Introduction:

This template provides you with the basis for building your own simple personality test based on the Open Extended Jungian Type Scales 1.2 framework developed by Eric Jorgenson.

Important: This template is not supposed to be a working personality test.

You can make it work by following the steps outlined below, from our article on Jungian/Myers-Briggs cognitive functions.

If you want to try it out, the same article has a functional test you can take yourself.

It's trivial to set up a Zap to do that for you. Here's how to get it working

The Process Street side of things is pretty straightforward. It’s just 32 questions with answers weighted from 1 to 5, based on Eric Jorgensen’s Open Extended Jungian Types Scales 1.2 framework. The questions and results for the whole test are based on this framework.

Then things move over to Zapier, a third-party automation tool which allows you to connects thousands of different apps together. Each individual automation is called a zap and we’re going to show you how we built ours.

Inside Zapier, things get a little more interesting. We’re still using the Open Extended Jungian Types Scales (OEJTS) framework, just crunching a few numbers and using a few IF statements to get the final results.

My zap is made up of 10 steps:

Those 10 steps are basically doing four distinct things:

  1. Triggering the zap in Process Street, whenever the task completing the final question is checked;
  2. Summing all of the answer values relevant for each of the four Jungian type categories, based on the OEJTS framework;
  3. Doing a simple IF, ELSE statement for each of the four Jungian type categories (also based on the OEJTS framework) which gives us the result of the test;
  4. Returning the results of the test to the original Process Street checklist.

Step one is easy, just selecting the task that I want to trigger the results to start calculating. Logically, it’s the final task in the checklist:

Step two is also straightforward, as it’s simply looking at the OEJTS formula, and summing the values for each of the questions relevant for each of the four main types. If you’re interested in the formula, check it out again here.

To sum the values for each of the Process Street tasks, I’m using Formatter by Zapier, with the type of event set to “Numbers”.

Then, in the same step I’m using a Spreadsheet-Style Formula transformation to grab all of the relevant values and add them up:

Here’s a better look at what my formula looks like for summing up all the values:

Again, what you’re seeing here is just the result of the specific formula I was using to process the Jungian type index for the personality test result. It’s not that complicated, really.

What I get out of this summing up is a single number value for each of the four type pairs.

Step three simply looks at this number value, and runs an IF statement on it, to see if it’s greater than 24. It does this four times, for each of the type pairs.

For example, in the first pair, which is either Extraverted or Introverted, if the number is greater than 24, the result is Extraverted. If it’s not, the result is Introverted.

The same is true for the three remaining pairs.

Here’s what the zap looks like:

It’s also using Formatter by Zapier, with the event type of “Numbers”, along with Spreadsheet-Style Formatting.

As you can see, the IF logic is very simple. The value there is the result of the test from Step 2, and it’s just saying the obvious, with familiar spreadsheet-style formatting. Exactly the same as how you’d write it in Google Sheets, or Excel.

Finally, step four is as simple as specifying the location where to send the test results, which in our case is the Process Street checklist. Zapier already knows the location from step 1, so the action type is “Update Checklist”.

Pop the checklist ID in there (from step 1, the original Process Street trigger) and specify the forms you want to update with the results, and there you have it.

The result, in 32 questions, will be a four letter type reference (INFP, ESTJ, etc.) that you can compare against established definitions of types for popular Jungian and MBTI personality tests.

Personality test:

Question 1: Makes lists or relies on memory?

Do you tend to make lists or rely on your memory?

Pick an answer from the drop-down menu below. 

Here are the what each number represents:

  • 1 = Almost always make lists
  • 2 = Usually make lists
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually rely on memory
  • 5 = Almost always rely on memory

Question 2: Sceptical or wants to believe?

Are you sceptical or do you want to believe?

  • 1 = Almost always sceptical
  • 2 = Usually sceptical
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually want to believe
  • 5 = Almost always want to believe

Question 3: Bored by time alone or needs time alone?

