Quiz: Which Character Are You From The Novel As I Lay Dying?

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Quiz: Which Character Are You From The Novel As I Lay Dying?

The purpose of this quiz is to determine which character you would be from the novel As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner. This is a 15 question quiz that will ask both serious and fun questions about you. Now find out which character YOU are?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Are you religious?
    • A. 

      I believe that God has a plan to save me because I have worked hard.

    • B. 

      Not at all. Religion is only a word that has no meaning for me.

    • C. 

      A little because I believe that God is present in the world.

    • D. 

      I don't care.

    • E. 

      God decides the fate of everyone.

    • F. 

      God will always be there for me.

    • G. 

      God kills people.

  • 2. 
    How would you describe yourself?
    • A. 

      Proud and traditional

    • B. 

      Headstrong and Secretive

    • C. 

      Awkward and Odd

    • D. 

      Apathetic and Independent

    • E. 

      Analytical and Serious

    • F. 

      Introverted and Mysterious

    • G. 

      Optimistic and Innocent

  • 3. 
    What is your favorite pass time?
    • A. 

      Watching Sunsets

    • B. 

      Riding Horses

    • C. 

      Fixing Things

    • D. 

      Being Alone

    • E. 

      Working

    • F. 

      Cooking

    • G. 

      Fishing

  • 4. 
    What would you do if someone close to you died?
    • A. 

      Mourn because they deserve respect.

    • B. 

      Nothing; they are gone.

    • C. 

      Try to help those around me by being loving.

    • D. 

      Ignore and deny their death.

    • E. 

      Organize their funeral.

    • F. 

      Shut off all emotions and everyone else out.

    • G. 

      Cry.

  • 5. 
    What would you do if you were in need of money?
    • A. 

      Sell my family's valuable items.

    • B. 

      Work harder until I have the money that I need.

    • C. 

      I don't care about money.

    • D. 

      Find another job and work secretly until I have enough.

    • E. 

      Save.

    • F. 

      Ask my family members for some.

    • G. 

      Do chores.

  • 6. 
    If a family member and you were in danger, what would you do?
    • A. 

      Do nothing because I would be too stunned.

    • B. 

      I don't care. They can save themselves.

    • C. 

      Save yourself because you feel it is the logical thing to do.

    • D. 

      Sacrifice myself in order to save them.

    • E. 

      Try and save them but fail at doing so.

    • F. 

      Watch from the sidelines because I would be too terrified.

    • G. 

      Yell and run towards them in an effort to save them.

  • 7. 
    Are you traditional, unorthodox, or mutual in family and values?
    • A. 

      Extremely Traditional

    • B. 

      Extremely Unorthodox

    • C. 

      Slightly Unorthodox

    • D. 

      Slightly Traditional

    • E. 

      Mutual

    • F. 

      I try to be traditional but I am more mutual.

    • G. 

      More unorthodox because I am more driven by my instincts not values.

  • 8. 
    Someone you love gets injured, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Curse God for your unluckiness.

    • B. 

      Tell them to walk it off.

    • C. 

      Try to help them.

    • D. 

      Prioritize the needs at hand before acting upon them.

    • E. 

      I'd probably be the one getting hurt.

    • F. 

      Stay with them and comfort them in their pain.

    • G. 

      Be very objective about the situation. Speculate what their injury could be from the sidelines.

  • 9. 
    What is love to you?
    • A. 

      Having a subordinate to work for you.

    • B. 

      Just a word.

    • C. 

      Conditional; depending on the situation and the person's affection for you.

    • D. 

      Unconditional; something that is not spoken, but felt.

    • E. 

      Having someone who respects you and your objects.

    • F. 

      A lie.

    • G. 

      When you like a person a lot.

  • 10. 
    What is your spirit animal?
    • A. 

      Mule

    • B. 

      Snake

    • C. 

      Bird

    • D. 

      Horse

    • E. 

      Owl

    • F. 

      Cow

    • G. 

      Fish

  • 11. 
    Do you depend on others? Are you independent, dependent, or neutral?
    • A. 

      Neutral: I work for myself, but if I need to take from others, I will.

    • B. 

      Independent: People don't mean anything to me. I don't need people.

    • C. 

      Neutral: I depend on others for materialistic needs, but emotionally and mentally, I am independent.

    • D. 

      Independent: I can take care of myself.

    • E. 

      Neutral: I care about others, but I hold my own values.

    • F. 

      Dependent: I hate to be alone. I need someone to take care of me.

    • G. 

      Dependent: I am severely influenced by the people around me.

  • 12. 
    How much wood would a wood chuck chuck if a wood chuck could chuck wood?
    • A. 

      As long as the wood chuck is productive, I don't care.

    • B. 

      This means nothing to me.

    • C. 

      Wood chucks destroy trees. Why would they hurt nature so? Why is it human nature to be destructive?

    • D. 

      This doesn't make any sense to me.

    • E. 

      The wood chuck depletes my supply of wood. How am I to be productive without any material?

    • F. 

      There are more important things to worry about.

    • G. 

      7!

  • 13. 
    You have to cross over a river with a heavy wagon, but the bridge is out. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Cross over first and let the others take the burden for me.

    • B. 

      Hide in the wagon and let others pull me.

    • C. 

      Go along, but if the situation gets bad, escape to save myself.

    • D. 

      Take charge and cross the river, never abandoning the duty no matter what.

    • E. 

      Try to find the most logical and effective way to get across.

    • F. 

      Be too scared to do anything.

    • G. 

      Try to help from the sidelines.

  • 14. 
    What's your favorite word?
    • A. 

      Productivity

    • B. 

      Words are meaningless. Everything is a lie.

    • C. 

      Sentimental

    • D. 

      Loyalty

    • E. 

      Resourceful

    • F. 

      Protection

    • G. 

      Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

  • 15. 
    What is your theoretical mental age?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      40

    • E. 

      16. That is, after all, my age.

    • F. 

      20

    • G. 

      What is a theoretical mental age?