Introvert Assessment

Introvert Assessment. Grab a piece of paper and answer true or false to these statements. This quiz was taken from the book “Quiet” by Susan Cain. I did not come up with any of this on my own.

1) ____ I prefer one on one conversation to group activities.

2) ____ I often prefer to express myself in writing.

3) ____ I enjoy solitude.

4) ____ I seem to care less than my piers about wealth, fame and status.

5) ____ I dislike small talk, but I enjoy talking in depth about topics that matter to me.

6) ____ People tell me that I’m a good listener.

7) ____ I’m not a big risk taker.

8)  ____ I enjoy work that allows me to “dive in” with few interruptions.

9) ____ I like to celebrate birthdays on a small scale, with only one or two close friends or family members.

10)____ People describe me as “Soft spoken” or “mellow”.

11)____ I prefer not to show or discuss my work with others until it is finished.

12)____ I dislike conflict.

13)____ I do my best work on my own.

14)____ I tend to think before I speak.

15)____ I feel drained after being out and about, even if I’ve enjoyed myself.

16)____ I often let calls go through to voice mail.

17)____ If I had to choose, I would prefer a weekend with absolutely nothing to do to one with too many things scheduled.

18)____ I don’t enjoy multitasking.

19)____ I can concentrate easily

20)____ In classroom situations, I prefer lectures to seminars.

The more often you answered “true”, the more introverted you are. If you answered a roughly equal number true and false then you may be ambivert.


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