What Job Would You Have After the Apocalypse?

EMPLOYMENT

Steven Miller

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Everything you are currently doing, including this quiz, are training you for the future. For a moment, let's pretend that your future involves an apocalypse. Whether it's a zombie apocalypse, a power grid failure or a meteor smashing into the earth is entirely up to you! We simply feel that it's important for you to go into any apocalypse knowing what job you are meant to do. 

You don't have to know how to wield a machete to take this quiz. We're looking more at the kind of skills you practice every day - the kind of skills that would help you foster a brand new society. Thought the apocalypse job quiz, we're going to ask you about your routines and your job. We'll need to know where you stand on the scale of emergency preparedness, and we'll need to understand what kind of fighting spirit you harbor inside. Once we've learned enough, we will reveal your future post-apocalyptic career. 

Try to remain open-minded and answer with your gut instincts. Knowing how you approach certain scenarios can help to place you in the perfect field. Hurry! You never know when disaster is right around the corner! 

What do you think will be the first priority after the disaster?

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What is your level of education?

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How meticulous are you?

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Would you consider yourself to be a patient person?

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How much experience do you have growing food?

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Would you say that you're an introvert or an extrovert?

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Have you studied engineering at all?

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Are you more of a leader or a follower?

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How late do you usually stay up?

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How would you describe your physical strength?

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How many plants do you currently take care of that are alive?

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How well do you deal with extremely stressful situations?

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Do you own a tool belt?

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How good are you at public speaking?

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How courageous are you?

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Which season best fits your personality?

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Have you ever worked in the construction field?

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Do you have steady nerves or do you tend to be a bit jumpy?

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How into sustainability are you currently?

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Are you more of the brains or the brawn of an operation?

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Which description best fits your age?

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How much prepping for the apocalypse have you already done?

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Do other people consider you to be handy?

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Are you willing to die for your people?

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Which location would you rather live in after the apocalypse?

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Are you a planner or do you tend to wing it?

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Do you know any tricks to figuring out if a corner is square?

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Would you consider yourself to be a master of any particular subject?

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How good would you be at working with animals?

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Would you consider yourself to be a good shot?

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