What Famous Lifelong Learner Are You?

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What Famous Lifelong Learner Are You?

Are you a tinkering mastermind like Leonardo Da Vinci or are you more of a frontline scientist like Jane Goodall? Do you learn better from devouring weighty tomes or from philosophical discussions with your friends? Whatever your approach to learning is, self-knowledge is the key. Discover who you most closely resemble among noted scholars in the lifelong learning pantheon.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When I want to learn about Chinese culture, I…
    • A. 

      Read a book about Chinese art and architecture

    • B. 

      Watch a YouTube video and make sweet and sour wontons

    • C. 

      Buy a plane ticket and hike the Great Wall of China

    • D. 

      Go to a museum and examine the calligraphy

  • 2. 
    My idea of the perfect exercise is…
    • A. 

      Go for a walk in the woods

    • B. 

      Finish a crossword puzzle – I mostly exercise my mind

    • C. 

      Join a group Zumba class

    • D. 

      Pick up a new sport

  • 3. 
    When I’m looking for a great new restaurant I…
    • A. 

      Walk around the neighborhood and browse the menus

    • B. 

      Look up reviews online or in a local guidebook

    • C. 

      Ask a friend for a recommendation

    • D. 

      Randomly choose and try my luck

  • 4. 
    My favorite game is…
    • A. 

      Bridge

    • B. 

      Scrabble

    • C. 

      Jenga

    • D. 

      Learning a new game

  • 5. 
    I’m most likely to choose this book at the library…
    • A. 

      How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie

    • B. 

      A Walk in the Woods – Bill Bryson

    • C. 

      Journey to the Center of the Earth – Jules Verne

    • D. 

      The Artisan Soul – Erwin Raphael McManus

  • 6. 
    On my perfect weekend getaway, I would…
    • A. 

      Retreat to nature – forests, mountains or the beach

    • B. 

      Rent a cottage with friends

    • C. 

      Create my own masterpiece at an arts and crafts workshop

    • D. 

      Explore a new city

  • 7. 
    On a day trip I’m most likely to bring…
    • A. 

      A sketchbook

    • B. 

      The book I’m currently reading

    • C. 

      A friend to share the experience with

    • D. 

      A wildlife guidebook

  • 8. 
    The people I like to hang out with most are best described as…
    • A. 

      Creative and artistic

    • B. 

      Free-spirited and adventurous

    • C. 

      Environmentally conscious and nature-lovers

    • D. 

      Deep thinkers and intellectuals

  • 9. 
    The quote that speaks to me most is…
    • A. 

      “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • B. 

      “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light” – Helen Keller

    • C. 

      “I'd rather be in a tent than in a house” – Mary Leakey

    • D. 

      “What is behind you is forgotten. You can’t remember danger and difficulty when it is behind you” – Wanda Rutkiewicz

  • 10. 
    People who know me would describe me as… 
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Pensive

    • C. 

      Outgoing

    • D. 

      Inventive