What Percentage Ron Swanson Are You?

By: Bri O.

What Percentage Ron Swanson Are You?
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About This Quiz

Despite having an amazing cast, no one stands out around the "Parks & Recreation" office like Ron Swanson! Ron is a no-nonsense, efficiency master, and he keeps the department held together better than any industrial glue. If you've ever wondered how much you have in common with Ron Swanson, this quiz is your chance to find out! 

First, we'll need to get to know your traits and qualities. Then, we'll compare them again Ron Swanson's undeniably quirky and lovable personality to figure out exactly what percentage Ron Swanson you are inside. Your views on the government, eating meat, and your tolerance for chaos will be examined. We'll take a look at how you view government spending and the kinds of things you want to happen in the future. Some of you will score much higher on the Ron Swanson scale than others. Rest assured, everyone we know is a little bit Ron Swanson. 

As you go through the quiz, tuck in your shirt and get into your most pragmatic frame of mind! Your choices will lead us directly to your inner Ron. What you do with the knowledge is up to you, but we know you'll have something more to talk about at the office tomorrow! 

How do you feel about the effectiveness of government?
It's hard to be effective when there's an overwhelming amount that needs to be done.
There's definitely room for improvement.
It's possible for a government to be effective, but not with the way we run things.
I think you meant to write: "The INeffectiveness of government."

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Are you happy to contribute to the "greater good" by paying taxes?
Sure, as long as the tax money is used effectively, which it never is.
I'm happy to contribute to the greater good, but not through taxes.
I wouldn't say I'm happy about either.
I'm not interested in the greater good and taxes are even worse.

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How old are you?
20 or younger
21-29
30-39
40 or older

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Do you have any facial hair?
I can't seem to grow any.
No, mainly because I remove it.
I have some sideburns.
Yes, I have quite a bit of facial hair.

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How are you with your hands?
I'm pretty clumsy.
I can find my way around a screwdriver, but that's about as advanced as it gets.
I'm fairly skilled.
I can fix almost anything.

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How do you feel about responsibility?
I embrace it as a learning opportunity.
I don't actively seek out responsibilities, but I don't reject responsibility either.
Nothing good can come of it.
I honor my responsibilities while going out of my way to ensure I don't end up stuck with any more.

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How would you describe your relationship history?
Healthy
Average
Volatile
Unpleasant

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Would you call yourself an outdoors wo/man?
I definitely prefer the climate-control of the indoors.
I'd say I appreciate nature, but I don't spend a great deal of time actually in it.
Sure, but my schedule doesn't allow me to spend as much time outdoors as I'd like.
Yes, I belong in nature.

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How would you describe your leadership style?
I'm a proactive, enthusiastic leader.
I try to set a good example.
Other than some delegating, I don't do much.
Completely hands-off.

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Have you ever physically run away from an ex?
No, I try to respectfully acknowledge my exes.
I've definitely wanted to, but I could never get away without them seeing me.
Not that they know of...
Yes, more than once.

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How do you feel about hunting?
I'm against it.
It's not my thing.
It can be a fun time every once in awhile.
Hunting is a way of life that should be respected.

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Have you ever taken a shop course?
Nope, I chose home economics instead.
No, but I wanted to.
Yes.
I don't need a shop class to teach me what I can learn myself.

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Are you all caught up on paperwork, homework, emails, etc.?
For the most part, yes.
I'm perpetually behind on emails.
Anyone who says they're caught up is lying and not to be trusted.
No, and I don't have plans to catch up on any of it either.

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Others would describe you as...?
Friendly
Intimidating
Stubborn
Honorable

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Are you on social media?
I'm on most social media sites.
Yes, but only to stay in the loop.
I think I have one profile, but I don't access it much.
Absolutely not. It's a social virus that needs to be wiped out.

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Where do you get your news from?
I don't keep up with the news. It's too depressing and/or time-consuming.
Mainly social media and the articles shared on my newsfeed.
People and friends I trust usually fill me in on anything I need to know.
The newspaper.

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Are you political?
Politics isn't something I spend much time thinking about.
Yes, you could say I'm an activist of sorts.
Occasionally I vote, but that's about the extent of it.
The fact that I am a citizen means my life is politicized by others (legislators, elected officials, government hopefuls, uninformed everyday people, etc.). So, I'm forced to be political.

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How do you feel about children?
They're the spawn of Satan until they hit around 13-years-old.
I love kids!
They aren't my cup of tea, but I eventually warm up to the ones I have to keep seeing.
I prefer they keep their distance, but there are a select few I actually enjoy being around.

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What's your favorite thing to eat?
Fresh fruits
Non-meat breakfast foods
Any type of meat wrapped in crispy bacon
Turf and Turf

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How do you feel about government spending?
I trust they spend only what they need to in order to properly carry out their jobs and responsibilities.
Obviously, some spending is necessary, but it'd be nice if they cut back.
I feel very upset about it. Very upset.
Their spending patterns are criminal at best.

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Do you work well with others?
Sure, I'm a team player.
I don't even work well by myself.
Only if my survival depends on it.
Nope, I'm a lone wolf.

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How far are you willing to go to prove a point?
If it requires any effort on my part, I'm probably not willing to go very far.
I don't care whether people believe me or not, so there's no need for me to prove anything.
I'm willing to spend up to half an hour going out of my way to prove a point.
For the right point, I'll go as far as it takes.

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Who is your favorite character?
April
Leslie
Ron
I don't have a favorite.

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Which character do you find most annoying?
Andy
Chris
Leslie
They're all pretty annoying.

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What bothers you more?
Slackers
Reckless spending
Complainers
Government

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How often do you cry?
At least 4 times a month.
Maybe once every 2-3 weeks or so.
A few times a year at the most.
I've only ever cried like 2 times. So basically never.

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Do you fish?
I play go-fish! Does that count?
Occasionally, but I get grossed out by the worms, guts, blood, and smells.
Sure, there's nothing tastier than a fresh catch.
Yes, I fish.

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How are you with budgeting and saving?
Saving and budgeting aren't things I currently do.
I'm okay with budgeting, but not so much with saving.
I'm learning things are going well so far.
I'm a saving and budgeting maverick.

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How's your work ethic?
It's nonexistent.
Unless someone is literally forcing me to work, I'm putting in the bare minimum.
It's pretty solid unless I don't get enough sleep.
If I'm working, I'm going to give my best effort.

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Which of these is a favorite activity of yours?
Shopping
Puzzles
Board games
I don't participate in activities...unless there's a scavenger hunt.

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