Which Unique Trait Is Hidden in Your DNA?

By: Tori Highley
Estimated Completion Time
4 min
Which Unique Trait Is Hidden in Your DNA?
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About This Quiz

Do you ever wonder how people can be double-jointed? Or do you imagine a world filled with genetically enhanced superheroes? The study of genetics has inspired countless questions and ideas. The discovery of the existence of DNA rocked the world, and humanity has loved exploring this aspect of biology ever since. 

Your genetics can give you some interesting abilities. Many people have conditions that let them dislocate their joints at will, frequently allowing them to fit in some strange places. Other rare individuals are entirely impervious to cold temperatures; they can function perfectly fine at temperatures that would normally kill people! Even weirder still, some people in the world feel no pain at all, not noticing broken bones until they bruise! 

DNA can do some really strange things to the human body. While these are extreme cases, almost everyone has a fun talent that can be attributed to special genetics. Maybe you have violet eyes, or you can wiggle your ears. This quiz goes through researched questions to tell you what your genetic special power is! 

Are you a little curious about your possible genetic superpower? This quiz has the power to reveal what is hidden in your DNA! 

When you wake up in the morning, what is the first thing you do?
Sneeze!
Use the facilities.
Read my phone.
Stretch.
None of these.

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How many books have you read in the past year?
More than 5 books.
3-5 books.
1-2 books.
0 books.

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How good are your eyes?
I have 20/20 vision.
My eyes are good, but I need reading glasses occasionally.
I have worn glasses most of my life.
I am blind as a bat!

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How do you feel about uncertainty at work?
I'd much rather work a stable low paying job than one with uncertainty.
It makes me uneasy, but I can manage.
I like a little risk in what I do.
I love my high-risk career!

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What is an accessory you always bring with you?
Calculator.
Gum or mints.
Sunglasses.
Compression gloves.
None of these.

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How well do you get along with others?
I am a friendly person and love meeting new people.
I get along with others pretty well.
I do not like others, but I can get along with them.
I am very anti-social and do not play well with others.
Something else.

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What was your best subject in school?
Art and music.
English.
History.
Mathematics.

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Which season do you find most pleasant?
Winter.
Spring.
Summer.
Fall.

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Do you ever suffer from joint pain in your fingers?
I have so much joint pain, especially in my fingers.
I get joint pain, but it isn't in my hands.
Maybe once in a while.
No

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What is your natural hair color?
Brown.
Black.
Red.
Blond.
Something very different.

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Do you ever smell things which are definitely not in the area?
All the time!
Sometimes.
Once in a blue moon.
Never.

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How many times a week do you usually sneeze?
0 times.
1-2 times.
3-5 times.
More than I can count on one hand.

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From the following statements, how flexible is your body?
My flexibility rivals master Yogis.
I can survive a yoga session.
I can touch my toes.
Stretching is painful and unpleasant.

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How do you feel about cilantro?
I hate it so much. Why is it in everything?
I don't have strong feelings about cilantro.
I like cilantro.
Cilantro is the best herb!

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What were your best skills in elementary school?
Arithmetics.
Talking and socializing.
Artwork.
Playground recess games.
Something else.

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How many times a year do you get sick?
I haven't been sick in years.
Maybe once a year.
I get sick every season.
I'm chronically sick.

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How great is your memory?
I have a perfect eidetic memory.
My memory is pretty good, especially with mnemonic devices.
My memory is at least average.
My memory could improve.

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What do you usually write with?
Mechanical pencil.
Rollerball pens.
Gel pens.
Crayons.
Something else.

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Can you pat your tummy and rub your head?
Yes.
I can rub my belly and pat my head.
I can do both, but not at the same time.
No.

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From these statements, which best describes how you feel about unexpected adventures?
I'm very open to new experiences, especially if it interrupts my plans.
I like adventures, but surprises are not my favorite.
I like surprises, but I prefer that they not interrupt my plans too much.
I don't like surprises or adventures. I'm very happy at home.

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How often do you find yourself day dreaming?
All the time. It is terrible for my productivity.
Almost everyday, especially when I'm sleepy.
Maybe a few times a week.
I rarely day dream.

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Which of the following is your favorite way to break a sweat?
Rock climbing.
Pick-up soccer games.
Yoga class.
Biking.
Something else.

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How attached is your earlobe to your head?
There is no separation.
There is a little bit of a flap, but it is mostly attached to my head.
There is a small separation, giving me a small earlobe.
My ear is very unattached, and I have a large earlobe.
None of these describe my ears.

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Can your mother roll her tongue?
Yes.
She says she can.
I haven't seen her do it, but maybe.
Definitely not.

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Are you a twin or triplet?
I'm a triplet (or more).
I'm a twin.
I have siblings, but they are of different ages.
I don't have any siblings.

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When you clasp your hands together, which hand is on top?
My left hand.
My right hand.
It switches between my two hands.
I cannot clasp my hands together.

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What does your chin look like?
It has a very pronounced cleft.
It has a bit of a divot down the middle.
It is smooth and round, with no cleft.
It is very pointed, but still smooth.

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Which of these is your biggest fear?
Spiders.
Snakes.
Heights.
Something else.

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How do you feel about lemons?
Far too bitter for me.
Lemons can add a nice twist to a meal.
I love lemon water.
They don't really have a taste to me.
Something else.

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Who do you get your eyes from?
My mother.
My father.
Neither of my parents.
The milkman.

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