Which Superheroine Are You Really?

Kennita Leon

Image: Warner Bros.

About This Quiz

One of the common misconceptions about the superhero genre is that it's a guy's thing. But all women (and all the best men) know that fighting for truth and justice, defending the little guy and undertaking great feats of strength are goals that all good and decent people can relate to. 

Even before masters of the superhero genre, like Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, came on the scene, the classic superhero was actually pioneered by Emma Orczy, with her proto-superhero tales of "The Scarlet Pimpernel." Before her, Mary Shelley helped invent the entire science fiction genre. So clearly, ladies have been there from the get-go.

Whether a guy, a gal or a non-binary pal, we've all dreamed of fighting injustice or crime. Whether it's speaking up for a victim of bullying, working to end poverty or disease, or simply baking a cake for a lonely neighbor, we all have an inner superhero. Some of us use our wits; some use our social position; some of us are physically strong enough to put our bodies in harm's way to protect others. Many of us simply draw on reserves of courage or resilience that we maybe didn't even know we had until the moment came. 

So when we see our favorite superheroines on a screen, we already know that we're at least a little bit like them. It's time to find out exactly which one best matches your own inner hero!

Are you a goody two-shoes or a badass?

Which word would your friends use to describe you?

What do you think your best quality is?

What is your worst quality?

What kind of people do you dislike the most?

Which part of the day is your favorite?

How would you spend a night off?

You’re out at a party when this rude person comes on to you. What do you do?

You’re on a blind date at a restaurant, but your date never shows up. What do you do?

What is your love life like?

When it comes to finding a significant other, are there any traits that you look for?

How helpful are you?

You join a new gym. What is the first class you’d join?

How do you react when you’re embarrassed?

What would you do or get to treat yourself?

Are great superheroes born or made?

Would you ever date another superhero?

What was your job before you took on fighting crime?

What would your crime-fighting uniform look like?

What color would be featured in your costume?

What’s your favorite superpower?

When did you get your superpowers?

What weapon seems most appealing to you?

What would your favorite way to travel be?

Who would you fight crime with?

Which superhero team would you want to be a part of?

You need to stall a villain while your team tries to get to you. What would you do?

What would you want to do when you eventually retire from being a hero?

Which of these is the most important part of being a superhero?

What’s the most important thing to you?

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