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vmushala | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 4, 2012 at 7:04 PM via web

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What is big five personality test?

Personality test

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npoore84 | Middle School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted August 4, 2012 at 7:12 PM (Answer #1)

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The Big Five personality test is a test used to describe the human personality. It determines the basic five personalities of the human nature but are also very broad domains. It is the most widely accepted personality test and has been reearched very thoroughly by psychologists. It consists of fifty questions in which one answers highly agree, agree, neutral, disagree, highly disagree. Participation in this test is completely voluntary and is not used for clinically purposes. It is also not used for medical purposes or diagnosis. The big five are:

Openness

Conscientiousness

Extraversion 

Agreeableness

Neuroticism

 

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