Quiet Quiz: Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert?

1. I prefer one-on-one conversations to group activities.

2. I often prefer to express myself in writing.

3. I enjoy solitude.

4. I seem to care about wealth, fame, and status less than my peers.

5. People tell me that I'm a good listener.

6. I'm not a big risk-taker.

7. I enjoy work that allows me to "dive in" with few interruptions.

8. I like to celebrate birthdays on a small scale, with only one or two close friends or family members.

9. People describe me as "soft-spoken" or "mellow."

10. I prefer not to show or discuss my work with others until it's finished.

11. I tend to think before I speak.

12. I often let calls go through to voice-mail.

This is an informal 12 question quiz, adapted from Quiet by Susan Cain, based on characteristics of introversion commonly accepted by contemporary researchers.


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