Can We Guess If You're a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?

Marie Hullett

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About This Quiz

"Are you a good witch or a bad witch?" Glinda asks Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz." "Who, me?" Dorothy replies, "I'm not a witch at all; witches are old and ugly." Pointing to Toto, Glinda responds, 'Well, is that the witch?" While Dorothy might be confused about Glinda assuming that everyone's a witch, we're certainly not. Everyone is a witch when it comes down to it — it's merely a matter of harnessing the magical powers that bubble up from within. And no, we're not all old and ugly, thank you very much, Dorothy! 

Some witches want to spread love and joy; others prefer to steal voices and turn people into pigs and toads. Whose to say what's right? Regardless of which type of witch you are, you have a unique calling waiting for you. All you need to figure out what it is so that you can concoct potions, chant spells toward the heavens and ride your broom off into the moonlight. 

To determine which type of witch you are, you'll simply need to answer a few questions. Consider this a career questionnaire of sorts. By the time you're done, you'll finally know which coven you belong to — for better or warts


As a witch, it is your duty to cast the occasional spell. Which one do you choose?

Which tool will you use to perform your ritual?

You're going to need an altar to pull this one off. What type of cloth will you lay upon your sacred place of ritual?

Time to strike up a match. Which type of candle will you light for your seance?

Now, which Wiccan element will you summon your magical powers from?

A crystal will help harness energy from the universe during your ritual. Which stone do you select for your spell?

Your altar needs another divine element in order to carry out your deed. Which item will you incorporate in your spell?

Now, it's time to stir up a few ingredients in your bubbling cauldron. You'll need at least a few pinches of what?

You'll need one more ingredient. What's your go-to?

Witches often have an animal friend at their beck and call. Which one of these creatures would you like to assist you?

Now that you have magical powers, do you think you'll be tempted to use them for your own personal gain?

Which of these iconic fictional witches do you adore?

Pretend that you're driving along, singing along with Adele on the radio, when someone cuts you off. What do you do?

You might think you're a Hufflepuff, but others swear they know the true you. The question is, though, which Hogwarts house would the sorting hat assign you?

What look do you usually have on your face?

Someone just complimented your awesome outfit. How do you feel?

You probably already know that witches love sandwiches. Which kind do you enjoy most?

Let's dress you up in your witchiest getup. What will you wear?

If you weren't a witch, what type of job would you want?

Which character from "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" do you want to be BFFs with?

Since you're a witch, you can communicate with the dead. Who do you want to talk to first?

It's time to travel to a faraway, magical land. Which fictional place do you want to call home?

Now that you're settling in to your witchy new abode, how would you like to decorate your bedroom?

What would you like to see when you gaze out your new windows?

Someone brings you some flowers to welcome you to the neighborhood. Which type do you hope they are?

Which pop star do you draw your witchy, fashionista vibes from?

In "The Wizard of Oz," whose side are you on, really?

What's your most important motivation for becoming a witch in this life?

Do you think you'd like to introduce little witchlings into the world?

After this life, how would you like to be remembered?

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