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Are You Being Catfished? The Definitive Quiz

Thanks to MTV's Catfish, there's more awareness than ever when it comes to the phenomenon of "catfishing." Here's a quiz to help you determine if your online paramour is the real deal or a faker.


Are you engaged in a complicated online relationship with someone you've never met? Do you want to find out if the person you're talking to is who they say they are? Getting Nev and Max to do some digging on your behalf can be tough — and you can't afford to waste any more time.

The following quiz should clear up any confusion about the identity of your online boyfriend or girlfriend without MTV's intervention. Answer the questions as honestly as you can, and remember to brace yourself for a result you might not want to hear.

  1. 1. Have you videochatted?

  2. 2. Have you spoken on the phone?

  3. 3. Have you shared intimate conversations?

  4. 4. Have you engaged in phone sex or cybersex?

  5. 5. Have you ever talked about meeting?

  6. 6. Have you said "I love you" to each other?

  7. 7. Have you decided to be exclusive with one another?

  8. 8. Have you broken off a relationship with someone else to focus on your online relationship?

  9. 9. Have you canceled plans to stay home and chat with your online boyfriend or girlfriend instead?

  10. 10. Have you planned a life together?

  11. 11. Have you proposed marriage or been proposed to?

  12. 12. Have you discussed the TV show "Catfish"?

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