Quiz: Are You A Bully, Victim, Passive Bystander, Or An Active Bystander?

10 Questions

Personality Quizzes & Trivia

This interactive quiz will determine how people react in a social situation. There are four results to the quiz: bully, victim, passive bystander, active bystander. Take the quiz to find out your fate, and don't forget to answer honestly!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are taking a big exam. The person next to you asks to look at your answers. What do you do? Do you: 
    • A. 

      Let them cheat off of you

    • B. 

      Refuse

    • C. 

      Refuse, and call them out in front of the class

    • D. 

      Let them cheat for only a few minutes

    • E. 

      Call them 'stupid' or 'dumb'

  • 2. 
    Your best friend does not want to play tackle football because he thinks he will get hurt. As a result, your other friends make fun of him, calling him names and laughing at him.  Do you:
    • A. 

      Laugh with them and make fun of your best friend

    • B. 

      Call your best friend a 'whimp' but then tell him it is no big deal

    • C. 

      Do not say anything, neither siding with your friends or your friend who does not want to play

    • D. 

      Refuse to play football too, also claiming you do not want to get hurt

    • E. 

      Tell your friends that it is alright that he does not want to play football and stand by his decision

  • 3. 
    Your older brother is calling your younger sister's dolls 'lame' and 'girly'. While your sister is crying, he is breaking the dolls and throwing them all over the house, telling her that she has to clean them up.  What do you do? Do you:
    • A. 

      Join in on the fun. They are girly!

    • B. 

      Tell your sister to stop crying and just clean them up so Mom and Dad won't get angry.

    • C. 

      Run to your parents to tell on your brother

    • D. 

      Politely tell your brother to stop and then go about your normal day

    • E. 

      Watch your poor sister cry and clean up the whole house filled with broken dolls

  • 4. 
    What are your thoughts on violence (hitting/punching/molesting others) for personal enjoyment?
    • A. 

      One or two punches is alright, but I usually stop after a minute or so

    • B. 

      I do not mind it, as long as nobody gets seriously hurt

    • C. 

      Violence is never tolerable and is totally unacceptable

    • D. 

      If I saw someone hurting someone else, I would stop it, unless, of course, the person is bigger than me...

    • E. 

      I hate violence because I am the one always getting hit!

  • 5. 
    What are your thoughts on emotional violence (secrets/gossip/put-downs) for personal enjoyment?
    • A. 

      Everyone gossips, so it is alright if I do it too

    • B. 

      My motto is: secrets secrets are no fun, secrets are for everyone!

    • C. 

      Gossip cause a falling out between my group of best friends, and it ruined my high school experience

    • D. 

      I will listen to secrets, but I will never tell a secret. I would have too guilty of a conscious!

    • E. 

      I love my friends, but once in a while I have to talk about them behind their backs!

  • 6. 
    What can you do to stop bullying?
    • A. 

      Not much, I am small and scrawny and not authoritative at all

    • B. 

      When I see bullying, I run away and pray that I am not the next victim

    • C. 

      I can try to stop the bully, but there is not much I can do

    • D. 

      The question should be: "What can't you do to stop bullying?" I can use my words, talk to an adult or a person of authority, and I can set an example of how people are supposed to be treated

    • E. 

      I do not think bullying is a problem

  • 7. 
    A friend at work informs you that one of your colleagues is self-conscious about their weight.  Do you:
    • A. 

      Join in on the jokes. At least no one is poking fun at your crooked teeth

    • B. 

      Try to distract your colleague every time they begin to mention their weight issue

    • C. 

      Avoid talking to your colleague. You do not want to say anything that would make them upset or uncomfortable

    • D. 

      Pretend to be very sympathetic towards them, but make fun of them with your friend behind their back

    • E. 

      Reassure your colleague that no one cares about their external appearance. It's what is in the inside that counts!

  • 8. 
    You overhear your boss yelling at a colleague. During the rant, she uses several curse words and put-downs.   What do you do? Do you:
    • A. 

      Walk down the hall, pretending you did not hear a thing

    • B. 

      Sympathize with the colleague. You have been there before...

    • C. 

      Barge in and tell your boss that her language is inappropriate

    • D. 

      Call the company's executive office and report the offensive language and behavior

    • E. 

      Tell your friends about the argument, and tell them to hurry up if they want to hear the end!

  • 9. 
    What do you talk about with your friends when you were a kid?
    • A. 

      How scared you are of Billy, the neighborhood bully

    • B. 

      Billy is your role model, you can't wait for him to teach his evil ways!

    • C. 

      Your plan to stand up to Billy at school on Monday

    • D. 

      How excited you were to see your best friend fight Billy after school on Monday

    • E. 

      Why does Billy have to be so mean? Someone should stop him!

  • 10. 
    In general, how would you consider your personality? 
    • A. 

      I am a people pleaser: I just want to make everybody happy

    • B. 

      I am the class clown: I will do whatever it takes to get the laugh, even if that means hurting myself or other people

    • C. 

      I am a loyal friend: I will protect my friends because I know they will protect me

    • D. 

      I lack self-confidence because I never had any to begin with