Which Precious Metal Are You?

Mark Lichtenstein

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About This Quiz

You are sure to have heard the sayings, a "heart of gold," an "iron will" and "find the silver lining." We associate many precious (and non-precious) metals with personality traits and characteristics. But the association with precious metals, for instance, "You're golden" are usually complimentary in nature. That's because the metal being referred to is a prized object. Also precious metals, which are hard-to-find, naturally occurring metals, are worth more in economic value due to their scarcity. Today just as in ancient times, precious metals are still valued for their use as investments, trade, art and jewelry. 

Precious metals are distinguished by their rarity and higher luster than base metals. What's more, precious metals are malleable and ductile. That means one can manipulate the metal to form a shape or imprint without it chipping, cracking or wearing away. 

When you think of precious metals you probably recall the most well-known ones which include gold, silver, platinum and palladium. To decide the precious metal that describes you best, you'll be asked a series of questions about your outlook on life, your likes and dislikes and your attraction to precious metals. Your answers will help us match you with the metal that's as precious as you are. Take the quiz now. 

How close are you to your family?

How many friends do you have?

How's your career going?

Do you travel much?

Do you have many hobbies?

How well liked are you by strangers?

Do you find yourself genuinely wounded by things people say about you?

How easily disturbed are you?

How prone to depression are you?

Do people see your true value?

Are you constantly pursued for what people think you can do for them?

Are you a bit of a local celebrity?

Do you understand how to manage wealth?

How much do you stand out from the crowd?

How tech savvy are you?

How athletic are you?

How healthy are you?

Do you have any special party tricks?

Are you much use outside your main job in life?

How resilient are you?

Do you have a large family?

How involved was "the making of you"?

Did it take a lot of work to become as clever, talented, and as outstanding as you are?

How easily are you made to change your ways by others?

Do people recognize you on the street?

Are you considered garish on occasion?

Would someone dedicate their life to getting a tiny piece of your glamour?

Have you ever been accused of gilding the lily?

Are you the marrying kind?

How adaptable are you?

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