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Clickbait, it’s everywhere. Every time you go on social media there’s some kind of title goading you to look at it. And we’re only human, so nine times out of ten your curiosity will get the better of you and you’ll click away, generating some ad revenue for whoever’s site you clicked on and feeling shameful about yourself.

But just how susceptible to it are you? Can you train yourself to not click? Or maybe you’re the most cynical person alive, hardened to the cunning ways of the interweb and clickbait can never penetrate your knowing armour? Well, there’s only one way to find out. Take this quiz.

Quiz Time: How Susceptible To Clickbait Are You?

Question 1

Is this puppy?
Question1

A
Adorbz.
B
Annoying.
C
Just a f#cking puppy.
D
The single greatest piece of content the internet has ever seen. Ever.
Question 2

"19 Badger GIFs That Look Like Harry Potter’s Left Elbow That Every 90s Kid Will Find Heartwarmingly LOL!" is:
Question2

A
A great article that I will share immediately with everyone on my social networks.
B
A title that you just made up for this quiz.
C
One badger GIF shy of having my full attention.
D
Loathsome. It’s simply the most abominable title I’ve ever seen.
Question 3

If you see a headline that reads: “You Won’t Believe…” do you:
Question3

A
Believe. The internet would never lie.
B
I don’t believe anything I read online cos I am so cool and knowing.
C
Click immediately because you just know the article is going to: BLOW. YO. MIND. YO
D
Pick up your laptop and hurl it out the nearest window.
Question 4

If you see a headline that reads "You Must Watch This…" you:
Question4

A
Watch it, of course. I obey online titles like the word of God.
B
Absentmindedly click on the link and then recoil in horror and fury and hatred.
C
Do everything in your power to not click on it. Then unlike the page that shared it. Then jump in a space shuttle, launch into space and leave this planet for good.
D
Turn off the internet and go outside to shout at the wind.
Question 5

Choose a headline that would make you click on this thumbnail:
Question5

A
They Thought It Would Be A Good Idea To Feed This Hungry Horse. What They Didn’t Realise Was The Animal Had Already Eaten, So It Wouldn’t Eat The Food And The Food Was Wasted And Had To Be Thrown Away. What Happened Next Is Amazing.
B
You Might Think This Is Just Another Horse Eating Hay. But Just Wait Until You See #4. Wow.
C
I'd click on it anyway. It's a horse. I love horses.
D
LOOK! A F#CKING PICTURE OF A F#CKING HORSE. F#CK.
Question 6

The words "Blown Away", "Awesome", "Incredible", "Amazing", "Shocking" are:
Question3

A
Seriously underused on the internet.
B
I hate you.
C
Very descriptive and informative when I’m looking at what to click on in my news feed.
D
You forgot “Whoah.”
Question 7

Is the picture above...:
Question3

A
Heartbreaking.
B
Heartstopping.
C
Hart to Hart.
D
<3.
Question 8

If your friend just completed a quiz which guessed their Hillbilly name and posted the results to Facebook, you would:
Question3

A
Feel a mix of pity, irritation and sadness well up inside you before sobbing silently into your keyboard.
B
Ponder why you’re still friends with this person. Or at least why you haven’t blocked them.
C
Realise they’ve got your dream Hillbilly name, damn them! Then seethe with jealousy.
D
Feel a surge of adrenaline as you rush to complete the quiz yourself and find out what your Hillbilly name is. Such fun!
Question 9

If you had to define click bait you would call it:
Question3

A
Sensationalist claptrap.
B
The bread and butter of the internet.
C
The greatest content the world has ever seen in any media format since the beginning of human culture. #3 is seriously awesome.
D
I don’t know what you’re talking about.
Question 10

Please choose one of the following:
Question3

A
7 GIFs of Keanu Reeves Eating Sandwiches That Explain Genocide
B
Slow-mo Footage of a Banana Being Peeled
C
GoPro Video of Someone Reading a New Yorker Article
D
Kittens
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