Are You an Electron, Proton, or Neutron?

By: Mark Lichtenstein
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Are You an Electron, Proton, or Neutron?
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About This Quiz

We are all made of the same subatomic particles, but it seems sometimes that one or the other of these fundamental building blocks of the universe appeal to us more than others. Which one are you?
What did people write in your high school yearbook?
Let the good times roll!
I have no feelings about you.
Cheer up!
Who are you?

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What were you voted "most likely to" in high school?
Succeed!
Be an academic
Leave my hometown
I wasn't voted anything, as I was a nobody.

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How's your temper?
I'm pretty happy all the time.
I'm even-tempered.
I can fly off the handle sometimes.
It depends on who I'm surrounded by.

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Do you want some pie?
Yes please!
No, I'm feeling fat today.
I hate pie.
Only if it's cut up into parts.

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Do you want some π?
That's funny!
That almost made me crack a smile.
That's a dumb joke.
Yes, I do!

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Are the big man on campus?
I'm the second biggest.
I'm the big man on campus.
I'm pretty small.
I'm so small, no one notices me.

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Are you quick?
I tend not to move because I chill with my close buds.
I sit still.
I'm the fastest.
No one knows!

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How optimistic are you?
Very
I'm a realist.
I'm a pessimist.
I don't buy into such static definitions.

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How indecisive are you?
When I choose to make a move, it's explosive.
I stick with the middle way.
I change often.
I can't even make up my mind on this one.

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How changeable are you?
I don't lose my positivity.
I stay just how I am.
I don't change, but what I do might.
I'm an honest to God shapeshifter.

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Do you play well with others like you?
I do!
I play well with people like me, and others not so much like me.
I don't mind people like me, but keep others away from me.
When I get together with others like me, we always do something interesting.

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What happens when you're in a big group of other folks like you?
We can get a little too energetic.
We just sit there.
Some of us inevitably leave.
We either become very energetic, or very still.

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How much do you stand out?
I'm not the biggest guy, but I have a great attitude.
I cut a large figure.
Despite my size, I stand out.
I'm pretty protean.

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How easily do you adapt to change?
I keep my identity.
I'll stay neutral.
Okay, fine. I'll do it.
I'm so mutable.

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TV, film, or live theater?
TV
Film
Live theater
Experimental theater

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What is your favorite TV show?
"Daredevil"
"Charlie Rose"
The news
Videodrome. The one from the movie.

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What is your favorite movie?
"Pleasantville"
"Ishtar"
"Black Swan"
"Lost Highway"

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What is your favorite live theater show?
"Oklahoma"
"Hamilton"
"Miss Saigon"
"Penn & Teller"

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What genre of music is your favorite?
Pop
Rock
Country
Jazz

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What is your summer style?
Enthusiastic celebration of warmth
Whatever I've got laying around.
I'll just try to be comfortable.
I'll wear whatever my peers wear.

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How do you prefer to dress in the winter?
I like to be stylish.
I dress in a utilitarian way.
I'll wear whatever I have.
I wear whatever my friends are wearing.

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Do you bother distinguishing between your transitional season wardrobes and summer/winter ones?
I love doing that!
I'll do it, whatever.
I hate doing that.
I don't bother, unless my friends and I decide to.

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What's your ideal vacation destination?
Disneyland
Oklahoma
Ibeza
Wherever there's a convention center

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Are you the type who likes to commit to another person?
When I get a positive feeling, I'll do it.
I'm neutral on the issue.
I like to keep my distance.
I'll get together with my friends and make a plan.

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Who is your personal hero?
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Doris Leuthard
Steven Wright
Theo Epstein

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How stubborn are you?
I'm positively stuck in my ways.
Meh
When I go negative, I don't back down.
It depends on the moment.

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How energetic are you?
I have a lot of potential.
I like to sit there.
I'm always whizzing around.
When I get together with my friends, we make a decision on that.

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Could you tear a hole in the fabric of the universe?
Only if you smash me.
It depends on if you try to separate me from my friends.
Probably not
I might be able to do that.

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How well are you understood?
People only think they get me.
Not too well
Reasonably well
Not at all

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How much do you know about science?
I'm positive I can figure it out.
I think I know more or less what I need to.
I'm too busy to know much.
I get the basic building blocks.

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