- An online quiz called the "Human Feeling" test is going viral on TikTok.
- The quiz maps your personality to an emotion type or human trait.
- I tried the quiz, but it didn't give me accurate or meaningful information about my personality.
The "Human Feeling" quiz has gone viral on TikTok and is said to match your personality to some kind of emotion.
I would say that I know myself quite well. When I decide to take a personality quiz, my extroverted and dare I say impeccable personality means I can usually predict what results I'll get.
An online quiz known as the "Human Feeling" test went viral on TikTok last week, and many said they were surprised by the "accurate" results it produced.
The quiz uses 11 questions to map your personality to a type of emotion or characteristic, such as "anger" or "humility," to explain how you see yourself and others.
According to the company, it was originally published on uQuiz, an online quiz website based in the United KingdomTwitter page, by a user named @arixxcn. Insider was unable to solicit the user for comment.
I decided to try the quiz since it's been all the rage on TikTok for the past few days.
As part of an aesthetic trend, YouTubers are sharing their quiz results on TikTok.
TikToker went viral after sharing a picture of themselves on the app and then a screenshot of their results.
The hashtag #HumanFeeling has more than 12 million TikTok views. Most of these videos use the same audio from an accelerated version of Chance Pena's "In My Room".
Commenters among viral TikToks praise the quiz for its accurate results. OneCommentwith more than 3,000 likes: "The questions seemed so irrelevant, but the result was so accurate???"
The trend seems to have inspiredseveral parody quizzesabout human emotions on uQuiz, each with millions of participants, and people are now continuing to talk about the trendTwitterAndReddit.
When I decided to try the quiz, I expected it to connect me with a positive emotion.
When I first opened uQuiz, I wasn't aware of all the possible outcomes that the quiz could producewebsite.
I'm a huge fan of quizzes like this because the results are mostly flattering, and who doesn't appreciate an ego boost that some random user-generated software gives you?
In previous quizzes I've mostly been told that I'm an extrovert and have a lively personality. MyMyers-BriggsType is "ENFP" - which stands for Extraverted, Intuitive, Feeling and Perceptive - and mineEnneagrammis Type 7 (“The Enthusiast”).
I expected the quiz to be similar to most typical personality tests, asking me to pick my favorite color or whether I usually stand closer to the walls or in the middle of a room at a party.
The original quiz was in Russian, so I had to translate it in my browser.
One thing that seemed to baffle some TikTok commenters is the fact that theOriginal-Quizis written in Russian.
To take the quiz, I had to click "English" in the Google Translate pop-up bar that appeared at the top of my screen when the page loaded.
Since the quiz was held in Russian, some questions were difficult to understand when translated into English.
Instead of being presented with a typical, everyday personality quiz, I had to decode questions that Google Translate seemed to have mistranslated.
I was stumped when asked to pick a "random life event" and one of the possible responses was, "I thought I wrote an unrelated event for 9, but I ended up getting 6."
Another confusing question was 'what do you want now?' and the possible answers were 'touch', 'disappear' and 'so someone can get me out of this state'.
I was wondering how all the people on TikTok who took this quiz in English figured out what the questions are really asking but kept going anyway.
I felt that some of the questions were unexpectedly probing.
Out of the blue, steps six and eight of the quiz hit me with deep and meaningful questions that made me think about life and my existence for much longer than I would have expected from a simple personality quiz.
Questions like "Is it okay to have feelings?" and "What are you hiding from others?" hit a nerve that made me stop and really think about the answers, and I felt like I was revealing more of myself with this quiz than i ever shared with some friends and even family members.
Another question about my "relationship with space" felt particularly philosophical and I started to wonder if I was even smart enough to even take this quiz.
Other questions were fun and contrasted with the darker questions.
I was relieved to see one or two easier questions on the quiz, such as one asking me to choose my favorite drink picture. Of course I chose the cocktail.
Another question asked me what animal I would become if I could transform into one and like the main character that I am I decided on a butterfly.
I didn't really understand or disagree with my results at the end of the quiz.
It felt like a huge hit to my self-image when my results surfaced, attributing feelings of "despair" to me.
While previous quizzes have always identified me with words like "playful," "energetic," and "fun-loving," the Human Feeling quiz seemed to indicate that I was hurting deeper beneath the surface, and even suggested that I often feel like I'm giving up on things I'm involved in.
I have to say I don'tthinkThis is how I think about life, even if the quiz made me question myself for a moment. Ultimately I felt it was just being misinterpreted from the personality side, although I really appreciated the quiz saying it was 'proud' of me and encouraged me nonetheless.
Obviously, I decided I needed to take the quiz one more time to see if I got different results.
I can't be the only person who repeats a quiz if I don't like the result.
I didn't spend too long on this, but I went back over the questions and changed a few of the answers I wasn't sure about, and suddenly the quiz went from saying I'm losing interest in my life to the statement about losing it "strong and wonderful."
However, it did suggest once again that something bad had happened to me that caused me to "break down," but I was more concerned with figuring out what the "huge smartass" translation means.
When I took the quiz a second time, I realized that the results are quite spirited, and when I looked at other people's results on TikTok, it showed me that all of the results follow a similar pattern of encouraging people but also to indicate that something is wrong beneath the surface.
For example, users who received the Humility result were told that they often "suppress" their emotions, but are good at dealing with difficulties.
My results weren't quite the groundbreakingly accurate analysis I was hoping for, but I don't really know why I expected that from an 11-question online quiz in the first place.
The quiz gives you a breakdown of the different results you would have gotten at the end.
Both times I finished the quiz, I was shown a breakdown below my result showing what percentage of each emotion my answers matched.
According to the breakdown, I got the highest score for "humility" on both trials, and yet the quiz chose one of my lower-scoring answers as the result each time. I had no idea why that was and had more questions about the accuracy of the quiz.
I think the quiz is fun and mostly harmless, but I wouldn't do it again.
Overall, I didn't really get the hype surrounding this quiz. WhileTrendWhile the number of people sharing their results on TikTok has quite an aesthetic appeal, the quiz itself wasn't particularly insightful.
fashion trendsAndTrendsI come and go on TikTok all the time, so of course I know I'm not going to like everything I see scrolling through the app.
However, it was fun and didn't take up much of my day. So I guess it can't hurtattemptEs.
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