Are You Meant for the FBI or the CIA?

Brian Whitney

Are you good at keeping secrets?

How attached are you to your family and friends?

How into James Bond are you?

Are you into new gadgets?

Are you more into action or process?

What movie sounds the best?

Could you pass a background check?

Would you spy on your own family?

Can you speak a foreign language?

Are you good at telling people are lying?

Which phrase would you use with a suspect?

Do you think you could pass a lie detector test even if you were lying?

How do you handle it if you disagree with someone?

Your best friend lied about you to someone else; what do you do?

Who is your favorite TV detective?

How good do you look in a suit?

How do you look in a mustache?

What would be your weapon of choice?

Are you totally into your phone?

Which former president was your favorite?

How cool are you?

You just found out your best friend was a criminal; what do you do?

How many kids do you have?

Would you die for your country?

What job did you want to be when you were a kid?

What sport would you most like to participate in?

Did you ever break the law?

What city sounds most fun to live in?

Where do you like to hang out?

Are you emotional?

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About This Quiz

You know you would be a great federal agent. You have a mind like a steel trap and can figure out complex puzzles easily. You look great in a suit, but you often dress down, so that you can fit in with the people around you. 

Figuring out complex puzzles is a piece of cake for you. You were one of the top students in your class in high school and were terrific in college. You are great at getting people to tell you their secrets, but you never tell those secrets to others. You're a true patriot and believe in truth, justice, and the American way.

Now all you need to do is figure out whether you should be in the CIA or the FBI. Well, as soon as you get all your household chores done. The FBI focuses on investigating crimes on American soil and also working in counterintelligence, while the CIA is all about gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world. 

Of course, you would be fabulous at either one, but you need to make the right choice, the future of the planet might depend on it. Take this quiz and find out whether the CIA or FBI would be best for you.

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