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Do you have what it takes to be a cult leader?

Updated: Apr 6, 2022


Cover Art by Geena San Diego

Do you have what it takes to be a cult leader? Take this quiz to find out! Answer these twelve short questions, add up your points, and find the cult leader that matches your score.


What are your thoughts on aliens?

a. I believe in them so strongly that they are probably on their way to abduct me as a reward for my allegiance.

b. They’ve been to Earth already, we just didn’t notice.

c. Probably out there somewhere.

d. Not real.


Do you take the lead in group projects?

a. Yes, always.

b. If no one else does it first.

c. If I have to.

d. No, never.


Where do we go when we die?

a. People with my beliefs and who are similar to me go somewhere good, everyone else goes somewhere bad.

b. People who were generally good go somewhere good, and people who were generally c. bad go somewhere bad.

c. I don’t know.

d. Nowhere, we just stop existing.


Should there be a school dress code?

a. Yes, we should wear uniforms.

b No, there should not be one at all.

c. A basic dress code is fine with me.

d. You should be allowed to wear what you want, as long as it doesn’t distract other students.


How do you feel about yourself?

a. I’m better than people around me.

b. I like myself.

c. I’m okay.

d. I’d rather be someone else.


How true is this statement?: I was chosen to do something special. I have a purpose.

a. Completely true.

b. Somewhat true.

c. A little true.

d. Not true.


How many friends do you have?

a. People like to be around me without me having to try. People who don’t know me very well consider me their friend.

b. I don’t have any friends.

c. I have a lot of friends.

d. I have a few friends.


Whom do you look up to?

a. People who did problematic or shocking things to achieve something.

b. No one, just me.

c. Celebrities.

d. Politicians.


How true is this statement?: I am not bothered by the idea of hurting people physically and emotionally. I can see myself hurting people in these ways.

a. Completely true.

b. Somewhat true.

c. A little true.

d. Not true.


How true is this statement?: I like to scare people for fun.

a. Completely true.

b. Somewhat true.

c. A little true.

d. Not true.


How true is this statement?: I am comfortable with or enjoy seeing violence and things that other people might find scary or disturbing.

a. Completely true.

b. A little true.

c. Only in movies.