How Assertive Are You?

Some people are too assertive and others are just assertive enough. Do you know how assertive you are? Take these 10 quiz questions and find out just how assertive you can actually be!

Question 1/10
You're having a nice time out with a friend, but the food you ordered at the restaurant is wrong. What do you do?
Politely tell the waiter and ask they correct it.
Demand that the meal be comped.
Muddle through and eat it anyway.

Question 2/10
Uh-oh, your spouse forgot your birthday again! Do you speak up?
Yes, I deserve to have my special day!
I sit down and talk things out with them calmly.
Nah, I let it go, it's not a big deal.

Question 3/10
When Starbucks writes your name wrong on the cup, do you correct them?
Nope, it's not really a big deal.
Yes, I want it to be spelled the right way.
Maybe, it depends on how busy they are.

Question 4/10
You're lost and don't have a solid GPS signal. What do you do?
Keep driving around and hope to figure things out.
Stop and ask someone for help.
Try to follow road signs.

Question 5/10
You're at a movie and the person behind you keeps talking. What do you do?
Turn around and ask them to stop.
Go and tell an usher.
Let it go, it's not a big deal.

Question 6/10
Do you express your opinions even when others in the group disagree with you?
Yes, I'm entitled to my opinions.
Sometimes, it depends on the topics.
Nope, I don't want to rock the boat.

Question 7/10
If you're splitting the bill with friends and someone doesn't pay their share, do you speak up?
Yes, everyone needs to pay their share!
Maybe, it depends on who it is.
Probably not, that's pretty awkward.

Question 8/10
You arrive at a hotel and your room is in terrible shape. Do you ask to be moved?
I ask to be moved and discounted.
I ask to be moved.
I just grin and bear it.

Question 9/10
What do you hate the most?
Being talked over.
Being told what to do.
Feeling like an afterthought.

Question 10/10
You've been at your job for a long time. Would you ask for a raise?
Of course, I deserve a pay bump!
Maybe, it depends on how I've been doing.
Nope, I'll wait for them to ask me.
Some people see assertiveness as a bad thing, but in reality, a healthy dose of assertiveness is great! You have the unique ability to formulate and communicate your own thoughts, opinions, and wishes in a clear direct way and without a hint of aggression. You've got the confidence to get what you want without stepping on everyone else's toes!

You're Very Assertive!
When it counts, you now how to be assertive and communicate what you want and how you feel. Other times, you simply don't feel like rocking the boat or making waves. Your assertiveness often depends on the situation at hand! For you, sometimes being assertive just isn't worth the risk!

You're Assertive Sometimes!
Unfortunately, you tend to let yourself get walked all over from time to time! You don't often stand up for yourself and often have trouble communicating what it is you want/need. You don't like feeling like a pushover, but you also hate confrontation. Be a bit more assertive and claim the life you want!

You're A Doormat!