Can We Guess What % French You Are?

By: Alex Wittman

Can We Guess What % French You Are?
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About This Quiz

Bonjour, mon ami! Put that 23 and Me test aside because we've come up with an even better way to guess what percent French you are. If you think spitting into a test tube sounds gross (spoiler alert: it does), then you're going to be all about our quiz. Our method is significantly less scientific than actual genetics testing, but that makes it all the more fun.

Forget all those French stereotypes about stinky cheese and fresh baguettes. Our quiz questions dig deep to find out what percent French you are. We don't care how good you look in a beret (okay, maybe a little). Instead, our questions get to the heart of your personality. Yes, we're going there and doing so in the name of giving you our most accurate guess of what % French you are. 

If you already have a good idea of what percent French you are, take our quiz to see how close we can get. If you have no idea whether or not your family originated in the land of the Eiffel Tower, then you definitely need to take our quiz. Not only may the results surprise you, but they could explain your obsession with croissants. So, what are you waiting for? Take our quiz to see if we can guess what % French you are!


 

Q 01 Sense of humor Which best describes your sense of humor?
Ironic
Sarcastic
I always laugh when someone slips on a banana peel.
Childish (you know, toilet humor)

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Q 02 Turns doing chores In your household, do people take turns doing the chores?
Of course; everyone does their fair share.
For the most part, yes.
My partner does the bulk of it.
Ugh, I end up doing the bulk of it.

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Q 03 Bread often How often to you eat bread?
With every single meal!
At least with dinner
I try to limit my carbs.
I'm gluten intolerant.

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Q 04 Fun friends What kind of friends are the best?
Frank friends
Respectful friends
Kind friends
Fun friends

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Q 05 Handle criticism How do you handle criticism?
Positive or negative, give me ALL the feedback.
If it's constructive, I'm open to it.
It depends on who the criticism is coming from.
Not well; I have very thin skin.

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Q 06 Stand up for what you belive in Have you ever been afraid to stand up for what you believe in?
No, I know what's right.
The older I get, the more I champion my causes.
Um, I try my best to always do the right thing.
Yes, I don't like confrontation.

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Q 07 Speak French Can you speak French?
Of course; I'm fluent.
Eh, I'm conversational.
I took some classes in high school but haven't used it since.
Yikes, not at all.

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Q 08 Casual conversation into debate If a casual dinner conversation were to slide into debate, how would you handle the situation?
I love to argue, so I'd be all for it.
As long as everyone is respectful, I'm up for debate.
I would try to move the conversation to something less controversial.
I'd leave the table.

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Q 09 Detail Oriented person Do you consider yourself to be a detail-oriented person?
Very; it's the difference between good and great.
I try to be when there's time for it.
OOF, details can be overwhelming.
No way, I'm all about the big picture.

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Q 10 Real you How difficult is it to get to know the "real" you?
Quite; I don't let just anyone in.
It requires effort, but it can be done.
It's not that hard, just try a little.
I'm an open book.

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Q 11 Small talk What are your feelings on small talk?
I'd rather die than talk about the weather.
I prefer more meaningful conversation.
It has its place.
I'm the king (or queen) of small talk.

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Q 12 Typical lunch In your opinion, how long should a typical lunch last?
Five hours sounds about right.
At least two to three hours
I'm good with the standard one-hour break.
Usually, I just eat at my desk.

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Q 13 Judge people you meet When you meet someone for the first time, how do you judge them?
Based on their manners
Based on their intellect
Based on their clothes
Based on their car

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Q 14 Chaotic home How would you describe your home environment?
Peaceful
Relaxing
Busy
Chaotic

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Q 15 Running late When you're running late, at what point do you notify the person you're supposed to meet?
Ha, I'm almost never late.
The minute I realize I'm going to be late
I only tell them if I'm going to be more than 10 minutes late.
Never; I'll just get there when I get there.

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Q 16 Greet close friend How do you greet a family member or close friend?
A kiss on the cheek
A hug
A high-five
I'm supposed to greet people?

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Q 17 Bring fresh flowers When someone invites you over to dinner, what do you bring?
A bottle of wine
Fresh flowers
I usually ask if there's anything specific they want or need.
They invited me over; why do I have to bring something?

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Q 18 Value privacy How much (if at all) do you value your privacy?
I'm an incredibly private person.
It's pretty important to me.
I try to maintain it but don't stress if I can't.
I rarely even close the blinds.

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Q 19 Open-minded Do you consider yourself to be open-minded?
Yes. In fact, I pride myself on it.
I'm respectful of how other people choose to live.
More yes than no.
My way is the best way.

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Q 20 Center of attention How do you feel about being the center of attention?
Ugh, I hate it.
It makes me uncomfortable.
There are worse things.
I love being the center of attention!

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Q 21 Personal style Which word best describes your personal style?
Elegant
Classic
Trendy
I don't really have a sense of style.

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Q 22 Person behind you talking loudly Imagine you're at the movies and the person behind you is talking loudly. What would you do?
Turn around and tell them to STFU
Complain to whoever I'm with
I'd tell an employee so they could handle it.
Usually, I'm the one talking at the movies.

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Q 23 News politician affair You wake up to see the lead story on the news is that a well-known politician had an affair. How do you react?
It's their life; I don't care.
I might gossip a little with my friends.
Immediately Google their name for more information
Start a campaign to get them removed from office

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Q 24 Nacho cheese What are your thoughts on nacho cheese?
Disgusting, it's an abomination.
It's not real cheese.
It has its place.
It's my favorite kind of cheese.

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Q 25 Flirting technique What's your go-to flirting technique?
Engaging in deep conversation
Asking questions about their interests
Sending a drink over
Text them 🍆 or 🍑

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Q 26 Dieting How do you feel about dieting?
I don't diet (and I don't exercise either).
Life's too short to not eat the foods you love.
I might watch what I eat before a big event or vacation.
I'm always on one diet or another.

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Q 27 Macaroons If you could only eat one of these French foods for the rest of your life, which would it be?
Escargots
Foie gras
Crepes
Macarons

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Q 28 Loud people What kind of people are the actual worst?
Loud people
Stupid people
Rich people
Really, I get along with just about everyone.

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Q 29 Sweatpants in public How likely are you to wear sweatpants in public?
Over my dead body!
Maybe in the apocalypse or something ...
Only if going to the gym
I wear sweatpants in public all the time.

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Q 30 Religious How do you feel about religion?
I'm an atheist.
I don't trust it.
Everyone is entitled to their own beliefs.
I'm religious.

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