Answer These Yes or No Questions and We'll Guess Which Unusual Job You'd Be Perfect For

By: Ian Fortey
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Answer These Yes or No Questions and We'll Guess Which Unusual Job You'd Be Perfect For
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About This Quiz

When you're out in the working world, it's a real mixed bag of responsibilities you can find yourself with.  Lots of us want to be actors or all-star athletes or astronauts, but not everyone gets to have the job they dream of when they're kids. Sometimes you have to wash dishes or clean floors or serve food.  Making a living means making the best of it, whether you're living your dream or not.  That said, you don't always have to settle for a job you don't even like or the same boring job it seems like everyone else has.  In fact, there a whole bunch of weird and wonderful jobs out there that most people don't even know about.

If you're not 100% sure what unusual job is going to be the best fit for you as you travel through your employment life, don't worry! We've got your back. In fact, if you just answer a few simple yes or no question for us, we'll be able to tell you the ideal job for you that neither you or anyone else ever saw coming.  Consider us like the guidance counselor you always wanted!  Not sure we can do it?  Well, there's one way to know for sure.  Take the quiz!

If someone drops a wallet as they get into their car, do you chase them down to give it back?
No
Yes
Is it full of money or...?
is this a prank?

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Do you get your best work done with words as opposed to actions?
Yes
No
I'm all action.
What if it's a nice mix?

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Do you believe in fate?
Yes
For the big stuff
Not at all
I think I do.

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Do you feel like people need to be held accountable for their actions?
Like criminals? I guess so.
Yes
Not necessarily
Not if something was just a joke!

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Do you ever feel like you have a special insight into people and their lives?
Yes
No
I know what's best for some people, sure.
I give good advice, if that's what you mean.

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Do you think important life decisions can be made over a meal?
Yes
No
Who's doing the eating?
Probably not

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Do you believe people are inherently good?
Yes
I hope so.
Just like animals!
Not really

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Do you like doing work that gets your blood pumping?
No
Yes
I need to keep things cool.
I love exciting work, sure.

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Is your creativity key to who you are as a person?
It's more nerves than creativity.
No
I think so.
Definitely

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Is it important that people who see you at work think you look cool?
No
That's not really relevant. But I do look cool.
They need to think I know what I'm doing.
Heck, yeah!

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Do you think you'd make a good character in a reality TV show?
No
Are you kidding? Yes!
Now that you mention it...
It's possible.

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Have people ever told you that you have a way with words?
Yes
It's never come up.
I don't really spend much time talking.
I think people like to listen to me.

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Do you work well in a team with other people backing you up?
I could.
Yes
I've never tried.
I'm more of a solo show.

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Do you ever feel like the universe has a plan for you?
Yes
I've never though about it.
Not really
You mean fate? For sure!

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Do you need a desk if you want to get your best work done?
Yes
I just need my hands.
Not at all
I have a desk, I don't know if I need a desk.

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Do you crave action in your day-to-day life?
Is that the same as fun?
Yes
Quite the opposite
The calmer the better

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Do you feel it's your calling to keep other people safe?
No
Yes
100%
I don't think I can do that.

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Do you like getting work done right away instead of over a long time?
I want to always be working, so ...
No
Well, you work when it's time to work, right?
Yes

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Do you like a job that's lighthearted and fun?
Of course
No
Work is meant to be serious.
Yeah, I'm not changing the world or anything.

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At the end of the day, do you think the work you do should make a difference in the world?
I just want to make someone's day brighter.
Yes, definitely.
It should and it does.
Um, what kind of difference?

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Do you want to do a job that you need specialized training for?
No
I want to be the only one good enough to do my job.
You should have some skill.
No training, just desire

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Do you work well outdoors in new and different situations?
That's not for me.
Yes
You need to be adaptable.
I love new situations.

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Do you like having lunch in the office?
Lunchtime at the office is always fun.
No, I'll grab something when I'm out.
I'll take lunch wherever I am when I'm hungry.
I want to go out to eat.

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Do people often come to you for advice?
All the time
Not often
I always have good advice to give.
Some people like to know what I think.

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If you couldn't be creative at work, would you still be fulfilled?
No
Creativity is all I do, so no.
Of course
I don't need creativity.

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Do you think you could be an athlete for a living?
No
Yes
Not sure that's for me.
Do e-sports count?

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Do you think you could lay down the law and get angry at work if necessary?
Not really
I'll tell people where to go if I need to.
Definitely
I want to keep things breezy.

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Do you prefer a reliable 9-5 kind of a job?
You need to work when the work needs doing.
I can't be restrained like that.
I need to work when I'm inspired.
Yes, I like a reliable schedule.

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It's normal for a job to be life-threatening, right?
Is "deadly serious" the same thing?
Yes
I hope not.
No way

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Should your work ever get you labeled a hero?
I can't imagine.
I mean... maybe.
If it happens, it happens.
Not really

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