How Optimistic Are You? Take This Quiz

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How Optimistic Are You? Take This Quiz

In philosophy, optimism means the doctrine which was specially set by Leibniz, which refers to the idea and belief that this world is the best of all possible or alternate worlds. It is to be filled with hopefulness as well as confidence about the future or the success of something. It is the mental attitude which reflects a belief or hope that the outcome of specific endeavors or even all outcomes in general will consist of positiveness. This quiz is to test you in relation to your optimistic inclinations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The idiom a glass filled with water to the halfway point was derived from the Latin optimum which means what?
    • A. 

      Excellent

    • B. 

      Best

    • C. 

      Good

    • D. 

      Progress

  • 2. 
    In psychology, expecting the best possible outcome from any given situation is referred to as which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Dispositional optimism

    • B. 

      Unrealistic optimism

    • C. 

      Comparative optimism

    • D. 

      Situational optimism

  • 3. 
    Which of the following do you expect during uncertain moments? 
    • A. 

      The worst so as to be prepared 

    • B. 

      The best but with a lot of reservations 

    • C. 

      I expect only the best 

    • D. 

      I've learnt to not have expectations 

  • 4. 
    When you enter into a competition, which of the following do you expect to be the outcome?
    • A. 

      You trying all your best 

    • B. 

      You coming out not last but not the winner 

    • C. 

      You coming out second by few points 

    • D. 

      You winning with a landslide victory

  • 5. 
    Do you think you have the chance of achieving your life goals?
    • A. 

      I've achieved all of them already but I've set new ones 

    • B. 

      I've achieved only a few 

    • C. 

      I don't see the point in having those goals 

    • D. 

      It seems very unlikely to be realistic 

  • 6. 
    How will you react to a seeming hopeless situation?
    • A. 

      I'd be content because I expected it 

    • B. 

      I'd be surprised 

    • C. 

      I will try my best to turn it around 

    • D. 

      It always seemed likely

  • 7. 
    Are you open to buying a lottery ticket?
    • A. 

      Yes, for a laugh 

    • B. 

      The odds are ridiculous 

    • C. 

      I never win anything and they're expensive 

    • D. 

      Yes, anybody can win 

  • 8. 
    How do you treat strangers?
    • A. 

      With utmost about of caution 

    • B. 

      People are after something anyways

    • C. 

      Like a friend to be. Who knows?

    • D. 

      With kindness, but a total lack of trust 

  • 9. 
    When moving to another town, which of the following do you think you'll find?
    • A. 

      A comfortable house with manageable structures 

    • B. 

      A terrible house 

    • C. 

      No house is better than the present one 

    • D. 

      A good house 

  • 10. 
    What do you do when you're late to a function? 
    • A. 

      I cancel 

    • B. 

      I go but imgine the worst happening

    • C. 

      I always don't get late 

    • D. 

      I go with hope that things turn out well