Can We Guess the Elemental Sign That Best Matches Your Personality?

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Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

How often do you find yourself getting upset at things that have nothing to do with you?

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How many projects do you take on at the same time?

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Can you focus on one thing at once?

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Do you often bite off more than you can chew?

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How often do you find you aren't satisfied when you complete a goal?

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How often do you try to pick up a new skill?

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Do you find it hard to say no when people ask you for things?

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Can you make almost any event fun?

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What do you physically feel when you get angry?

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How often are you criticized for not having enough focus?

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When you're sad, do you tend to withdraw from people instead of reaching out?

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How tired are you right now?

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Did you get into a lot of fights growing up?

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How many careers have you had thus far?

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Be honest: how flaky are you?

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Are you the one in your friend group people call when they need comfort?

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Do you get into a lot of arguments with those closest to you?

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How effective are you at communication?

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How often do you find yourself apologizing for something you said in the heat of the the moment?

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Do people often get the wrong impression of you when they first meet you?

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How personally do you take work criticism?

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Can you give criticism without being negative?

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How often do you think about just going away someplace, changing your name and starting over?

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Do you get anxious if you are alone a lot of the time?

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What's your dream car?

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What's your dream house like?

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How do you typically feel when evening plans get canceled unexpectedly?

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What industry would you never work in?

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What's your dream job?

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How would you admonish a child for misbehaving?

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About This Quiz

Since ancient times, humans have tried to understand our world. It was once believed there were five elements that made up all things, and that the corruption of a thing was always due to a privation of some kind. The four elements found on Earth were earth, air, fire and water. All things on Earth, it was said, were some combination of these four elements. The stars, on the other hand, were not bound by the laws of earthly elements; incorruptible. Thus, the ancients believed the heavenly bodies to be made of another substance entirely, one they called quintessence, or in English, "the fifth element".

If all things are made up of these four elements, then people too, must be some combination of the elements. Astrology holds that the signs we are born under are themselves related to an element of the four, and that between our sun sign, moon sign, star sign, and rising, we are a combination of elements that dictate our personalities.

One need not look to the stars for evidence of this. Just observe human behavior and you will see the signs of the elements in our triumphs, and our shames, our pride, and our defeats. We have a way of totaling up all these factors and telling you which element matches your personality. Which do you think it will be?

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