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Internet addiction test

The following test measures one's internet addiction level. A person addicted to internet feels the need to spend a lot of time online. The internet addicted likes virtual life better than real one, he progressively loses contact with reality and starts avoiding responsibilities and duties. Please remember that this test has no diagnostic value and should not be considered equal to a professional assessment.
You can also take our Facebook Addiction Test.


1 - Do you anxiously wait for the time you can start surfing?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

2 - Would you feel at ease if you knew that you cannot surf for an entire day?
Completely || Enough || Not much || Not at all

3 - Would your life be pleasant even without the internet?
Completely || Enough || Not much || Not at all

4 - Do you happen to renounce your sleep in order to surf the web?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

5 - Have you ever thought about reducing the time you spend online?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

6 - Do you meet a lot of new people online?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

7 - Do you feel better when you know that you'll be able to surf soon?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

8 - Do other people that live with you complain about the amount of time you spend online?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

9 - While surfing do you happen to think or to tell someone "Some more minutes and I'm done"?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

10 - Do you happen to give up your night out with your friends or partner in order to surf the web?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

11 - Have you ever tried to cover up or minimize the time you spend online?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

12 - Do you feel nervous when you cannot access the web?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

13 - Have you ever skipped lunch or dinner because you were too busy surfing?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

14 - Have you ever thought that you feel better online than in the real world?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

15 - Do you have more real friends or virtual friends?
Real friends || Half and half || Virtual friends

16 - Do you happen to get angry when someone disturbs you while you are online?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

17 - Do you happen to lose you time cognition while you surf the web?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

18 - Have you ever canceled some appointments or tasks in order to have more time to surf?
Never || Rarely || Frequently || Always

19 - Would you like to be able to do everything online without the need to go out anymore (shopping, work etc)?
Not at all || Not much || Enough || Very much

20 - Do you prefer to talk face-to-face or through the internet?
Through the internet || Both things || Face-to-face

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