MALE PERSONALITY TYPE QUIZ

 

This test is from the book, The Unsuspecting Hero by Dr. Galen & Dr. Nancy Larsen

Each of the following sets of boxes contain two separate sentences. One of the two sentences will describe you better than the other. In each box, circle the one letter corresponding to the sentence which most describes how you see yourself.

                                                                                                                   

 

You have a helpful attitude about life ……………..

A

You enjoy building and fixing things that may be broken …………………………………………….

B

 

Excellent social skills are a part of your character….

A

You're mechanically inclined and you look forward to tuning up your car or performing some mechanical repair ………………………………….

 


B

 

Others see you as persistent in the pursuit of your goals ………………………………………………

B

You like working in groups, especially when leading it …………………………………………………..

A

 

You receive emotional rewards when alleviating the

pain of others ……………………………………...

A

You have a strong sense of competition …………...

C

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The roar of applause or the sound of laughter recharges your batteries …………………………...

A

You maintain a high energy level ………………….

C

 

You are a man of high ideals, having a strong concept of how things should be ……………………

A

You are willing to place yourself at financial risk for a potential gain …………………………………...

C

 

It is difficult for you to spend extended time alone ..

A

You have strong intellectual and scholarly abilities ...

D

 

You are pleased and nourished when entrenched in conversations with others …………………….........

A

You have a high curiosity about the world and others around you …………………………………

D

 

You are a man with firm principles, who is compassionate and concerned about the suffering in the world ………………………………………….

A

You enjoy being introspective, analyzing your thoughts and feelings ……………………………...

D

 

When needed, you will work diligently to alleviate the pain of others …………………………………

A

You are a man who thinks outside the box ………..

E

 

Within you lies a vision on how things should be in the world, and you work actively to accomplish this vision …………………………………………….

A

You have a strong sense of imagination ………….

E

 

You prefer being with people than being alone ……

A

Others describe you as original ……………………

E

 

You look for opportunities that will allow you to be outdoors ………………………………………….

B

You are someone who likes to lead others ………..

C

 

When you communicate with others, you are

Straightforward, laying your cards on the table …….

B

You have strong ambitions and goals ……………...

C

 

Having space is a high priority to you, whether it is an indoor or an outside environment ……………...

B

Inside you lay a strong initiative and an entrepreneurial spirit ………………………………

C

 

You are quite natural, being straightforward, forthright, honest and genuine in your communication with others ……………………….

B

You prefer to think through problems rather than acting them out ……………………………………

D

 

Stable and persistent are characteristics attributed to you ………………………………………………..

B

You have a constant thirst for knowledge and understanding ……………………………………..

D

 

You are enduring and persistent, refusing to give up when faced with opposition or difficulty ………….

B

You are confident of your scholarly abilities ………

D

 

Your world is stable and steadfast …………………

B

You find yourself nonconforming to the ideas of others ……………………………………………..

E

 

You have a take-charge attitude …………………...

B

You are creative and introspective ………………...

E

 

You show skill in the use of any machinery or tools .

B

You feel the need to be independent ……………...

E

 

You live and breathe your business ………………..

C

You are devoted to always learning more, having a high curiosity ……………………………………...

D

 

You are full of enterprise and willing to take financial risk for potential gain …………………….

C

Your time is spent pursuing a deeper understanding

of any subject you find interesting ………………...

D

 

Your continual desire to improve puts you in competition with yourself, constantly working to be better ……………………………………………...

C

The Internet may be a constant companion ……….

D

 

Your positive attitude leads you to believe everything will turn out for the best ……………….

C

You prefer working environments that are unstructured ………………………………………

E

 

You thrive on being able to initiate projects and organizing activities and events ……………………

C

Giving feelings to your expression and imagination is important to you ………………………………...

E

 

You have an ability to influence, direct, and control others ……………………………………………..

C

You have a craving for the unique and are always searching for something more to envision ………...

E

 

Listening to lectures, visiting museums, libraries, or watching nature, are activities that are pleasurable to you ……………………………………………….

D

Your work cannot be a copy, only an original will do …………………………………………………

E

 

You like being independent, and strongly dislike being dependent upon anyone else ………………..

D

Having a concern for mankind and try to use your

talents for the greater good of others ……………...

E

 

Socially, you are reserved and withdrawn, preferring a quiet and understated quality of life ……………..

D

Showing imagination and artistic inventiveness is important to you …………………………………..

E

 

Scoring Key:

A:

The Communicator Personality

Total #    

 

B:

The Practical Outdoorsman Personality

Total #    

 

C:

The Speculator Personality

Total #    

 

D:

The Intellectual Personality

Total #    

 

E:

The Creative Artistic Personality

Total #    

 

 

Scoring Note

Total the number of each letter circled above and place this number in the score key above.

           The category with the greatest number is an indicator of your primary personality. The maximum number in each category is 30.