Big 5 Personality Test - Conscientiousness Trait Domain


This test measures the Big 5 trait domain of Conscientousness.

Conscientousness is characterized by a person's level of organization, dependability, and responsibility.

High Conscientousness

Some positives:
  • Reliability: People with high conscientiousness are dependable and responsible, and people can trust them to follow through on their commitments.
  • Goal-Oriented: High conscientious individuals set goals for themselves and work hard to achieve them, which can lead to success in their personal and professional lives.
  • Attention to Detail: They are meticulous and pay close attention to details, which helps them avoid mistakes and produce high-quality work.
  • Self-Discipline: They often have strong self-control and are able to delay gratification in order to achieve their goals.
  • Responsibility: High conscientious individuals take personal responsibility for their actions and decisions, and are accountable for their mistakes.
Some negatives:
  • Perfectionism: People with high conscientiousness can have high standards for themselves and others, which can lead to feelings of frustration and disappointment when those standards are not met.
  • Workaholism: They may become overly focused on work, leading to burnout and neglect of their personal relationships and well-being.
  • Inflexibility: High conscientious individuals may struggle with change and find it difficult to adapt to new situations or approaches.
  • Stress: They can experience high levels of stress and anxiety due to their tendency to take on a lot of responsibility and their need to meet their high standards.
  • Difficulty Relaxing: People with high conscientiousness may find it challenging to relax and switch off, as they are always focused on work and responsibilities.

Low Conscientousness

Some positives:
  • Flexibility: People with low conscientiousness are often less rigid and more adaptable, which allows them to be open to new ideas and experiences.
  • Spontaneity: They are often spontaneous and impulsive, which can lead to exciting and unpredictable experiences.
  • Creativity: Low conscientious individuals are often creative and think outside of the box, leading to unique and innovative solutions.
  • Independence: They are often independent and self-reliant, which can be empowering and freeing.
  • Emotional expressiveness: People with low conscientiousness are often more in touch with their emotions, allowing them to express themselves more openly.
Some negatives:
  • Disorganization: People with low conscientiousness may struggle with organization and prioritizing tasks, leading to missed deadlines and disarray.
  • Irresponsibility: They may be less dependable and responsible, which can lead to disappointment and frustration for themselves and others.
  • Impulsiveness: Impulsiveness can lead to poor decision making and negative consequences.
  • Lack of follow-through: People with low conscientiousness may struggle with following through on commitments, leading to unfinished projects and unfulfilled promises.
  • Self-centeredness: They may prioritize their own needs and desires over the needs of others, leading to strained relationships and a lack of empathy.


This test consists of 20 statements. Rate each statement as to how accurately or inaccurately it describes you.

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