Would You Thrive in Medieval Times?

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Teresa M.

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Do you have what it takes to thrive in medieval times? Let’s face it! Not all of us are cut out to storm castles and raise our own food. Some of us are far better off living by the glow of our screens and monitors and never have to use a chamber pot!

Imagine yourself living by candlelight and working in service to royalty. It’s guaranteed that your current skill set would need to be broad for you to have survived back then. If you’re not used to back-breaking labor, it might have been difficult for you to make it through such tough times when everything was done without the aid of modern technologies. Are you strong enough to support the weight of an armored suit or would a chainmail vest weigh you to the ground?

Pull the hood up on your cloak and tell us how you would respond to living in a visceral world full of swords and dysentery. We’ll let you know if you have what it take to survive, thrive, or kick the bucket in the medieval world. We don’t mind at all if you take the quiz with a turkey leg in hand!

Do you have a green thumb?

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What would have been your medieval job?

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Which medieval food sounds tastiest?

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Would you make a good swordsman?

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How do you think you would look in a suit of armor?

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What part of a medieval woman's outfit would you like to try?

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Would you be comfortable using a chamber pot?

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How many Renaissance fairs have you attended?

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Do you know how to build a fire?

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Which medieval beast sounds the most frightening?

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Are you good with animals?

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Which medieval royal sounds the coolest?

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What room would you want to yourself in a medieval castle?

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What kind of medieval shoe are you most likely to wear?

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Would you be able to do any of your current job by candlelight?

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Could you give up all your devices for a week?

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How often do you bath?

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Would you like to try jousting?

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Do you own an hooded capes?

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Would you say you are squeamish?

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How many children would you like to have?

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Could you handle working on a farm?

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Are you a big wine drinker?

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What would you fill a moat with?

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What trait would you share with a medieval knight?

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What medieval musical instrument would you like to learn?

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Which medieval collectible would you like to have hanging on your wall?

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Do you believe in magic?

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What emblem would you have put on a medieval shield?

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Do you carve the turkey at Thanksgiving?

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