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Global EQ Test

Emotional Intelligence (EI) or Emotional Quotient (EQ) tests measure an individual's ability to recognize the emotions of themselves and others, and factor that information into their behavior and speech around others.

This Global EQ test measures all 15 facets of EQ and uses a personality-based approach to EQ, which overlaps with several elements of the scientifically validated Big Five system of personality.

To get a complete picture of your EQ on all 15 scales, indicate your level of agreement with each statement below.

Question 1 of 60

I easily adapt to new conditions.



The IDRlabs Global Emotional Intelligence Test (IDR-GEIT©) was developed by IDRlabs International. The IDR-GEIT is based on research by psychologist Konstantinos Petrides and colleagues, in affiliation with the University College London. The IDR-EIT is not associated with these researchers or their related institution.

The IDRlabs Global Emotional Intelligence Test utilized research from psychology professor Konstantinos Petrides to produce this free online test. This Global Emotional Intelligence Test is based on the theory of Trait Emotional Intelligence: People’s beliefs about their own and other’s emotions, as well as how adept they are at emotional perception. Recent research concerning Emotional Intelligence has found significant correlation with prosocial behavior, healthy coping skills, positive mood, effective decision-making, and leadership abilities.

Trait Emotional Intelligence and the results of this Emotional Intelligence Test are comprised of 15 distinct domains: Adaptability, assertiveness, emotion perception, emotion expression, other-management, self-regulation, impulse control, relationships, self-esteem, self-motivation, social awareness, stress management, trait empathy, trait optimism, and trait happiness. IDRlabs International and the present IDRlabs Global Emotional Intelligence Test are independent from the above stated researchers and their academic institution.

The Global Emotional Intelligence Test was developed by professionals certified in the delivery and interpretation of many psychological measures, and who have worked in various fields of psychology including personality testing. Free online tests such as the Global Emotional Intelligence Test are intended to be informative and educational first glances of the construct being measured; they should, therefore, not be misconstrued as a definitive answer regarding components of one’s personality.

Though created and statistically validated by professionals, free online tests such as this one should not be understood as providing any kind of professional assessments, results, or recommendations. Personalized test scores and accompanying personality snapshots of our free online Global Emotional Intelligence Test are provided “as-is.” For additional information about our Emotional Intelligence Test and our other free online psychological tests, please refer to our Terms of Service.

Why Use This Test?

1. Free. This free global Emotional Intelligence Test is delivered to you free of charge and will allow you to obtain a personalized and comprehensive overview of your emotional intelligence.

2. Comprehensive. Our free Emotional Intelligence Test provides scores across 15 distinct domains of emotional intelligence, rather than a single generalized result.

3. Relevant to personal, professional, and relational success. Understanding one’s emotional intelligence, both in regard to strengths as well as one’s potential areas for improvement, can enhance positive outcomes across all manner of personal relations.

4. Statistical controls. Personalized results for the present test are entered into an anonymized database, and statistical analyses are performed to ensure the validity and reliability of results.

5. Created by professionals. This test has been created by research professionals experienced in personality testing and psychometrics.