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Please take the following test to look at your own personality

Rating Scale:

1 - Extremely inaccurate
2 - Very inaccurate
3 - Moderately inaccurate
4 - Slightly inaccurate
5 - Slightly accurate
6 - Moderately accurate
7 - Very accurate
8 - Extremely accurate

For instance, suppose one of the words below is helpful. If you think that this s an extremely accurate description of you, you would simply write down the number 8 for that question. If helpful was only a slight description of you, you would give yourself 5 points for that particular question. Don't spend too long thinking about each individual word. Generally speaking, your first impressions of your personality are the most accurate.

Shy You lack self-confidence and tend to be uncomfortable around other people
Undemanding You don't demand or expect much from other people
Gentle-hearted You are warm or kind to other people
Outgoing You enjoy meeting other people
Assertive You tend to be aggressive and outspoken with other people
Cunning You are crafty, skillful at manipulating others, and a bit devious
Unsympathetic You are not easily swayed or emotionally moved by other people's problems
Introverted You feel more comfortable by yourself and are less interested in having other people around
Unaggressive You tend to be mild-mannered and not forceful around others
Not Deceptive You are not tricky or misleading, and tend to be straightforward when dealing with others
Kind YOu are thoughtful, caring and accommodating to other people
Friendly You like to be with others and are open and warm around them
Dominant You tend to lead others and like to command and take charge in a group
Tricky You can be deceiving, or able to fool others, to get what you want
Hard-Hearted You are unconcerned about other people and don't care much about their feelings.
Unsociable You don't enjoy meeting people or being in the company of others


Using the following Score Sheets, compute your final scores.

Extroversion
Add the following two scores and then add 20: Friendly + Outgoing
Then add the following two scores and subtract from the above. Introverted + Unsociable
This is your Extroversion Score!

If you are a woman, a score of 28 or more is highly extroverted, a score of 20 or less is low on extroversion, while scores 21 through 27 are medium range.

If you are a man, a score of 28 or more is high, a score of 19 or less is low, while scores of 20 through 27 are medium. Write on a piece of paper if you are High, Medium or Low on the Extroversion Score!


Dominance
Add the following two scores and then add 20: Dominant + Assertive
Then add the following two scores and subtract from the above. Shy + Unaggressive
This is your Dominance Score!

If you are a woman, a score of 23 or more is highly dominant, a score of 16 or less is low on dominance, while scores 17 through 22 are medium range.

If you are a man, a score of 24 or more is high, a score of 18 or less is low, while scores of 19 through 23 are medium. Write on a piece of paper if you are High, Medium or Low on the Dominance Score!


Trust
Add the following two scores and then add 20: Undemanding + Not Deceptive
Then add the following two scores and subtract from the above. Cunning + Tricky
This is your Trust Score!

If you are a woman, a score of 26 or more is highly extroverted, a score of 18 or less is low on extroversion, while scores 19 through 25 are medium range.

If you are a man, a score of 25 or more is high, a score of 18 or less is low, while scores of 19 through 24 are medium. Write on a piece of paper if you are High, Medium or Low on the Trust Score!


Warmth
Add the following two scores and then add 20: Kind + Gentle-Hearted
Then add the following two scores and subtract from the above. Hard-Hearted + Unsympathetic
This is your Warmth Score!

If you are a woman, a score of 30 or more is highly extroverted, a score of 23 or less is low on extroversion, while scores 24 through 29 are medium range.

If you are a man, a score of 28 or more is high, a score of 20 or less is low, while scores of 21 through 28 are medium. Write on a piece of paper if you are High, Medium or Low on the Warmth Score!


Dog Groups that are most preferred by men and women with differing levels of extroversion.

Women:
High Independent/Protective
Medium Consistent/Clever
Low Steady/Self-Assured

Men:
High Consistent/Clever
Medium Friendly/Self-Assured
Low Independent/Steady


Dog Groups that are most preferred by men and women with differing levels of dominance.

Women:
High Self-Assured/Steady
Medium Consistent/Friendly
Low Protective/Independent

Men:
High Self-Assured/Steady
Medium Friendly/Clever
Low Protective/Independent


Dog Groups that are most preferred by men and women with differing levels of trust.

Women:
High Consistent/Protective
Medium Friendly/Competent
Low Steady/Self-Assured

Men:
High Protective/Clever
Medium Friendly/Independent
Low Steady/Self-Assured


Dog Groups that are most preferred by men and women with differing levels of warmth.

Women:
High Protective/Friendly
Medium Independent/Clever
Low Steady/Self-Assured

Men:
High Clever/Friendly
Medium Protective/Independent
Low Steady/Consistent


The Breed Groups

Friendly Dogs
Bearded Collie Bichon Frise
Border Terrier Brittany
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Cocker Spaniel
English Setter English Springer Spaniel
Field Spaniel Flat-coated Retriever
Golden Retriever Keeshond
Labrador Retriever Nova Scotia Duck Toller
Old English Sheepdog Portuguese Water Dog
Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Vizsla
Welsh Springer Spaniel


Protective Dogs
Akita American Staffordshire Terrier
Boxer Briard
Bullmastiff Bull Terrier
Chesapeake Bay Retriever Chow Chow
German Wirehaired Pointer Giant Schnauzer
Gordon Setter Komondor
Kuvasz Puli
Rhodesian Ridgeback Rottweiler
Schnauzer Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Weimaraner


Independent Dogs
Afghan Hound Airedale Terrier
Alaskan Malamute American Foxhound
American Water Spaniel Black and Tan Coonhound
Borzoi Chinese Shar-Pei
Dalmation English Foxhound
German Shorthaired Pointer Greyhound
Harrier Irish Setter
Irish Water Spaniel Norwegian Elkhound
Otterhound Pointer
Saluki Samoyed
Siberian Husky


Self-Assured Dogs
Affenpinscher Australian Terrier
Basenji Brussels Griffon
Cairn Terrier Irish Terrier
Jack Russell Terrier Lakeland Terrier
Manchester Terrier Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Schnauzer Norfolk Terrier
Norwich Terrier Schipperke
Scottish Terrier Shih Tzu
Silky Terrier Smooth Fox Terrier
Welsh Terrier West Highland White Terrier
Wire Fox Terrier Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Yorkshire Terrier


Consistent Dogs
Bedlington Terrier Boston Terrier
Chihuahua Dachshung
Dandie Dinmont Terrier English Toy Spaniel
King Charles Spaniel French Bulldog
Italian Greyhound Japanese Chin
Lhasa Apso Maltese
Pekingese Pomeranian
Pug Sealyham Terrier
Skye Terrier Tibetan Terrier
Whippet


Steady Dogs
Basset Hound Beagle
Bernese Mountain Dog Bloodhound
Bouvier des Flandres Bulldog
Clumber Spaniel Great Dane
Great Pyrenees Irish Wolfhound
Mastiff Newfoundland
Saint Bernard Scottish Deerhound


Clever Dogs
Australian Cattle Dog Australian Shepherd
Belgian Malinois Belgian Sheepdog
Belgian Tervuren Border Collie
Cardigan Welsh Corgi Doberman Pinscher
German Shepherd Maremma Sheepdog
Papillon Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Poodle (Toy, Miniature, and Standard) Shetland Sheepdog


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