Six Thinking Hats Test: Which Thinking Hat Are You?

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Six Thinking Hats Test: Which Thinking Hat Are You? - Quiz

You need to take this Six Thinking Hats Test to find out which thinking hat you are. Edward de Bono’s “Six Thinking Hats” is a system developed for group discussion and individual thinking, which provides a group of people with a means of planning out thinking processes in a detailed and cohesive way. Which thinking hat are you most suitable for? Let’s take a look and find out your result!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you have a group project to tackle, you:
    • A. 

      Start brainstorming, and come up with all of these awesome ideas.

    • B. 

      Look more towards all of the good things that could happen in the end.

    • C. 

      Look more towards all of the bad things that could happen in the end.

    • D. 

      Immediately take charge and become the "boss."

    • E. 

      Make sure that EVERYONE in the group is okay with the decisions being made.

  • 2. 
    What do you feel like doing first when there is a problem to solve?
    • A. 

      Writing down all of the obvious information on a piece of paper.

    • B. 

      Ask negative questions like "What if we loose all of the money in the process?"

    • C. 

      Start coming up with solutions right away.

    • D. 

      Look more at the benefits you'll get.

    • E. 

      Get organized, and write out a plan on how to fix this.

  • 3. 
    Which best describes you?
    • A. 

      The one who get easily frustrated when things are out of place.

    • B. 

      The one who enjoys being innovative and creative.

    • C. 

      The one who gets attached to others easily.

    • D. 

      The one who is really a simple, easy to understand individual.

    • E. 

      The one who is always in a good mood, and likes to motivate others.

  • 4. 
    Are you a:
    • A. 

      Optimistic thinker.

    • B. 

      Critical thinker.

  • 5. 
    When you get stressed out, you:
    • A. 

      I never get stressed out.

    • B. 

      I tend to over-react.

    • C. 

      I look on the bright side.

    • D. 

      I think negative thoughts.

    • E. 

      I cry in my bedroom.

  • 6. 
    When working with a team to solve a problem, I would tend to focus on:
    • A. 

      Objective facts

    • B. 

      New ways of thinking about a problem

    • C. 

      Making sure the logic behind any argument is flawless

    • D. 

      Leading the problem solving process

    • E. 

      The statistical evidence

    • F. 

      Everyone's emotions

  • 7. 
    What do people generally describe you as?
    • A. 

      Methodical

    • B. 

      Cheerful

    • C. 

      Intuitive

    • D. 

      Cautious

    • E. 

      Innovative

    • F. 

      Intelligent

  • 8. 
    What would you do if you were asked to work on a project with a group of people?
    • A. 

      Brainstorm everybody's ideas

    • B. 

      Try to objectively include everybody's ideas

    • C. 

      Focus on the usefulness of the work to be done

    • D. 

      Focus on the risks

    • E. 

      Assume the leadership capacity of the group

    • F. 

      Make sure that everyone is on-board each step of the way

  • 9. 
    How do you handle stress?
    • A. 

      By looking for the root of the problem and working on eliminating it

    • B. 

      Making a list of the individual issues and trying to solve them

    • C. 

      Thinking about positive things instead

    • D. 

      Meditating or doing yoga

    • E. 

      By finding ways to vent

    • F. 

      By taking it out on other people

  • 10. 
    What is your biggest strength from these?
    • A. 

      Being a good leader

    • B. 

      Being unbiased

    • C. 

      Being positive

    • D. 

      Having an original though process

    • E. 

      Being empathetic

    • F. 

      Ability to take criticism

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