What Is Your Enneagram Personality Type?

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What Is Your Enneagram Personality Type?

According to the Enneagram, there are 9 different personality types. Find yours by answering TRUE/FALSE to each of the following questions:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I am a serious and formal person: I dutifully do my job and work hard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    I am a responsible, and hold standards and values higher than most people. Principles, ethics and morality are central issues in my life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    People say I am strict and very critical – that I never let go of even the slightest detail.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    I believe that people do things either right or wrong. No grays in the middle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    I lose my patience and get irritated easily.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Things that are done in a sloppy manner can really annoy me.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    I can't stand mistakes. I don't tolerate them well in myself or in other people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It’s hard for me to recognize an error.  I can’t imagine admitting that I did something “incorrectly.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Sometimes I can be extremely harsh and punitive with myself  for not having met my own ideals of perfection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    I have a special gift for detecting what other people need.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    I know how to open my heart and give all my best: I can go to great lengths in order to help somebody.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It's easy for me to connect with people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    People say that I am a good person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Sometimes, in trying to help others, I overextend myself, and end up exhausted and with my own needs unattended to.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The world's problems are to be solved with more love, not with more thinking
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    I’ve been told that I am intrusive, but I think that what actually happens is that many times I know better than the other person what she or he really needs . . . and I can’t help but intervene.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    I feel hurt when others don’t appreciate all I’ve done for them, or when they take me for granted
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    It’s hard for me to request help from other people: for some reason, I am always the one who is doing the helping.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    I am a very confident person
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    I am efficient, fast and always super-focused on my goals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    It’s critical to project the correct image, at the right time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    I am a workaholic: it doesn’t matter if that makes me grab hours away from sleep or family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    When I set a goal, I will achieve it no matter what.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    To achieve success, one must put feelings aside and do whatever needs to be done to move forward.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    I am very competitive: I believe competition brings out the best in oneself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    I am very impatient with people who can’t follow my pace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    I am very professional: I take special care of my image, my clothes, my body, and the way I express myself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    I am a very sensitive person
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Sometimes I feel as if I don’t belong in this world, that I am different from everybody else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    It's hard for me to adapt to a routine; I can't understand how others live this way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    I am often invaded by a deep state of melancholy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    I live in a constant state of dissatisfaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    I am very imaginative and creative. I feel attracted to art, beauty, and aesthetics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    I am a romantic and my feelings are deeper than most people's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    I often feel misunderstood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    When I don't have something I want, I long for it. But when I finally have it, I lose interest in it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    People say I am very distant and cold. The truth is that it's important for me to have space and keep people at arm's length.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    I feel drained by people and their emotions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    I am not very sociable, and whenever possible, I tend to avoid gatherings at which I’ll be forced to interact socially.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Sometimes a good book is my best company.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    I like to approach any issue in an objective, analytic and systematic fashion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    It’s important to conserve resources: I don’t like other people to take control of my time, energy, and money, and I tend to easily feel intruded upon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    To “recharge the batteries,” I go alone into my “cave” so nobody can bother me.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    My head produces lots of ideas, but I often find myself unable to take action and put them into practice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    I think that most people do what “the masses” do, without much reflection and independent thinking, and this is a very non-intelligent way to be.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    I often feel like an external observer of others, an observer of society's incoherences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    I am a very loyal, trustworthy and friendly person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    I am very anxious: I am always anticipating the things that could go wrong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    It’s hard for me to trust others: I am quite skeptical of others and tend to look for hidden intentions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    I tend to be ambivalent and it's not easy for me to take decisions. I consult with my friends and if possible, with experts, to get their advice on what should I do.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    I am very cautious. I think you must tread carefully in life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    I tend to catastrophize: I may react disproportionately to minor inconveniences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    I complain a lot. I often feel that if I don't complain, my efforts are not recognized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    I sometimes play “devil's advocate”: I can defend an idea, and simultaneously the opposite posture. I do that to test ideas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    I respect authority, and when I am loyal and obedient I feel safe and protected. But if I perceive injustice from authority, I may end up rebelling. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    I consider myself an optimistic and positive person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    I love life and all the opportunities that it offers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    I got bored easily so I try to keep myself stimulated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    I am curious; I have the ability to learn fast and can speak on just about any subject
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 60. 
    I feel suffocated under a fixed routine: I prefer to leave things open and be spontaneous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 61. 
    I tend to spend more money than I have.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 62. 
    I don’t have strong discipline: although I do a lot of things and projects, I many times get bored after the initial excitement, and then it’s hard for me to bring them to completion. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    People say my enthusiasm and sense of humor are contagious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 64. 
    I can’t say “no” to myself: it’s hard for me to put limits on myself, and once I want something, I don’t stop until I get it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 65. 
    I am a natural leader, strong and dominant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 66. 
    Power is not something you request or have granted to you. Power is something you take.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    I am very direct and say things “in your face”, no dancing around.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    I tend to challenge others – I like to see where they stand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 69. 
    Things are done my way. Whoever doesn't like it, there is the door.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
    I get angry easily, and have no problem in manifesting it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    I can be protective and take care of the people in my intimate circle—or whoever I see is being treated unfairly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 72. 
    In life you must be strong – otherwise, people will take advantage of you.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 73. 
    I don’t let go of offenses against me. I wouldn’t call it vengeance; I’d call it justice. I always “settle the accounts.”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 74. 
    I am a friendly person, easygoing and stable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 75. 
    I try to flow with others and not cause conflicts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 76. 
    I am diplomatic and at the time of conflict I know how to put myself in other people's shoes to understand their point of view.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 77. 
    I often don't know what I want, and end up following other people's agenda.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 78. 
    If I get pressured, I can become obstinate and stubborn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    Many times I've paid a big price for having avoided a conflict at all costs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 80. 
    I often tend to think that problems will take care of themselves – and this causes me to not take appropriate action.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 81. 
    I tend to lose sight of my real priorities and get busy on inessentials, while leaving aside the important and urgent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 82. 
    I often say yes when I actually meant no.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False