Myers Briggs (book)

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  • 1. 
    When the phone rings do you...
    • A. 

      Hurry to get to it first

    • B. 

      Hope someone else will answer

  • 2. 
    Are you more...
    • A. 

      Observant than introspective

    • B. 

      Introspective than observant

  • 3. 
    Is it worse to 
    • A. 

      Have your head in the clouds

    • B. 

      Be in a rut

  • 4. 
    With people are you usually more
    • A. 

      Firm than gentle

    • B. 

      Gentle than firm

  • 5. 
    Are you more comfortable in making 
    • A. 

      Critical judgments

    • B. 

      Value judgments

  • 6. 
    Is clutter in the workplace something you
    • A. 

      Take time to straighten up

    • B. 

      Tolerate pretty well

  • 7. 
    Is it your way to 
    • A. 

      Make up your mind quickly

    • B. 

      Pick and choose at some length

  • 8. 
    Waiting in line, do you often 
    • A. 

      Chat with others

    • B. 

      Stick to business

  • 9. 
    Are you more
    • A. 

      Sensible than ideational

    • B. 

      Ideational than sensible

  • 10. 
    Are you more interested in...
    • A. 

      What is actual

    • B. 

      What is possible

  • 11. 
    In making up your mind are you more likely to go by
    • A. 

      Data

    • B. 

      Desires

  • 12. 
    In sizing up others do you tend to be 
    • A. 

      Objective and impersonal

    • B. 

      Friendly and personal

  • 13. 
    Do you prefer contracts to be 
    • A. 

      Signed, sealed, and delivered

    • B. 

      Settled on a handshake

  • 14. 
    Are you more satisfied having
    • A. 

      A finished product

    • B. 

      Work in progress

  • 15. 
    At a party, do you...
    • A. 

      Interact with many, even strangers

    • B. 

      Interact with a few friends

  • 16. 
    Do you tend to be more...
    • A. 

      Factual than speculative

    • B. 

      Speculative than factual

  • 17. 
    Do you like writers who...
    • A. 

      Say what they mean

    • B. 

      Use metaphors and symbolism

  • 18. 
    Which appeals to you more
    • A. 

      Consistency of thought

    • B. 

      Harmonious relationships

  • 19. 
    If you must disappoint someone are you usually
    • A. 

      Frank and straightforward

    • B. 

      Warm and considerate

  • 20. 
    On the job do you want your activities
    • A. 

      Scheduled

    • B. 

      Unscheduled

  • 21. 
    Do you more often prefer
    • A. 

      Final, unalterable statements

    • B. 

      Tentative, preliminary statements

  • 22. 
    Facts...
    • A. 

      Speak for themselves

    • B. 

      Illustrate principles

  • 23. 
    Does interacting with strangers...
    • A. 

      Energize you

    • B. 

      Tax your reserves

  • 24. 
    Do you find visionaries and theorists
    • A. 

      Somewhat annoying

    • B. 

      Rather fascinating

  • 25. 
    In a heated discussion, do you
    • A. 

      Stick to your guns

    • B. 

      Look for common ground

  • 26. 
    Is it better to be 
    • A. 

      Just

    • B. 

      Merciful

  • 27. 
    At work, is it more natural for you to 
    • A. 

      Point out mistakes

    • B. 

      Try to please others

  • 28. 
    Are you more comfortable
    • A. 

      After a decision

    • B. 

      Before a decision

  • 29. 
    Do you tend to
    • A. 

      Say right out what's on your mind

    • B. 

      Keep your ears open

  • 30. 
    Common sense is 
    • A. 

      Usually reliable

    • B. 

      Frequently questionable

  • 31. 
    Children often do not
    • A. 

      Make themselves useful enough

    • B. 

      Exercise their fantasy enough

  • 32. 
    When in charge of others do you tend to be 
    • A. 

      Firm and unbending

    • B. 

      Forgiving and lenient

  • 33. 
    Are you more often 
    • A. 

      A cool-headed person

    • B. 

      A warm-hearted person

  • 34. 
    Are you prone to
    • A. 

      Nailing things down

    • B. 

      Exploring the possibilities

  • 35. 
    In most situations are you more
    • A. 

      Deliberate than spontaneous

    • B. 

