Personality & Personality Types: Examples & Descriptions


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Which perspective on personality believes that you can't compare the personality of one person to the personality of another because he or she must be studied as a whole person?

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1. According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator of personality, what two traits make up opposite ends of the scale for how people make decisions?

2. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator for personality was developed by _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz and worksheet will gauge how much you know about personality and various personality types. Among other topics, this quiz requires you to recall what the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator of personality says about opposite traits used to make decisions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Viewing people as unique individuals who cannot be compared with one another
  • Traits covered in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator of personality and who developed this indicator
  • How many personality types are listed in Myers-Briggs
  • The theoretical view of personality to which the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator aligns

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about studying the whole person and not comparing one person to another
  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and a theoretical view of personality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the number of personality types listed on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Additional Learning

Deepen your knowledge of this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Personality & Personality Types: Examples & Descriptions. Here's a quick glance at what you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • How 'personality' is defined
  • An overview of competing views on personality
  • Personality types on different sides of the dimensions scale
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