What Kind of Friend Are You?


What Kind of Friend Are You?

Take this quiz to see how well you are doing at being a friend. Mark the circle under each question that best describes you. Then add up your responses to find out what kind of friend you are.

  1. 1.

    I take turns and play honestly.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

  2. 2.

    I am courteous to others, even if I do not agree with them.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

  3. 3.

    My friends know that I try to choose the right, even when others aren’t watching.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

  4. 4.

    I find ways to show people I care about them, especially when they are sad.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

  5. 5.

    I am kind to others. I am not rude or mean.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

  6. 6.

    When I tell somebody that I’ll do something for him or her, I do it.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

  7. 7.

    I look for opportunities to share my testimony with others.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

  8. 8.

    I make an effort to be a good example to people around me.

    Almost Always

    Sometimes

    Not Often

For each “Almost Always” answer, give yourself three points. For each “Sometimes” answer, give yourself two points, and for each “Not Often” answer, give yourself one point.

19–24 Super Friend

You are not just a good friend—you are a great friend! People trust you and enjoy spending time with you because you make them feel good about themselves.

11–18 Good Friend

People like to spend time with you. You try to play fair and respect others. Although you might do something unfriendly every once in a while, you learn from your mistakes and try to do better.

8–10 Learning to Be a Friend

Being a friend can sometimes be difficult, but you have what it takes to be a friend who people like to spend time with. Continue to think of ways you can be kind to others. Even though being a friend can be hard work, you’ll feel great as you do nice things for others.

Scripture Code

Use the scripture code to fill in the blanks and discover some of the qualities of a true friend.

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(This means the ability to understand how others feel.)

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Answers

Scripture Friends

Look up the following scriptures. Then draw a line to match the friends who are mentioned in the scripture.

1 Samuel 18:1

David

Elisabeth

2 Nephi 1:30

Nephi

Naomi

Alma 17:2

Alma

Jonathan

Ruth 1:11, 16

Ruth

Zoram

Luke 1:39–40

Mary

Sons of Mosiah

Answers

Illustrations by Shawna J. C. Tenney

Scripture Code: fair, respectful, integrity, empathy, nice, dependable.

Scripture Friends: David and Jonathan, Nephi and Zoram, Alma and the sons of Mosiah, Ruth and Naomi, Mary and Elisabeth.