Big 5 Personality Test (ocean personality test) (3 mins)

Big 5 Personality Test
Halima Qureshi

Halima S. Qureshi is a practising Clinical Psychologist for the last 5 years, as well as the founding member of Counseling Center in one of the acclaimed Universities of Pakistan. She deals in psychological disorders especially related to early adulthood and adulthood. She is well versed in the field with more than 4 years of teaching and research experience in the field of Psychology. Currently, she is doing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and she is developing Intervention and working with Cognitive Behavior Hypnotherapy for Non-Suicidal Self Injury disorder a newly recognized disorder in DSM 5. Her therapeutic expertise is in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, as well as she is Master Practitioner of Neurolinguistics Programming (NLP) from NFNLP, USA.

Big 5 personality test will give you an idea about your personality types based on the five-factor model of Big 5 personality. This test is based on the researches and the Big Five Personality test.

Identification of your personality dominance will help you in understanding your attitudes and behaviour and eventually helps you in opting a career choice best suitable for you.

Instructions for the Big 5 Personality Test

Read each statement and answer how much accurate it is about you. Please make sure to answer honestly. The more you think the more chance of giving an ideal response rather than the original response.

1. Have a good word for everyone.

 

2. Believe that others have good intentions.

 

3. Respect others.

 

4. Accept people as they are.

 

5. Make people feel at ease.

 

6. Am concerned about others.

 

7. Trust what people say.

 

8. Sympathize with other’s feelings.

 

9. Am easy to satisfy.

 

10. Am easy to satisfy.

 

11. Have a sharp tongue.

 

12. Cut others to pieces.

 

13. Suspect hidden motives in others.

 

14. Get back at others.

 

15. Insult people.

 

16. Believe that I am better than others.

 

17. Contradict others.

 

18. Make demands on others.

 

19. Hold a grudge.

 

20. Am out for my own personal gain.

 

21. Am always prepared.

 

22. Pay attention to details.

 

23. Get chores done right away.

 

24. Carry out my plans.

 

25. Make plans and stick to them.

 

26. Complete tasks successfully.

 

27. Do things according to a plan.

 

28. Am exacting in my work.

 

29. Finish what I start.

 

30. Follow through with my plans.

 

31. Waste my time.

 

32. Find it difficult to get down to work.

 

33. Do just enough work to get by.

 

34. Don’t see things through.

 

35. Shirk my duties.

 

36. Mess things up.

 

37. Leave things unfinished.

 

38. Don’t put my mind on the task at hand.

 

39. Make a mess of things.

 

40. Need a push to get started.

 

41. Feel comfortable around people.

 

42. Make friends easily.

 

43. Am skilled in handling social situations.

 

44. Am the life of the party.

 

45. Know how to captivate people.

 

46. Start conversations.

 

47. Warm up quickly to others.

 

48. Talk to a lot of different people at parties.

 

49. Don’t mind being the center of attention.

 

50. Cheer people up.

 

51. Have little to say.

 

52. Keep in the background.

 

53. Would describe my experiences as somewhat dull.

 

54. Don’t like to draw attention to myself.

 

55. Don’t talk a lot.

 

56. Avoid contacts with others.

 

57. Am hard to get to know.

 

58. Retreat from others.

 

59. Find it difficult to approach others

 

60. Keep others at a distance

 

61. Often feel blue

 

62. Dislike myself

 

63. Am often down in the dumps

 

64. Have frequent mood swings

 

65. Panic easily

 

66. Am filled with doubts about things.

 

67. Feel threatened easily.

 

68. Get stressed out easily.

 

69. Fear for the worst.

 

70. Worry about things.

 

71. Seldom feel blue.

 

72. Feel comfortable with myself.

 

73. Rarely get irritated.

 

74. Am not easily bothered by things.

 

75. Am very pleased with myself.

 

76. Am relaxed most of the time.

 

77. Seldom get mad.

 

78. Am not easily frustrated.

 

79. Remain calm under pressure.

 

80. Rarely lose my composure.

 

81. Believe in the importance of art.

 

82. Have a vivid imagination.

 

83. Tend to vote for liberal political candidates.

 

84. Carry the conversation to a higher level.

 

85. Enjoy hearing new ideas.

 

86. Enjoy thinking about things.

 

87. Can say things beautifully.

 

88. Enjoy wild flights of fantasy.

 

89. Get excited by new ideas.

 

90. Have a rich vocabulary.

 

91. Am not interested in abstract ideas.

 

92. Do not like art.

 

93. Avoid philosophical discussions.

 

94. Do not enjoy going to art museums.

 

95. Tend to vote for conservative political candidates.

 

96. Do not like poetry.

 

97. Rarely look for a deeper meaning in things.

 

98. Believe that too much tax money goes to support artists.

 

99. Am not interested in theoretical discussions.

 

100. Have difficulty understanding abstract ideas.

 



Final Result :

Overview to Big 5 Personality

Several researches were carried out that led to the discovery of five big personality traits. In the late 1950s, Earnest Tupes and Raymond Christal proceeded the early model that was based on the work done at the U.S. Air Force Personnel Laboratory. In 1990. J.M. Digman presented his five-factor personality model. In 1993, Goldberg broadened it to the maximum level of organizations. The BIG 5 personality model of personality is available in several languages and applicable in many cultures. This has resulted in research that approves its validity at the international level and also as a theory of personality.

Comprehensive explanations of personality are not covered by these five factors completely. BIG 5 personality does incorporate a huge portion of personality-related terms because of this reason they are called BIG 5 personality. Many related characteristics and traits are included in these five-factor personality traits. For example, agreeableness is a factor that includes traits like kindness, friendliness, and warmth on the positive side and violence and anger on the negative side. Agreeableness is made up of all these characteristics and traits.

What is the Big 5 personality?

According to many contemporary personality psychologists, there are five fundamental personality dimensions. These are called big five personality factors. OCEAN is a popular acronym for Big five. Following are the five big personality traits based on a theory:

●   Extraversion often spelt as extroversion

●   Agreeableness

●   Openness

●       Conscientiousness

●   Neuroticism

The five-factor theory of personality comprises of important traits that are considered as the building blocks of personality. One important point to keep in mind is that each of the five factors of personality comprises a range between two extremes. For example, extraversion is a personality trait of big five that shows a continuum between extreme introversion and extreme extraversion. Most people in the real world exist somewhere in between the two extremes of each dimension.

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Big 5 Personality Test (ocean personality test) (3 mins)