Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Personality Test Results

I was over at the B1's Archipelago today and saw this link to an interesting personality test. Here are my results:

Neuroticism – 69
Extraversion – 16
Openness to Experience – 91
Agreeableness – 71
Conscientiousness - 10

You are introverted, reserved, and quiet with a preference for solitude and solitary activities. Your socializing tends to be restricted to a few close friends. You can be very easily upset, even by what most people consider the normal demands of living. People consider you to be extremely sensitive and emotional. Novelty, variety, and change spice up your life and make you a curious, imaginative, and creative person. You have a strong interest in others' needs and well-being. You are pleasant, sympathetic, and cooperative. You like to live for the moment and do what feels good now. Your work tends to be careless and disorganized.

(Hm. I never thought of myself as that sensitive, but what do I know?)

Neuroticism Overall Score – 69
Anxiety – 68
Anger – 60
Depression – 68
Self-Consciousness – 66
Immoderation – 33
Vulnerability - 80

You feel tense, jittery, and nervous and often feel like something dangerous is about to happen. You may be afraid of specific situations or be just generally fearful. You don't usually get angry too easily but some things can annoy you. You tend to lack energy and have difficult initiating activities. You are not generally self conscious about yourself. You often resist any cravings or urges that you have, but sometimes you give in. You experience panic, confusion, and helplessness when under pressure or stress.

(I hate to admit it, but I think this is true for me, at least in the last four years. Although I must say that I'm very self-conscious.)

Extraversion Overall Score – 16
Friendliness – 59
Gregariousness – 41
Assertiveness – 6
Activity Level – 6
Excitement Seeking – 8
Cheerfulness - 50

You generally make friends easily enough although you mostly don't go out of your way to demonstrate positive feelings toward others. You like crowds but sometimes feel overwhelmed by them. Sometimes you feel like you need some privacy and time for yourself. You tend not to talk much and prefer to let others control the activities of groups. You lead a leisurely and relaxed life. You would prefer to sit back and smell the roses than indulge in high energy activities. You get overwhelmed by too much noise and commotion and do not like thrill-seeking activities. You have a generally cheerful disposition.

Openness to Experience Overall Score – 91
Imagination – 83
Artistic Interests – 80
Emotionality – 91
Adventurousness – 51
Intellect – 67
Liberalism - 92

Often you find the real world is too plain and ordinary for your liking, and you use fantasy as a way of creating a richer, more interesting world for yourself. You love beauty, both in art and in nature. Sometimes you become easily involved and absorbed in artistic and natural events. You have good access to and awareness of your own feelings. Familiar routines are good, but sometimes you like to spice up your life with a bit of adventure or activity. You enjoy a certain amount of debate or intellectual thought, but sometimes get bored with too much. Often you exhibit a readiness to challenge authority, convention, and traditional values. Sometimes you feel a certain degree of hostility toward rules and perhaps even enjoy ambiguity.

Agreeableness Overall Score – 71
Trust – 58
Morality – 83
Altruism – 66
Cooperation – 34
Modesty – 92
Sympathy - 43

You mostly assume that people are honest and fair, however you are wary and hold back from trusting people completely. You see no need for pretense or manipulation when dealing with others and are therefore candid, frank and sincere. People find it relatively easy to relate to you. You will help others if they are in need. If people ask for too much of your time you feel that they are imposing on you. You do not enjoy confrontation, but you will stand up for yourself or push your point if you feel it is important. You do not like to claim that you are better than other people, and generally shy from talking yourself up. You are mostly a compassionate person, however you prefer to make objective judgments when possible.

Conscientiousness Overall Score – 10
Self-Efficacy – 34
Orderliness – 22
Dutifulness – 9
Achievement Striving – 37
Self-Discipline – 14
Cautiousness - 12

You are moderately confident that you can achieve the goals you set yourself. In general you tend to be disorganized and scattered. You find contracts, rules, and regulations overly confining and are sometimes seen as unreliable or even irresponsible by others. Mostly you work towards achieving your best, although in some areas you are content just to get the job done. You find yourself procrastinating and show poor follow-through on tasks. Often you fail to complete tasks - even tasks that you want very much to complete. You often say or do the first thing that comes to mind without deliberating alternatives and the probable consequences of those alternatives.

(Hm. Perhaps this is mostly true in my personal life. At work, I excel. I am very organized, prepared, reliable and proactive because I have to be. The last sentence is true; I'm forever sticking my foot in my mouth.)

If you decide to do your personality test, please do let me know the results.

1 comment:

Frank Zappai said...

hey Miss Turtle... I sent you a report via email, hope I got the right address. very interesting. :-)