuts down and I struggle to focus…..

  63. intj

  64. I am ESTJ, but I agree that I find both are some of the qualities in which I can identify.

  65. ISTP is supposedly mine.

    I do have to iterate that this test does not state who I am as a person. I do multiple things from both categories. but I had to choose one. It depends on what type of situations I go through depending on which technique I use. so this test means nothing to me in my eyes. or does it tell me what section I mainly use.

  66. I am ESFJ

  67. ESFJ

  68. i am INTJ

  69. I am ISFJ

    • I have the same code as you… πŸ˜¬πŸ‘‹πŸ½

  70. I am ISTJ

  71. Mee too πŸ˜†

  72. I am isfp

  73. sure like to take the real test.always wondered what type of person iwas.

  74. I have an ( I.S.F.J ). i”ve always thought I think differently than most people. some times I no what people are gonna say before they say it. I have a great personality, but little patience.. working on that too.

    • Hello jaimie . Thinking differantly than most people has always been what i thought about myself. It has always been a part of me way back as a child. However going through some of these studies makes me consider if my mindset has changed over time and that thinking differantly has that made me to comfortable. Im still amazed at the learning curve hear and i believe that i will soon be finding out about a new me. Either I think like a of others people now and do i recognize it or do i think differantly still. SMH great stuff…

  75. That was so informative

  76. Im a ESTJ????

  77. I’m INTJ. I can see how I have changed over time.

    • Knowing my personality type puts me in a better perspective of bettering it

    • Mind changed from taking this test years ago from ENSJ.

  78. Hello, My personality is INTP which is interesting because this personality has adapted itself with age. Very interesting how your personality can change as you age.

  79. I have an ISTJ type of personality.

  80. INTJ not surprising

  81. I am ISFP I learned something new about myself

  82. I’m a ESTJ

  83. ESFJ

  84. I have an very interesting pattern which is E,S,F,J.This open my mind to trying various ways of studying.Very useful.

  85. Im a INFJ

  86. I am I N F J

  87. im intj this was a very cool test!

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

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

  90. I am ISTJ

  91. 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.

  92. I am a I S F J

  93. I am an ESFP…😘

  94. INJF not sure what it means but ok

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

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

  97. 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.

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

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

  100. INFP

  101. 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.

  102. Mines is isfp

  103. I am ENTP.

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

  105. istj

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

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

  108. ESFP

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

  110. 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

  111. I.S.T.J

  112. ESFP: So this basically describes your character?

  113. ISTJ

  114. Mine was intj very interesting

  115. 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?

  116. 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?

  117. It was interesting

  118. I am ESFP type.

  119. Awesome thanks

  120. I really appreciate and enjoy the presentation!

  121. ISTJ

  122. istj

  123. 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.

  124. ESTP

  125. ENFP

  126. ESTP

  127. INFJ.
    I learned a bit about myself

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

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

  130. 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˜˜

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

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

  133. E*S*T*J…

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

  135. ENTJ- well I am okay with that

  136. EN

  137. Entj okayy???

  138. E S T P ???

  139. I am I S T J.

  140. Mines is ISTJ

  141. My personality type is ISFJ.

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

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

  144. very interesting

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

  146. This really describe me…very interesting.

  147. 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”.

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

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

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

  151. i think the footage was interesting

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

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

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

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

  156. 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.

  157. 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 ….

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

  159. 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.

    • this was very interesting i discovered a lot about myself.

    • Well today I learned a lot about myself. I never really sat down and thought about what type of Personality or what type of person that I really am or what other people perceive me to be. My letters are I S T J

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