MYERS-BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR

Judging - Perceiving


1.  When you go somewhere for the day, would you rather
(a)  plan what you will do and when, or

(b)  just go?

9.  Do you
(a)  rather prefer to do things at the last minute, or
(b)  find doing things at the last minute hard on the nerves?

 
2.  Do you prefer to
(a) arrange dates, parties, etc., well in advance, or
(b) be free to do whatever looks like fun when the time comes?
10. Do you think that having a daily routine is
(a)  a comfortable way to get things done, or
(b)  painful even when necessary?

 
3. Are you more successful
(a)  at dealing with the unexpected and seeing quickly what should be done, or
(b) at following a carefully worked out plan?
11. When you think of some little thing you should do or buy, do
(a)  often forget it till much later, or
(b)  usually get it down on paper to remind yourself, or
(c)  always carry through on it without reminders?

 
4.  Does following a schedule
(a)  appeal to you, or
(b)  cramp you?
12.  Is it harder for you to adapt to
(a)  routine, or
(b)  constant change?

 
5.  Does the idea of making a list of what you should get done over a weekend
(a)  appeal to you, or
(b)  leave you cold, or
(c)  positively depress you?
13.  When you start a big project that is due in a week, do you
(a)  take time to list the separate things to be done and the order of doing them, or
(b)  plunge in?

 
[On this next question only, if two answers are true, mark both.]
6.  In your daily work, do you
(a)  rather enjoy an emergency that makes you work against time, or
(b)  hate to work under pressure, or
(c)  usually plan your work so that you won't need to work under pressure?
14.  In getting a job done, do you depend on
(a)  starting early, so as to finish with time to spare, or
(b)  the extra speed you develop at the last minute?

 


 
7.  When you have a special job to do, do you like to
(a)  organize it carefully before you start, or
(b)  find out what is necessary as you go along?
15.  If you were asked on a Saturday morning what you were going to do that day, would you
(a)  be able to tell pretty well, or
(b)  list twice too many things, or
(c)  have to wait and see?

 
8.  When it is settled well in advance that you will do a certain thing at a certain time, do you find it
(a)  nice to be able to plan accordingly, or
(b)  a little unpleasant to be tied down?
16.  Do you find the more routine parts of your day
(a)  restful, or
(b)  boring?

WHICH WORD IN EACH PAIR APPEALS TO YOU MORE?


1.  (A)  SCHEDULED

      (B)  UNPLANNED

5.  (A)  PUNCTUAL

     (B)  LEISURELY


 
2.  (A)  SYSTEMATIC

      (B)  SPONTANEOUS

6. (A)  CHANGING

    (B)  PERMANENT


 
3.  (A)  SYSTEMATIC

     (B)  CASUAL

7. (A)  ORDERLY

    (B)  EASYGOING


 
4.  (A)  IMPULSE

      (B) DECISION

8.  (A) QUICK

     (B)  CAREFUL