Play a Game of “Would You Rather” and We’ll Guess What Your Job Is

By: Talin Vartanian
Estimated Completion Time
6 min
Play a Game of “Would You Rather” and We’ll Guess What Your Job Is
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About This Quiz

"Would you rather" is a simple game that involves choosing between two or more answer choices. Though the rules are easy to follow, your answer choices will reveal more than just your favorite hobbies, interests or sports. When faced with two or more difficult decisions regarding hypothetical scenarios, your mind will have to weigh certain pros and cons! In other words, our version of "would you rather" will give us insight into how your mind works and what your personality is really like. Based on your answer choices, we'll pick a career path that we believe you have embarked on!

Not all "would you rather" questions have to involve such hypothetical scenarios or rhetorical questions. In fact, many of these questions are straightforward and simple, but are still used to gauge what your personality is really like. Examples of these questions include: "Would you rather lose $1,000 or lose a valuable gift that was given to you" and "Are you more of a coffee, water, smoothie or a tea person?" There are no right or wrong answers, so have some fun with your imagination! It's time to play our version of "would you rather" so we can guess what kind of job you have!

Is it better to be underpaid and do something you love, or do something you hate but be filthy rich?
I'd rather do something I love and be broke.
Both passion and money matter equally to me.
Both have their pros and cons.
I'll take money over passion any day.

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Is it more efficient to ask for help when it comes to a problem or do it all by yourself?
It's always good to ask for help.
It depends on the type of day I'm having.
It depends on the problem.
I'd rather do everything by myself.

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Cooking can be either fun or tiring for some people. Would you rather cook a big meal after work or order takeout?
Order takeout.
I'd rather eat out at a restaurant.
Cook a big meal.
I usually just cook a boxed meal.

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Would you rather live on a tropical island with no technology or a bustling city with many technological advances?
The tropical island one sounds relaxing.
I'll take the city with technological advances.
It depends on the life stage that I'm in.
Can I choose both?

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Would you rather only eat your favorite food for the rest of your life or eat one of every kind of food forever?
I'm not a big food person in this matter.
I'd rather eat my favorite food for the rest of my life.
As long as there is coffee in the mix, I'll take either scenario.
I would love to try every kind of food.

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If you won the lottery but had to give the money away, would you want to give it to a charitable cause or to your friends and family?
Friends and family
Charitable cause
I'll split the money between charity and friends/family.
I'll find a way to keep the money for myself.

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If you could hit the reset button on your life, would you want to start over as a different person or as yourself?
I'd want to start over as myself.
I'd rather rewind my life a few years back.
I'd like to start over as someone else.
I don't need to hit the reset button on my life.

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Let's say that you can now see the future. Would you tell anybody about it or keep this secret to yourself?
I would keep this to myself.
I'm not entirely sure.
I would only tell a few people about it.
I would tell everybody about it.

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If you could grow an extra arm or an extra leg, which would you choose?
I'll take both.
An extra arm would be more efficient.
I don't need an extra arm or an extra leg.
I could probably run faster with an extra leg.

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If someone cooked you a dish that tasted horrible, would you tell them how bad it is or not say anything at all?
I would never tell them how bad their dish is.
It depends on how well I know this person.
I'll drop a few hints.
I'll gladly tell them how bad their cooking is.

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Choose one of these scenarios: Accept $1,000,000 up front or $300,000 every year for the next four years.
Neither, because money just leads to unhappiness.
The $300,000 because it equates to more money over 4 years.
I would have to ask a financial advisor about this.
The $1,000,000

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Would it be more fun to cuddle with a stuffed animal, your significant other or a house pet?
A stuffed animal
A house pet
My significant other
I don't really like to cuddle.

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What is much worse to experience: Extreme hunger or extreme thirst?
I think I could handle either scenario.
Both sound awful.
Extreme thirst
Extreme hunger

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Holidays only come once a year, but would you rather experience New Year's Eve, Halloween or Thanksgiving every single day?
New Year's Eve
Thanksgiving
Halloween
You're forgetting the best holiday: St. Patrick's Day.

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If you had the power to breathe underwater or breathe in space, which power would you choose?
Breathe in space
This is too hard to choose.
Breathe underwater
Both are impossible.

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If you knew how the world was going to end, would you keep this secret to yourself or tell everybody?
I would probably only tell law enforcement about this.
If I tell everybody, the world may go into a panic, so I'm not sure.
It's best not to say anything at all.
I think it's better to tell everybody.

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Do you think that having superpowers would be more of a curse or a blessing?
A curse
It depends on the superpower.
I'll let you know when I acquire a superpower.
A blessing

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Would you rather know how you die or know how your friends and family will die?
I'd rather not know at all.
If I could choose both I would.
I'd rather know how my friends and family will die.
I'd like to know how I die.

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When it comes to your five senses, would you rather lose your sight or your hearing?
I'd rather lose a different sense.
My hearing
My sight
Losing both would be really bad for me.

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The classic game of truth or dare involves either telling the truth or completing a dare. Which would you rather do?
I'll take truth over the dare.
This is why I don't play this game.
I don't mind doing both.
I'd rather do a dare.

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Is it more fun to switch lives with a video game character or a comic book character?
Neither, I'm happy with being me.
A comic book character
I'd rather switch lives with someone in a movie.
A video game character

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Would you rather be physically powerful or very intelligent?
Very intelligent
I think both of these would be more of a curse.
I'd rather be very beautiful.
Physically powerful

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Do you wish you studied harder in school or participated in more extracurricular activities?
I wish I studied harder in school.
Perhaps a bit of both.
I wish I participated in more extracurricular activities.
Neither, I hate school.

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Choose one of these scenarios: Have a 1-hour chat with a historical figure or with your future self?
I'd find a way to make both happen.
I'd rather meet my future self.
I'd rather talk to a historical figure from the past.
Neither

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A $1,000 prize involves you either eating a super-spicy pepper or a food item that tastes extremely disgusting. Which would you rather eat?
I'm not sure if $1,000 is enough for this.
It depends on what the disgusting food item is.
I'd rather eat a super spicy pepper.
I'll take the gross food item.

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Would you rather have dinner with a celebrity or with your long-lost friend or family member?
I'd rather have dinner with my long-lost friend or family member.
I'm not really sure.
It depends on who the celebrity is.
I'd rather have dinner with a celebrity.

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When it comes to hobbies, would you rather learn how to write or draw really well?
I'm going to choose the path of writing.
I'll split my time between learning how to do both.
I'd rather learn a different kind of hobby.
I'd like to learn how to draw.

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There are four seasons in a year, but would you rather experience fall, winter, spring or summer year-round?
Summer
Spring
Fall
Winter

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Think about some common house pets for a moment. Would you rather have the personality of a dog, a cat or a fish?
A cat
I'll choose another type of house pet.
A fish
A dog

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Would you rather be super famous for 2 months or a little bit famous for 2 years?
I'd rather not be famous at all.
I'd rather be a little bit famous for 2 years.
I'll take the 2 months of stardom.
Can't I be famous for the rest of my life?

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