Which Part of the World Did You Live In, in Your Past Life?

By: Ruby Scalera

Which Part of the World Did You Live In, in Your Past Life?
Image: Lorado / E+ / Getty Images

About This Quiz

Do you love dreaming of worlds that have come before your own? Do you read all about different periods in history and envy those who got the chance to live through great periods of innovation and enlightenment? There's a chance that you did, too, and you don't even know about it! If you're the kind of the person who dreams of eras of creation and art and invention, if you wish you had the chance to meet Leonardo Da Vinci and the great Greek philosophers, if you think times were better before everyone had a computer in their pocket and constant connectivity to clouds and devices, then this may be the quiz for you. 

Who were you in a past life? Do you imagine discovering new worlds that no one had ever explored before? Do you make up stories about taking down governments or inventing new ways of thinking? From Ancient Greece to Enlightenment France, from Revolutionary War America to the building of the great pyramids in Egypt, there are many unique and exciting eras to want to visit -- or better yet, be a part of. Find out which era you might have lived through, and don't forget to invite your friends to hop into your time machine. 

Past Life 1 If you could visit any of the original Seven Wonders of the World, which would it be?
The Lighthouse of Alexandria
The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Colossus of Rhodes
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Advertisement

Past Life 2 What do you value most in life?
My independence
My community
My passions and talents
My partners and friends

Advertisement

Past Life 3 What's your favorite Shakespeare play?
"Twelfth Night"
"Hamlet"
"Macbeth"
"Romeo and Juliet"

Advertisement

Past Life 4 Which historical figure do you respect the most?
Galileo Galilei
George Washington
Edmund Hillary
Gertrude Stein

Advertisement

Past Life 5 How do you feel about traveling?
It's the best chance to meet people with new ideas.
I prefer staying closer to home and helping my community.
I'm up for any adventure.
I just like to see where the road may take me.

Advertisement

Past Life 6 On a typical weekend, you are:
Tinkering with a new project or hobby
Working in my community garden
Taking a hike or going kayaking
Painting in the park

Advertisement

Past Life 7 What word would your friends use to describe you?
Inventive
Supportive
Adventurous
Passionate

Advertisement

Past Life 8 Who would you most want to meet from history?
Johannes Gutenberg
Cleopatra
Amerigo Vespucci
Degas

Advertisement

Past Life 9 I think differing opinions ...
Are the most important factor in a society that wants to evolve.
Have their place, but order needs to be kept.
Are the best way to make your opinions better.
Help you to meet real friends and partners.

Advertisement

Past Life 10 What do you most want to be known for?
Helping to shape the future
Contributing to my society
Doing something no one's ever done before
Loving widely and freely

Advertisement

Past Life 11 What's your favorite form of transportation?
Horse and carriage
Boat down the river
Biplane
Hot-air balloon

Advertisement

Past Life 12 What would be your dream job?
Anything that allows me to create or invent
I'd like to be an architect.
I can't really be confined to one job.
A writer or artist

Advertisement

Past Life 13 Define your personal style:
Bold -- I like bright colors and plush fabrics.
Whatever works best for my environment
Athleisure gear or something I don't mind getting dirty
Cute heels and flowy dresses.

Advertisement

Past Life 14 If you could take a class in anything right now, what would it be?
Astronomy
Ancient civilizations
Early explorations and adventures
Drawing from life

Advertisement

I watch documentaries and read books.
I follow the news and engage in debates.
I go out into nature.
I paint or draw.

Advertisement

Past Life 16 How do you respond when things don't quite go right?
I pick up the pieces and start over again.
I turn to the people in my life for help.
I think on my feet and do what has to be done.
I try to find the joy in the things that do go right.

Advertisement

Past Life 17 What's the perfect birthday or holiday gift for you?
Tools and materials
A book I've been thinking about
Plane tickets
Just an outing and shared time together

Advertisement

Past Life 18 How do you celebrate your successes?
I use them to try the next new and exciting thing.
I spend time with friends and family.
I plan a new trip or adventure.
I love a good wine and dessert night.

Advertisement

Don't give up.
Trust your friends and family.
It's worth the climb.
It's better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all.

Advertisement

Past Life 20 If you could add an extra feature to your home, what would it be?
A studio for inventing and designing
Plenty of communal spaces for conversations with friends
An outdoor obstacle course
A library

Advertisement

Past Life 21 What's your favorite scientific discipline?
The study of anatomy
Health and human physiology
Nature and climate
Botany

Advertisement

Past Life 22 Where would you rather live?
In the heart of the city
In a small town
In a cabin in the woods
In a cottage in the countryside

Advertisement

Past Life 23 Which author would you most want to meet?
Mary Shelley
Jane Austen
Jules Verne
Oscar Wilde

Advertisement

Past Life 24 Do you want to be famous?
I really don't.
I'm more interested in the collective.
I'd like people to remember my name.
I have dreams of grandeur.

Advertisement

Past Life 25 My next adventure will be:
To someplace I can learn something
To a nearby city or town
To a place I've never been before
To somewhere romantic

Advertisement

Past Life 26 How do you start your day?
I didn't go to bed last night.
I'm up with the sun.
A fresh cup of coffee and a morning hike
A leisurely breakfast enjoyed on the balcony

Advertisement

Past Life 27 What animal do you identify as?
An owl
A honey bee
A wolf
A cat

Advertisement

Past Life 28 If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
Telekinesis
Super strength
The ability to fly
The ability to read minds

Advertisement

Past Life 29 My perfect meal is:
Meat and cheese is fine by me!
Better spent with friends and family
Whatever gives me fuel to keep climbing
Wine and chocolate and fresh fruits

Advertisement

Past Life 30 What do you see for the future?
Great new ideas and creations and inventions
The completion of a project that society will remember
Achieving a goal I've followed for years
Happiness and excitement in the little things

Advertisement

You Got:

Featured