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Negative Personality Adjectives Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the words in our Vocabulary section's list of negative personality adjectives.

1. Which word is closest in meaning to "impolite"?

vulgar
nasty
rude
a) vulgar b) nasty c) rude

2. Which word is closest in meaning to "thoughtless"?

inconsiderate
indecisive
stupid
a) inconsiderate b) indecisive c) stupid

3. Which word is closest in meaning to "stubborn"?

obstinate
weak-willed
aggressive
a) obstinate b) weak-willed c) aggressive

4. Which word is closest in meaning to "bossy"?

grumpy
domineering
unkind
a) grumpy b) domineering c) unkind

5. If you don't care about the needs or feelings of others, you're a _______ person.

greedy
self-indulgent
selfish
a) greedy b) self-indulgent c) selfish

6. If someone isn't brave enough to face danger or take a risk, they're _______ .

cowardly
nervous
touchy
a) cowardly b) nervous c) touchy

7. If you're speaking down to someone because you think you're smarter or better than they are, you're being _______ .

overcritical
patronizing
boastful
a) overcritical b) patronizing c) boastful

8. People who won't listen to new ideas or alternative viewpoints are said to be _______ .

big-headed
narrow-minded
self-centred
a) big-headed b) narrow-minded c) self-centred

9. Which word is closest in meaning to "dishonest"?

cunning
unreliable
untrustworthy
a) cunning b) unreliable c) untrustworthy

10. If your main goal in life is to make money and collect possessions, you're a _______ person.

materialistic
possessive
compulsive
a) materialistic b) possessive c) compulsive

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