What's Your Shakespearean Job?

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Teresa M.

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

You're going to want to channel your inner Elizabethan era for this quiz! If you were alive back in old Will Shakespeare's days, what job would you have held? Would you have served the royals, or would have served the people? After we learn more about your ideal job, and a little about the position you hold now, we'll be able to tell what you would have done back then. 

From being an apothecarist to a painter, Elizabethan jobs were as varied as today. While they didn't have the wonder of technology like we have, the skills you possess will undoubtedly cross over. Things like work ethic, endurance, and pleasing your audience never go out of style. Fill us in on the way you approach your job, what you really think of your coworkers, and what you would like to do in the future, and your Shakespearean-era job title will become clear. 

Will it be the job of your dreams or do you fear you will be Chief Chamberpot Washer? Let's examine what you have to offer an employer, and we'll pair you with the Shakespearean job you would have done well. Aren't you curious what it is? We are!

How would your boss describe your work?

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Are you ever late for work?

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Are you a good team player?

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Are you more serious or light-hearted?

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Which job would you least like to work?

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Which of Shakespeare's plays do you like most?

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What do you do at parties?

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What was your best subject in school?

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Are you artistic?

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Have you ever been in a play or a musical?

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Are you good with your hands?

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Do you believe in herbal medicine?

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Would you enjoy being a farmer?

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Would you have been a better Reeve or Sheriff?

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How do you dress when you go to work?

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How are your archery skills?

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Would you have enjoyed meade?

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Which room in an Elizabethan manor would you have spent the most time in?

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What would your coworkers say is your strongest trait?

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Have you ever worked in fast food?

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Do you think you could learn shoemaking?

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Would you make an effective messenger?

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Which knight's weapon would you be best with?

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Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

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Are you good with animals?

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Would you be a better baker or candlestick maker?

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Would you have been a peasant or a royal?

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How do you handle authority?

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What kind of advice would your coworkers say you give?

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How would you describe your work ethic?

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