Most Humans Only Use 10% of Their Brain. What Percentage Do You Use?

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By: Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

While it's true that some people aren't especially bright, it's also true that plenty of perfectly intelligent people insist on not fully using their God-given smarts. Are you one of them, or are you firing on all cylinders?

Do you read nonfiction books for fun?

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Do you read fiction books?

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Do you look before you leap?

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Do you play puzzle games like Sudoku?

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Do you play board games?

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Do you always have a jigsaw puzzle on the go?

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Do you exercise three times a week?

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Do you get your five a day?

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Do you stretch most days?

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Do you go to the doctor for your annual physical?

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Do you believe in any conspiracy theories?

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Do you follow the news?

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There are 196 countries in the world. How many do you think you could find on a map?

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How gullible are you?

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Do you often say the wrong thing and have to apologize?

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Do you improve your living environment for efficiency, e.g. by hanging pegs near your front door so you don't leave your coat on the sofa every day?

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Do you ever prepare meals more than one at a time?

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Do you check the weather before you leave the house?

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Do you let your phobias control your behavior?

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Do you know how to debate civilly?

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Do you know how to identify common dishonest debating tactics like "ad hominem", strawman, derailing, or "post hoc ergo propter hoc"?

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Do you feed the trolls?

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Do you listen to or read at least one news source that doesn't share your political worldview?

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Do you see different political ideologies as being an identity that you adopt?

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Have you ever changed your mind about something big because you heard new evidence?

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How much TV do you watch?

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Of the TV that you watch, how much is reality TV?

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Do you go to the theater?

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How about comedy shows?

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How funny are you?

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