Quiz: Are You a Superhero or a Sidekick?

Look! Up in the sky!

It’s a bird!

It’s a plane!

No—it’s a quiz to determine once and for all whether you’re a bold and brawny superhero or a witty and wily sidekick.

So, pull up your underwear on the outside of your pants, strap on your boots, and tie on your cape. It’s time for the mightiest quiz this side of the galaxy!

Sorry folks, no sexy questions like the quizzes in Cosmopolitan (“What’s your favorite way to seduced your man?”). But I’m sure you’ll enjoy it just the same.

OK, all you caped crusaders—let’s get down to business!

Choose the answer that best describes you.

1. Favorite Trait

A. Your brawn (ie, strength; physical strength or emotional strength)

B. Your brains (ie, smarts; book smarts or street smarts)

2. Personality

A. Somewhat introverted, you find purpose in life through alone time and self-reflection

B. Charming and sociable, you find purpose through interacting with others

3. How You Deal With Conflicts

A. Head on

B. Sneak attacks from unexpected angles

4. Relationships

A. You need someone who can keep you grounded and humble

B. You need a mentor/leader to show you the way

5. You are

A. Always teaching

B. Always learning

6. Outlook on Life

A. You tend to worry and focus on the bad side of every situation (glass half empty)

B. You are often unabashedly optimistic and hopeful (glass half full)

Add up the number of As and Bs you answered.

As you probably guessed, there is no right or wrong answer. In fact, you might be a perfect mix of both!

Mostly As: You’re a superhero!

A true leader, you thrive on being out there on the front lines. You like to show people how things are done, even at the risk of sounding like a know-it-all. You often think, “If you want something done right, you gotta do it yourself.” Your take-charge attitude has certainly gotten you places. Of course, it can be lonely at the top, so you surround yourself with people who remind you that you’re still human.

Mostly Bs: You’re a sidekick!

For you, the world is a vibrant, positive place. Things will always work out in the end, no matter how bad it gets. It’s easy for you to feel safe and sound because the weight of the world rests on someone else’s shoulders. You focus your energy on finding creative solutions to problems and having fun. Your carefree attitude may ultimately prevent you from reaching your goals, so you surround yourself with people who keep you on task and moving forward.

I hope you enjoyed the quiz!

I was a big comic book fan as a kid (still am!), and I love the interactions between superheroes and sidekicks. And I often find myself shifting back and forth between the 2 personalities.

In the comments below, let me know if you are a superhero or a sidekick.

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  1. Molly on October 31, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    First of all, you look fantastic in that costume!

    Second….. what does it mean if someone gets 3 A’s and 3 B’s?! Am I both?

    • Sage Grayson on October 31, 2012 at 2:17 pm

      Molly, since you have some As and some Bs, that means you’re a Super Villain! I’ve called the Justice League, the Avengers, and the Gummi Bears to come arrest you and throw you into Bad Guy Jail. 🙂

      No, it just means you’re a little bit of both. I’m mostly Sidekick, but sometimes I lean towards Superhero (usually when I need to get my butt in gear and do some work!). Hope you’re having a Happy Halloween!

  2. lyosha on October 30, 2012 at 12:08 am

    very motivating! thanks for sharing this!

    • Sage Grayson on October 31, 2012 at 2:17 pm

      Thanks, Lyosha! I hope you’re having a spook-tacular Halloween! 🙂

  3. Megan Gann on October 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    Does it make me a super villain if I skipped to the end to check the answers? Lol! Your batgirl costume is totally incredible!

    • Sage Grayson on October 29, 2012 at 1:52 pm

      Yes! You can absolutely be a super villain…and you’ll probably be having more fun too! Mwa ha ha ha!!!

  4. xvavaveganx on October 29, 2012 at 6:14 am

    You look so great! Love the quiz, I’m a superhero! So fun 🙂 And PS, I laughed my butt off at “so pull up your underwear on the outside of your pants” LOL!!

    • Sage Grayson on October 29, 2012 at 7:28 am

      Thanks, Sarah! The picture is from a couple years ago, but it’s still my default outfit when I can’t think of anything else to dress up as. I’m mostly a sidekick with some superhero tendencies.

  5. H&K Style Journey on October 29, 2012 at 4:18 am

    Ha! I am a superhero! Love your costume 🙂 Heather

    • Sage Grayson on October 29, 2012 at 7:30 am

      Thanks, Heather! Batman is my favorite superhero. I’m mostly a sidekick.