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. Do you prize in yourself

  2. Are you more satisfied having

  3. Do you like writers who

  4. It is worse to be

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

  6. Do you tend to

  7. Are you more comfortable in making

  8. When finishing a job, do you like to

  9. Are you more frequently

  10. Are you swayed more by

  11. Are you inclined to be

  12. In a heated discussion do you

  13. Would you say you are more

  14. Are you more inclined to feel

  15. Do you prefer contracts to be

  16. Do you tend to be more

  17. Which rules you more

  18. Are you more comfortable

  19. Does interacting with strangers

  20. With people are you usually more

  21. In most situations are you more

  22. Children often do not

  23. Which seems the greater fault

  24. Do you consider yourself

  25. If you must disappoint someone are you usually

  26. Do you usually want things

  27. Are you more likely to trust

  28. Is it your way to

  29. Are you more interested in

  30. Which is more of a compliment

  31. Are you more

  32. At a party, do you

  33. Is it easier for you to

  34. Are you prone to

  35. Common sense is

  36. Do you value in yourself more that you are

  37. At work do you tend to

  38. Which appeals to you more

  39. Are you inclined to be more

  40. Do you more often see

  41. Is clutter in the work place something you

  42. Are you more

  43. Are you more often

  44. Do you tend to notice

  45. Waiting in line, do you often

  46. In stories, do you prefer

  47. Do you more often prefer

  48. Do you find visionaries and theorists

  49. Do you think of yourself as a

  50. Are you the kind of person who

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

  52. Do you tend to choose

  53. Are you inclined to take what is said

  54. Do you see yourself as basically

  55. Is it worse to

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

  57. Is it preferable mostly to

  58. When the phone rings, do you

  59. Are you drawn more to

  60. On the job, do you want your activities

  61. Facts

  62. In hard circumstances, are you sometimes

  63. Do you think of yourself as

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

  65. Do you prefer to work

  66. Do you speak more in

  67. Which do you wish more for yourself

  68. Are you more

  69. Is it better to be

  70. Do you feel better about

  71. Your gender is:


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