What Type of Learner Are You? Quiz

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Find Out What Type of Learner You Are With Foundation Learning

If you’re a student and want to excel academically, you must know what type of learner you are. Understanding your learning style can make studying easier and more effective. 

Our What Type of Learner Are You? quiz will help you discover your learning style and give you an in-depth overview of your learning type and how to use it to your advantage so you can succeed in school! 

Take the quiz, and let us help you find the best way to learn!

How Does Foundation’s What Type of Learner Are You Quiz Work? 

Our learning style quiz is designed to help you understand how you learn best. Using a special algorithm, we ask specific questions to determine which learning style suits you. Here are some factors we consider when calculating your learning method:

  • How you like to learn: We ask whether you prefer learning through hands-on activities, reading, listening to explanations, watching demonstrations, or combining these methods.
  • What methods help you remember things better?: We look at techniques that help your memory, including visual aids, repetition, verbal repetition, practical application, mnemonic devices, and interactive activities.
  • Your study habits and preferences: The quiz examines your study routines, including where and when you study best, your preferred study environment, how long you prefer to study, and any specific methods or tools you use to organize information.

Try our quiz today and discover your unique approach to learning!

Tips for Studying According to Your Learning Style

Here are some effective tips to help you study based on your learning method.

Visual Learners

Visual learners can benefit from implementing the following in their study sessions:

  • Use highlighters or colored pens when writing notes
  • Create mind maps, charts, concept maps, and timelines
  • Use flashcards to help you study
  • Watch educational videos to help you learn 

Auditory Learners

If you’re an auditory learner, you might find it helpful to:

  • Listen to recorded lectures or audiobooks to help you retain knowledge
  • Find someone to study with and can help talk you through concepts
  • Participate in group discussions or explain concepts aloud to yourself
  • Use mnemonic devices or create songs/rhymes to remember information

Reading/Writing Learners

Reading/writing learners may find the following study tips beneficial:

  • Take detailed notes during lectures or while reading
  • Summarize information in written form to reinforce understanding
  • Rewrite key concepts or create outlines to review material

Kinesthetic Learners

Here are some tips for kinesthetic learners:

  • Study for short periods and go for a walk during your breaks
  • Engage in hands-on activities
  • Use movement to help with learning, such as pacing while studying


If you’re still unsure about the different types of learners, here are some frequently asked questions and answers. 

1. What Are the Types of Learners?

There are four different types of learning, including:

  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Read/write
  • Kinesthetic

These learning styles are according to the VARK Model. There are also three additional learning types: logical, solitary, and social. 

2. What Is the Most Common Type of Learner?

Studies show that around 65% of the population are visual learners. This means they learn best when seeing information presented visually, such as through pictures, diagrams, charts, or videos. Visual learners tend to have a strong ability to remember and understand 

information when presented visually.

3. What Is the Rarest Learning Type?

Kinesthetic learners are the rarest learning type, making up five percent of the population. 

They learn by actively participating in problem-solving or new tasks. They might struggle to sit still for a long time and prefer to be active while learning.

4. How Can You Tell What Type of Learner You Are?

Consider how you like to learn best to figure out your learning style. Do you understand things better when you see them, hear them, read or write about them, or when you're hands-on doing something? Try out different ways of studying to see what works best for you. You can also take online quizzes that help you figure out your learning style.

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