How Much of a Caveman Are You?

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By: Steven Miller

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Does the modern world leave you feeling overwhelmed and uninspired? Do you yearn for the next time you can head out to camp in the wilderness? Does being asked to put your feelings into words make you want to scream and run away? If you answered yes to the previous questions, there's a good chance that you might be a true caveman.

While the concept of the caveman has often been featured in popular culture, appearing regularly in cartoons, commercials and comic strips, the portrayals of Neanderthal life are often filled with inaccuracies. From influences like "The Flintstones," we have this concept that early man existed alongside the dinosaurs and that they lived in caves to protect themselves from the gigantic lizards. The only problem is that early man and the dinosaurs are separated by about 66 million years. That being said, if you are a true caveman, the last paragraph has bored you, and we need to get your attention again.

Hey, check out that woolly mammoth!

We can see that your attention is fading, and it seems clear that we need to keep things moving. Think of it this way, the sooner you get the answer to this quiz, the sooner you can get back to grilling the meat from the big hunt.



How much meat do you eat?

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Would you consider yourself adept at using modern technology?

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Do you prefer to eat with your hands or to use utensils?

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Do you watch survival-themed shows on TV?

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What time do you get up in the morning?

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Do you have a cave-like place where you go to get away from it all?

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Have you ever painted a mural on a wall?

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Do you enjoy hunting?

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How big is your vocabulary?

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Do you use hand gestures when you speak?

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How are you at discussing your feelings?

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How would you describe your fashion sense?

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Compared to those around you, where would you put your level of intelligence?

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How aggressive are you?

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Do you feel drawn to dinosaurs in some inexplicable way?

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How often do you go camping?

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When camping, which best describes your setup?

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Would you be more comfortable living a hunter-gatherer lifestyle?

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How much body hair do you have?

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Do you have a beard?

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Is it tempting for you to leave society behind and go out and live in the wilderness?

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Which name best fits who you really are?

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Which cartoon is most appealing to you?

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Which advertising campaign do you like the most?

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Which comic strip is your favorite?

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Do you prefer being barefoot?

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Do you enjoy sniffing other people?

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Which best describes how you show affection?

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Is it pretty common for you to grunt and make incomprehensible noises?

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When you are home and no one is around, how likely are you to be naked?

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