Personality Lingo: Communication Quiz

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Personality Lingo: Communication Quiz

Ever find that some people are a pleasure to communicate with while others can be a pain? The way you communicate with others has a great deal to do with your personality. This quiz will help you learn about personality styles and better understand your own communication preferences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When communicating, I like to
    • A. 

      Take time to relate

    • B. 

      Be specific and stay on track

    • C. 

      Think before I speak

    • D. 

      Be casual or playful

  • 2. 
    My communication approach is often
    • A. 

      Personal and interactive

    • B. 

      Purposeful and Procedural

    • C. 

      Objective and Strategic

    • D. 

      Active and Straightforward

  • 3. 
    I tend to talk about:
    • A. 

      Relationships, people, and personal growth

    • B. 

      Theories, new ideas, and future innovations

    • C. 

      Adventures, jokes, and accomplishments

    • D. 

      The "right" way, what worked before, and details

  • 4. 
    In communication I dislike
    • A. 

      Hesitation

    • B. 

      Looking stupid

    • C. 

      Interruptions

    • D. 

      Negativity

  • 5. 
    I tend to communicate to:
    • A. 

      Gather specifics and fulfill responsibilities

    • B. 

      Figure things out and problem solve

    • C. 

      Connect with others and make a difference

    • D. 

      Make an impact and have fun

  • 6. 
    When people watch me in communication, they would say that I tend to:
    • A. 

      Analyze and ask questions

    • B. 

      Refer to rules and follow protocol

    • C. 

      Show empathy and appreciation

    • D. 

      Make swift decisions and be blunt

  • 7. 
    I feel good about a conversation when it:
    • A. 

      Is entertaining, fun, and interactive

    • B. 

      Is practical, realistic, and provides a clear plan

    • C. 

      Is enhancing, nurturing, and esteeming for people

    • D. 

      Logical, objective, and mind expanding

  • 8. 
    When communicating with me, I like people to:
    • A. 

      Be specific about expectations

    • B. 

      Be kind

    • C. 

      Skip the small talk

    • D. 

      Lighten up and appreciate my flair

  • 9. 
    I would like others to:
    • A. 

      Move with me from subject to subject, room to room, decision to decision...

    • B. 

      Not get insulted if I am not fascinated by their interests

    • C. 

      Finish their sentence or thought before switching subjects

    • D. 

      Consider my feelings