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. Is clutter in the work place something you

  2. When the phone rings, do you

  3. Is it your way to

  4. Waiting in line, do you often

  5. Do you prefer contracts to be

  6. At a party, do you

  7. Are you more satisfied having

  8. Does interacting with strangers

  9. On the job, do you want your activities

  10. Do you tend to

  11. Do you more often prefer

  12. Do you think of yourself as

  13. Are you prone to

  14. Are you the kind of person who

  15. In most situations are you more

  16. At work do you tend to

  17. When finishing a job, do you like to

  18. Do you consider yourself

  19. Do you prefer to work

  20. Are you inclined to be

  21. Do you tend to choose

  22. Are you more

  23. Are you inclined to be more

  24. Is it worse to

  25. Do you usually want things

  26. Are you more

  27. Would you say you are more

  28. Are you more interested in

  29. Do you feel better about

  30. Do you tend to be more

  31. Is it preferable mostly to

  32. Do you like writers who

  33. Do you tend to notice

  34. Facts

  35. Are you more

  36. Do you find visionaries and theorists

  37. Are you more comfortable

  38. Common sense is

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

  40. Children often do not

  41. Are you more frequently

  42. Do you speak more in

  43. Are you inclined to take what is said

  44. Do you more often see

  45. Are you more likely to trust

  46. Are you more inclined to feel

  47. Do you prize in yourself

  48. Are you drawn more to

  49. In stories, do you prefer

  50. Is it easier for you to

  51. With people are you usually more

  52. Are you more comfortable in making

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

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

  55. Which appeals to you more

  56. If you must disappoint someone are you usually

  57. In a heated discussion do you

  58. Is it better to be

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

  60. Are you more often

  61. Which is more of a compliment

  62. Which rules you more

  63. It is worse to be

  64. In hard circumstances, are you sometimes

  65. Do you think of yourself as a

  66. Do you value in yourself more that you are

  67. Which seems the greater fault

  68. Are you swayed more by

  69. Which do you wish more for yourself

  70. Do you see yourself as basically

  71. Your gender is:


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