What Country Is Your Heart In?

By: Zoe Samuel

What Country Is Your Heart In?
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About This Quiz

They say home is where the heart is, but for some of us, the body is not in the same place as the heart. No matter where you live, where are you in spirit?
What weather do you love?
I love hot summers and cold winters.
I like it dry and cold.
I like it sunny and pleasant.
I like it cold and snowy.

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What architectural feature do you like?
Pagodas!
Wooden houses with painted sides
Long low villas
Chalet style

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What's for dinner?
Sushi
Goat curry
Lobster Thermidor
Sausages

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What landscape do you like?
I like forests and peaks and rice paddies.
I like very, very high mountains with steppes.
I like long white sand beaches and lush tropical plants.
I like jagged peaks and dramatic fjords.

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How remote do you like it?
I like the option of remote, but I hate the actual reality of it.
Maximum remote
Not very
Not really at all

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How do you feel about the Nordic model?
Sounds silly.
Sounds like a good start.
Sounds nice but naive.
I'm for it.

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What sort of hours do you want to work?
100 a week
40 a week
45 a week
35 a week

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Do you love money?
Yes
I actively hate money.
I like it a little.
I like it enough, but no more.

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Do you want to go swimming?
Only in a pool
Not really
Yes, in the sea
In a hot spring, yes

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How about whale-watching?
I'd rather hunt them.
I don't care about whales.
Yes, from my house if possible.
I would totally hire a boat for that!

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Can you handle high altitude?
Not really
I need it.
I hate it.
I like it.

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Do you mind it being dark half the year?
Yes, I mind.
I don't like the sound of that.
Dealbreaker
I love that!

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Do you like a more collectivist or more individual culture?
Somewhat collectivist
Highly collectivist
Somewhat individual
I like a healthy mix.

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How do you like your cities?
Loads of bright neon, crowded, good trains, lots to do.
I do not like cities.
I like them full of rich tourists spending money.
Clean, safe, and quiet

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What colors do you want to decorate your home?
Earth tones
Every color in the rainbow and then some
Tropical colors
Light colors

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What clothing will you wear?
A suit
A nice big warm robe
Shorts and a tank
A big furry coat and hat

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What alcoholic drink suits you?
Sake
Airag, which is fermented horse milk.
Rum
Beer

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How do you want to get between towns?
Silent high-speed overground train
Horse
Bus
Electric car

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How do you want to get around town?
Silent high-speed underground train
Horse or on foot
Cycle or on foot
Skis

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Do you want free education all the way up?
Only up to secondary
Only elementary
I want it subsidized.
Yes, please.

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Do you want to learn a new language?
Yes! Something very different.
Yes! Something no one in my home area knows.
No, thank you.
I am willing to do that but want English speakers around as I adapt.

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What color should the sea be?
Deep blue
I do not want to see the sea.
Turquoise and green
Silvery

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What sport do you want to do?
Baseball, funnily enough
Archery
Soccer
Skiing

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How tech-savvy are you?
Very
Tech freaks me out
I get by.
I am bleeding edge.

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How democratic do you like it?
Technically democratic, but I don't mind a bunch of corruption.
Not at all
Fairly
I like it entirely democratic.

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How far from the USA is ideal?
5,000 miles
8,000 miles
1,000 miles
4,000 miles

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Do you want a country with good relationships with its neighbors?
No
I don't think about that.
I guess so.
Yes please, but with an enemy nearby to keep us united.

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How polite are you in public?
Painfully so
Reasonably so
About average
A little more than average

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Do you like a certain cultural homogeneity?
Yes please, mostly
Yes, entirely
No, I adapt.
Yes, as long as it is not closed-minded.

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Do you want to be someplace that your American friends and family will visit?
Yes, every few years
No
Yes, more than once a year
Yes, maybe annually

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