Are You a Dragon, a Unicorn or a Mermaid, Based on Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type?

Emily Maggrett

Do you like working with other people, or do you wish you were independently wealthy and never had to collaborate with anyone ever again?

If your best friend painted her living room a terrible color, what would you say?

You're at a wedding. The DJ never showed up but the sound system is all set up. What do you do?

Your most dramatic friend calls you, begging that you meet up with him so he can tell you all about his latest relationship debacle. You're working on a project that could change the course of your career. What do you say?

After the apocalypse hits, you join a small band of wanderers who are struggling to survive in a world without rules. What role do you play in the group?

Are you good at sports?

You have to write an essay. What's your writing process?

Your mom asks you to go with her to the funeral of her friend Nancy. You never liked Nancy, and you're really busy at work. What do you say?

What is your political affiliation?

Are you good at delivering bad news?

Which of these jobs sounds like a dream career to you?

If you could have any superpower you wanted, which one of these would you choose?

After you wake up, how do you plan your day?

Are you a folk singer?

If I asked you to raise a small army to fight against a large force of ghouls, could you do it and would you lead it?

Have you ever been in a play?

Do you know what operations management is, and do you like it?

Have you ever been to a poetry reading?

Which of these cities do you identify with the most?

Your work colleague pitches a new idea for solving a long-standing problem. You've never heard of any other company trying this solution. What do you say?

How clean is your house right now?

Do you consider yourself to be special or unique?

When do you pack for a trip?

How do you feel about other people's negative feelings?

Your sister calls you. She's really upset because she accidentally left her laptop on the subway. What do you do?

Do you prefer sci-fi or fantasy?

Would you rather meet a new person or a new dog?

When you need to come up with an exciting new idea, what do you do?

On a scale of 1-10, how rigid are your personal boundaries?

Which of these movies about magical creatures is your favorite?

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About This Quiz

What's your Myers-Briggs type? Are you a bossy ESFJ, a sassy ESFP or a shy, calculating INTJ?

In case you're not familiar with it, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, or MBTI, is a personality-typing system based on Jung's theories. It divides people by the way they interact with the world. Each letter in your Myers-Briggs type stands for a different quality: Introverted or Extroverted, Sensing or Intuiting, Feeling or Thinking and Judging or Perceiving. 

Some people incorrectly think that you can calculate your score by deciding whether you are an introvert or extrovert, perceiver or judger, etc., but actually, the Myers-Briggs letters represent paired cognitive traits, which the MBTI defines as functions.

Ne, for instance, stands for Extroverted Intuition, while Fi stands for Introverted Feeling. When you plan an event, you use Ne to imagine how each step of the night might go. On the other hand, when you're working through an ethical dilemma, you're probably using Fi.

Everyone uses all of the functions in their everyday lives, but the functions you use the most form the core of your Myers-Briggs type. Interestingly enough, each Myers-Briggs type also corresponds to a mythological archetype. Jung loved discussing archetypes in his work, as he felt they represented eternal drives in human nature. 

If you'd like to find out which Myers-Briggs type you are AND which mythological animal symbolizes that type, we invite you to take this quiz!

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