Which Mountain Animal Are You?

Ian Fortey

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About This Quiz

The world is full of exciting and fascinating animals that live across all kinds of landscapes and environments. Polar bears in the Arctic, camels in the deserts, raccoons in your trash bin out back. Every corner of the globe is just chock-a-block with animals that have their own charm if you're the kind of person who's into the creatures of our world. But there's just something about the mountains, isn't there? Few places anywhere in the world are so invigorating as the mountains. It's as close as you can get to being in the sky, it makes you feel above it all and truly alive. Maybe that's why some of the coolest animals in the world live there too.

There's a good chance there's an animal up there in the mountains that is living out its life in a way very similar to what you're doing right now. Sure, it's not on social media or doing the same work you're doing, but deep down there are some definite similarities. It's just the way nature works; we're all connected. And with that in mind, if you take the time to answer a few questions here for us, we can determine with some scary accuracy exactly which animals you truly are. Take the quiz and see.

Are you a fan of going out for a picnic lunch on a nice summer's day?

What is your favorite horror movie villain of all time?

How are you most likely to relax in the hour before you go to bed at night?

What's the best part about being up in the mountains?

If you couldn't be in the mountains, where might you go?

What's the best part about going camping up in the mountains?

Which of these mountains would you climb, if you could?

Say you get cornered by some nefarious types. How will you handle the situation?

Are you the kind of person who handles work in a group well or not?

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

No one can have a wedding reception without making all the guests do a dance. Which overdone dance is your favorite?

Mountains and extreme sports go hand in hand. What mountain sport sounds best to you?

If you had to explain the difference between a really big hill and a really small mountain, what would you say?

You have to pay thousands of dollars to get a permit to climb Everest; is it worth it?

How do you feel when you're in a situation with a lot of people that you don't know very well?

When you're home alone, do you like to cook full meals for yourself?

What is the greatest kind of junky food item that you can eat?

What is the first thing you typically notice about someone you find attractive?

Say you decide to try out for the local theater company's production of "The Avengers." What role are you auditioning for?

What would you say is your biggest fear in life?

Are you the kind of person who likes to have people in the house all the time or would you rather go out?

Are you good at expressing your feelings or do you keep things bottled up?

What's the best way to go camping up in the mountains anyway?

If you got lost in the mountains, how well do you think you'd survive?

If you're alone in the car on a long trip, what's playing on the radio?

Which of these holidays is your absolute favorite?

If you could have any of these vehicles free of charge, which one would you take?

Is living in an isolated cabin in the mountains something that would appeal to you?

Are you a creative person at all?

What's the first thing you would do when you show up to a friend's backyard barbecue?

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