Should I Take An ESOI Test or Quiz?


Have you seen the term “ESOI test” and you’re unsure of what it means?

We’re here to help you understand all there is to know about this test.

An ESOI test or quiz is designed to give some indications about one’s sexual orientation. However, instead of taking an ESOI test or quiz,  we at ANZPath, highly recommend using Calmerry for professional one-on-one therapy to get you more clarity on where you might be on the sexuality spectrum.

A licensed therapist knows how to help you based on experience and education.

Start here and fill out the questionnaire at Calmerry to get matched with a therapist that suits you.

ESOI test

To be clear, the therapists mentioned on this page are not necessarily an LGBTQIA+ individual themselves. They are however "LGBTQIA+ friendly therapists" and are open, welcoming, and supportive towards LGBTQIA+ people.

FAQ About the “ESOI Test or Quiz”

What Does ESOI Test Stand For?

ESOI test stands for the Epstein Sexual Orientation Inventory Test.

What is the Test For?

The ESOI test is a test of sexual orientation that shows where you are on the spectrum of sexuality from straight to gay.

Who is Dr. Epstein?

Dr. Robert Epstein is one of the most distinguished research psychologists in America, and he also designed the ESOI test.

Why is it Important to Take the ESOI Test?

The ESOI test shows how fluid sexuality is, and that not everyone is simply “straight” or “gay.”

What Kinds of Questions are Asked on the ESOI Test?

The ESOI test asks questions about someone’s attraction to the same sex as well as the opposite sex, as well as how frequently they think of these thoughts.

How Many Questions are Asked on the ESOI Test?

There are a total of 18 questions on the ESOI test.

    When was the Test Made?

    Epstein’s ESOI test was made publicly available for people to take online in 2006.

    How Many Languages Is the Test Available In?

    The ESOI test is available in 12 different languages: Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Arabic, Italian, Malay, French, Spanish, German, Hungarian, Dutch, Korean, and Japanese.

    Thoughts From ESOI test takers

    We hope that we’ve been able to help you gain some more insight on Epstein’s Sexual Orientation Inventory test. Whether you identify as straight or gay, it’ll be interesting for you to say where you fall on the spectrum in between the two. Whatever your answer is, just know your sexual orientation is valid.