Can we guess which phobia you have?

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You are at home and the power goes out. You...

How often do you get sick to the point of vomiting?

You spot a water snake in the creek. You...

Are you shy to the point of being afraid of people?

Your friend (really excited)asks if you want to ride the 200 ft. drop tower. you...

Your friends want to visit a pet store to look at the new dogs. You know very well they have pet spiders there. You...

You are on a long vacation in a cabin you...

Do you like change or changes?

You are riding up the funnest, highest, fastest roller coaster. You are just ascending the tallest slope. You...

Do you ever want to go on a parachute?

What happened in your last dream?

Choose a scary movie:

Which animal frightens you most?

Which situation sounds worse?

What do you do when you're scared?

How long can you stay in a tightly squished small room?

You are at summer camp, and spot a daddy long leg. You...

Pick a synonym for "calm":

You are in your room and your night light is broken. You...

You can't stand-

Is it better to be feared or loved?

What's your most useful talent?

Are you scared when your left alone in the dark?

Do you know how to fight?

Are you easily scared?

How brave are you?

How would you least like to die?

How fast can you run?

Where would you most like to spend the night?

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About This Quiz

Everyone is afraid of something, but phobias are completely different. Phobias are the kind of thing that set of our fight or flight response. Whether you are a triskaidekaphobe afraid of the number 13 or the sight of a spider sees you burning down your house, phobias take a lot of work to overcome! They are held somewhere deeply inside us, and we have to face them directly. 

You might be okay with earthworms, but the sight of a snake would set off your Ophidiophobia. Phobias are often illogical and pop up at the strangest times. Unlike an ordinary fear that can be dismissed, phobias can even overpower the imagination. Phobias cause a lot of anxiety, and they can take years of therapy to resolve. By telling us about the things you fear, we'll be able to isolate your particular phobia. We'll try our best to keep it on the light side, but answering with your gut instinct will see the best results. 

Tell us if you are more afraid of the dark or more fearful of deep water, and we'll determine the fears from the phobias. Then, we'll be able to tell you the scientific word for the things that scare you most!

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