How Big A Pessimist Are You?

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How Big A Pessimist Are You? - Quiz

A pessimist is someone who isn't optimistic, less positive, and expect the worst often. To many, he is just a realist, but in reality, he is just a bundle of insecurities with a lot of issues to sort out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How does bad news feel to you?

    • A.

      Less surprising

    • B.

      Hurting

    • C.

      Blank

    • D.

      Nothing

    Correct Answer
    A. Less surprising
    Explanation
    When bad news feels less surprising, it implies that the person has already anticipated or expected something negative to happen. This could be due to previous experiences or a general understanding of the situation. Therefore, when the bad news is received, it doesn't come as a shock or a surprise, but rather confirms what was already anticipated.

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  • 2. 

    What best describes are you?

    • A.

      You see difficulty in every opportunity

    • B.

      You see opportunity in every difficulty

    • C.

      You are positive towards challenges

    • D.

      You see the bright side of issues

    Correct Answer
    A. You see difficulty in every opportunity
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that the person tends to focus on the challenges and obstacles present in every opportunity rather than seeing the potential or positive aspects. They may have a more pessimistic or cautious mindset, always looking for potential difficulties or problems that may arise. This perspective may lead them to be more risk-averse or hesitant to take on new opportunities.

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  • 3. 

    To feel protected, you often do one of the following?

    • A.

      Stay in the company of loved ones

    • B.

      You anticipate the worst in every situation

    • C.

      You hire a body guard

    • D.

      You pretend like the fear is not there

    Correct Answer
    B. You anticipate the worst in every situation
    Explanation
    Anticipating the worst in every situation is a common response to feeling unprotected. By expecting the worst, individuals believe they are mentally preparing themselves for any potential danger or harm that may come their way. This mindset allows them to feel more in control and prepared, even if it may lead to heightened anxiety or stress.

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  • 4. 

    Do you give on tasking on people and or tasking challenges?

    • A.

      Occasionally

    • B.

      Very often

    • C.

      Sometimes

    • D.

      Can't say

    Correct Answer
    A. Occasionally
    Explanation
    The given answer "Occasionally" suggests that the person does give tasks or challenges to people, but not on a regular basis. They may assign tasks or challenges to others from time to time, but it is not a frequent occurrence for them.

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  • 5. 

    Taking responsibility is hard, instead you do which of the following?

    • A.

      Play the blame game

    • B.

      Make others take a fall for your action

    • C.

      Feel victimized

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The question is asking what someone does instead of taking responsibility, and the correct answer is "All of the above." This means that when faced with the difficulty of taking responsibility, a person may choose to play the blame game, make others take the fall for their actions, or feel victimized. All of these options involve avoiding personal accountability and shifting the blame onto others.

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  • 6. 

    How well do you handle trust?

    • A.

      Very well, I trust a lot

    • B.

      Nah! I trust only my guts

    • C.

      Trust nobody, trust nothing

    • D.

      It all depends on the person

    Correct Answer
    B. Nah! I trust only my guts
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that the person does not trust easily and relies on their intuition or instincts to determine who or what to trust. They may be cautious and skeptical when it comes to trusting others or situations, preferring to rely on their own judgment.

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  • 7. 

    What do you think when an aunt promises you cash?

    • A.

      She never comes through, so am not expecting

    • B.

      Very happy

    • C.

      Anticipatory

    • D.

      Well if she does, cool

    Correct Answer
    A. She never comes through, so am not expecting
    Explanation
    The correct answer implies that the person does not have high expectations when their aunt promises them cash because she has a history of not fulfilling her promises.

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  • 8. 

    What are your reaction to people's success?

    • A.

      So happy for them

    • B.

      Indifferent

    • C.

      Feel they cheated their way up

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Feel they cheated their way up
    Explanation
    This answer suggests that the person feels that successful individuals have achieved their success through dishonest means or by cheating. It implies that the person may have a negative or skeptical attitude towards the accomplishments of others, possibly due to feelings of envy or a belief that success is not always earned legitimately.

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  • 9. 

    Could there a factor to the success of your colleague other than hard work?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      I think

    • C.

      Maybe

    • D.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    There could be several factors contributing to the success of a colleague other than hard work. These factors may include natural talent, intelligence, networking skills, access to resources or opportunities, luck, or even a supportive environment. While hard work is often important, it is not the sole determinant of success.

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  • 10. 

    How well do you relate with people

    • A.

      Very well

    • B.

      Not so well

    • C.

      I don't like people

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. I don't like people
    Explanation
    The answer "I don't like people" suggests that the individual does not have a positive or favorable attitude towards others. This implies that they may not have good interpersonal skills or find it difficult to form connections and relate to people.

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