The Big Five (100 items)

The Big Five measure assesses five broad dimensions of personality: Extraversion/Introversion, Conscientiousness, Agreeableness, Openness to Experience, and Neuroticism. Your results will include your estimated position on all five dimensions, plus a list of adjectives describing your unique blend of personality traits.

Instructions

Read the short statements below and think about how well they describe you. When thinking about each statement, consider how you usually are, in most situations, compared to everyone you know.

For example, if the statement is "I worry a lot", consider whether you usually worry a lot, in most situations, compared to everyone you know.

I feel others' emotions.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am not interested in abstract ideas.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I know how to captivate people.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I think of others first.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I neglect my duties.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I get stressed out easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am exacting in my work.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I avoid difficult reading material.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am relaxed most of the time.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I feel at ease with people.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I know how to comfort others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I love order and regularity.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I spend time reflecting on things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I do not have a good imagination.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I continue until everything is perfect.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I like order.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I feel little concern for others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have a rich vocabulary.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have excellent ideas.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I shirk my duties.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am hard to get to know.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am not really interested in others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I get irritated easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I often feel uncomfortable around others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I find it difficult to get down to work.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I often feel blue.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have a soft heart.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I love children.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am a very private person.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am interested in people.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I use difficult words.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have little to say.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I love to read challenging material.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I follow a schedule.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am the life of the party.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am not easily bothered by things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I show my gratitude.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I inquire about others' well-being.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I can handle a lot of information.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I often forget to put things back in their proper place.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I will not probe deeply into a subject.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I sympathize with others' feelings.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I love to help others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am skilled in handling social situations.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I take time out for others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am on good terms with nearly everyone.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I start conversations.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am quiet around strangers.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I rarely get irritated.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I like to tidy up.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I don't talk a lot.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I change my mood a lot.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I get caught up in my problems.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I panic easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am good at many things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have a vivid imagination.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I get upset easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I take charge.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I get chores done right away.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I try to avoid complex people.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I waste my time.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am always prepared.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I feel threatened easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I get overwhelmed by emotions.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have difficulty understanding abstract ideas.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I talk to a lot of different people at parties.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I leave a mess in my room.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I make people feel at ease.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am indifferent to the feelings of others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I bottle up my feelings.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I seldom feel blue.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I catch on to things quickly.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I make a mess of things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I insult people.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I pay attention to details.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I leave my belongings around.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have difficulty imagining things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I grumble about things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I do things according to a plan.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have a good word for everyone.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I take offense easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I carry the conversation to a higher level.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am easily disturbed.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I find it difficult to approach others.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I keep in the background.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I worry about things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I feel comfortable around people.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I don't mind being the center of attention.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I get angry easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I wait for others to lead the way.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I seldom get mad.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I have frequent mood swings.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am quick to understand things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I do things in a half-way manner.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I love to think up new ways of doing things.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am full of ideas.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I make plans and stick to them.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I make friends easily.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I am not interested in other people's problems.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate
I don't like to draw attention to myself.
1 = Very inaccurate 5 = Very accurate