Do You Have the Mind of an Artist or a Scientist? Or Are You a Magical Mix of Both?

Brian Whitney

How do you tip when you go out?

Are you artistically talented?

When you need to figure something out, what do you do?

Have you ever thought of getting a patent for one of your ideas?

What do you do on the weekends?

Which class would you like to take?

Which word describes you?

Are you always wondering about why things are the way they are?

What would be a good job for you?

Do you like parties?

Would you do something you loved even if the money was really bad?

If you had the money, would you hire an interior decorator?

What sounds most fun to do...

Which of these movies do you like best?

Would you like to be an astronaut?

How into computers are you?

Would you like to be at a cottage in the woods for a month?

Which show would you watch?

What do you think when you look at the stars?

Are you responsible with money?

Would you consider yourself playful?

Do you get serious in relationships quickly?

Do you think of yourself as a bit of a nerd?

Are you intuitive?

When you go on vacation, do you like a plan or for things to be spontaneous?

What is the highest level of education you aspire to have?

If you are going to buy something, how much do you research it?

Do you like new technology?

Do you like to try new foods?

Could you handle an office job?

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About This Quiz

There are a lot of different types of people in the world, but there are no two different types then the artist and the scientist. Which of these two types of people you are is pretty relevant to how your whole life goes, not only in what you do to make a living but in how you get along with your significant other and your friends and how you make decisions.

If you are more of an artistic type, then you probably spend a lot of time drawing, writing, playing music or acting, or if you aren't doing them, then you probably are thinking about doing them a lot. 

If you are more scientific, then you spend much of your time figuring out how things work and trying to find better ways to do them. An artistic person often isn't all that worried about their retirement plan, they are impulsive and do things for fun, while a scientific person has to figure out everything in a really rational manner. 

So what about you? Are you better off writing songs for your new emo band, or should you drop everything and apply to medical school before it's too late? Or maybe you are one of those lucky people that is a little of both? Take this quiz and find out. 

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