How Likely Were You to Be Knighted in a Past Life?

By: Mark Lichtenstein
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
How Likely Were You to Be Knighted in a Past Life?
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About This Quiz

Some think they were great or terrible people in their past lives. Given the demographics of humankind, the likelihood anyone was once Napoleon Bonaparte and not one of billions and billions of Chinese peasants is pretty slim, but then many cultures have some form of knighthood. What is the likelihood you were knighted in a past life?
How comfortable is your life now?
I'm not very comfortable at all.
I have areas where I need to improve.
I'm comfy.
I live in the lap of luxury.

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How often do you get your way?
Rarely.
Not often.
Most of the time.
All of the time.

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How easy was it to enter your profession?
I had to be a slave at the bottom of the pile for more than ten years.
I had to pay my dues.
I knew some useful people from college.
My daddy made some calls and I was in.

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How fast did you advance professionally?
It was a struggle.
I had to work hard.
It wasn't hard for me to advance.
I moved so quickly that I think I may have peaked.

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How wealthy are you?
Not very.
I'm loaded.
I'm doing just fine.
I'm filthy rich.

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How adept are you at handling your wealth?
Very.
I make a few mistakes.
I buy a new iPhone every year!
I heat my home by burning cash.

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Do you live by a code of honor?
Yes.
I do, but I do it in a way that not everyone knows.
It's less of a code and more of a set of guidelines.
No.

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How often do you violate the rules of chivalry?
Never.
Rarely.
Sometimes.
Frequently.

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How dignified are you?
Military statues are less dignified than me.
I'm fairly dignified.
I'm not very dignified.
I make Kim Kardashian look dignified.

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How loyal are you to your significant other?
100%
I can't imagine what would break us up.
I've looked at other people and attempted to hook up with them.
I've been disloyal.

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How loyal are you to your family?
Totally loyal, even though some of them are monsters.
I have a few members of my family that have my loyalty.
Not too loyal, they're not the best people.
I have no special loyalty to my family.

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Do you have respect for authority?
Yeah.
Some.
Not much.
None.

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Do you put much stock in religion?
I'm atheist.
I don't know.
I'm agnostic.
I'm religious.

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How generous are you?
I'm very generous.
I'm generous with certain people.
I'm too poor (in my mind, at least) to be generous.
I'm not generous.

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How kind are you?
I'm kind to everyone.
I'm kind to my friends and family.
I'm kind to my family.
I'm totally unkind.

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How thoughtful are you?
I am very thoughtful when it comes to my friends and family.
I am very thoughtful when it comes to my family.
I can be thoughtful when it comes to my friends.
I'm totally thoughtless.

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How charitable are you?
I'm very charitable.
I donate to charities from time to time.
I get charitable around the holidays.
Don't ask me for anything.

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How good are you at following orders?
I follow orders that are in line with my moral code.
I follow all orders.
I follow some orders.
Not for me.

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Would you do as you were told by a moral authority, even if it were going to materially hurt you?
I would.
I hope I would.
I don't know.
I don't think so.

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Are you flashy?
Not at all.
I try not to wear to many logos.
I like a little flare.
My clothes are so loud, they can be heard from thousands of miles away.

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Would your friends describe you as mature?
They do.
I hope they would.
I don't know if they would.
They wouldn't.

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Would your parents describe you as mature?
They have.
They would.
They might.
They would not.

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Are your friends proud to be your friends?
Yes, I think so.
I hope they are.
I don't know if they are.
I don't think they are.

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Do you identify with knights of fiction?
Not at all.
A little.
A lot.
Totally.

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Do you identify with real knights?
The more I read about them, the more I realize they are just people.
Some are okay, others are detestable.
They're mostly cool.
They're great!

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What are your feelings on monarchy?
I can take it or leave it.
I think it's good because it puts absolute power in the hands of someone who cannot use it.
It's cool because noble families keep the monarch in line.
It's great because kings and queens are awesome.

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What do you think of owing your sense of identity to someone else?
I don't like the sound of that.
That would diminish who I am.
I don't mind.
I think it sounds quite nice.

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Would you like to be a knight in your present life?
No thank you.
I don't need that in my life.
I think that'd be cool.
I'd be honored.

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Would you consider being a member of a society like the Freemasons?
Nah.
I don't have the time.
I like the sound of that.
Sign me up!

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What is The Order of The Garter?
It's the highest order in British chivalry.
It's an order of knights.
It's a fictional order of knights.
It's when someone tells you to take off a garter.

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