Character Questionnaire Examples

To help us better understand our characters we often make them answer questionnaires. Here each of us has filled in the questionnaire as one of our character pairings.

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Character Questionnaire #1

What time are you starting this?: 5.23pm
Name?: Elenor Alice Trantor
Nicknames?: Ellie, El, Little Fox
Date of birth?: 28/02/1986
Sex?: Female
Height?: 5’
Eye colour?: Brown
Where were you born?: Cork, Ireland
Number of candles on your last birthday cake?: Didn’t have one
Pets?: Does Mark count?
Hair colour?: White
Piercings?: Ears
Town you live in?: Haven
Favourite foods?: I like Italian
Ever been to Africa?: No
Love someone so much it made you cry?: Yep, fairly recently
Been in a car accident?: Been hit with a car
Croutons or bacon bits?: Oooh bacon, but both if the options open
Favourite day of the week?: Saturdays
Favourite restaurant?: Far and Away in town
Favourite flower?: Sunflowers
Favourite sport to watch?: Rugby
Favourite drink?: Beer, a nice golden ale
Favourite ice cream flavour?: Mint choc chip
Favourite fast food restaurant?: Burger King
Carpet colour in your bedroom?: Horrible cream thing that needs cleaning at mine, at Chris’s, which is kinda where I live now, it’s blue
Whom did you get your last email from?: I don’t really do computers
What do you do most often when you are bored?: Read
Bedtime?: When I’m tired at the moment
Favourite TV show?: I prefer books
Last person you went out to dinner with?: Chris
Been out of country?:Yes
Believe in magic?: Kinda
What are you listening to right now?: Someone laughing outside
Have you ever failed a grade?: I suppose so
If you have, what grade did you fail?: I dropped out fairly early
Do you have a crush on someone?:Yup
Do you have a bf/gf?: Yes
If so, what is their name?: Chris Dwyre
How long have you been together?: About six months
What are you wearing right now?: Jeans and a t-shirt
Do you smoke?: Used to
Do you drink?: Yep
What are your favourite colours?: Red and blue
What is your favourite animal?: Cross fox
Do you have any birthmarks?: No
Have you ever been slapped?: Yes
Are you shy or outgoing?: Shy
Do you shower?: Course
Do you hate school?: No
Do you have a social life?: Not much of one
How easily do you trust people?: No…many reasons not to
Do you have a secret people would be surprised knowing?: Yes…
Do you like to dance?: Love to
Do you like to travel?: I’d like to
Have you ever been expelled from school?: Quit too early
Have you ever been suspended from school?: as above
Do you want to get out of your hometown?: Haven? Never
Have you ever been dumped?: No…I worry a great deal that I might be though, for someone better than me
Who do you look up to?: Art
Are you a role model?: No
Do you get annoyed easily?: Only when I’m tired
Have you ever started a rumour?: No, had lots started about me though
Do you have any siblings?: Two half brothers, Andrew and William, Drew and Billy…I only met them about a month ago, just before my mum died
Do you get along with your parents?: Father unknown, mother deceased
How do you vent your anger?: I tend to just go very quiet then cry
Have you ever ran away?: Yes
Have you ever been fired from a job?: Yes
Do you even have a job?: Yes, I work as a waitress at the Luna cafe
Do you daydream a lot?: Quite a bit
What does your bf/gf look like?: Chris…Perfect, he has about a foot in height on me, dark hair and eyes, a few scars…really good arms…he’s just…My Chris and he’s wonderful
Are you rude?: Try not to be
What was the last compliment you received?: I think when Chris told me I had a nice laugh
What is your lucky number?: 23
What does your hair look like right now?:It’s just down, about shoulder length
Describe your looks?: Normal I suppose, I have white shoulder length hair, brown eyes, I’m pretty small, and I tend to dress…quietly
Would you ever date someone younger than you?: Would depend on the person
Would you ever date someone older than you?: As above
When was the last time you were drunk?: About five weeks ago
Do you look more like your mother or father?: I suppose my mum from what I know
What do you like most about your body?: I have decent hands
What do you like least about your body?: My bum’s too big
In the opposite sex, do you prefer blondes or brunettes?: Brunettes
What size shoe do you wear?: 5
How are you feeling right now?: Sad and really tired, worried that Chris is going to leave me
When was the last time you were at a party?: 3 months ago
Has there ever been a rumour spread about you?: Hundreds
What is one of your bad qualities?: I worry too much
What is one of your good qualities?: I like to learn
What do you drive?: Can’t drive
What kind of music do you like?: Indie and motown
What is your worst fear?: That Charlie’s going to find out and kill me
Would you ever join the army?: No
If you were to die today, what would you do?: Ask Chris to marry me
If you had one last word to say to someone before you die, what would it be?: Sorry
Do you like to party?: Yes
Moons or stars?: Stars
Favourite scent?: Clean man
Favourite band?: Darkdarkdark
How many languages can you speak?: one
What time are you finishing this?: 5.56pm, I’ve been doing other stuff too

