Quiz: Are You Actually Compassionate? Most People Lack This Gene, Do You?

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Would you be surprised to find out you aren't "compassionate?"

Answer 16 questions to determine if you are actually compassionate and at what level your compassion peaks. You'll be surprised.

 Jan 27, 2018

1 of 16Pick your answer!

What do you think when you see someone who is a victim of homelessness?
I give them money/food.
I offer advice or talk to them.
I wonder how they got to this point and think of them for a while.

2 of 16Pick your answer!

What do you find yourself worrying about most?
My close family.
Making ends meet, my career.
Myself, my friends.

3 of 16Pick your answer!

How often do you compliment strangers?
Very often.
Never, I'm too shy.
Once and a while, but only if they interest me.

4 of 16Pick your answer!

Your best friend has fallen on hard times, how do you typically help?
I'll lend them money until they get back on their feet.
I listen to them and offer help where I can.
I open my door, do everything I can for them.

5 of 16Pick your answer!

How do you typically cheer up someone you care about?
I give them space.
I distract them from their problems.
Food, gifts, a friendly ear.

6 of 16Pick your answer!

Your neighbor is starting a conflict over something trivial (like hedge height)...
I apologize and become upset they would talk to me like this.
I tell them to mind their own business.
I compromise and make my neighbor happy.

7 of 16Pick your answer!

What trait to most of the people you've dated share?
Stubborn
Selfish
Their temper

8 of 16Pick your answer!

A close great aunt falls and breaks her hip, how do you react?
Drop everything, no matter what, fly there to help.
I make sure she has the best help we can afford.
There's probably someone who is more capable than me to help.

9 of 16Pick your answer!

How many people do you consider your "good" or "best" friends?
Many! Too many to count.
One or two.
Three to four.

10 of 16Pick your answer!

You found out someone you love has betrayed you...
I will never speak with this person again.
I will be able to forgive, but not forget, and it will destroy us.
In the long run, I will choose to forgive them.

11 of 16Pick your answer!

How would your best friend describe you?
Empathetic
Ambitious
Hilarious

12 of 16Pick your answer!

How would your worst enemy describe you?
Emotional
Immature
Petty

13 of 16Pick your answer!

What animal are you drawn to?
Fox
Leopard
Dog

14 of 16Pick your answer!

In order to be happy you need...
My loved ones to be happy.
Stability in my life.
A lot of laughter and fun.

15 of 16Pick your answer!

Do you experience second-hand embarrassment?
No.
Sometimes.
All the time.

16 of 16Pick your answer!

When you pour drinks, who do you serve first?
Myself, if I'm really thirsty. They are self sufficient!
My friend.
Oh, I never thought about it...
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