Answer These Questions and We'll Tell You Which Fierce Heroine You Are
By: Ian Fortey
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About This Quiz
Defining a hero is harder than you might think at first. Comic books can make it seem easy, because the hero is clearly the person in the cool costume fighting the alien menace. That seems easy to understand. But sometimes it's more subtle than that. Sometimes you need to stop and think about what made this person a hero in the first place. There's more to heroism than fighting, right? Bullies can fight, too. A hero has a character that makes them that way. A proper hero has to not just be good but selfless. They are brave even when fear overtakes them. They are determined even when the odds are stacked against them. They have hope even when all hope is lost. And for far too long the very idea of a hero has been a man's realm, and that's just not fair. The world is full of fierce and fantastic heroines that are well worth respect and admiration. But you already knew that.
You may never fight off an alien scourge, or save people from annihilation, or even sacrifice yourself for the good of another, but we're pretty sure you're doing something out there. So which fierce heroine's heart beats in your chest? Let's find out together!
Do friends or family ever come to you to help them solve major problems?
They don't ask me, to but I try to help.
Do you feel like you can give good advice to a friend in need?
In most situations, probably
I guess it depends on what they need advice for.
I've never been much of an advice person.
How fiercely will you protect your family?
I'd do anything for my family.
I'll always try to do what I can for them.
Well, I'll do what I can I guess.
If you're walking down the street and see someone getting mugged, what do you think you're going to do?
Get all the details of what the mugger looked like, where they went, what they were wearing, etc.
Do you know any self-defense techniques?
I know a few effective tricks.
Do you carry anything with you that could be used as a weapon when you're out and about?
I can improvise something.
How often do you think you tell little white lies to others?
Only if I'm trying to spare someone's feelings
I don't make a habit of it.
Sometimes you have to lie.
If you knew the CEO of your favorite store was donating money to a cause you were completely against, would you stop shopping at that store?
It depends on the situation.
If there was an alternative, I'd probably go there instead.
Would you ever date someone who was incredibly attractive but was also very rude to people like servers at restaurants?
Someone's personality is always more important than their looks.
Not once I discovered their true nature
It might depend on why they were rude.
If someone you love is sick and you can't afford the medicine to help them, is it wrong to steal it?
There has to be a better way to get it.
You should probably look into what services can help you out.
If you get forced into that situation, you do what you need to do.
Do you think athletes need to act more responsibly than regular citizens since children look up to them?
Parents should teach their children that athletes are just human, too.
If you're in the spotlight you might need to act differently, sure.
They didn't ask to be role models.
Ever watch a movie and get angry about how badly the hero in it messes up because you saw a way to solve the problem much sooner?
Yeah, sometimes there are obvious solutions that movies ignore.
I don't get angry but yes, some heroes are dumb.
Do you donate any of your time to charity?
I have thought about it but no, never done it.
Do you ever doubt that you're a good person?
Only when I have to make tough decisions and I feel I could have done better.
I don't usually think about it.
Looking back on your life, are there any big regrets that you have?
Some, but what are you going to do?
How good are you at making a plan and sticking to it?
Sometimes I just hope for the best.
Are you a fan of the great outdoors?
The outdoors is fine, I guess
Has anyone ever told you that something you did was heroic, whether or not you agreed?
I don't think anyone's ever used that word.
Once or twice, but they were being a little dramatic.
Do you do anything to try to make your community a better place?
I try to help my friends and neighbors with whatever they need.
I just don't have the time.
I don't go out of my way, no.
What female superhero really deserves her own movie?
Overall, how important is loyalty to you?
It's important to stand by those who stand by you.
I guess it's important but I don't think about it much.
Well, loyalty to family is big.
Is there a superhero who you think is actually kind of bad at the hero part of their job?
Do you sometimes let anger get the better of you?
I try not to, but it happens.
They say rules are made to be broken. Do you agree?
That's got to be on a case by case basis.
When is it OK to question authority?
When you have information they don't
When you know they're wrong
When it seems like their interests are not your interests
You should always question authority.
One hero is good but a team of heroes is better. What team would you want to be a part of?
The Guardians of the Galaxy
Sometimes you need to laugh just so you don't cry. Are you good at cracking jokes?
It's rare, but it happens.
What's the most heroic job in the world?
Lots of heroes have sidekicks. Who was the best one?
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