Enneagram test (Enneagram quiz)

Enneagram 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.

This Enneagram Test (Enneagram quiz) is based on the researches and 9 types of enneagram. This test will share your most dominant three enneagram types.

Instructions to Follow

In the following questions please make sure to answer each statement. The following statements are regarding your everyday functioning in different domains of life.

1. Expect nothing less than perfection.

 

2. Don’t consider a task finished until it’s perfect.

 

3. Am not happy until all the details are taken care of.

 

4. Set high standards for myself and others.

 

5. Try to lead others.

 

6. Never give up.

 

7. Take control of things.

 

8. Continue until everything is perfect.

 

9. Don’t care what others think.

 

10. Feel it’s OK that some people don’t like me.

 

11. Sail my own course.

 

12. Don’t care about dressing nicely.

 

13. Tend to think about something for hours.

 

14. Like to get lost in thought.

 

15. Tend to analyse things.

 

16. Think deeply about things.

 

17. Don’t pretend to be more than I am.

 

18. Use flattery to get ahead.

 

19. Switch my loyalties when I feel like it.

 

20. Play a role in order to impress people.

 

21. Love what I do.

 

22. Look forward to each new day.

 

23. Don’t approach things half-heartedly.

 

24. Prefer to participate fully rather than view life from the side-lines.

 

25. Don’t get side-tracked when I work.

 

26. Finish things despite obstacles in the way.

 

27. Am a hard worker.

 

28. Am a goal-oriented person.

 

29. Try to forgive and forget.

 

30. Sympathize with the homeless.

 

31. Believe in equality between all races.

 

32. Am open to change.

 

33. Take others’ interests into account.

 

34. Sympathize with others’ feelings.

 

35. Respect others’ feelings.

 

36. Let people push me around to help them feel important.

 

 

 



Final Result:

What is Enneagram?

The enneagram is a personality typing system that defines patterns in how individuals are conceptualizing the world and managing their emotions. The model of the Enneagram describes nine different types of personality and maps each one of these types on a nine-pointed diagram that aids in illustrating how the types are linked to one another. Enneagram's name comes from the Greek: Ennea which means nine, and Gramma implies something written or drawn.

Each personality has a certain view of the world and looks at the world via its lens or filter, as per the Enneagram. This enables us to explain why individuals are behaving in specific ways. The Enneagram illustrates possibilities for individual development by explaining how the general personality adapts and reacts to both challenging and supportive circumstances and provides a basis for understanding people.

The model has influenced numerous Enneagram personality tests along with books on a diverse number of topics, ranging from personal growth and spiritual development to relations and even career development.

Background  of the Enneagram

The exact origin of the Enneagram is not known to us, but we know it has an eclectic historical record. Many suggest ancient roots about 4,500 years ago in Babylon whereas someplace the origin about 2,500 years ago in classical Greek philosophy. The system was traced back to Sufism, a spiritual form of Islam, Christian mysticism, and Jewish Kabbalah. Apparently, Dante had quite a good understanding of the Enneagram as the characters in The Divine Comedy largely relate to the types of Enneagram.

What we know is that the modern system of Enneagram emerged from the work of contemporary writers. Georg Ivanovich Gurdjieff, a mystical and religious educator, presented the model in the 1930s as a mystical icon and it arrived in the 1960s on American shores. Many scholars currently place focus on the Enneagram's psychological side instead of spiritual, comparing it with other models of personality such as the Myers-Briggs system.

Applications of the Enneagram

Enneagram is primarily utilized for personal self-knowledge and growth of personality, providing a valuable tool for self-mastery, resolving conflict, group dynamics, leadership, and emotional intelligence. It has become widely used in fields such as counselling, psychotherapy, business development, parenting, and education since it highlights development opportunities for each specific type.

Enneagram test (Enneagram quiz)