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Character Questionnaire #2

What time are you starting this?: 17:40
Name?: Christian Dwyre
Nicknames?: Chris
Date of birth?: 29/8/1985
Sex?: Male
Height?: 6’1’’
Eye colour?: Brown
Where were you born?: Edinburgh
Number of candles on your last birthday cake?: Haven’t had one in a few years… 12 or 13 I guess
Pets?: None
Hair colour?: Depends. Usually brown but sometimes ends up pretty.. mottled.
Piercings?: No
Town you live in?: Haven
Favourite foods?: Do like the odd bacon roll
Ever been to Africa?: No
Love someone so much it made you cry?: Yeah
Been in a car accident?: When I was eight, so I’m told. I don’t remember though.
Croutons or bacon bits?: Bacon
Favourite day of the week?: Weekend… no school
Favourite restaurant?: Prefer the cafe really
Favourite flower?: I don’t know really.. Bluebell maybe
Favourite sport to watch?: Football
Favourite drink?: Depends, tea or coffee
Favourite ice cream flavour?: vanilla
Favourite fast food restaurant?: Not that fussed
Carpet colour in your bedroom?: Sort of bluish-grey colour
Whom did you get your last email from?: Work
What do you do most often when you are bored?: Read
Bedtime?: Don’t really have a specific time
Favourite TV show?: Haven’t really got one but when I do watch TV it’s usually something sci-fi or a documentary
Last person you went out to dinner with?: Ellie
Been out of country?: Yes
Believe in magic?: Not really
What are you listening to right now?: The radio
Have you ever failed a grade?: No
If you have, what grade did you fail?: n/a
Do you have a crush on someone?: Yes
Do you have a bf/gf?: I do
If so, what is their name?: Ellie Trantor
How long have you been together?: About six months
What are you wearing right now?: Jeans, a t-shirt over a long sleeved one
Do you smoke?: No
Do you drink?: Occasionally have the odd beer
What are your favourite colours?: Blue and green
What is your favourite animal?: Arctic fox
Do you have any birthmarks?: No
Have you ever been slapped?: Yes… a few times
Are you shy or outgoing?: More shy, I guess
Do you shower?: Doesn’t everyone?
Do you hate school?: As a student, there were certain days and lessons, yes. As a teacher… depends on the class.
Do you have a social life?: Never really been amazingly social
How easily do you trust people?: Not very
Do you have a secret people would be surprised knowing?: I’d definitely say so
Do you like to dance?: No
Do you like to travel?: Kind of
Have you ever been expelled from school?: No
Have you ever been suspended from school?: No
Do you want to get out of your hometown?: Been there, done that… twice. Happy where I am now.
Have you ever been dumped?: Yes
Who do you look up to?: My brother
Are you a role model?: I don’t think so
Do you get annoyed easily?: Not really.. not often anyway
Have you ever started a rumour?: No
Do you have any siblings?: Yes. Brother and two sisters, Andy, Jules and Rach, all older. Used to have another brother, Michael, but I don’t remember him.
Do you get along with your parents?: They died years ago. I don’t remember if I got on with them or not.
How do you vent your anger?: Go for walks
Have you ever ran away?: Yes
Have you ever been fired from a job?: No
Do you even have a job?: Yep. Science Teacher.
Do you daydream a lot?: Sometimes
What does your bf/gf look like?: She’s beautiful and doesn’t think she is. Small… actual curves… light hair, brown eyes… She’s just.. Ellie and I wouldn’t want her looking any different
Are you rude?: Can be, depends on who I’m talking to
What was the last compliment you received?: I think it was Ellie saying I had a nice smile but not entirely sure
What is your lucky number?: 14
What does your hair look like right now?: Pretty much all over the place and a little bit mottled
Describe your looks?: Nothing special really, tall, skinny, pale… can be scruffy at times.
Would you ever date someone younger than you?: Already am
Would you ever date someone older than you?: Don’t plan to be with anyone else so, no.
When was the last time you were drunk?: Couple of years ago, deeply regret it, it messed my head up for days.
Do you look more like your mother or father?: I think my father
What do you like most about your body?: Erm… Being tall?
What do you like least about your body?: The scars and my brain, I guess
In the opposite sex, do you prefer blondes or brunettes?: Hair colour doesn’t really bother me
What size shoe do you wear?: Eleven
How are you feeling right now?: Frustrated and tired
When was the last time you were at a party?: I don’t really do or like parties but went with Ellie to one few months ago
Has there ever been a rumour spread about you?: Yes
What is one of your bad qualities?: Forgetful
What is one of your good qualities?: Patience
What do you drive?: Fiesta
What kind of music do you like?: Indie, rock, guitar
What is your worst fear?: That Ellie’ll get hurt
Would you ever join the army?: No
If you were to die today, what would you do?: Propose and spend as much time with Ellie as I can
If you had one last word to say to someone before you die, what would it be?: It would depend on the person and the situation, so I don’t really know.
Do you like to party?: No
Moons or stars?: Stars
Favourite scent?: Whatever the shampoo is Ellie uses.
Favourite band?: The Script
How many languages can you speak?: 2, English and French. Some Latin.
What time are you finishing this?: 19:16 .. I got distracted.

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