Types Of Scientists

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Types Of Scientists

Did you ever think you could be a scientist? Just about everyone has an inner-scientist. You may be surprised how many different routes you can take. So the question is, if you were to pursue a career in the sciences, where would you end up? What type of scientist does your personality make you? Take this short quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you are bored, what is your favorite thing to do? 
    • A. 

      I play with Legos ®. I love building towers and trying to find ways to make them higher!

    • B. 

      I like to watch bugs/birds. It’s so interesting to listen to birdcalls or watch how ants march in a single file line.

    • C. 

      I like to play outside. Climb trees, play on rocks, splash in the river… really anything that has to do with being outside.

    • D. 

      I like to cook. Did you know that chocolate is unbearably bitter without sugar?

    • E. 

      I like to play video games. I like to imagine another world other than my own.

  • 2. 
    If you had a collection of something, what would it be?  
    • A. 

      ​Rocks. I have this one that looks like a sponge!

    • B. 

      Shark teeth. They come in so many different sizes!

    • C. 

      Old electronics. I just know that one of these days I’ll make myself a robot!

    • D. 

      Magnets. I love how they attract and avoid each other, even with something in between.

    • E. 

      Candles. I love watching the wick burn, the wax melt, and the flame flicker!

  • 3. 
    What would you say is your greatest quality? 
    • A. 

      I am compassionate. I think of other’s feelings and perspectives before I make a decision.

    • B. 

      I am very creative. I can turn anything into something fun and cool!

    • C. 

      I am very practical. I don’t make impulse decisions and I carefully think things through.

    • D. 

      I am adventurous. I love exploring things and finding new places!

  • 4. 
    You see a story on the news about a car accident. What are your thoughts?  
    • A. 

      Sounds like a DUI situation. Alcohol can really affect reaction times, you know.

    • B. 

      I bet it was near that area with all the trees and rocks. It’s hard to see around that bend sometimes….

    • C. 

      If only that van had stepped on its brakes just a few seconds earlier…

    • D. 

      Sounds like something went wrong with the transmission.

    • E. 

      I hope someone got there in time! He could be exposed to tetanus!

  • 5. 
    You walk out of an old building. What do you notice? 
    • A. 

      That speeding car is only gonna have to slam on his brakes in a few hundred feet. The light ahead of you is red! Geez!

    • B. 

      This building has some cracks coming out of the windows. That’s gonna be tough to patch up!

    • C. 

      That couple across the street. I think they just broke up!

    • D. 

      It looks like it’s gonna rain. Good thing I brought my umbrella!

    • E. 

      The paint on this old building is peeling. I think the color has faded, too.

  • 6. 
    What is your favorite food? 
    • A. 

      Pizza. Plain and simple.

    • B. 

      Something rich and complex, like homemade clam chowder with thyme.

    • C. 

      Oh brother, how about an ice cream sundae with 4 different ice cream flavors, nuts, chocolate sauce, sprinkles, gummy bears, pretzels, …

    • D. 

      Oreos. I break them apart, first eat the cookie without frosting, then scrape the frosting and eat the other half. If there’s milk involved, I do two five-second dunks.

    • E. 

      I don’t know, I’m not picky, but I always tend to get food on my face…

  • 7. 
    What is your favorite article of clothing?  
    • A. 

      This really cool hat I made. It looks like a shark!

    • B. 

      This really cool hat I bought from some kid. It looks like a shark!

    • C. 

      Probably my belt. I don’t know why, but a fun belt just really brings an outfit together!

    • D. 

      My Pink Floyd shirt. You know, the one with the prism.

    • E. 

      My hiking boots. Keeps my ankles from twisting on that rough terrain!

  • 8. 
    What are you doing at an amusement park (other than riding roller coasters)?  
    • A. 

      People watching. For sure. You will find the weirdest collection of folk at amusement parks.

    • B. 

      I try to figure out how the heck those people don’t fall out of their seats when the roller coasters go upside down!

    • C. 

      I picture in my head what would make that roller coaster a bit more fun.

    • D. 

      Thinking that the crazy raincloud will probably shut everything down. What a waste of a day…

    • E. 

      Playing the water laser game. I’m really good at it, but what makes those stuffed animals so darn scratchy?

  • 9. 
    What is your favorite of the five senses? 
    • A. 

      ​ Hearing. It blows my mind to think of how things have such unique sounds.

    • B. 

      Seeing. There’s a lot you can learn about something if you just watch it long enough.

    • C. 

      Smelling. What is in the air to make something smell sweet or musky

    • D. 

      Taste. You’d be surprised how many inedible things have a taste…

    • E. 

      Touch. There’s just something neat about using your hands to make something new.

  • 10. 
    What would be your ideal work environment? 
    • A. 

      ​Sitting at a desk in an office.

    • B. 

      Being outside.

    • C. 

      Working in a lab.

    • D. 

      Working with people.