What Would Your Cowboy Job Be Really?

By: Brian Whitney
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About This Quiz

Back in the day, pretty much anyone could say that they were a cowboy. When you think about it, all you really needed to look the part was a horse, a saddle, a hat and some spurs. But being a cowboy is a lot like being an actor or an artist. Sure, you can say you're one, but can you really make a living at it? 

Not all cowboy jobs are the same, and if you wanted to have enough beans to fry over the fire, or be able to buy a drink at the local saloon, you needed to be able to figure out what cowboy job you would be best at. 

Maybe you were the type who was a true superstar on your horse, and you ended up competing on the rodeo circuit. Or perhaps you would be better with your hand then you would be on your horse and you would be perfect as a blacksmith. Or you could be what a lot of cowboys did for work, a cattle driver, and there is nothing wrong with that. Or possibly you don't like to work much at all and decide to become a rustler. Would you be a cowpuncher or a tenderfoot? Take this quiz to find out.

Have you ever been fired?

How much do you actually like horses?

You see something you really want in a store, but you can't afford it, what do you do?

What do you do to work out?

Does driving cattle for miles sound fun to you?

Do you like to perform in front of people?

How do you look in a cowboy hat?

Are you a good artist?

What cowboy code would you always follow?

What would be your specialty in the rodeo?

Would you mind living in a bunkhouse with other cowboys?

How often do you lie?

Would you sing a song to sooth the cattle at night?

What is your favorite type of music?

What would you like to be called?

What don't you like to be called?

Would you cheat on a test if you thought you could get away with it?

What kind of mustache would you have?

How often have you yelled "Yee Hah" over your life?

How important is your family to you?

How many hours a day do you work on average?

Are you known to take big risks?

What is your favorite sport?

Do you have a lot of attention to detail?

Do you like to dress up in costume?

How strong are you?

Have you ever fantasized about robbing a bank?

Do you like being part of a team?

Do you like extreme sports?

What would you do if you and a friend saw a bear in the woods?

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