Enneagram Personality Tests

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The Enneagram is a personality system that aims to reveal how emotions drive a person's life and how he or she engages with others in an effort to get what he or she wants and needs. The Enneagram defines nine personality facets, each with its own set of strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for personal growth.

At its simplest level, the Enneagram Personality Test reveals your Personality Type. This is made up of nine Personality Facets. The Enneagram Personality Type professes to reveal what motivates an individual on a profound level, and illuminates the path he or she must take to achieve a higher level of self-actualization.


Read each of the statements about yourself. Answer to the best of your knowledge, honestly. The Enneagram is only effective if the answers are authentic. In each answer, you should respond with a number between 1 and 5 ranging from very inaccurate (1) to very accurate (5).

  • 1 = very inaccurate
  • 2 = partly inaccurate
  • 3 = neither accurate nor inaccurate
  • 4 = partly accurate
  • 5 = very accurate
  1. I strive for perfection
  2. I work hard to be helpful to others
  3. It is important to me that other people like me
  4. It is important to me to achieve great things
  5. I make more significant contributions than the average person
  6. I feel my emotions very deeply
  7. I have a sense that other people will never truly understand me
  8. I think deeply about things
  9. I am prepared for any disaster
  10. It is important to me to avoid pain and suffering at all times
  11. I seek out experiences that I know will make me feel happy or excited
  12. I see the positive in every situation
  13. I am not afraid to tell someone when I think they are wrong
  14. I let other people make the decisions
  15. I appreciate having rules that people are expected to follow
  16. I am concerned about security more than anything else
  17. I think a lot about what will happen in the future
  18. I don’t fit in with ordinary people
  19. There is rarely a good reason for changing how things are done
  20. I always finish my chores
  21. I am always trying to be a better person
  22. I check carefully for mistakes and errors
  23. I like to be around people who I can help
  24. I like to feel that I am an important person in my social groups
  25. It is important to me to be successful
  26. The organizations I belong to would not function well without me
  27. I often feel overtaken by my emotions
  28. I have always felt different from other people
  29. I like to analyze things from every angle
  30. I always have a plan for what I would do if things go wrong
  31. I avoid situations that bring up negative feelings
  32. I seek excitement
  33. I am good at seeing the bright side of things when others complain
  34. I do not hesitate to call people out when they are behaving badly
  35. I go along with what other people want
  36. People should follow the rules instead of doing what they feel like doing
  37. I seek out relationships that offer me some type of protection
  38. I can clearly visualize what could happen in the future
  39. Average people often find me a bit weird
  40. I like to do things as I’ve always done them
  41. I persist until a task is done
  42. I spend time trying to discover and correct my faults and weaknesses
  43. I hold myself to very high standards
  44. I am a natural caretaker
  45. I want people to admire me
  46. I want to achieve a lot in my life
  47. If I am honest, I feel that I am a bit better than other people
  48. I feel a deep sense of grief for what I have lost
  49. I am an unusual sort of person
  50. I take time to understand things more deeply than most people do
  51. It is important to me to be prepared for any emergency
  52. I distract myself from any sad feelings that arise
  53. I often make changes in my life when things get boring
  54. I tend to be more optimistic than most people
  55. I tell people what I think, even if it is hard to hear
  56. I would rather follow the group than push for what I want
  57. I feel most comfortable in organizations with a clear hierarchy
  58. I take measures to protect myself and my loved ones from harm
  59. I make plans for many years into the future
  60. I am an unusually unique person
  61. I dislike trying new methods or procedures
  62. I focus on my responsibilities and duties
  63. I read books that help me be more productive or better at what I do
  64. I put a lot of pressure on myself to do things right
  65. I take the initiative to help other people and make their lives easier
  66. I put in the effort to make a good impression on other people
  67. I set ambitious goals for myself
  68. I am an important member of my social groups
  69. I can describe my emotions in a lot of depth and detail
  70. I often feel like an outsider
  71. I find my mind to be a very interesting place
  72. I am always aware of what can go wrong in a situation
  73. I have many ways of avoiding situations that get me down
  74. I am always up for a new adventure
  75. I believe that things usually work out for the best
  76. I stand up for what I believe in, even if it upsets other people
  77. I let other people take the lead
  78. I dislike people who disrupt things by breaking the rules
  79. I make alliances with people who can help me stay safe and secure
  80. I am often looking ahead, toward what is coming next
  81. I have different interests than most people
  82. The traditional way of doing things is the best way
  83. I am a responsible and reliable person
  84. I have a lot of plans for how I can improve myself
  85. I make sure that even small details are correct
  86. I enjoy caring for others and their needs
  87. I want to be a person that others can look up to
  88. I push myself to succeed
  89. I make important contributions to my community
  90. I rarely have strong emotions
  91. I feel I never truly belong in social groups
  92. I want to learn as much as I can about how the world works
  93. It is important for me to understand what can go wrong in a situation
  94. I take steps to ensure I don't feel sad or lonely
  95. Trying new things keeps life interesting
  96. I am an upbeat person
  97. I am usually the one to take a stand when others won’t
  98. Other people have stronger opinions than I do
  99. Everyone has a role to play in society and a duty to do their best
  100. I am concerned with protecting what I have
  101. I have a good sense of what my future holds
  102. I am an average person with ordinary likes and dislikes
  103. I try new ways of doing things just to see if they will work
  104. I have a great deal of willpower
  105. Self improvement is a major interest of mine


    • The Rational, Idealistic Type: Principled, Purposeful, Self-Controlled, and Perfectionistic
    • The Caring, Interpersonal Type: Demonstrative, Generous, People-Pleasing, and Possessive
    • The Success-Oriented, Pragmatic Type: Adaptive, Excelling, Driven, and Image-Conscious
    • The Sensitive, Withdrawn Type: Expressive, Dramatic, Self-Absorbed, and Temperamental
    • The Intense, Cerebral Type: Perceptive, Innovative, Secretive, and Isolated
    • The Committed, Security-Oriented Type: Engaging, Responsible, Anxious, and Suspicious
    • The Busy, Fun-Loving Type: Spontaneous, Versatile, Distractible, and Scattered
    • The Powerful, Dominating Type: Self-Confident, Decisive, Willful, and Confrontational
    • The Easygoing, Self-Effacing Type: Receptive, Reassuring, Agreeable, and Complacent