Psychology Quizzes

Check Out Our Collection of Psychology Quizzes

Are you a psychology student interested in seeing how much you know about a particular topic in psychology? Maybe decide which career within psychology is right for you? Or do you simply want to learn more about yourself?

Whatever your goal may be, we've got a selection of academic and personality quizzes designed to challenge and entertain. Taking a psychology quiz is a great way to test your knowledge of a particular topic or to learn more about different aspects of your own personality.

Explore the academic section to find quizzes on a wide range of topics within psychology. These subject-matter quizzes can be useful for students and psychology enthusiasts who want to test their understanding of specific subjects within the field of psychology. Then be sure to check out the section on personality quizzes to learn how you score in areas such as leadership, attachment, and emotional intelligence.

Academic Psychology Quizzes

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If you are enrolled in a personality psychology class, you may find some of these links useful. 

Defense Mechanisms Quiz:

The defense mechanisms described by Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, and other theorists describe the many different ways that people protect the ego from anxiety. How good are you at identifying these defense mechanisms? Take this entertaining quiz to get a better idea of how well you understand the mechanisms of defense. 

Psychology 101 Quiz:

Could you pass a Psychology 101 course? If you are looking for a quick way to gauge your understanding of introductory psychology topics, then this quiz can be a great tool. Take this quiz to find out how you'd do!

Psychosocial Development Quiz:

Test your knowledge of Erik Erikson's famous psychosocial theory of personality development. Think you're a whiz at psychosocial development? This quiz will prove it!

Cognitive Development Quiz

See how much you know about Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development, and test your knowledge with this quiz!

Personality Quizzes

Psychology Career Quiz:

Are you interested in a psychology career but not quite sure which area might be right for you? Discover which specialty area might be the right choice based on your interests. This psychology career quiz can give you some insights into which subfield of psychology might be the best-suited to your interests and personality. 

Romantic Attachment Quiz:

According to attachment theory, your attachment style can have an impact on your romantic relationships. Learn more about your attachment style. If you're unsure of how you behave in a romantic relationship, take this quiz to see whether anxiety, fear or avoidance plague your love life.

Emotional Intelligence Quiz:

Your emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) is your ability to perceive, control and evaluate emotions. Researchers have suggested that your EQ can affect life success and interpersonal communication. In fact, some psychologists even believe that your EQ plays a greater role in overall life success than your IQ! This test can help you gauge your current EQ level.

Leadership Style Quiz:

Not all leaders are the same, and sometimes the type of leadership that you exhibit can have an impact on the success of your team? Psychologist Kurt Lewin's three major styles of leadership. Learn more about which style best describes how you lead. Have you ever wondered what your leadership style is? This quiz will help you to figure it out!

A Word From Verywell

Academic psychology quizzes can be an interesting and informative way to test you knowledge of a subject. Challenging yourself allows you to test your understanding and identify any gaps in knowledge that need to be corrected with further study.

Psychology quizzes focused on different aspects of personality have become wildly popular in recent years, particularly as they are shared on social media feeds. Such quizzes can be useful and insightful at times, but it is important to remember that most of these are just for fun.

You can learn about different aspects of your personality, and sometimes the questions asked help you think about your own behaviors and emotions in ways that you might not have considered before.

However, remember not to take your results too seriously! Such quizzes are for entertainment purposes, do not constitute and official diagnosis, and the results should often be taken with a grain of salt.