This Gut Instinct Quiz Will Tell You If You're Truly Logical!

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Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

If someone were to ask you what household dust is composed of, knowing there is a well-known urban legend around this, what would you say?

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How do you decide when to go to the bathroom?

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When do you go food shopping?

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How do you drink to celebrate?

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What is the first step you take in getting dressed in the morning?

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When you are hungry and on the move, what do you do?

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When your computer malfunctions, what is the first thing you try?

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How often do you sense people are lying to you?

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How do you plan a journey across town?

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What is your first thought if your flight is cancelled?

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If you suddenly needed a car to commute to work, how would you go about getting it?

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What would you do if stranded in a strange town?

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Your phone is dead and your watch is broken. How will you find out the time?

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You forgot one of your morning ablutions when you left your home. What do you do now that you are halfway to work?

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Your investment portfolio has suddenly lost some value. How do you react?

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When someone runs up to you in public, claiming there is an emergency and that your help is needed, how do you react?

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How accurately can you predict the motives of others?

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How effective are you in your private social interactions?

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How effective a communicator are you?

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How accurately can you assess the importance of appearances?

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What is the core of your strategy to make your professional dreams a reality?

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How well can you predict the winner of America's Next Top Model from the first episode?

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Are you a good gambler?

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Are you a comfortable negotiator?

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How often do you reassess your old decisions?

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How often, in your reassessment about your old decisions, do you decide that you must have done the right thing?

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Looking back, how many of your past big decisions do you regret?

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How many of your regretful decisions resulted from spur of the moment decisions?

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Do you fall in love quickly?

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How long do you wait when the holiday sales begin?

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About This Quiz

Logic, though shared with many members of the animal kingdom, is what sets humanity apart as a species. Human logic is much more evolved than animal logic, enabling humans to store, analyze, and transmit knowledge and judgment throughout our species. Human logic is unique in how it learns and evolves. What animals possess may be called instinct, but not logic. 

Logic is the perfection of human thought, corrupted only by base biological instinct and human emotion. To have good logic is to be clear of mind and judgment, capable of the highest functions of the human race.

Many things stand in the way of pure logic. Our biological predilections are a haze, telling us things like "eat" and "sleep" that can stand in opposition to the pure logic that we crave. Our emotions, likewise, stand in opposition to logic, directing us to irrational conclusions about others' motivations, and the correctness of ours. This illogical interference can create a feedback loop capable of derailing pure thought and making humans act as irrationally on the job or in relationships as animals do during an eclipse.

How logical are you? In the fire of the moment, do you lean on what you makes you human or what makes you no different from a fox or a bird? How is your gut instinct? Take this quiz to find out.

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