The Importance Of Being Earnest Personality Quiz

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The Importance Of Being Earnest Personality Quiz - Quiz

My project for English class: a personality quiz based on the characters of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Your entire extended family is coming to visit for the weekend. You were planning to go out with some of your friends on that day. You can't do both at the same time: what do you choose?

    • A.

      Lie about having other obligations to get out of spending time with your family.

    • B.

      Join your family this one time...you have to put on the appearance that you are respectable at least some of the time.

    • C.

      Spend some time with your family, but flirt shamlessly with your second cousin the entire time.

    • D.

      Join your family. Maybe something interesting will happen that you can write in your diary later!

    • E.

      Eat with your family. That is the responcible thing to do, plus, you promised them you would.

  • 2. 

    You are out to eat at a resturaunt. What do you order?

    • A.

      The most expensive thing on the menu...after all, I can afford it!

    • B.

      Muffins.

    • C.

      Even MORE muffins!

    • D.

      Escargot...I need some more adventure in my life.

    • E.

      I don't eat out much.

  • 3. 

    What is your favorite way to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon?

    • A.

      Partying in the city under my alias that I use specifically for that purpose.

    • B.

      Inventing stories about dragons and gnomes.

    • C.

      Visiting family and friends and reprimanding them for all their faults.

    • D.

      Having as much fun as possible.

    • E.

      Shopping.

  • 4. 

    What I look for in a significant other is...

    • A.

      The "bad boy/girl" persona....leather, motorcycles, anything like that. And curly hair.

    • B.

      Being named Earnest.

    • C.

      Someone significantly younger than myself and very attractive.

    • D.

      The most weak, submissive, and hopefully ill person possible. That way after I get all their money, their death will look like an accident...

    • E.

      Someone who is nice, sweet, and preferably a member of the clergy.

  • 5. 

    My ideal career would be...

    • A.

      Career? Work? EFFORT?!?

    • B.

      Author! I love three-volume novels!

    • C.

      Fashion critic. The perfect mix of style and control over people.

    • D.

      Something with a long commute so I can stay in the city from time to time.

    • E.

      CEO of something.

  • 6. 

    I prefer my muffins topped with...

    • A.

      Butter. It's all the rage in France.

    • B.

      I don't care, I just love muffins.

    • C.

      Strawberry-Rhubarb jam.

    • D.

      Caviar.

    • E.

      Butter and jam.

  • 7. 

    My best friend would describe me as...

    • A.

      Creative.

    • B.

      Lazy, but incredibly witty.

    • C.

      I don't really have any friends.

    • D.

      Something nice and flattering, I should hope...they're all a bunch of fat idiots if you ask me, so their opinions mean nothing.

    • E.

      It depends...are we talking the city or the countryside?

  • 8. 

    If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

    • A.

      The country, but it would have to be within driving distance from a large city.

    • B.

      The city. Everywhere else is just so boring.

    • C.

      Somewhere fashionable and wealthy.

    • D.

      The city! I've never been there, and I've heard all sorts of wonderful stories.

    • E.

      Somewhere nice and quiet where I can write my novels in peace.

  • 9. 

    What role do parents play in your life?

    • A.

      Parents are of vital importance to anyone! Especially having both your parents. Or just one. I would say just one parent is prefered.

    • B.

      As much as they annoy me, I know I have to listen to them.

    • C.

      I never met my parents. I was found in handbag in a British train station. It's a long story, okay?

    • D.

      I resent my mother at times, but I think I'm starting to become more and more like her. As for my dad...well...he doesn't play much of a role in my life.

    • E.

      I listen to them when it suits me to.

  • 10. 

    What are your plans for marriage?

    • A.

      It's a social norm that I will eventually have to accept. Hopefully he/she is very wealthy.

    • B.

      I have the entire thing planned out already! My dress, the flowers, the bridesmaids...

    • C.

      Marriage is stupid. It's a prison!

    • D.

      When I find the person I love, I'll marry them. It's not that hard.

    • E.

      I want to marry someone who fits very specific criteria that I have in my head.

  • 11. 

    What is most important to you in life?

    • A.

      Money.

    • B.

      Happiness.

    • C.

      Responsibility.

    • D.

      Having as much fun as possible.

    • E.

      Living with style.

  • 12. 

    I lie...

    • A.

      ...for kicks and giggles.

    • B.

      ...as little as possible.

    • C.

      ...to add excitement to my life.

    • D.

      ...when nessicary.

    • E.

      ...is a lie the same thing as a made-up story?

  • 13. 

    My favorite color is....

    • A.

      What kind of question is that? You couldn't think of anything better? Shame on you!

    • B.

      Pink!

    • C.

      Black, I suppose.

    • D.

      Purple.

    • E.

      I'd have to say blue...no...yellow..I like all colors!

  • 14. 

    My relationship with my best friend can be best decribed as...

    • A.

      Well, we used to like each other, then we had a huge fight, and now we like each other again. We'll probably have another fight sometime next week.

    • B.

      He/She is annoying and lazy, but I keep them around for entertainment value.

    • C.

      My imaginary friend Christina is a very nice person. Do you want to meet her?

    • D.

      I don't really have any friends..I just put up with people because society expects me to.

    • E.

      I basically keep my friends around so I can mooch off them.

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