Are you bored by your time alone or do you need time alone?

  • 1 = Almost always bored by time alone
  • 2 = Usually bored by time alone
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually need time alone
  • 5 = Almost always need time alone

Question 4: Accepts things as is or unsatisfied by things as is?

Do you accept things as they are or are you unsatisfied by things as they are?

  • 1 = Almost always accept things as they are
  • 2 = Usually accept things as they are
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually unsatisfied with things as they are
  • 5 = Almost always unsatisfied with things as they are

Question 5: Keeps a clean space or just puts things wherever?

Do you keep a clean space or just put things wherever?

  • 1 = Almost always keep a clean space
  • 2 = Usually keep a clean space
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually just put things wherever
  • 5 = Almost always just put things wherever

Question 6: "Robotic" is insulting or a complement?

Do you consider "robotic" an insult, or do you strive to have a mechanical mind?

  • 1 = Almost always consider "robotic" an insult
  • 2 = Usually consider "robotic" an insult
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually strive to have a mechanical mind
  • 5 = Almost always strive to have a mechanical mind

Question 7: Energetic or mellow?

Are you more energetic or mellow?

  • 1 = Almost always energetic
  • 2 = Usually energetic
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually mellow
  • 5 = Almost always mellow

Question 8: Multiple choice tests or essay answers?

Do you prefer completing multiple choice tests or writing essay answers?

  • 1 = Almost always multiple choice tests
  • 2 = Usually multiple choice tests
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually essay answers
  • 5 = Almost always essay answers

Question 9: Chaotic or organized?

Are you more chaotic or organized?

  • 1 = Almost always chaotic
  • 2 = Usually chaotic
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually organized
  • 5 = Almost always organized

Question 10: Easily hurt or thick skinned?

Are you more easily hurt or thick skinned?

  • 1 = Almost always easily hurt
  • 2 = Usually easily hurt
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually thick skinned
  • 5 = Almost always thick skinned

Question 11: Works best in groups or alone?

Do you work best in groups or alone?

  • 1 = Almost always work best in groups
  • 2 = Usually work best in groups
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually work best alone
  • 5 = Almost always work best alone

Question 12: Focused on the present or the future?

Are you more focused on the present or the future?

  • 1 = Almost always focused on the present
  • 2 = Usually focused on the present
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually focused on the future
  • 5 = Almost always focused on the future

Question 13: Plans far in advance or last minute?

Do you plan far ahead in advance or at the last minute?

  • 1 = Almost always plan in advance
  • 2 = Usually plan in advance
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually plan at the last minute
  • 5 = Almost always plan at the last minute

Question 14: Respect of the people or love of the people?

What's more important to you: That people respect you or love you?

  • 1 = Almost always that people respect you
  • 2 = Usually that people respect you
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually that people love you
  • 5 = Almost always that people love you

Question 15: Gets worn out by social gatherings or excited?

Are you typically worn out by social gatherings, or excited and worked up by them?

  • 1 = Almost always worn out by social gatherings
  • 2 = Usually worn out by social gatherings
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually excited by social gatherings
  • 5 = Almost always excited by social gatherings

Question 16: Fits in or stands out?

Do you prefer to fit in or stand out?

  • 1 = Almost always to fit in
  • 2 = Usually to fit in
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually to stand out
  • 5 = Almost always to stand out

Question 17: Keeps options open or commits?

Do you prefer to keep your options open or to commit to something?

  • 1 = Almost always keep my options open
  • 2 = Usually keep my options open
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually commit to things
  • 5 = Almost always commit to things

Question 18: Tries to fix things or fix people?

Do you focus on trying to fix things, or fix people?

  • 1 = Almost always try to fix things
  • 2 = Usually try to fix things
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually try to fix people
  • 5 = Almost always try to fix people

Question 19: Talks more or listens more?

Do you talk more or listen more?

  • 1 = Almost always talk more
  • 2 = Usually talk more
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually listen more
  • 5 = Almost always listen more

Question 20: "What happened" or "What it meant"?

When describing an event, do you focus more on "What happened" or "What it meant"?

  • 1 = Almost always "What happened"
  • 2 = Usually "What happened"
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually "What it meant"
  • 5 = Almost always "What it meant"

Question 21: Completes work right away or procrastinates?

Do you complete work right away or procrastinate?

  • 1 = Almost always complete work right away
  • 2 = Usually complete work right away
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually procrastinate
  • 5 = Almost always procrastinate

Question 22: Follows the heart or follows the head?

Do you follow your heart, or follow your head?

  • 1 = Almost always follow my heart
  • 2 = Usually follow my heart
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually follow my head
  • 5 = Almost always follow my head

Question 23: Stays at home or goes out on the town?

Do you prefer to stay at home, or go out on the town?

  • 1 = Almost always prefer to stay at home
  • 2 = Usually prefer to stay at home
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually prefer to go out on the town
  • 5 = Almost always prefer to go out on the town

Question 24: Wants the big picture or the finer details?

Do you prefer to see the big picture or the finer details?

  • 1 = Almost always prefer to see the big picture
  • 2 = Usually prefer to see the big picture
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually prefer to see the finer details
  • 5 = Almost always prefer to see the finer details

Question 25: Improvises or prepares?

Do you prefer to improvise or prepare?

  • 1 = Almost always prefer to improvise
  • 2 = Usually prefer to improvise
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually prefer to prepare
  • 5 = Almost always prefer to prepare

Question 26: Morality is based on justice or compassion?

Is morality based more on justice or compassion for you?

  • 1 = Almost always based on justice
  • 2 = Usually based on justice
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually based on compassion
  • 5 = Almost always based on compassion

Question 27: Finds it difficult or easy to yell loudly?

Do you find it difficult to yell loudly in public spaces, or does it come naturally to you?

  • 1 = Almost always find it difficult to yell loudly
  • 2 = Usually find it difficult to yell loudly
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually find yelling loudly comes naturally to me
  • 5 = Almost always find that yelling loudly comes naturally to me

Question 28: Theoretical or empirical?

Do you consider yourself to be more of a theoretical or empirical person?

  • 1 = Almost always theoretical
  • 2 = Usually theoretical
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually empirical
  • 5 = Almost always empirical

Question 29: Works hard or plays hard?

Do you tend to work hard or play hard?

  • 1 = Almost always work hard
  • 2 = Usually work hard
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually play hard
  • 5 = Almost always play hard

Question 30: Uncomfortable or expressive with your emotions?

Are you generally more uncomfortable or expressive when it comes to your emotions?

  • 1 = Almost always uncomfortable with my emotions
  • 2 = Usually uncomfortable with my emotions
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually expressive with my emotions
  • 5 = Almost always expressive with my emotions

Question 31: Enjoys public speaking or finds it difficult?

Do you enjoy public speaking or find it difficult?

  • 1 = Almost always enjoy public speaking
  • 2 = Usually enjoy public speaking
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually find public speaking difficult
  • 5 = Almost always find public speaking difficult

Question 32: "Who, what, and when?" or "Why?"?

When someone describes a situation to you, are you more interested in the "Who, what, and when?" or the "Why?"?

  • 1 = Almost always "Who what and when?"
  • 2 = Usually "Who what and when?"
  • 3 = Equally both
  • 4 = Usually "Why?"
  • 5 = Almost always "Why?"

Results:

View your results

Your personality type is:


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{{form.Sensing/Intuitive | default:'Sensing/Intuitive'}}

{{form.Feeling/Thinking | default:'Feeling/Thinking'}}

{{form.Judging/Perceiving | default:'Judging/Perceiving'}}

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Not sure what this means? Check out our article on Jung's cognitive functions to get a better understanding of each personality profile.

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