Can We Guess If You're More of a Leader or a Follower?

By: Brian Whitney
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About This Quiz

It takes all types to make the world go around. While a lot of people want to be a leader, it just doesn't work that way. If you've ever heard of the expression "Too many chiefs, not enough Indians," then you know what we mean. Society works better if people understand their role and they stick with it. This is true at jobs, amongst friends, and even in relationships. 

We all know that at a job there is a boss and there are people who work under the boss, and if you aren't in charge, you're supposed to be a good employee and do what the boss says, even if you think it is wrong. In a group of friends there is always one person who likes to take charge and decide what to do, and even in a romantic relationship, there is usually a leader and a follower. 

Do you know which one you are? The results might surprise you. At times people think they're leaders, but when it comes right down to it, they are actually following. Others might think they are just one of the herd of followers, but in reality, they are more leaders than they think. Which are you, a leader or a follower?

Are you ambitious?

Would you rather have power or a lot of friends?

Do you like to be in control of other people?

Do you like to pick what restaurant to go to?

Are you a fan of Macchiavelli?

Who would you rather be? Genghis Kahn or Gandhi?

What would you do if your partner cheated on you?

Are you willing to tell someone you work with that they are doing a bad job?

Could you make a career out of the Marines?

Do you think you would make a good coach?

What kind of predator would you be?

What kind of parent would you be?

What kind of leader would you like to be?

What would you do if someone was promoted to a job you thought you deserved?

How would you play on the reality show "Survivor"?

What do you do if you encounter an angry driver on the road?

Who would you be on Star Trek?

Do you succumb to peer pressure?

Do you make eye contact when talking?

How many people have you supervised at any one time?

What do you do if your friend talks behind your back?

What would you do if lost with a group of people in the woods?

What would be a good job for you?

Do you like to argue?

Have you ever been a president of any organization?

Do you have any siblings?

Can you be powerful and also ethical?

What do you drive?

Do you like going to seminars?

How many people have you dumped in your life?

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