What Is Your Geisha Name?
By: Zoe Samuel
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About This Quiz
Some people have a misconception of geishas as high-class prostitutes, but actually, they are entertainers, artists, dancers, singers, and all-around educated women. Let's find out how you'd fit in!
How dominant are you?
I can be dominant, but I don't want to be.
Are you a gracious host?
Yes, but it's not my favorite thing.
I'm a somewhat gracious host.
Do you appreciate beauty?
Not any more than the average person.
Do you have good boundaries?
I have excellent boundary setting skills.
I have pretty good boundary setting skills.
I have very good boundary setting skills.
Do you love to study?
Only when I really love the topic.
Do you tend to know what's going on?
Yes, in the world at large.
Do you have a quick wit?
Yes, but I don't use it much.
I'm extremely quick-witted.
How stylish are you?
I'm fairly stylish, but I dress very conservatively.
I'm very stylish but I dress in an idiosyncratic way.
I dress fashionably but not in a very original way.
I'm not the best at styling, to be honest.
Are you good at painting and drawing?
I am honestly world-class.
I am better than average.
Are you a good listener?
Yes, although sometimes I'm just waiting for my turn to speak.
Are you politically minded?
Do you know how to flatter?
I can do it, but I can never resist the witticisms.
Be honest: how manipulative are you?
I'm far too good to answer that.
I'm not manipulative at all.
Good enough that no one could tell you about it but me.
Do you love history?
Only where it relates to my skills.
Yes, it is beautiful to me.
Only where it relates to today's news.
Do you play an instrument?
Are you a good teacher?
I'm an excellent teacher.
I am a good student, but not a teacher yet.
I'm a pretty good teacher.
I'm too impatient to teach anyone.
Can you usually find the positive in a situation?
If I can't, I turn it into art.
I often find the positives in a situation.
I always find the positives in a situation.
Do you love to introduce people to each other?
It's my favorite thing to do.
It depends on who and why.
How steady are your hands?
Not what they were, but I do okay.
They're extremely steady.
They're no less steady than anyone else's.
Are you good at doing repetitive tasks?
Yes, but I know when to break the rules.
Do you cherish tradition?
I draw on it more than cherish it.
Eh, it's kinda silly sometimes.
Do you like to be the center of attention?
How long have you been working in your field?
Do you exude authority?
When I really switch it on, yes.
Do you like to spend time alone?
After a hard day's work, but otherwise no.
Once in a while to recharge.
How tolerant are you?
I'm not very tolerant at all.
I'm a little puritanical by nature, but I try not to judge too much.
I am really judgmental, to be honest.
Do you like to be around lots of people you don't know?
Are you adaptable?
Less so than I once was, but yes.
Yes, and getting more so.