Those who habitually exploit others might not follow the rules, but they do follow a set pattern of behaviors. If you know how to recognize these actions for what they are, you can protect your friends, your family, and yourself, from abusive, manipulative people and groups. If you haven't already read our page on predatory individuals, you might want to do so before taking the quiz.

So, how well can you spot a predator?


Predators are people who:

Compared to the average person, a predator:
A predator enjoys:
After hurting someone, what is the one thing a predator would never do?

A predator’s apology will be:

In any relationship, group or situation, a predator most wants:

At first meeting, a predator will:

Predators exploit your sympathy by:

When you point out a predator’s bad behavior, they usually:

Predators are only concerned about:

Narcissistic predators demand constant admiration and:

To make themselves look as good as possible, predators will:

When criticized, a predator might explode in anger, but may also:

Caring people use “white lies” to spare friends’ feelings. But a predator lies to:

In addition to lying, predators:
Easily bored and looking for excitement, predators are:

Although quick to point out the weaknesses of others, predators always:

Above all else, predators:


  1. Cece M Smith May 15, 2018 at 1:05 am - Reply

    I passed! Thank you for your work make person’s aware person’s like this are out there – best to be aware. My folks never warned me or I should say I didn’t get it from The Big Bad Wolf story like some did. I’m too literal I guess.

  2. Colm Macdowell May 23, 2018 at 2:50 pm - Reply

    I have met a few people like this

  3. M June 10, 2018 at 11:05 pm - Reply

    This test should tell you which answers you got wrong, and what the correct answer is, otherwise how do you learn?

    • Maja June 25, 2018 at 1:56 pm - Reply

      Yeah, what was this for? I thought I get some insights out of it. Like, what other people thought were right answers…

    • Spike Robinson July 11, 2018 at 10:12 pm - Reply

      We’re still working on learning this quiz/survey program , and we will work on putting the reasons for the right answers – and which people got wrong – in the message folks get back, as soon as we figure out how to do so. In future quizzes and questionnaires, this will be a regular feature.

      Thanks for your honest input.

  4. Debi September 9, 2018 at 1:53 pm - Reply

    You didn’t ace the test, but you’re still pretty sharp.

    What’s wring and what are the best/correct answers???

  5. V. January 12, 2019 at 7:14 am - Reply

    Not helpful, since it is impossible to see the correct answers after each point og the test…

  6. JD Mumma February 22, 2019 at 9:36 pm - Reply

    “You didn’t ace the test”
    That’s it???
    Hmmm… Has me thinking…
    How would the website designer/creator fair with this quiz: Can you build a useful Quiz?

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