Present Perfect Simple and Continuous personality quizzes

What personality words are the following questions testing, do you think?

How long have you been living in the same house?

How long have you been going out with/ been married to the same person?

Have you decided what you want to be doing in 20 years’ time?

How high is the highest you have ever climbed?

Have you ever dreamt of an idea you could use in your job or studies?

Have you ever lived with someone really annoying? What was your reaction?

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Match the personality words below with the questions above.

Courageous

Faithful

Ambitious

Restless

Tolerant

Imaginative

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Without looking back at the previous page, complete the questions with the correct tense.

How long _________________________ (live) in the same house?

How long _____________________________ (go out with/ married to) the same person?

_______________________ (decide) what you want to be doing in 20 years’ time?

How high is the highest you ____________________________ (ever climb)?

__________________________ (ever dreamt) of an idea you could use in your job or studies?

_____________________________ (ever lived) with someone really annoying? What was your reaction?

Check your answer with the previous page. Other tenses might be possible, so ask your teacher.

Working with one or two other people, choose some of the personality words below and write at least one question for each.

vain

brave/ courageous

bitchy/ critical

caring.

sensitive.

ambitious/ a go-getter

proactive.

conservative.

single-minded/ obsessive

assertive/ bossy/ a natural leader

thorough.

punctual.

a sexist.

energetic.

rude/ impolite

pushy.

intuitive

ego-centric/ selfish/ self-centred

impulsive.

adaptable/ flexible

tactful/ discreet

determined/ stubborn

materialistic

petty/ fussy

aggressive.

perceptive.

impatient.

absent minded/ careless.

indecisive/ a procrastinator.

a fashion victim.

arrogant

changeable/ moody/ unstable

frank/ outspoken/ opinionated

witty

dependable/ reliable/ conscientious

dependant/ insecure

a good listener

neurotic

a gossip

a backstabber/ two faced

insincere/ a flatterer

tactless/ too direct

negative/ a complainer/ a whinger

eccentric

a show-off

Change groups and ask your questions to your new partner. They should answer your question, try to guess which personality word you are testing, and then discuss whether those questions are a good test of that personality word or not.

Answer key

Restless- How long have you been living in the same house?

Adventurous- Have you done any dangerous sports?

Faithful- How long have you been going out with/ been married to the same person?

Ambitious- Have you decided what you want to be doing in 20 years’ time?

Courageous- How high is the highest you have ever climbed?

Imaginative- Have you ever dreamt of an idea you could use in your job or studies?

Tolerant- Have you ever lived with someone really annoying? What was your reaction?

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PDF version for easy saving and printing: presentperfectpersonalityqs

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