Play a Game of Truth or Dare and We'll Guess If You're High or Low Maintenance

Emily Maggrett

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About This Quiz

Do you miss playing truth or dare at sleepovers or during parties? Good news — we've got a rip-roaring game of truth or dare for you to get in on today, and you don't even have to leave the privacy of your own home to play! 

Better yet, at the end of the game, we'll reveal a secret about your personality to you, based on our careful analysis of all of your previous answers.

How is this possible? Well, the fact is, the way you play truth or dare reflects the way you approach life (kind of). Risk-takers can't say no to dares, while the morally scrupulous will gravitate toward sharing the truth whenever possible.

How you play the game can say volumes about your level of self-acceptance and how safe you feel in the world. Those who are willing to be daring often feel more secure than cautious players, while those who feel stricken with embarrassment at the idea of answering questions truthfully may be hiding their true personalities from others (and perhaps even themselves).

But do these tendencies make you high-maintenance, low-maintenance, medium-maintenance or something else altogether? To find out, play this quiz right now! We dare you!


Truth or dare: either text your crush a wink emoji OR tell the group about a time you stole something.

Truth or dare: either tell us the name of the most embarrassing person you've ever kissed OR let your robe fall open in front of the pizza delivery person.

Truth or dare: either pet a cat until it purrs OR tell the group the name of your favorite Newsie.

Truth or dare: either post a social media photo of yourself wearing grandma pajamas OR tell the group whether you've ever cheated on a partner.

Truth or dare: either drink three tablespoons of hot sauce OR tell a friend about a time they made you mad, even though you're already over it.

Truth or dare: tell us about the worst way you ever bullied another person OR send a text to your mother confessing about a time you stole from her.

Truth or dare: either donate $50 to a cause you hate OR tell every person in the group your meanest thoughts about them.

Truth or dare: either send the person you like the least an invitation to hang out OR tell the group about your most shameful work mistake.

Truth or dare: either eat three large pickles in a row OR tell the group whether you've ever peed your pants.

Truth or dare: either make a social media post that says "I love ponies and horses" OR tell the group whether you've ever plagiarized an essay.

Truth or dare: either go to the corner store and ask for change for five dollars in pennies OR tell the group whether you've ever had acne on your back.

Truth or dare: either text "you're cool" to your ex OR tell the group whether you've ever had a crush on a teacher or authority figure.

Truth or dare: make cookie dough blindfolded OR tell the group about your darkest impulse ever.

Truth or dare: either call up a barbecue restaurant and ask the hostess whether you can barter favors in exchange for food OR tell the group how often you wash your bra and/or towels.

Truth or dare: either lie down next to a raw egg OR tell the group your biggest ambition for this year.

Truth or dare: either pray in front of everyone OR tell the group the number of your lowest test score.

Truth or dare: either give your own arm a hickey OR tell the group whether you understood the movie "Eyes Wide Shut."

Truth or dare: either hold a cat in your arms like a baby and sing it a lullaby OR tell the group how often you vacuum.

Truth or dare: either take a freezing cold five-minute shower OR tell the group about a time you got dumped.

Truth or dare: either attempt to do a cartwheel OR tell the group your biggest career wish.

Truth or dare: either dance in your underwear in front of a curtainless window for three minutes OR tell the group the worst high you've had.

Truth or dare: either slather your stomach with Icy Hot OR tell the group the name of your first celebrity crush.

Truth or dare: either make a flirty comment on a neighbor's weird NextDoor rant OR tell the group what your unicorn name would be if you were a cute little unicorn.

Truth or dare: either clean the refrigerator with your most expensive shirt OR tell the group how you feel about how your life is going.

Truth or dare: either send your manager a thoughtful email asking for a meeting so you two can discuss your salary OR tell the group whether you've ever struggled with dandruff.

Truth or dare: either mail a thank-you card to a person who screwed you over in the past OR tell the group your biggest fear.

Truth or dare: either over-pluck your eyebrows OR tell the group about a time your parents unfairly disciplined you.

Truth or dare: either tell us about your most embarrassing moment OR climb up on the roof and do a jumping jack.

Truth or dare: either sign up for a really difficult exercise class OR tell the group the most money you've ever paid for a pair of shoes.

Truth or dare: either give yourself weird baby bangs OR tell the group how much money you make.

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