What's Your Sign? An Astrological Quiz

LIFESTYLE

By: Isadora Teich

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Astrology is all the rage. From your personality to your life's path, many believe the answer is in the stars. Test your astrological knowledge with this mystical HowStuffWorks quiz!

What decides your Western zodiac sign?

A person's zodiac sign is based on their date of birth. The year is split into 12 signs, each with a roughly four-week period, based on the position of the sun in relation to the constellations of the zodiac.

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Geminis crave:

Geminis are quick-witted and curious. They always want to learn and experience as much as possible, their minds open and changeable.

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Astrology used to be considered:

Until the 17th century, astrology was considered an important scholarly pursuit in the West. It was used to help make important decisions and interpret divine messages by different societies for thousands of years.

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Scorpios are good at keeping:

According to the zodiac, Scorpios are very secretive. They like to keep their secrets to themselves, and you can also trust them to keep yours.

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Someone born on July 1st was born under which sign?

Cancers are born between June 21 and July 22. Represented by the crab, they are known as the most sensitive of the signs.

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Virgos are known for being:

Virgos are famously quiet and careful. They pay close attention to details and make decisions carefully.

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Which of these signs is an Earth sign?

Taurus is the bull, a sign associated with Earth. Those born under this sign are famously loyal and stubborn.

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A person born when the sun is on the imaginary line between zodiac signs is considered to be:

A person born when the sun is in that position is said to be on the cusp of the signs the sun is between. It is said they have traits of both of these signs.

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Leos love:

Charismatic Leos are hard to resist, and they know it. This fire sign loves to be the life of the party.

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Which of these signs is a fire sign?

Leo the lion is fiery and always ready to make new friends. Aries and Sagittarius are fellow fire signs.

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Zodiac signs correspond with both elements and:

Each sign corresponds to both an element and a constellation. For example, the sign Cancer comes from the constellation Cancer. Cancer is Latin for "crab."

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Which astrological sign is attached to the symbol of the scales?

Libras are born between September 23 and October 22. Their symbol is the scales.

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Aries are happiest when they are:

Aries are typical fire signs with lots of energy to spare. They tend to lead more active lives and love competition.

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Which astrological sign is represented by a lion?

Leos are fiery and confident summer babies. Their symbol is the lion. It comes from the constellation of Leo, which is between Cancer and Virgo in the sky.

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Virgo, Capricorn, and Taurus are signs of which element?

Earth signs are famously loyal and dependable. These practical signs let their actions speak as loud as their words, and are great people to have in your corner.

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Someone born on Halloween falls under which sign?

Feisty Scorpios are born between October 23 and November 21. These autumn babies are known for being intellectual and hard to predict.

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Which fortune telling practice often involves astrology?

Tarot is one of the most widespread methods of fortune telling. Depending on the reader's methods, certain cards can correspond with different planets and zodiac signs.

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Tauruses are famously:

People under the loyal and stable Taurus sign know what they like and want and make a logical plan to get it. They are highly committed, even to the point of being stubborn.

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Which sign is the first of the zodiac?

Aries are the first sign of the zodiac. Great at starting projects, but not always great at finishing them, these natural leaders are enthusiastic and always ready to go.

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As far as politics go, Aquarians:

Aquarians often have a strong humanitarian streak and will fight for causes that they believe in. They are famously progressive types.

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Which of these signs is a water sign?

Pisces, represented by a pair of fish, is a water sign. Those born under this sign are famously sensitive and intuitive.

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A person born on April 15 is born under which sign?

Aries are born between March 21 and April 19. These fire signs truly know how to be the life of the party.

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Cancers most value:

According to astrology, cancers can be hard to get to know, but once you get close with a cancer you have a life-long relationship. They highly value those they keep close and want to take care of them.

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Which astrological sign is attached to the symbol of the twins?

Those born between May 21 and June 20 are Geminis. Their symbol is that of the twins.

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Libras hate:

Partnership is very important to the cooperative Libra, who seeks balance in all things. According to the zodiac, people born under this sign love teamwork and collaboration.

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Which sign is the last of the zodiac?

Pisces is the last of the 12 astrological signs. Famously moody and sensitive, this sign is represented by a pair of fish.

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Which of these signs is an air sign?

Creative Aquarians are of the air sign. They are famous for their innovative and humanitarian streaks.

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Capricorns are great at:

Capricorns are an Earth sign that is fully grounded in reality. They can make a plan, stick to it and reap the rewards they have earned.

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Which of these signs is that of spring babies?

Aries are born between March 21 and April 19. These spring babies are always full of life.

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Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are signs of which element?

These highly emotional and intuitive signs correspond with the element of water. Many make for excellent artists.

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What rules each sign?

Each sign corresponds with a constellation and an element, and is ruled by a planet. For example, Virgo is ruled by Mercury.

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Pisces are known for excelling in:

Pisces are amongst the most intuitive and artistic of the signs. It's said that many show musical talent early on.

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Astrological signs correspond with one of the four:

Astrological signs correspond with the four elements. These are earth, air, fire and water.

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A Sagittarius needs:

The Sagittarius is an active traveler and explorer that needs to feel a sense of freedom. Whether they are exploring their own interests or the world, they give it their all.

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Which astrological sign is represented by a scorpion?

Scorpios are born between October 23 and November 21. Their symbol, the scorpion, comes from the constellation of Scorpius.

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