Can We Guess What Your Favorite Sport Is?

Daniel Yetman

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About This Quiz

For most of us, when we think about sports, what immediately comes to mind is soccer, football, basketball, hockey, baseball or basically any other popular sport shown on television. However, there more than 30 sports in the Olympics. You'll probably never be able to try every sport, but you can make a guess about what you'd be good at by looking at the body types of the athletes who play at the highest level. 

For example, if you're close to seven feet tall and skinny as a toothpick, bobsled and Olympic weightlifting probably aren't the sports for you—but you may have a future as a high jumper, basketball player or volleyball player. On the flip side, if you're five feet tall, you may not have a future as a high jumper, but you might make a great horse jockey, Olympic weightlifter or wrestler. 

Just because you're not built like an Olympic gold medalist doesn't mean you can't love that sport. Even if you can barely swim a lap without drowning, you might be a swimming fanatic. Many people can't throw a tight spiral but live for Monday-night football. We bet we can easily guess you're favorite sport just by your answers to these 30 questions. Don't believe us? Then we'll prove it to you!

Which of these athletes do you look up to the most?

Do you like working with others or are you more of a lone wolf?

Are you able to come up big in high-pressure situations?

How well can you swim?

If somebody offered you tickets to either the Olympics or Super Bowl, which one would you take?

Which of these games and activities was your favorite when you were a kid?

If you lived somewhere that only had one season, what season would you want it to be?

Are you a born leader?

If you were in a race with a group of animals, what's the fastest animal you would beat?

How would a stranger describe you?

Which of these is most important to you when choosing which sport to play?

If you had a day off, which of these activities would you be most likely to do?

If you measured yourself from fingertip to fingertip of your outstretched arms, do you think your armspan would be longer than your height?

On a scale from elephant to cheetah, how agile are you?

Do people tell you that they're jealous of your focus?

Are you more of a 100m runner or a marathon runner?

Would you rather play a sport that involves a lot of travel or a sport that you can do mostly from home?

If you had an unopened box of cookies in your kitchen cupboard, how long would it take for you to eat them all?

When people meet you, what's their first impression of you?

Would your friends describe you as quiet or chatty?

How's you pain threshold?

How closely do you monitor your diet?

Are you more of a 'win at all costs' or 'for the love of the game' kind of person?

Do you live in an urban area or a small town?

Does playing in the rain bother you?

It's Friday night and you're ready to throw on a movie. Which one are you putting on?

Would you rather play a physical sport or a non-contact sport?

Which nickname is most suiting to you?

How do you feel when you're in a weight room?

Would you describe yourself as more of a 'fitness freak' or 'couch potato'?

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