Which superhero are you?

ENTERTAINMENT

Jody Mabry

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Something like a superhero has been around in our culture for thousands of years, going back to spirits, miracle-workers, or deities who people believed took human form and performed great feats of arms. The pioneer of the proto-superhero was Emma Orczy, whose book "The Scarlet Pimpernel" - the tale of an English aristocrat who disguises himself to save people from the Terror during the French Revolution - provides a model for later wealth-and-gadget-based superhero figures like Ironman or Batman.

Then in the early to mid-1900's came Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and the other great writers of the comic book Golden Age, and the modern superhero was born. First came the Christ-like figure of Superman, who remains the most famous name in superheroism, and after him an endless parade of superheroes. 

Some are thoroughly original; some hark to the concerns of the nuclear, genetic, or digital ages; some repackage older myths and legends for the modern age, and more than a few are honestly really derivative and not very clever at all.

Clearly, you would never be like this latter group. So let's find out a little about you and see which of our spandex-clad delivers best embodies your personality!

What superpower have you always wanted?

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Which do you think is the least effective superpower?

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Are you afraid of heights?

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What would your superhero outfit colors be?

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Would you want to wear a cape?

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What are the benefits of a cape?

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What problems come with wearing a cape?

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Which weapon would you like to wield?

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Are you virtuous?

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Are you duty bound?

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How would people describe your personality?

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Do you enjoy helping others?

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After you help someone, do you need to tell anyone about it?

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As a superhero, would you hide in public?

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Where would your base of operations be?

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If you are badly defeated by your nemesis, how do you respond?

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What would you stand up for the most?

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Should a superhero act in revenge?

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How emotional are you?

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How comfortable are you in water?

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What is your favorite gadget?

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Do you ever want to just disappear?

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If you are in a hurry, which person-in-need would you ignore to get where you're going?

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Who makes the best superhero?

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Why do you choose to be a superhero as opposed to a villain?

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Which are your favorite superhero movies?

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How have superheroes affected modern culture?

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Which sport do you think you would be best at?

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Do you live a healthy lifestyle?

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Who is the most misunderstood superhero?

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