Character Traits
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by Melissa Foster
| 16 Questions
Note from the author:
Character Traits
1
1 pt
Cyndi usually gets whatever
she wants. If she asks for
something and her parents say no,
she just throws a temper tantrum until
they give in and buy it for her.
Adorable
annoying
spoiled

2
1 pt
Mrs. Jones knows that she
can always count on Brad to
follow directions, finish his work
or help a classmate. Brad's friends trust
him to keep his promises. Brad's parents
never have to ask him twice to do his
chores or go to bed on time.
Which word best describes Brad?
dependable
loyal
independent
3
1 pt
Bella will only eat certain foods
and she likes them to be
arranged on her plate in just the
right way. She is also very particular
about what she wears. She will not wear
anything made from wool or spandex.
Which word best describes Bella?
cranky
brave
picky
4
1 pt
Eddie almost always
remembers to say "please,"
and "thank you." He has excellent table
manners and is never rude.
Which word best describes Eddie?
responsible
polite
trustworthy
5
1 pt
Last year, Mark's aunt went on
a jungle safari in Africa. The
year before that she took sky diving
lessons. This summer she will be going on
a white water river rafting trip and she
has plans to start rock climbing too.
Which word best describes Mark's aunt?
adventurous
generous
careless
6
1 pt
Jay makes sure that he always
pays attention in class. He
never doodles or daydreams.
He knows that what the teacher is saying
is important!
Which word best describes Jay?
bored
distracted
attentive
7
1 pt
Mrs. Parsons expects her
students to be on time every
day. She does not accept late
work, ever. During work times she
requires absolute silence. Students who
break the rules lose their recess time.
Which word best describes Mrs. Parsons?
unfair
strict
cruel
8
1 pt
School has always been easy
for Kayla. She seems to get
good grades without hardly even
trying. Her teacher gives her special
advanced math work. Last year she won
her school spelling bee and got first prize
in the science fair.
Which word best describes Kayla?
smart
persistent
lucky
9
1 pt
Shari is kind to everyone. Last
week, when a new girl came to
Shari's class, Shari showed her
around the school and introduced her to
all of her friends.
Which word best describes Shari?
compassionate
cheerful
friendly
10
1 pt
Arthur spends most of the day
looking down at the ground. He
rarely talks to anyone, and when
someone does ask him a question, he
answers in a quiet voice that is hard to
hear.
Which word best describes Arthur?
silly
shy
outgoing
11
1 pt
Allen stole Ben's cookies from
his lunch bag. When Ben asked
him about it, Allen lied. Later,
Allan broke a glass. When his mother
asked him who had broken the glass,
Allen blamed his younger brother.
Which word best describes Allen?
dishonest
unfriendly
trustworthy
12
1 pt
Mr. Cowen enjoys giving gifts
to his family and friends. He
also gives a lot of his money to
charities to help people in need.
Which word best describes Mr. Cowen?
helpful
generous
polite
13
1 pt
Kaisha does not take good care
of her things. She often forgets
to put things where they belong.
Yesterday, she left her scooter in the
driveway and her dad ran over it.
Which word best describes Kaisha?
cautious
inconsiderate
careless
14
1 pt
Talia's grandma sent her a big
box of cookies while she was
at summer camp. The card said
she could share them with the other girls
in her group, but Talia did not share any
of the cookies. She ate them all herself.
Which word best describes Talia?
thoughful
selfish
unhelpful
15
1 pt
Sally always makes people
feel welcome when they come
to visit. She stops whatever she
is doing and gives her guests her full
attention. Not only that, she always
seems to have a plate of freshly baked
cookies to offer.
Which word best describes Sally?
hospitable
lonely
hostile
16
1 pt
Silas likes to keep things neat
and orderly. He has a place for
everything that he owns and he
makes sure that whenever he is done
using something, it goes right back where
it belongs.
Which word best describes Silas?
worried
sloppy
organized
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