Assertiveness Quiz

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Assertiveness Quizzes & Trivia

To get the most out of relationships with people, it is important that you know yourself and the type of person you are. Try are little quiz to find out what type of communicator you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Your girl/ boy friend tells you that they are really mad at you for not returning their calls. You realise that your parents / house mates never gave you the messages. You ...
    • A. 

      Don't say anything about the messages to your parents / house mate.

    • B. 

      Ask your parents / house mate if your girl / boy friend called while you were .

    • C. 

      You get even by not giving your parents / house mate a phone message.

  • 2. 
    Your teacher gives you a "C" on a paper that you believe that was at least a "B+". You ...
    • A. 

      Go home and cry or put it down to a learning experience.

    • B. 

      Ask a teacher to explain the grade since you were expecting a better grade.

    • C. 

      Rip the paper up and tell your friends how what a lousy teacher he / she is.

  • 3. 
    Your friends says something that hurts your feelings. You ...
    • A. 

      Say nothing and hope it does not happen again.

    • B. 

      Tell your friend what they said hurt your feelings/

    • C. 

      Vow to get even with your friend (e.g. say something hurtful back)

  • 4. 
    Your friend offers to collect something from the shop for you but does not give you your change. You...
    • A. 

      Assume there was no change.

    • B. 

      Ask if there was any change.

    • C. 

      Accuse your friend of ripping you off.

  • 5. 
    Your class mate asks if he /she can copy your homework. You...
    • A. 

      Let them even though you are not really comfortable with the idea.

    • B. 

      Tell them you rather not but you would be glad to help them with their work.

    • C. 

      Tell them you are not a cheater like them.

  • 6. 
    Your about to have sex with someone you have been dating, but they tell you that they would rather not use protection. You are concerned about STI's and HIV. You ...
    • A. 

      Have unprotected sex.

    • B. 

      Tell them you will not have sex without protection.

    • C. 

      Tell them you don't want to get a disease from them.

  • 7. 
    Your date suggest  a particular movie, but you have been looking forward to a different one. You...
    • A. 

      Go to the movie they suggest.

    • B. 

      Tell them that you really want to see this other film and you are to decide together.

    • C. 

      You see the movie they suggest but complain how stupid it was.

  • 8. 
    You are shopping with a friend and they try on a pair of jeans and ask you how you look. You think the jeans are too small but they sound excited about how they look in them. You...
    • A. 

      Smile and say the jeans are cool.

    • B. 

      Tell them you like the jeans but suggest a different size.

    • C. 

      Tell them the jeans make them look like a fat pig.