The Barnum Personality Test

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 105

The Barnum Personality Test - Quiz

Answer the questions to the best of your ability. Consider what MOST describes you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As you're walking in a crowded area, a stranger in front of you drops a twenty dollar bill. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Tap the person on the shoulder to quietly give them their money.

    • B. 

      Take the money but feel slightly guilty.

    • C. 

      Take the money, but only if no one is looking.

    • D. 

      Loudly yell at the person that they dropped their money.

  • 2. 
    You are at a large, chaotic party. Where are you likely to feel the most comfortable?
    • A. 

      At the center of the room, dancing.

    • B. 

      In a corner, talking with a close friend or two.

    • C. 

      Outside, getting some fresh air by yourself.

    • D. 

      Near the food, snacking on the chips.

  • 3. 
    Where would you most like to travel?
    • A. 

      Somewhere relaxing

    • B. 

      Somewhere adventurous

    • C. 

      Somewhere different from my experience

    • D. 

      I'm happy where I am.

  • 4. 
    What situation is most conducive to getting your work done?
    • A. 

      In a group working with others

    • B. 

      In a situation where others are around but not interacting (e.g. coffee shop)

    • C. 

      It doesn't make a difference to me. I'm flexible.

    • D. 

      Alone in a quiet space

  • 5. 
    How do you approach getting work done?
    • A. 

      I power through all of it at once.

    • B. 

      I break up my work over a stretch of time.

    • C. 

      I alternate working and taking breaks.

    • D. 

      I plan to go slowly, but I wait until the last minute and have to do it all at once.

  • 6. 
    Which word is the closest to how you would LIKE to describe yourself?
    • A. 

      Agreeable

    • B. 

      Assertive

    • C. 

      Calm

    • D. 

      Passionate

  • 7. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 8. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 9. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 10. 
    Which word is the closest to how you would describe yourself?
    • A. 

      Agreeable

    • B. 

      Assertive

    • C. 

      Calm

    • D. 

      Passionate

  • 11. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following best describes your ideal partner?
    • A. 

      Someone who is supportive of my decisions

    • B. 

      Someone who challenges me to be better

    • C. 

      Someone who can balance being supportive and challenging

    • D. 

      I prefer to be alone

  • 13. 
    How do you decide what to eat?
    • A. 

      I eat the same kind of food every day.

    • B. 

      I pick whatever is most convenient/inexpensive.

    • C. 

      I pick whatever seems the most tasty.

    • D. 

      I try to pick something I haven't tried before.

  • 14. 
    What seems like the most ideal walk?
    • A. 

      Walking in a stimulating environment with lots of scenery

    • B. 

      Walking with someone I care about having a meaningful conversation

    • C. 

      Walking quickly to get a lot of exercise

    • D. 

      Skipping the walk and taking a nap

  • 15. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 16. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 17. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 18. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 19. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

  • 20. 
    How would your ideal self answer the last question?
    • A. 

      The same answer

    • B. 

      The most different answer

    • C. 

      A similar answer

    • D. 

      I'm not sure.

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