Quiz: Which "Star Trek" Captain Are You?
Which "Star Trek" Captain Are You?
By: Tori Highley
Image: Collage; Kathryn Janeway, Jean-Luc Picard, Jonathan Archer

About This Quiz

The cosmos is set before you, the control of a powerful ship is at your fingertips, and the crew is watching you with admiration and respect. You're a leader. But what kind of leader are you? Find out what qualities you have which give you command of the hearts and minds of those who serve under you, by taking this quiz. 

Naturally, the accuracy of this quiz is dependent on your honest answers. You'll be asked a series of questions about your outlook on life, your likes, dislikes and your social interactions. Those answers will help us match you to the Star Trek captain you are most like.  Do you see yourself as a James T. Kirk, a Jean-Luc Picard, or possibly a Kathryn Janeway or Benjamin Sisko, or another Star Trek captain? 

Everyone has to navigate unexplored terrain and unexpected obstacles out in the world, but how you react to these situations provides insight into how you align with the many different types of leaders out there. 

Whether your top quality is intelligence, negotiation, gut instinct, or dedication to the mission at hand, you'll learn which qualities you possess that make you a real leader. Take the quiz now and find out which Star Trek captain has your similar leadership style. 

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