Are You More of an Angel or a Devil?

By: Zoe Samuel

Are You More of an Angel or a Devil?
Image: blackred/E+/Getty Images

About This Quiz

The official bibles of Christianity, Islam and Judaism don't get too specific about the origins of angels and demons, or devils as they are commonly called. The apocryphal tales fill in the details, some saying that God created these spirits to aid in the creation of the world. Other stories posit angels as the first draft of humanity. Still, others give a host of origins, some specific to individual orders of angels. Medieval philosophers and some mystics thought of the angels as extensions of God, like fingers, whether they meant it literally or as a philosophical idea relevant only to the biblical text.

In our lives, we are faced with moral decisions where we stake out who we really are. We are faced with opportunities to be good, kind, brilliant humans. Likewise, we are often given a chance to behave in ways that are variously selfish, cruel, and shameful. Our choices define us, and when we speak of wrestling with our demons, are we speaking of a literal match with an otherworldly creature, or are we speaking in symbols about how we fight our darkest selves and try to resolve to be better? Wrestle with your demons, and we'll tell you if you're more of an angel or more of a devil!

What condiment belongs on French fries?
Salt
Nothing
Ketchup
Mayo

Advertisement

When do you take off your backpack on public transport?
Before I board the vehicle
As soon as I'm in the door and not blocking anyone
Once I've found the spot where I will sit or stand
I don't do that.

Advertisement

What do you think of people who stop on a staircase to check something on their phone?
Monsters
Inconsiderate
They just get in the way.
There's nothing wrong with doing that.

Advertisement

At a drive through, when do you decide what to order?
Before I even pull off the main road
As soon as I see the menu
A couple of seconds after driving past the menu
At the window

Advertisement

When is it acceptable to write texts or emails in all caps?
Never
When you're sending something that is case sensitive
When you're quoting someone who used all caps
Whenever the mood strikes

Advertisement

What do you usually do when a magician performs for you?
I watch in rapt fascination until a revelation, then scream, stomp around and cry.
I clap at the appropriate times.
I make involuntary noises when I'm amazed.
I call out theories about how the magician did stuff, interrupting him or her.

Advertisement

What kind of snacks do you bring into movie theaters?
Nothing too crunchy and nothing with a wrapper
Popcorn
Junior Mints
Individually wrapped candies

Advertisement

For whom do you vacate your seat on public transport?
Anyone who looks older than me, or who has some sort of physical challenge
The elderly or disabled or harried
The elderly or disabled
Children

Advertisement

How do you usually park in public parking lots?
Carefully, and in the least convenient place
I park with plenty of spaces on both sides of my vehicle.
I park right in the middle of a space, sometimes with someone on one or both sides.
I park across lines, with cars on both sides.

Advertisement

When do you usually call your peripheral friends?
On days ending in Y
When I know something's been going on in their lives that they might want to talk about
When I feel like a chat
When I need something

Advertisement

When a friend flies to visit you for a holiday, what kind of gift do you give them?
Something portable
Something small
Something inexpensive
Something large and useful, like a chopping block

Advertisement

Assuming you're OK with eating steak, how do you like your steak cooked?
Rare
Medium rare
Medium
Well done

Advertisement

When a government policy hurts vulnerable people, what do you consciously think about it?
I have to find some way I can help.
I have to confront my local congressman to stop this.
I'm so glad I'm not one of them.
Hey, you make your bed, you sleep in it.

Advertisement

How do you arrange the toilet paper in your bathroom?
On a roller, with the flap out
On a shelf beside the throne
On the roller, usually with the flap out
On the roller, flap in

Advertisement

When pouring drinks for a small group of people, who do you pour for first?
The least powerful person in the group
The oldest woman in the group
The youngest lady in the group
Myself, of course!

Advertisement

How often do you take the last chip in a communal bowl of chips?
I don't ever do that. I have a weird thing about it.
Only when everyone else has moved on to the main meal
Only after asking if anyone else wants it
I always take it! Possession is 9/10 of the law!

Advertisement

Who do you think was the coolest character in the "Star Wars" mythos?
Han Solo
Darth Vader
Boba Fett
Kylo Ren

Advertisement

What flavor of yogurt do you like the most?
Coffee
Blueberry
Strawberry
Plain

Advertisement

Which of these sitcoms do you like better?
"Peep Show"
"The Simpsons"
"Seinfeld"
"Big Bang Theory"

Advertisement

Pretending you don't have a horse in the race, for which MLB team would you cheer?
The San Diego Padres
The Milwaukee Brewers
The Houston Astros
The Philadelphia Phillies

Advertisement

Where is the line as to when it is appropriate to talk in a movie theater?
Before the trailers or after the main movie
Before or after the main movie
When the movie is quiet enough that you can whisper in someone's ear
Any time you like. You paid for the ticket!

Advertisement

How does your phone signal you that you have a phone call?
It vibrates.
It makes a discreet noise that I've personalized, so no one else thinks it's theirs.
I have a unique ringtone, which is somewhat loud.
It plays the Crazy Frog ringtone, loudly and repeatedly.

Advertisement

What precautions do you take when cooking food with a controversial smell, like curry or fish?
I make sure the smell won't escape my kitchen by putting a towel under the door.
I make sure the smell doesn't escape my house by closing doors and windows and putting a towel under the door of the house.
I spray the house with air freshener before and after cooking.
Nothing. Why would anyone do that? It's food!

Advertisement

How often do you take credit for the ideas of other people in your workplace?
Never!
Occasionally, by accident
Every once in a while, with permission
All the time. Look, it's a dog-eat-dog world.

Advertisement

How do you check for consent before getting closer to another person than the normal speaking distance?
I ask with words.
I reach for a handshake and see how they react.
I move for a hug, leaving time and space for the other party to retreat.
I don't bother. I'm a hugger!

Advertisement

How many times in your life have you volunteered for a charity?
Hundreds
Dozens
A handful of times
Never

Advertisement

Have you ever walked out of a store with an item without paying for it?
Not even one time
Once, and I felt terrible about it and went back to pay for it.
Once, while abroad, and I realized I'd done it when I was on an airplane, so it was too late to go back.
All the time. There's nothing like the five finger discount.

Advertisement

How do you react when you spot someone lying motionless on the ground, in the street?
I rush over to see if they need medical attention.
I approach and ask if they're okay.
Keeping my distance, I ask if they're okay.
I just keep walking. Either they're beyond help, or worse, they aren't.

Advertisement

Back when you rented movies from Blockbuster, how often did you rewind?
Always!
Almost always
Usually
Hey, if I rewind, then the people who work at Blockbuster aren't earning their pay.

Advertisement

How differently do you treat bathrooms you don't have to clean from the one or ones you do?
No differently. I'll tidy things if I spot there's a problem.
I try to leave it in the state I found it.
I try to clean up any minor stuff I cause.
I treat it like a pig pen.

Advertisement

You Got:

Featured