Are you Intrinsically or Extrinsically Motivated?

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10 Questions - Developed by: Laura McCaskill - The quiz is developed on: - 12.996 taken

  • 1
    You go out partying with your friends and you are challenged by some scrawny lightweight to a drinking game. You:
    You go out partying with your friends and you are challenged by some scrawny lightweight to a drinking game. You:
    What party?
    Are the designated driver (sucker)
    Join in right away to defend your pride
    Mouth off and up the stakes until a significant amount of money is involved
  • 2
    You interview for the job of your dreams and afterwards they tell you you're in, but the money is terrible and so are your hours. You:
    You interview for the job of your dreams and afterwards they tell you you're in, but the money is terrible and so are your hours. You:
    Take the job. At least you'll be happy doing what you love
    Haggle over the salary and if they won't budge, keep on looking
    Probably didn’t show up for the interview
    Dance around a little and then accidentally puke on the interviewer because you are still hung-over from the night before
  • 3
    This is one of the busiest weeks of your life. You have tons of homework assignments, and some are more important than others. Included is a major paper worth 25% of your grade, and a relatively fun assignment for a class you enjoy, but is only worth a small percentage. You:
    This is one of the busiest weeks of your life. You have tons of homework assignments, and some are more important than others. Included is a major pap
    Watch desperate housewives. For "inspiration"
    Stay up all night trying to do both
    Start working on the fun project to get your creativity flowing for when you have to bullshit your way through the paper
    Spend all your time making sure the paper is perfect
  • 4
    You have been a complete jerk lately, and you can tell your significant other is really pissed off. You:
    You have been a complete jerk lately, and you can tell your significant other is really pissed off. You:
    Keep ignoring the problem, it will go away
    Listen to what they have to say, talk it out, and make a genuine attempt at improving the quality of your relationship
    Break it off. You have no time for needy relationships with your fast paced lifestyle
    Suck it up and bring flowers/cook dinner/make nice, mostly because you haven't been laid in a while
  • 5
    In high school you used to run track. On the day of the competition you would most likely:
    In high school you used to run track. On the day of the competition you would most likely:
    Oversleep
    Push yourself to the MAX. Second place is just a fancy word for LOSER
    Try to win, mostly because your parents will hit you if you don’t
    Try hard, but have fun. Winning isn't everything
  • 6
    Your little brother is having his 10th birthday party this Saturday, but you happen to have a hot date planned at the same time. You:
    Your little brother is having his 10th birthday party this Saturday, but you happen to have a hot date planned at the same time. You:
    Manage to squeeze in a quick visit to wish him a happy 10th before you leave for your date
    Send him lots of presents in the mail so that you can go on your date and not feel guilty
    Go on your date, show up at your brother’s party later and pass out drunk in the air-filled jump house
    Reschedule your date and spend the evening partying with your little bro because you know it means a lot to him
  • 7
    You are taking a course where the assigned reading is “optional.” You don’t have much free time, but the book seems like an interesting read. You:
    You are taking a course where the assigned reading is “optional.” You don’t have much free time, but the book seems like an interesting read. You:
    Think about reading it. maybe
    Look through it anyway, if you find some spare time
    Read the book cover to cover. Memorize some important facts for good measure
    Screw that. There are more important things to be doing, like for grades
  • 8
    You are the captain of an intramural soccer team, and you need to pick players for your team. You:
    You are the captain of an intramural soccer team, and you need to pick players for your team. You:
    Pfft. Who has time for intramural when you are practicing with the pros
    Ask your friends to play, you just want to have fun
    Make sure to pick only the best players to ensure a successful season
    Don’t really like soccer
  • 9
    In your opinion, which of the following is the best reason for keeping your grades up in school:
    In your opinion, which of the following is the best reason for keeping your grades up in school:
    Your mom probably won't let you smoke in her house if you drop out.
    Getting good grades makes you feel good about yourself
    Good grades mean you can go to a good graduate school and get a good job and move up in your job and get lots of monies and success and fame and…
    You’ll lose your financial aid if you don’t
  • 10
    Why did you take this quiz?
    Why did you take this quiz?
    Because you were bored
    Because you REALLY NEEDED TO KNOW
    You were offered money
    Just for kicks