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On a scale from 1 to 10, how honest are you?

9 Answer Examples

By: Rachelle Enns

How to Answer

Do you feel that you are a sincere person or do you have room for growth? This question could be a tricky one as nobody is always 100% honest. Answer to the best of your ability and back your reply by speaking about your ethics.

Professional Answer Examples
General
Answer example

"I would love to give myself a 10/10 for honesty but truthfully - nobody is 100% honest all of the time. I will give myself an nine because I always do my best to be as honest as possible."

Admin
Answer example

"I value honesty more than anything. For that reason, I would rate myself as a 10/10 for consciousness on the honesty scale."

Manager
Answer example

"I put a heavy focus on honesty and trustworthiness in the workplace, as well as in my personal life. Because I strive for complete honesty, I will rate myself as a 10/10. My values are solid."

Marketing
Answer example

"Honesty is a tricky thing because I will not be honest with someone if it will come across as hurtful. I try to find alternate ways to have the conversation at times. When it comes to related ethical issues, however, I am always honest. A 10/10 for sure."

Retail
Answer example

"I am honest but yet not a 10/10 because I cannot say that I have never fibbed in my personal life. I am human, a work in progress, and not perfect."

Sales
Answer example

"I recently read the book 'Radical Honesty' by Brad Blanton. He suggests that we can transform our lives by always telling the truth. I agree with this concept which is why I strive for honesty in all areas of my life."

Teacher
Answer example

"I admire honesty, I believe in it and, as an educator, I teach it every day. I rate myself as a 9/10 when it comes to honesty since everyone has room for improvement."

Nurse Anesthetist
Answer example

"I would love to give myself a 10/10 for honesty but truthfully - nobody is 100% honest all of the time. I will give myself an 9 because I always do my best to be as honest as possible."

Border Patrol Officer
Answer example

"I would love to give myself a 10/10 for honesty but truthfully - nobody is 100% honest all of the time. I will give myself an nine because I always do my best to be as honest as possible."

Written by:

Ryan Brown
Ryan Brown, is the creator of MockQuestions. He has over ten years experience creating interview questions. His website has helped over 10 million job seekers in their interview preparation.
Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is an executive head-hunter and job search expert. Utilized by top executives from Fortune 100 & 500 companies like Fitbit, Microsoft, General Electric, Nestle, and more, she helps professionals position themselves in a competitive marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume, a company that focuses on helping job seekers get their edge back. Renovate My Resume creates stand-out resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles and professional summaries for new grads, all the way to corporate executives. Rachelle spends much of her time training career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers. She also holds interview workshops for students and interns, globally. For great tips and tricks, follow Rachelle on Instagram @_rachelle_e or @renovatemyresume.
First written on: 01/07/2017
Last modified on: 06/29/2018

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