Extreme Makeover: Generosity Edition Survey

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 127

Makeover Quizzes & Trivia

Based on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. " Do you use your things, your talents, and your time to help others - or only for your own good? If you are more "all about yourself" than about giving to others, then your generosity might need an Extreme Makeover. Choose your most honest answer to each question.

You May Get


I am stingy with my things and I don't like sharing. I'm closed to people and not willing to put myself out to meet the needs of others. My time is too precious to let other people infringe on my schedule.RESULTS SCALE:1 - I'm a Hoarder2 - I'm Me-Centered3 - I'm Generous


I share when I have to, but you might have to pry my fingers loose. When it comes to helping others, I'll do it if it's good for me. I let my schedule fill up with whatever seems important or meets my needs that particular day.RESULTS SCALE: 1 - I'm a Hoarder 2 - I'm Me-Centered 3 - I'm Generous


I don't view my things as my own, and I enjoy giving to bless others. I share my talents and skills for the good of others. I purposefully give some of my time away on a regular basis.RESULTS SCALE: 1 - I'm a Hoarder 2 - I'm Me-Centered 3 - I'm Generous
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you respond to interruptions (phone calls, mom asking you to do something, sibling wanting something)?
    • A. 

      I try to set aside what I'm doing and meet the person's need.

    • B. 

      I usually feel impatient, because they are interfering with my agenda.

    • C. 

      If the interruption is important, I set aside what I'm doing.

  • 2. 
    If a friend wants to borrow your favorite sweater, how do you feel?
    • A. 

      As a rule, I don't lend out my clothes or my stuff.

    • B. 

      What's mine is yours! Enjoy using it!

    • C. 

      I let her borrow it, but I feel nervous about it. I don't want it to be ruined or lost.

  • 3. 
    The new girl acts like she hopes she can join your group for lunch. How do you feel?
    • A. 

      AWKWARD! What is she thinking? She'll feel out of place in our group - it's not for her.

    • B. 

      I don't mind if she sits with us, but I wouldn't go out of my way to strike up a conversation with her. I usually let my more outgoing friends do that.

    • C. 

      I'd welcome her, help her get to know everyone, and ask her about herself to try to help her feel comfortable.

  • 4. 
    When someone desperately asks for help with something you REALLY don't enjoy doing (cleaning up after an event, doing yardwork, taking care of kids, helping a friend study, etc.), what's your answer?
    • A. 

      I'm not sure. Depends on what else I have to do.

    • B. 

      I can always find time to help!

    • C. 

      My schedule is too full.

  • 5. 
    When you hear about a tragedy (someone's house burned down, starving orphans in Africa, flood victims) how do you respond?
    • A. 

      I might see if my parents will send a check to help.

    • B. 

      I try to figure out a way to raise money to help (go without something for a week, donate my allowance, organize a fundraising drive, etc.).

    • C. 

      I feel sorry for them, but that's as far as it goes.

  • 6. 
    What do you do with your hobby?
    • A. 

      My hobby gets me recognition (I perform; I enter contests; I make things that my friends ask me for).

    • B. 

      My hobby is mostly for my own enjoyment (I play my guitar in my room; I make my own headbands; I write in my journal)

    • C. 

      I use my hobby to help others (I make things to give away to needy people; I perform for groups to encourage them; I use my talent to help people).

  • 7. 
    The kid next to you in class keeps asking you for help. What do you feel?
    • A. 

      Irritation, like, "Your stupidity is not my problem. Ask someone who cares!"

    • B. 

      I try to help if it's appropriate. I like helping people, even when they're pests.

    • C. 

      Tolerance, like, "I'll help you this one time, but I wish you'd figure it out yourself."

  • 8. 
    What do you do with your money?
    • A. 

      I use my money for entertainment and clothes, and once in a while I give something in the church offering.

    • B. 

      I only have enough money for my basic needs, so it all goes for that.

    • C. 

      I regularly give a percentage of my money to church or charity, and the rest I save or spend.

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