This free, 10-minute personality test gives you accurate, precise scores for the Big Five personality traits. See exactly how you score for Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism, and understand how the Big Five personality factors apply to your life, work and relationships.

The Big Five or Five Factor model is the most scientifically sound way of classifying personality differences and is the most widely used among research psychologists.

To take the Big Five personality assessment, rate each statement according to how well it describes you. Base your ratings on how you really are, not how you would like to be.

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FAQ

Q. Is this personality test really free?

A. You do not need to purchase or register to take this test and view an overview of your results. If you would like, you can purchase a more comprehensive full report for $29.

Q. Is this personality test scientific?

A. This test has been researched extensively to ensure it is valid and reliable. It is based on psychological research into the core of personality, and our own psychometric research. Your scores show you how you compare to the other people in a large, international sample for each of the Big Five personality traits.

Q. Can I have my employees, team or group take the Big Five test?

A. Absolutely. Our Pro platform is designed to make it easy to give the Big Five personality test to your team or group. See discounted group pricing and learn how to quickly and easily set up testing for your group on the Pro platform page.

Q. What is the difference between Big Five, Five Factor, and the OCEAN model of personality?

A. Big Five, Five Factor, and OCEAN are all ways of describing the same theory of personality. Multiple psychological studies have arrived at the conclusion that the differences between people's personalities can be organized into five broad categories, called the Big Five or Five Factors. These are sometimes referred to as the five broad dimensions of personality. The Five Factors of personality are:

  • Openness - How open a person is to new ideas and experiences
  • Conscientiousness - How goal-directed, persistent, and organized a person is
  • Extraversion - How much a person is energized by the outside world
  • Agreeableness - How much a person puts others' interests and needs ahead of their own
  • Neuroticism - How sensitive a person is to stress and negative emotional triggers

This Big Five assessment measures your level of each of the Big Five traits and shows your scores as they compare with an international sample of people of all ages.