Dr Phil’s Personality Test

Personal Development, TV | | May 20, 2007 at 13:51

drphil.jpgThis personality test is circulating the internet. The claim is that the test was devised by Dr. Phil. Just in case you are interested, the story that goes along with this is that Oprah scored a 38. Truth? Relevance? Importance?

1. When do you feel your best?
a) in the morning
b) during the afternoon and early evening
c) late at night

2. You usually walk…
a) fairly fast, with long steps
b) fairly fast, with little steps
c) less fast head up, looking the world in the face
d) less fast, head down
e) very slowly

3. When talking to people you..
a) stand with your arms folded
b) have your hands clasped
c) have one or both your hands on your hips
d) touch or push the person to whom you are talking
e) play with your ear, touch your chin, or smooth your hair

4. When relaxing, you sit with..
a) your knees bent with your legs neatly side by side
b) your legs crossed
c) your legs stretched out or straight
d) one leg curled under you

5. When something really amuses you, you react with…
a) big appreciated laugh
b) a laugh, but not a loud one
c) a quiet chuckle
d) a sheepish smile

6. When you go to a party or social gathering you..
a) make a loud entrance so everyone notices you
b) make a quiet entrance, looking around for someone you know
c) make the quietest entrance, trying to stay unnoticed

7. You’re working very hard, concentrating hard, and you’re interrupted…
a) welcome the break
b) feel extremely irritated
c) vary between these two extremes

8. Which of the following colors do you like most?
a) Red or orange
b) black
c) yellow or light blue
d) green
e) dark blue or purple
f) white
g) brown or gray

9. When you are in bed at night, in those last few moments before going to
sleep you are…
a) stretched out on your back
b) stretched out face down on your stomach
c) on your side, slightly curled
d) with your head on one arm
e) with your head under the covers

10. You often dream that you are…
a) falling
b) fighting or struggling
c) searching for something or somebody
d) flying or floating
e) you usually have dreamless sleep
f) your dreams are always pleasant

POINTS:

1. (a) 2 (b) 4 (c) 6
2. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 7 (d) 2 (e) 1
3. (a) 4 (b) 2 (c) 5 (d) 7 (e) 6
4. (a) 4 (b) 6 (c) 2 (d) 1
5. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 3 (d) 5 (e) 2
6. (a) 6 (b) 4 (c) 2
7. (a) 6 (b) 2 (c) 4
8. (a) 6 (b) 7 (c) 5 (d) 4 (e) 3 (f) 2 (g) 1
9. (a) 7 (b) 6 (c) 4 (d) 2 (e) 1
10. (a) 4 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 5 (e) 6 (f) 1
Now add up the total number of points.

OVER 60 POINTS: Others see you as someone they should “handle with care.”
You’re seen as vain, self-center ed, and one who is extremely dominant.
Others may admire you, wishing they could be more like you, but don’t always
trust you, hesitating to become too deeply involved with you.

51 TO 60 POINTS: Others see you as an exciting, highly volatile, rather
impulsive personality; a natural leader, who’s quick to make decisions,
though not always the right ones. They see you as bold and adventuresome,
someone who will try anything once; someone who takes chances and enjoys an
adventure. They enjoy being in your company be cause of the excitement you
radiate.

41 TO 50 POINTS: Others see you as fresh, lively, charming, amusing,
practical, and always interesting; someone who’s constantly in the center of
attention, but sufficiently well balanced not to let it go to their head.
They also see you as kind, considerate, and understanding; someone who’ll
always cheer them up and help them out.

31 TO 40 POINTS: Others see you as sensible, cautious, careful & practical.
They see you as clever, gifted, or talented, but modest. Not a person who
makes friends too quickly or easily, but someone who’s extremely loyal to
friends you do make and who expect the same loyalty in return. Those who
really get to know you realize it takes a lot to shake your trust in your
friends, but equally that it takes you a long time to get over if that trust
is ever broken.

21 TO 30 POINTS: Your friends see you as painstaking and fussy. They see
you as very cautious, extremely careful, a slow and steady plodder. It
would really surprise them if you ever did something impulsively or on the
spur of the moment, expecting you to examine everything carefully from every
angle and then, usually decide against it. They think this reaction is
caused partly by your careful nature.

UNDER 21 POINTS: People think you are shy, nervous, and indecisive, someone
who needs looking after, who always wants someone else to make the decisions
& who doesn’t want to get involved with anyone or anything! They see you as
a worrier who always sees problems that don’t exist. Some people think you
re boring. Only those who know you well know that you aren’t.