What is the 16PF Questionnaire?

The 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire is an estimated and commonly used personality test. It is the result of decades of research and development conducted by Professor Raymond B. Cattell and his co-workers.

The test includes around 200 questions that are built in the same format as shown in the figure below. The examinee is asked to choose either the True or False answer choices in response to questions that track his behavior patterns.

How would you answer this question - True of False?

"I can usually adapt my behaviour according to who I am with"

The 16PF is commonly used as a candidate assessment tool in recruitment selection processes. It is meant to expose traits which the applicant might not even be aware of through the use of a long series of well devised questions, sometimes appearing more than once but with different wordings.


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