      Spontaneous than deliberate

  • 36. 
    Do you think of yourself as 
    • A. 

      An outgoing person

    • B. 

      A private person

  • 37. 
    Are you more frequently
    • A. 

      A practical sort of person

    • B. 

      A fanciful sort of person

  • 38. 
    Do you speak more in
    • A. 

      Particulars than generalities

    • B. 

      Generalities than particulars

  • 39. 
    Which is more of a compliment:
    • A. 

      "There's a logical person"

    • B. 

      "There's a sentimental person"

  • 40. 
    Which rules you more
    • A. 

      Your thoughts

    • B. 

      Your feelings

  • 41. 
    When finishing a job, do you like to 
    • A. 

      Tie up all the loose ends

    • B. 

      Move on to something else

  • 42. 
    Do you prefer to work
    • A. 

      To deadlines

    • B. 

      Just whenever

  • 43. 
    Are you the kind of person who
    • A. 

      Is rather talkative

    • B. 

      Doesn't miss much

  • 44. 
    Are you more inclined to take what is said
    • A. 

      More literally

    • B. 

      More figuratively

  • 45. 
    Do you often see
    • A. 

      What is right in front of you

    • B. 

      What can only be imagined

  • 46. 
    Is it worse to be 
    • A. 

      A softy

    • B. 

      Hard-nosed

  • 47. 
    In trying circumstances are you sometimes
    • A. 

      Too unsympathetic

    • B. 

      Too sympathetic

  • 48. 
    Do you tend to choose
    • A. 

      Rather carefully

    • B. 

      Somewhat impulsively

  • 49. 
    Are you inclined to be more
    • A. 

      Hurried than leisurely

    • B. 

      Leisurely than hurried

  • 50. 
    At work do you tend to 
    • A. 

      Be sociable with your colleagues

    • B. 

      Keep more to yourself

  • 51. 
    Are you more likely to trust
    • A. 

      Your experiences

    • B. 

      Your conceptions

  • 52. 
    Are you more inclined to feel
    • A. 

      Down to earth

    • B. 

      Somewhat removed

  • 53. 
    Do you think of yourself as a 
    • A. 

      A tough-minded person

    • B. 

      A tender-hearted person

  • 54. 
    Do you value in yourself more that you are
    • A. 

      Reasonable

    • B. 

      Devoted

  • 55. 
    Do you usually want things
    • A. 

      Settled and decided

    • B. 

      Just penciled in

  • 56. 
    Would you say you are more
    • A. 

      Serious and determined

    • B. 

      Easy going

  • 57. 
    Do you consider yourself
    • A. 

      A good conversationalist

    • B. 

      A good listener

  • 58. 
    Do you prize in yourself
    • A. 

      A strong hold on reality

    • B. 

      A vivid imagination

  • 59. 
    Are you drawn more to 
    • A. 

      Fundamentals

    • B. 

      Overtones

  • 60. 
    Which seems the greater fault:
    • A. 

      To be too compassionate

    • B. 

      To be too dispassionate

  • 61. 
    Are you more swayed more by
    • A. 

      Convincing evidence

    • B. 

      A touching appeal

  • 62. 
    Do you feel better about
    • A. 

      Coming to closure

    • B. 

      Keeping your options open

  • 63. 
    Is it preferable mostly to 
    • A. 

      Make sure things are arranged

    • B. 

      Just let things happen naturally

  • 64. 
    Are you inclined to be 
    • A. 

      Easy to approach

    • B. 

      Somewhat reserved

  • 65. 
    In stories do you prefer
    • A. 

      Action and adventure

    • B. 

      Fantasy and heroism

  • 66. 
    Is it easier for you to 
    • A. 

      Put others to good use

    • B. 

      Identify with others

  • 67. 
    Which do you wish more for yourself:
    • A. 

      Strength of will

    • B. 

      Strength of emotion

  • 68. 
    Do you see yourself as basically
    • A. 

      Thick-skinned

    • B. 

      Thin-skinned

  • 69. 
    Do you tend to notice
    • A. 

      Disorderliness

    • B. 

      Opportunities for change

  • 70. 
    Are you more
    • A. 

      Routinized than whimsical

    • B. 

      Whimsical than routinized