Am I an introvert? Take the Personality Test to Find out

An Extroverted Personality should be very outgoing, an alpha-type personality, and seek out the spotlight wherever possible.  However, introvert people are often viewed as being faulty and needing “fixing”.

What Cain suggests in her novel, “Quiet:  The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking”, is that introverts truly boast a power that extroverts lack to varying degrees.  She also proposes the idea that there are three general personality types:  introverts, extroverts, and ambiverts, who run a fine line between extroversion and introversion.


To find out if you have this characteristic, do the Myers-Briggs personality test.

Personality test

I think things inside my head.
I tend to think out loud.
I'm really in between.

I am brief and businesslike.
I am friendly and have difficulty remaining businesslike.
I'm really in between.

I am a mixer and mingler at parties.
I prefer one-on-one conversations.
I'm really in between.

I act first, then think.
I think first, then act.
I'm really in between.

Personal values and people are important to me. I see the exception to the rule.
Principles and rules are important to me.
I'm really in between.

I tend to be unbiased and direct when I analyze people's problems, even if this might hurt their sensitivities.
I sympathize with people and would tell a white lie to avoid hurting their feelings.
I'm really in between.

I am sometimes accused of being too rigid.
I am sometimes accused of being too indecisive.
I'm really in between.

Work first, play later.
Enjoy now, finish the job later.
I'm really in between.

I prefer to know what I am getting into.
I like adapting to new situations.
I'm really in between.

I love to be in the midst of the action.
I love to close my office door and enjoy quiet times.
I'm really in between.

I am good at working directly on something.
I am good at speculating about all the various options.
I'm really in between.

I like new ideas when they have practical applications.
I fall in love with new ideas and concepts for their own sake.
I'm really in between.

My desk may seem disorganized at times, but I can always find what I am looking for.
I like my desk to be neat and organized.
I'm really in between.

It is more important to be truthful than diplomatic.
It is more important to be diplomatic than truthful.
I'm really in between.

I desire to be appreciated.
I desire achievement and accomplishement.
I'm really in between.

I derive satisfaction from starting projects.
I derive satisfaction from finishing projects.
I'm really in between.

I am rather easy to "read" and know.
I am rather private and difficult to "read".
I'm really in between.

I am often restless.
I am often contented.
I'm really in between.

I keep my enthusiasm to myself.
I communicate with enthusiasm.
I'm really in between.

I work out ideas internally.
I work out ideas with others' input.
I'm really in between.

I value empathy, harmony and forgiving.
I value logic, justice and fairness.
I'm really in between.

If I go to the gym or the library, I find a place by myself and focus on my work.
The gym and library are great places to interact with people.
I'm really in between.

I value realism and common sense.
I value imagination and innovation.
I'm really in between.

I tend to be general and figurative. I use metaphors and analogies.
I tend to be specific and literal. I give detailed instructions.
I'm really in between.

I am planned and structured.
I am spontaneous and vague.
I'm really in between.

I share personal information rather freely.
I prefer to share personal information with a select few.
I'm really in between.

I have a few deep, personal relationships.
I have many social relationships.
I'm really in between.

I see deadlines as elastic.
I take deadlines seriously.
I'm really in between.

Some people may see me as overemotional, illogical or weak.
Some people may see me as heartless, insensitive or uncaring.
I'm really in between.

I am product-oriented and want to get the job done.
I am process-oriented and am especially interested in how the task will be accomplished.
I'm really in between.

I like to pick up new skills. I get bored easily after mastering skills.
I like to use and refine existing skills.
I'm really in between.

I respond after taking the time to think things through, and I enjoy a slower pace.
I respond quickly and enjoy a fast pace.
I'm really in between.

I am mainly interested in things other than human relationships.
I am mainly interested in human relationships.
I'm really in between.

I listen more than talk.
I talk more than listen.
I'm really in between.

I like to figure things out on my own.
I like to follow a practical approach.
I'm really in between.

While I walk in the forest, I love to think about all kinds of things and ideas.
When I walk in the forest, I love to smell the woods and the feel the breeze on my face.
I'm really in between.

I trust facts, concrete examples and proof.
I trust inspiration, insights, ideas and hunches.
I'm really in between.

I have strong analytical skills.
I am caring, compassionate and tender.
I'm really in between.

I believe any feeling is valid, whether it makes sense or not.
I believe feelings are valid only if they are logical.
I'm really in between.

I set and respect fixed goals and work toward achieving them on time.
My goals are open-ended and subject to change as new information becomes available.
I'm really in between.

I am comfortable after having made a decision.
I am comfortable leaving my options open.
I'm really in between.

Before answering a question, I prefer to take the time to form an answer in my head.
Ask me a question, and I will start talking to come up with an answer.
I'm really in between.

I am experimental and like to find new ways of doing things.
If it works fine, then there is no reason to change it.
I'm really in between.

My work efforts are steady and sustained.
My work efforts are on-and-off.
I'm really in between.

I am energized by spending time alone.
Group discussions stimulate me and give me energy.
I'm really in between.

I truly enjoy living in the present moment.
I like to make a sacrifice in the present when I can see that it will improve things in the future.
I'm really in between.