Personality Test
Personality Temperament Test
Personality Test

The Keirsey Temperament Sorter®-II (KTS®-II) is the most widely used personality instrument in the world. It is a powerful 70 question personality instrument that helps individuals discover their personality type. The KTS-II is based on Keirsey Temperament Theory™, published in the best selling books, Please Understand Me® and Please Understand Me II, by Dr. David Keirsey.


It is important that you answer all the questions from the perspective of what feels real for you and not try to give answers that you think would sound like how you should behave in any particular situation. The objective is to understand yourself as you really are – not the way, for example, you must react in your job, or others expect you to behave. Effectiveness as an individual or leader is not based on any particular personality style. It is really about how well you know yourself and others.

There are two choices for each question. If both seem to apply, choose the one that feels most comfortable to you. There are no right or wrong answers – about half the population agrees with whatever choice you make.

When you have answered all the questions, click on the "Score it!" button to receive your free Keirsey Temperament Report. To take the KTS-II in a language other than English, please choose from the languages in the pull-down selection below.

We offer the KTS II in several languages. You may select the language in which you take the Sorter below. At this time, all temperament reports are delivered in English.

  1. When finishing a job, do you like to

  2. In hard circumstances, are you sometimes

  3. In stories, do you prefer

  4. Are you more interested in

  5. In most situations are you more

  6. It is worse to be

  7. Are you drawn more to

  8. Are you more

  9. Are you prone to

  10. Which rules you more

  11. Do you prize in yourself

  12. Is it worse to

  13. Do you more often prefer

  14. Which is more of a compliment

  15. Are you more inclined to feel

  16. Are you more

  17. At work, is it more natural for you to

  18. On the job, do you want your activities

  19. Are you more often

  20. Are you more likely to trust

  21. Are you inclined to be

  22. Are you more comfortable

  23. Are you more satisfied having

  24. When in charge of others do you tend to be

  25. Do you more often see

  26. Do you consider yourself

  27. Are you more

  28. Do you prefer contracts to be

  29. Is it better to be

  30. Are you inclined to take what is said

  31. At work do you tend to

  32. Do you tend to notice

  33. Is it your way to

  34. In a heated discussion do you

  35. Do you speak more in

  36. Are you the kind of person who

  37. Is it preferable mostly to

  38. Is clutter in the work place something you

  39. If you must disappoint someone are you usually

  40. Are you more frequently

  41. Do you think of yourself as

  42. Do you feel better about

  43. Do you see yourself as basically

  44. Which appeals to you more

  45. Children often do not

  46. Do you tend to

  47. Would you say you are more

  48. Which do you wish more for yourself

  49. In sizing up others, do you tend to be

  50. Common sense is

  51. Does interacting with strangers

  52. Do you usually want things

  53. Are you swayed more by

  54. In making up your mind are you more likely to go by

  55. Do you find visionaries and theorists

  56. At a party, do you

  57. Are you inclined to be more

  58. Which seems the greater fault

  59. Are you more comfortable in making

  60. Facts

  61. Waiting in line, do you often

  62. Do you tend to choose

  63. Do you value in yourself more that you are

  64. With people are you usually more

  65. Do you like writers who

  66. When the phone rings, do you

  67. Do you prefer to work

  68. Do you think of yourself as a

  69. Is it easier for you to

  70. Do you tend to be more

  71. Your gender is:


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