Can We Guess What Field of Science Best Matches Your Personality?

By: Ian Fortey

Can We Guess What Field of Science Best Matches Your Personality?
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About This Quiz

Some people really seem to have a head for science. Whether it's chemistry or biology, it just really clicks for with some people and then maybe they go on to revolutionize the way we think about the universe.  The rest of us just have to sit back and enjoy the ride, maybe keep up as best as we can. Have you ever wondered, though, which field of science seems to mesh best with you?  Do you find yourself looking up at the stars a lot?  Or puzzling over the forces of attraction? Do you want to get deep into the Earth and figure out why it works the way it works? if you have an inquisitive mind, science is there to give you the answers, just as long as you know how to ask the questions.

In the spirit of being inquisitive and scientific, we're going to ask you some questions about yourself.  Answer as honestly as you can, and when it's all said and done, we'll go over your answers with our own proven scientific method and tell you precisely which branch of science matches up with your personality.  Is it as simple as it sounds?  Of course not, science never is.  But leave the hard part to us, you just go take the quiz!

At what time of day do you feel most energized and able to get things done?
Late night
Midday
Any time, I guess.
Early morning

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You just won an all-expense-paid trip to an island you've never even heard of. How do you react?
I'm already packing my bags!
Need to call someone to invite them to come!
Wait, why did I win this?
This could be fun, I guess I should plan a date.

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You're going out for dinner with friends. Where do you want to go?
Someplace we've never been
Someplace where we can sit and talk
Someplace quick and easy
Someplace fun and exciting

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What would you say is your favorite genre of movie?
Sci-fi
Romance
Drama
Horror

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When the holidays roll around, are you any good at buying gifts for people?
I try to find unique gifts.
I always get really personal, important gifts.
Not so much
I buy super fun gifts.

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Who was the greatest scientific mind of all time?
Stephen Hawking
Marie Curie
Charles Lyell
Charles Darwin

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What would be your ideal vacation getaway, if you could go anywhere in the world?
I have to stay in the world?
Europe
Hawaii
Australia

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What is your absolute favorite kind of dessert?
Ice cream
Creme brulee
Chocolate lava cake
Apple pie

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When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
An astronaut
A doctor
A police officer
A veterinarian

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How would you most like to spend a Friday night?
Out and about in the city
Drinks and dinner with someone special
Catching a movie at home
Party with friends

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How often do you find the time to read a book?
Once in a while
I read when I find the time.
I read a lot.
Not as much as I'd like

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Which of these would you say is your favorite kind of music?
Pop
R&B
Rock
Hip-Hop

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What are the dominant colors in your wardrobe?
Black and white
Red, orange or yellow
Earth tones
Green or blue

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If you were going to hit up the state fair, what would you do first?
Go on a ride.
Meet up with someone.
Maybe play a game.
Try some fair food.

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If you're out at a party, what are you most likely to be doing?
Meeting new people
If I'm alone? Checking out who's hot.
Keeping to myself
Having a great time, I assume.

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What kind of social gathering do you dread the most?
Business meetings
Family gatherings
Parties
I'm pretty good with any social gathering.

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What is your dream car?
A DeLorean
1955 Porsche Spyder
A Hummer
A Lamborghini

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If you were building your own home, what's one feature it would have to have?
A big, beautiful skylight
A luxurious master suite
An in-ground pool
A big patio area for parties

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How often do you go out to experience some kind of live entertainment?
I like to see something new every month or so.
Once in a while
Barely ever
As often as I can

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If you were going to play some kind of sport, what would it be?
Skiing
Tennis
Football
Soccer

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How clean would you say you keep your home?
It gets a little messy.
I keep it tidy.
It's pristine.
I need a housekeeper.

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How are you when it comes to learning new languages?
I don't know any others but I'd like to learn.
I'm not too bad.
Terrible
Not the best, but I try.

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When it comes to staying healthy, do you eat right?
I wouldn't say "super" healthy.
I take care of myself.
I have a good balance.
Yeah, not so much

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Which of the four elements do you feel an affinity with?
Air
Fire
Earth
Water

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We all get stressed out sometimes. How do you chill out and relax?
I like to go for a walk.
Time with someone close
Read or watch a movie
Party

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If someone's serving up cocktails, what are you most likely to have?
Cosmopolitan
Sex on the Beach
Just a beer
Mojito

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What kind of office perks would attract you to a new job?
Yearly bonuses
Extra vacation
Shorter work week
Free lunch

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If you're building your own home, what kind of land would be most appealing to you?
Wide open country
In the city
In the mountains
Anyplace that seems fun

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Have you ever tried something like eHarmony or Tinder to find a date?
I haven't but I would.
Oh yeah
Not my thing
I've tried some before.

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Why do you do the work that you do?
It's fulfilling.
I like the people where I work.
I need the money.
It's fun.

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