Format of the NEO PI-R and the NEO-FFI

NEO Personality Inventory (NEO PI-R):

  • Contains 240 questions that measure your Big Five personality traits
  • Takes about 60–90 minutes to complete 
  • Is an untimed test

NEO Five-Factor Inventory (NEO-FFI):

  • Covers your Big Five personality factors
  • Contains only 60 questions, 12 for each personality factor 
  • Takes about 10–15 minutes to complete
  • Is an untimed test

What Is the NEO Personality Inventory?

The NEO Personality Inventory is a behavioural assessment recognized worldwide. Proven to accurately establish the personality of both adults and adolescents, the NEO PI-R is also referred to as the Big Five Personality Test because of its use of the Five Factor Model of personality to measure character. The NEO PI-R questionnaire has made its way into business and industry as a pre-employment assessments. Practise for the NEO personality test with our full preparation pack.


Traits on the NEO Personality Inventory

The traits assessed on the NEO Personality Inventory are listed below, along with the dimensions assessed under each trait.

Neuroticism
Anxious
Angry/Hostile
Depressed
Self-Conscious
Impulsive
Vulnerable
Extraversion
Warm
Gregarious
Assertive
Active
Excitement Seeker
Positive
Openness To Experience
Fantasy
Values Aesthetics 
Feelings
Actions
Ideas
Values
Conscientiousness
Competent
Order
Dutiful
Achievement-Striving
Self-Disciplined
Deliberate
Agreeableness
Trusting
Straightforward
Altruistic
Compliant
Modest
Tender-Minded

Prepare for the NEO Personality Test

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