Dr. Phil's
Personality Test

How Do Others Perceive You? Quiz


Instructions: Answer the questions below honestly about yourself and we'll score the quiz and let you know how others see you. This quiz supposedly came from Dr. Phil, but we have been unable to authenticate it, so take it with a grain of salt.


1. When do you feel your best?
In the morning
During the afternoon and early evening
Late at night

2. You usually walk...
Fairly fast, with long steps
Fairly fast, with small steps
Less fast, head up, looking the world in the face
Less fast, head down
Very slowly

3. When talking to people, you...
Stand with your arms folded
Have your hands clasped
Have one or both of your hands on your hips
Touch or push the person to whom you are talking
Play with your ear or hair, touch your chin, or smooth your hair

4. When relaxing, you sit with...
Your knees bent, with your legs neatly side by side
Your legs crossed
Your legs stretched out or straight
One leg curled under you

5. When something really amuses you, you react with...
A big, appreciative laugh
A laugh, but not a loud one
A quiet chuckle
A sheepish smile

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

7. You're working very hard, concentrating hard, and you're interrupted. You...
Welcome the break
Feel extremely irritated
Vary between these two extremes

8. Which of the following colors do you like the most?
Yellow/light blue
Dark blue/purple

9. When you are in bed at night, in those last few moments before going to sleep, you are...
Stretched out on your back
Stretched out face down on your stomach
On your side, slightly curled
With your head on one arm
With your head under the covers

10. You often dream that you are...
Fighting or struggling
Searching for something or somebody
Flying or floating
You usually have dreamless sleep
Your dreams are always pleasant


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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 29 Mar 2015
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