5 Free Personality Tests You Can Take in Minutes

Updated: Apr. 13, 2021

These quick online quizzes offer surprisingly accurate snapshots of your defining characteristics.

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Test Color

Your favorite color can reveal a lot about your personality, according to the free Test Color quiz. Rank 36 color blocks from most to least preferred and vice versa, and you’ll reveal profile details that indicate the strength of your creativity, intelligence, and organization and decision-making skills.

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Short Personality Quiz

Do you see yourself as critical and quarrelsome? Reserved and quiet? Based upon the Ten-Item Personality Inventory (TIPI), the Short Personality Quiz explains your scores as they relate to the Big 5 Personality Traits: extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability, and openness to experience. (What is an empath? Find out more about this personality type.)

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16 Personalities

Based on the super popular Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the 60-question 16 Personalities free personality test susses out who you really are by asking you to indicate how much you agree with statements like “You cannot stand chaos.” Like the classic MBTI, your answers determine where you fall on four spectrums: extroverted/introverted, sensing/intuitive, thinking/feeling, and judging/perceiving. At the end you’re given your scarily accurate personality type. Each type has its own strengths and weaknesses, like these 5 hidden strengths of extroverts.

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41 Questions, 1 Personality

The 41 Questions, 1 Personality quiz is another free variation on the MBTI, but more black-and-white than shades of gray. Do you prefer “just whatever” or deadlines? Are you more likely to trust past experience or a hunch? You’ll find your unique personality type (“Determined Realist,” “Sensitive Doer,” and others) as well get career suggestions and a list of famous people who share your type.

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You Just Get Me

With You Just Get Me, you’ll agree or disagree with statements about your leadership style, treatment of other people, vocabulary, and more. After taking the test, you’ll discover your personality tendencies “in a nutshell”: whether you’re disciplined/casual, abstract/concrete, neurotic/unemotional, cooperative/competitive, and extraverted/introverted. But will your subconscious agree with your answers? Here’s what your dreams say about your personality.

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