Test Your Mental Mettle and We’ll Guess Your Age!

EDUCATION

Teresa McGlothlin

6 Min Quiz

Job security is looking a little iffy. What steps will you take to get through it?

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You're going to need to pull an all-nighter to pass an exam. How will you keep yourself awake?

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A new workout is testing your willpower. Do you stick it out?

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Do you have the patience it takes to solve a jigsaw puzzle, or do you get up and walk away?

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When things get tough and you need guidance, do you turn to faith or spirituality?

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You're at a party and your ex walks in. How do you react?

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If you couldn't get your car to start, what would you do?

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You need to take a shower, but the hot water is out. How do you get the job done?

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When you and your best friend disagree, do you get testy with one another?

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Which one of these things always motivates you to do your best?

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No job is perfect! Which part of your job puts you to the test?

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You really want to have a second slice of pie, but you know you shouldn't. Will you?

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The sight of which of these creatures strikes fear into your brain?

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All your friends are jumping off a cliff into the ocean. Are you going to do it?

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How well do you think you would handle living in a remote cabin without Wi-Fi for a year?

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Are you easily angered, or does it take a while to set in?

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Think back to your first love. What got you over the breakup?

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Out of these tough jobs, which one are you more mentally equipped to try?

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Would you say that determination, resilience or courage have gotten you further in life?

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You've been tasked with feeding 30 people. Can you do it?

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If you need to make a decision, do you use your heart or your head?

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The holidays can be a stressful time. What helps you make it through them?

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You have to do one of these activities — there's no way out! Which one are you going to choose?

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When you first meet other people, which of your traits do they notice first?

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There's a new gadget you want, but it's out of your price range. How do you get it?

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You have a choice of snacks — earthworms or crickets. Which one will you choose?

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Your neighbors are always partying and it's keeping you awake. How do you make it stop?

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When you hear a rumor, do you tend to trust what you feel or what you know more?

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How do you keep yourself busy when things get boring at work?

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Do you set a lot of small goals, or do you look at the bigger picture?

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About This Quiz

There's a fighting spirit deep within each of us, known as our mental mettle. Whether it's courage or determination, we have a trait that gets us through the tough times. It's the trait that helps us power through sticky situations and gives us the resiliency to handle whatever life throughs at us. But how old does your mental mettle make you? 

There are those of us who are born without fear, and there are those of us who carefully analyze every situation before making a move. Maturity and experience can be great character builders, but our toughest traits are usually formed in our childhoods. During this quiz, we are going to put you into some thought-provoking situations and ask you to make a few choices. By the time you finish, we'll be able to correlate your mental mettle to your age.

Being older doesn't always mean that you're wiser! The answers you provide might make you seem younger than you are at first, but the sum of the whole will tell the tale. If you're tough enough to survive this quiz, you're old enough to do whatever you want. We simply want to figure out if we can get your age right!


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