Which Direction Does Your Moral Compass Point?

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Khadija Leon

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About This Quiz

Your moral compass is defined as "an internalized set of values and objectives that guide a person with regard to ethical behavior and decision making." In a day where everyone thinks that what they are doing is right, how do we really determine what is right and what is wrong? Should we follow the norms that society and the law have put in place or should we follow our hearts or go with our conscience when making decisions?

Each of the four directions (north, south, east and west) is associated with different traits and characteristics which if your compass points to you are said to possess. Having a compass that points north has always been optimal, as this is the direction that a regular compass points. On the other end of the spectrum is south, which for many years has been given a bad rap as it is not fully understood by many. 

What direction does your moral compass point? Will it be a direction that is significant to you or will you be asking yourself how you ended up with that outcome? Well, there is only one way to find out, and that is by answering the questions in this quiz!

How often do you tell lies?

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Would you ever confess to committing a crime?

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Where do you think you’re going when you die?

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Someone cuts in front of you on a line, what do you do?

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Someone is standing in front of the television that you are watching; what do you say?

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You see a wallet on the floor; what do you do?

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You see someone being robbed; what do you do?

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If someone offered you a large amount of money to harm someone, would you?

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You try to withdraw $20 at the ATM, but it gives you $200; what do you do?

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A beggar asks you for money, how much do you give them?

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Would you ever lend money to a friend?

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How long would you wait to ask for the money back if you lent it to a friend ?

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Would you ever sell nudes of a celebrity to the tabloids?

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Would you ever steal from the rich to help the poor?

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Your friend is not invited to a mutual friend’s party; what do you do?

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People keep circulating rumors about someone you know, what do you decide to do?

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Your coworker is being rude to the intern, would you say anything?

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You overhear your mom saying that she is going to lose her home; hwo do you react?

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If your brother was a wanted criminal, would you turn him in?

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Would you ever tell a friend if their significant other was being unfaithful?

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Would you ever sabotage someone to get ahead?

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Would you ever throw someone under the bus in order to stay out of trouble?

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Would you ever donate a kidney?

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You find a stray dog outside of your apartment, what are you going to do?

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You are babysitting a child when you lose sight of them for two minutes, what do you do?

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You stumble upon evidence for a high-profile case. What do you do?

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A stranger is being beaten up right in front of you; what do you do?

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The person in front of you at the supermarket slips something into their handbag, what would you say?

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You’re on a boat with only six life jackets, but seven people in need, how do you decide who to exclude?

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You’re a doctor whose patient does not have long to live. Do you tell them?

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