A Christmas Carol: which ghost are you?

Take this quiz to find out!


Illustration by Victoria Van

Story by Misty Lopez, feature editor

A Christmas Carol” is one of the most popular Christmas movies to watch this holiday season. One of the most intriguing aspects from “A Christmas Carol” is the ghosts that take the main character, Ebenezer Scrooge, on an adventure to the past, present and future in order to change his hatred toward Christmas and other people. Over the course of his journey, Scrooge eventually learns that giving and being kind is important, so he changes his way of treating others. Take the following quiz to find out which ghost of Christmas you are.

You tend to ___.

  1. Reflect on things that have already happened
  2. Live in the moment
  3. Plan ahead

How would you describe yourself?

  1. Compassionate and thoughtful
  2. Joyful and relaxed
  3. Serious and cautious

When doing a specific task, you ___.

  1. Tend to do the same work over
  2. Procrastinate until it comes up again
  3. Finish it as soon as possible

You spend money on ___.

  1. Old knick-knacks and antiques
  2. Trendy and modern items
  3. Unique and rare items

What do you care about most during Christmas?

  1. Traditions
  2. Parties
  3. Planning gifts for the people you care about

If your answers were mainly A’s, you are the Ghost of Christmas Past. You care about the feelings of others because you know what they have gone through. You are also the oldest ghost since you have so much knowledge about people’s lives. Thanks to you, people can relive nostalgic moments, even if they are negative or positive.

If your answers were mainly B’s, you are the Ghost of Christmas Present. You have a young child-like heart and can always be seen laughing or having a good time. You live in the moment and encourage others to do so as well. Thanks to you, people can feel happy even when they’re having a bad day.

If your answers were mainly C’s, you are the Ghost of Christmas Future. Instead of dwelling on what has happened, or living for the moment, you choose to look ahead and advise your friends to do the same. Thanks to you, people can think about what’s right and wrong and make beneficial and life-changing decisions.