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The dataset of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz includes characters from the fictional universe of Inception.


The dataset has 6 characters from this universe. They are ordered in the list below by their notability (see Note 1).

Notability Name
86.4Dom Cobb
78.4Mal Cobb
68.4Robert Fischer
67.1Mr. Saito

To see how each character was rated by users, view their individual page.


The graph below shows what percent of people selected this universe as something they knew well enough to rate characters from by the age of the user.


As part of the survey where they rated characters, users were also asked the question "How do you rate Inception?". The distribution of their responses are below.

# Response Count
1 It's the worst 2
2 It's bad 4
3 It's okay 138
4 It's good 1466
5 It's my favorite 484

This gives it an average score of 4.16 / 5. Making it 59th out of the 342 universes in the dataset ordered by rating.

The average rating may be hard to generalize though, the users of one online personality quiz could not be representative of the population in general in important ways. And there are some very obvious things you can point to: users of the quiz are biased towards being women and being younger. To kind of explore this idea, we can correlate user ratings with responses to the self-report personality quiz to see what type of people give this universe higher ratings. The table below show the correlation between a users response to a specific self report item and their rating of this universe.

Item Correlation with rating n
deep (not shallow)0.0732036
mature (not juvenile)0.0631528
stylish (not slovenly)0.0572027
genius (not dunce)0.0552016
blissful (not haunted)0.0481526
angelic (not demonic)0.0481982
orderly (not chaotic)0.0452028
logical (not emotional)0.0432059
sober (not indulgent)0.041955
bossy (not meek)0.0391995
disarming (not creepy)0.0381943
high-tech (not low-tech)0.0361564
alpha (not beta)0.0341943
fresh (not stinky)0.0342003
skeptical (not spiritual)0.0292048
intimate (not formal)0.0292010
feminine (not masculine)0.0282073
reasonable (not deranged)0.0282016
nerd (not jock)0.0252001
lavish (not frugal)0.0221898
mainstream (not arcane)0.0211954
scientific (not artistic)0.0181636
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)0.0152009
genuine (not sarcastic)0.0121606
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)0.0111817
nurturing (not poisonous)0.011974
tame (not wild)0.011581
traitorous (not loyal)0.0082058
feisty (not gracious)0.0071974
obedient (not rebellious)0.0072034
lenient (not strict)0.0042029
creative (not conventional)0.0042066
awkward (not charming)0.0012070
reclusive (not social)0.0012011
sheriff (not outlaw)0.0011966
altruistic (not selfish)0.02007


  1. Notability is computed as the average of 204: important (not irrelevant) and 401: main character (not side character).
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