personality test


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personality test

n.
A test, usually involving a standardized series of questions or tasks, used to describe or evaluate a subject's personality characteristics. Also called personality inventory.
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Noun1.personality test - any test that is intended to assess personalitypersonality test - any test that is intended to assess personality
mental test, mental testing, psychometric test, test - any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc; "the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
projective device, projective technique, projective test - any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
personality assessment, personality inventory - a questionnaire that is supposed to yield a description of a person's personality traits; "a personality inventory is a direct test of personality, as contrasted with a projective test"
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Military officers will now undergo a personality test twice a year instead of once now, and all soldiers will be required to have a suicide prevention education.
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Researchers analysed data from almost 400,000 personality tests from people across England and Wales, collected during 2009-2011 as part of the BBC Lab's online Big Personality Test.
Researchers analysed data from almost 400,000 personality tests from people across England and Wales, collected during 2009-11 as part of the BBC Lab's online Big Personality Test.
The team analysed the personality test scores by looking at the "big five" traits: extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and openness.
Graeme Wilson, the Church of Scientology's UK-based public affairs director, claimed: "The personality test is a measure of how people see themselves, particularly if they want to learn more about life and improve conditions for self and others.
Enjoying the internet is what Ooredoo are all about and following their exciting campaign kick-off, the company launched a fun online personality test, for customers to find out what their favourite hashtags, moments, and digital experiences say about them.
The research, based on the BBC's Big Personality Test, said schools should improve pupils' social skills.
Q: I'm a finalist for a good job and must take a personality test.
It secretly reduces the cut- off marks to 40 through an amendment to the rules, thereby enabling the minister to attend the personality test.
NRHA offers some screening and assessment resources for you to use, too, including the Forte Interpersonal Study, a personality test that assesses communication styles and strengths, and the Human Resources Handbook, which offers test samples and tips.
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