What European Country Matches Your Soul?

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Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Even though much of it remains beautiful countryside, including farmland, heath and moorland, snow-capped mountains, and all sorts of delightful wildernesses, Europe is one of the most-populated continents. There are 50 countries in the landmass that officially counts as Europe, and 27 of them are members of the European Union, meaning they're probably very safe and easy to get to. There are a few non-members that are pretty civilized and comfortable too, such as Norway, Switzerland, and (soon), the United Kingdom.

With so many people and so many countries, it is no surprise that the cultural variety within Europe is absolutely vast. There are nations that prize hard work, entrepreneurial spirit, and the Puritanical denial of self. There are nations that enjoy the finer things, take it a little slower, and emphasize family, siestas, and sunshine. There are, thankfully, nations that blend these qualities. There are even plucky little nations that are only a few years old and still shaping their identity and destiny. There are also very ancient and well-established nations where you know exactly what you're getting. There are even a few tax havens where you can go to hang out with exclusively incredibly wealthy oligarchs sheltering money they pilfered from other nations.

Which of these matches your soul? Let's find out!

What do you like to do in the evenings?

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What does a society owe its poorest residents?

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Do you care about stability?

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Do you love the cold?

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What scenery suits you?

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What do you drive?

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How many hours a week do you like to work?

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Do you need to be near the sea?

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What nation do you want to vacation in, but not live in?

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What sort of cost of living is acceptable to you?

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What's a good reason to pay taxes?

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What luxury item would you like to have?

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Do you mind learning a language?

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What house of worship do you need nearby?

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How progressive an environment suits you?

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Who are better neighbors, rich or poor people?

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What industry do you work in?

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How economically diversified do you like your nation to be?

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How important is it for a country to be a good global citizen?

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What sort of sense of humor do you have?

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Which historical event is it most important to not repeat?

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What kind of house do you like?

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What nation do you see as a backup place to live?

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What European country is the most annoying?

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What public event would you like to attend?

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What form of government is best?

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Do you care whether the average American has heard of your country?

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How powerful should a country be?

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What is an acceptable literacy rate?

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What food do you need available at all times?

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