Birth Order And Personality

Some scientists think that birth order affects personality, but are they right?

To help find out, The One Show has teamed up with Prof Richard Wiseman to create this fun quiz.

It takes just a few moments, and all you have to do is;

- answer each of the 10 personality questions by choosing the most appropriate option

- score your responses by clicking on the button below the questions

- indicate whether the theory has correctly predicted your birth order using the
voting buttons at the bottom of the page


1. I have a vivid imagination.

    Yes

    Uncertain

    No


2.  People often say that I have excellent ideas.

Yes

Uncertain

No


3. I love to think up new ways of doing things.

Yes
    Uncertain

    No


4. I often forget to put things back in their proper place.

Yes
    Uncertain

    No
     


5. I enjoy new experiences, such as trying different types of food.

Yes
    Uncertain

    No
     


6. I enjoy discussing abstract ideas.

Yes
    Uncertain

    No
     


7. I tend to be late for meetings.

Yes
    Uncertain

    No
     


8. Other people tend to think of me as messy.

Yes
    Uncertain

    No
     


9. I enjoy abstract art.
Yes
    Uncertain

    No
     


10. I find it easy to make other people laugh.

Yes
    Uncertain

    No
     






There are many factors that influence your personality. However, according to the birth order theory, later-borns should, in general, be more creative and less dependable, than both first borns and only children.

Read on to discover if this fun quiz correctly predicted your birth order.


Was your score between 10 - 50?
According to the theory, you should be more likely to be a first born, or only child.
Some researchers think that such people are more likely to be leaders than entertainers, like paying attention to details, tend to be extremely organised, are keen on facts rather than ideas, and don't like surprises.

Was your score between 51 - 100?
According to the theory, you should be more likely to be a later born child .
Some researchers think such people are more likely to have a love of entertaining others, enjoy being the centre of attention, are not afraid to take risks, tend to get bored quickly, and be more creative than most.

Use the voting box below to indicate whether the quiz correctly predicted your birth order.

Once you have voted, you will see the results from everyone who has taken the quiz so far.



 

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