Happiness Quiz

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Happiness Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of what makes us happy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do psychologists consider the single most reliable indicator of happiness?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Children

    • C. 

      Marriage

    • D. 

      Religion

    • E. 

      Leisure time

  • 2. 
    Who becomes happier as they age: men or women?
    • A. 

      Men

    • B. 

      Women

  • 3. 
    What’s the branch of psychology that studies what makes people happy?
    • A. 

      Contentment studies

    • B. 

      Positive psychology

    • C. 

      Satisfaction psychology

    • D. 

      Well-being studies

  • 4. 
    Exercise can make you happy by lowering levels of this hormone, which is associated with stress.
    • A. 

      Cortisol

    • B. 

      Testosterone

    • C. 

      Progesterone

    • D. 

      Prolactin

    • E. 

      Insulin

  • 5. 
    Exercise can also increase happiness by causing your body to release these mood-boosting chemicals.
    • A. 

      Lipids

    • B. 

      Endorphins

    • C. 

      Opioids

  • 6. 
    In a nutshell, what does the Easterlin Paradox say about rich people?
    • A. 

      They’re happier than poor people.

    • B. 

      They’re more unhappy than poor people.

  • 7. 
    After this certain point, what did Easterlin find made people happier than individual income?
    • A. 

      Their children

    • B. 

      Their income compared to their peers

    • C. 

      The desire for future increased income

    • D. 

      The respect of their peers

    • E. 

      Education

  • 8. 
    Which founding document promises “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” to the American people?
    • A. 

      Constitution

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence