How Socially Awkward Are You?

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How Socially Awkward Are You? - Quiz

Do you get incredibly uncomfortable in social situations? Feel weird when you're out in public and run into someone you might know? Do you live every day under a veil of awkwardness? Then take this quiz and find out exactly how awkward you really are!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose an awkward looking animal:

    • A.

      Proboscus Monkey

    • B.

      Anteater

    • C.

      Wombat

    • D.

      Tapir

  • 2. 

    You're standing in an empty elevator when, at the last minute, a colleague you don't know very well enters the elevator.  What do you do?

    • A.

      Ride the elevator in complete silence.

    • B.

      Engage in small talk about the weather.

    • C.

      Jump off the elevator to avoid even being with them in a small space.

    • D.

      Talk about an article you read or a funny video you saw, normal talk!

  • 3. 

    You walk into a crowded restaurant and just as you're about to sit down, you notice your boss and his wife sitting at a table across the restaurant.  You make eye contact and he smiles.  What do you do?

    • A.

      Leave the restaurant and pretend you never saw him.

    • B.

      Politely wave back, then sit down and be sure not to look that way the rest of the night.

    • C.

      Wave and later as he is leaving the restaurant, say hello and how are you.

    • D.

      Walk up to his table and talk with him and his wife for a minute or two.

  • 4. 

    You're in the checkout line at your hometown grocery store.  Your third grade best friend's mother stands in line behind you.  You haven't spoken to that friend in at least five years.  What do you do?

    • A.

      Smile at her, but unless she says something to you don't say anything to her

    • B.

      Say hello to her, but let the conversation stop there

    • C.

      Look straight ahead and pretend you never saw her

    • D.

      Ask how your old friend is, then tell her how you're doing

  • 5. 

    You're at the gym when your ex walks in with a new significant other.  What do you do?

    • A.

      Turn your back to them and hope they won't see you

    • B.

      Sprint for the locker room before they see you

    • C.

      Wave to them as you are exiting

    • D.

      Say hi as you leave and engage in light small talk

  • 6. 

    You're getting your haircut.  How do you act in the hair salon?

    • A.

      Chat constantly to your hairdresser. You're practically best friends.

    • B.

      Engage in polite small talk, but nothing overly chatty

    • C.

      Look at your phone most of the time and only talk if you're spoken to

    • D.

      Smile in the mirror if you make eye contact but say nothing

  • 7. 

    You're talking to someone incredibly dull at a party. What do you do?

    • A.

      Desperately search around for another friend to help you out of the situation

    • B.

      Check your phone repeatedly, hoping they'll get the hint

    • C.

      Engage in small talk for a little, then excuse yourself to talk to someone who just walked in

    • D.

      Stand there not saying anything the entire time they're talking to you until they leave you alone

  • 8. 

    Someone is waving at you from across the room so you wave back, only to realize a second later they were waving to someone behind you.  What do you do?

    • A.

      Laugh it off and keep walking

    • B.

      Smile very awkwardly at them and mumble something like "sorryithoughtyouwerewavingtome"

    • C.

      Turn and walk the opposite way, fast

    • D.

      Your face turns bright red and you start crying from embarrassment

  • 9. 

    It's your birthday and you are forced to sit in front of a bunch of friends and relatives as they sing to you.  How do you act?

    • A.

      Smile and laugh a lot

    • B.

      Like a conductor, pretending I rule them all and singing alone

    • C.

      Stare straight ahead with a straight face

    • D.

      Look down at the cake and avoid making eye contact with anyone

  • 10. 

    You're watching a movie with your parents and there is a sex scene.  How do you act?

    • A.

      Get up to get a drink and don't come back until the scene is over.

    • B.

      Shift a little in your chair but don't say anything.

    • C.

      Look down at your phone or bury your face in a blanket until the scene is over.

    • D.

      Completely normal. It's just sex and it's just a movie.

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