What Animal Are You Most Like?

By: Monica Lee
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About This Quiz

Giving human characteristics to animals is called “anthropomorphizing.” Why do we do it? When we think of a nonhuman being in human ways, the living thing becomes worthy of moral care and consideration. Maybe that's why cats and dogs are considered family members with their own beds and health insurance plans. Another result of giving human qualities to animals is that we believe these animals become responsible for their own actions.  And that assumption is demonstrated more often than not! For example, dogs seem to know when they've behaved badly after destroying a couch. And dolphins have been known to rescue people when they weren't tasked to do so, taking on actions independently. 

When we anthropomorphize, we give animals OUR traits such as wisdom, cleverness, huggability and more. For instance, wise as an owl, clever as a fox, cuddly as a kitten ... are just a few  of the idioms. So the question is, what animal best represents you? That's what this quiz sets out to discover. You'll be asked a series of questions about your likes, dislikes, social interactions and more. When all the questions are answered, your responses will be evaluated against the qualities bestowed on certain creatures. You'll find out if you have claws, jaws or if you caw. Go on, take the quiz now!

What do you like doing best on the weekends?

What's one of your favorite things to eat?

What do you like best about your personality?

What sport do you like the best?

What job would you be good at?

What type of home suits you best?

What drives you crazy?

Which of these fictional characters do you like best?

Which of these colors do you wear most often?

Which one of these movies are your favorite?

You're at a party, where would we find you?

How would you describe your style?

Where do you shop most?

Time for a home-cooked meal. What will you whip up?

What's your ideal first date?

What's your hair style like?

How often do you exercise?

What's your favorite kind of exercise?

How do you feel about family and friends?

Which is your favorite snack?

What's your favorite type of weather?

Why do your friends love you so much?

What's your favorite beverage?

What would you invest your money in?

What kind of car would you like to drive?

Who are you attracted to?

What's your alcoholic drink of choice?

What is your favorite item in your home?

What product do you need to buy?

Which of these powers would you like to have enhanced?

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