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Big five Personality Traits

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I see myself as someone who is talkative


I see myself as someone who tends to find fault
with others (R)
I see myself as someone who does a thorough
job
I see myself as someone who is depressed
I see myself as someone who is original, comes
up with new ideas
I see myself as someone who is reserved. (R)
I see myself as someone who is helpful and
unselfish with others
I see myself as someone who can be somewhat
careless (R)
I see myself as someone who is relaxed,
handles stress well (R)
I see myself as someone who is curious about
many different things
I see myself as someone who is full of energy
I see myself as someone who starts quarrels
with others (R)
I see myself as someone who is a reliable
worker
I see myself as someone who can be tense
I see myself as someone who is ingenious, a
deep thinker
I see myself as someone who generates a lot of
enthusiasm
I see myself as someone who has a forgiving
nature
I see myself as someone who tends to be
disorganized (R)
I see myself as someone who worries a lot
I see myself as someone who has an active
imagination
I see myself as someone who tends to be quiet
(R)
I see myself as someone who is generally
trusting
I see myself as someone who tends to be lazy
(R)
I see myself as someone who is emotionally
stable, not easily upset (R)
I see myself as someone who is inventive
I see myself as someone who has an assertive
personality (R)
I see myself as someone who can be cold and
aloof
I see myself as someone who perseveres until
the task is finished
I see myself as someone who can be moody
I see myself as someone who values artistic,
aesthetic experiences
I see myself as someone who is sometimes shy,

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inhibited (R)
32 I see myself as someone who is considerate and
kind to almost everyone
33 I see myself as someone who does things
efficiently
34 I see myself as someone who remains calm in
tense situations (R)
35 I see myself as someone who prefers work that
is routine (R)
36 I see myself as someone who is outgoing,
sociable
37 I see myself as someone who is sometimes rude
to others (R)
38 I see myself as someone who makes plans and
follows through with them
39 I see myself as someone who gets nervous
easily
40 I see myself as someone who likes to reflect,
play with ideas
41 I see myself as someone who has few artistic
interests (R)
42 I see myself as someone who likes to cooperate
with others
43 I see myself as someone who is easily
distracted (R)
44 I see myself as someone who is sophisticated in
art, music, or literature

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Extraversion: 1, 6R, 11, 16, 21R, 26, 31R, 36


Agreeableness: 2R, 7, 12R, 17, 22, 27R, 32, 37R, 42
Conscientiousness: 3, 8R, 13, 18R, 23R, 28, 33, 38, 43R
Neuroticism: 4, 9R, 14, 19, 24R, 29, 34R, 39
Openness: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35R, 40, 41R, 44
Reference
John, O. P., & Srivastava, S. (1999). The Big-Five trait taxonomy: History, measurement, and theoretical
perspectives. In L. A. Pervin & O. P. John (Eds.), Handbook of personality: Theory and research (Vol. 2, pp.
102138). New York: Guilford Press.
Description of Measure:
44-item inventory that measures an individual on the Big Five Factors (dimensions) of personality (Goldberg,
1993). Each of the factors is then further divided into personality facets