Are you Intrinsically or Extrinsically Motivated?

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10 Questions - Developed by: Laura McCaskill - The quiz is developed on: - 12.059 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:
    Mouth off and up the stakes until a significant amount of money is involved
    Join in right away to defend your pride
    What party?
    Are the designated driver (sucker)
  • 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:
    Probably didn’t show up for the interview
    Haggle over the salary and if they won't budge, keep on looking
    Take the job. At least you'll be happy doing what you love
    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
    Stay up all night trying to do both
    Spend all your time making sure the paper is perfect
    Watch desperate housewives. For "inspiration"
    Start working on the fun project to get your creativity flowing for when you have to bullshit your way through the paper
  • 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:
    Break it off. You have no time for needy relationships with your fast paced lifestyle
    Listen to what they have to say, talk it out, and make a genuine attempt at improving the quality of your relationship
    Keep ignoring the problem, it will go away
    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:
    Push yourself to the MAX. Second place is just a fancy word for LOSER
    Oversleep
    Try hard, but have fun. Winning isn't everything
    Try to win, mostly because your parents will hit you if you don’t
  • 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:
    Go on your date, show up at your brother’s party later and pass out drunk in the air-filled jump house
    Send him lots of presents in the mail so that you can go on your date and not feel guilty
    Manage to squeeze in a quick visit to wish him a happy 10th before you leave for your date
    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:
    Look through it anyway, if you find some spare time
    Think about reading it. maybe
    Screw that. There are more important things to be doing, like for grades
    Read the book cover to cover. Memorize some important facts for good measure
  • 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:
    Don’t really like soccer
    Ask your friends to play, you just want to have fun
    Pfft. Who has time for intramural when you are practicing with the pros
    Make sure to pick only the best players to ensure a successful season
  • 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:
    You’ll lose your financial aid if you don’t
    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…
    Your mom probably won't let you smoke in her house if you drop out.
  • 10
    Why did you take this quiz?
    Why did you take this quiz?
    You were offered money
    Because you REALLY NEEDED TO KNOW
    Because you were bored
    Just for kicks