Shyness Test

Do you feel shy in a social situation? Do you find it difficult to initiate a conversation with a stranger? Do you stay quiet and observe others in a group setting? Are you uncomfortable with physical touch and expressing your needs openly? Take this shyness test to know whether you are a shy person or not.

What is Shyness?

Shyness is a personality trait characterized by discomfort, self-consciousness, and being reserved in social situations. Various factors, including genetics, upbringing, temperament, and past experiences can influence shyness.

For some individuals, shyness may be a natural and enduring aspect of their personality, while for others, it may be a temporary response to certain circumstances or stages of life. Shy individuals exhibit various behaviors and traits, such as:

  • They may have a tendency to withdraw from social interactions or avoid situations where they anticipate feeling uncomfortable or judged
  • They may be less likely to initiate conversations or speak up in group settings
  • They may experience nervousness which can manifest as physical symptoms like blushing, sweating, or a racing heartbeat
  • They may experience over-consciousness about their actions, appearance, or social performance
  • They may initially appear reserved or distant but may gradually open up as they feel more at ease

Instructions For Taking The Shyness Test Online

Below is a list of statements intended to assess the shyness tendencies of an individual. Please read each statement carefully and rate the extent to which these are relevant to you.

Please note: This shyness test is a self-assessment and not a diagnostic test.

No. of questions – 15