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Personality Test

Introduction-

Personality is the particular combination of emotional, attitudinal and behavoural response patterns of an individual.
Personality Test is a questionnaire or other standardized instrument designed to asses and reveal aspects of an individual,s character or psychological make-up.
According to Mark Twain,
" A man,s behaviour can be learned from the adjectives which he uses in conversation "

According to Martin Luther King,
" I look to a day when people will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character "

The role and the character of personality becomes obvious in particular situation, personality of an individual is recognized in a particular situation where different attributes of the personality of an individual such as behaviours thoughts, emotions and feelings are called forth by the situation.

Bruce Burton says,
" If you have really to contribute something valuable to the worlds, it will come through the expression of your own personality, that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creatures" .

There is a diversity of approaches to personality assessment and controversy surrounds many aspects of the widely used methods and techniques.

Types Of Personality Tests-


1. Non Projective Techniques
a. Interview
b. Rating Scale

2. Personality Inventories

a. Minnisota Mulitiple Pesronality Inventory (MMPI)
b. California Psychological Inventory (CPI)
c. Edwards Personal Preference Schedule ( EPPS)
d. 16 Personality Factors (16 PFs)

3. Projective Techniques

a. RorshacK Inkblot Test
b. Thematic Appreciation Test.
c. Blocky Test
d. Sentence Completion Test
e. Draw A Person Test
f. House Tree Person Test

Conclusion- Personality is so complex phenomenon that no single test has been able to assess and reveal it thoroughly. It Simply reflects the fact that psychology is an evolving and developing science. Above all, no matter how ordinary we think we are we can shine our personality traits and shine throught, a personality that aims to succeed in any sphere of life.
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