What Kind Of Challenging Thinker Are You?

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Whether it's starting a whole movement, shouting loudly, or having a brilliant analytical mind - even the most notable Challenging Thinkers have very different personalities. So what's your challenger personality? Take our quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Prime Minister of the day introduces a policy you don’t agree with. How do you react?
    • A. 

      You sit back and watch the fallout.

    • B. 

      You attend a rally.

    • C. 

      You get started by hitting social media, getting creative with some placards, and getting some anti-PM slogans out there.

    • D. 

      You write a well thought-out letter to the editor, outlining all the reasons why they are so incompetent.

    • E. 

      You start a blockade of parliament house to stop it from sitting.

  • 2. 
    Someone starts an argument with you. How do you respond?
    • A. 

      Respectfully agree to disagree.

    • B. 

      Tell them they’re wrong, and then ignore them.

    • C. 

      Get excited by the idea of a good old-fashioned debate.

    • D. 

      Stand by your answer, and back it up with sensible logic and facts.

    • E. 

      I don’t engage in arguments. I’m right.

  • 3. 
    Which brand/organisation do you most relate to?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Greenpeace

    • C. 

      Nike

    • D. 

      The Economist

    • E. 

      Occupy Wall Street

  • 4. 
    If you could spend an hour sharing ideas with a famous person (including from history), who would it be?
    • A. 

      The Dalai Lama

    • B. 

      Richard Branson

    • C. 

      Barack Obama

    • D. 

      Mark Zuckerberg

    • E. 

      Margaret Thatcher

  • 5. 
    You’re in the library. What do you take off the shelf?
    • A. 

      ‘The Prophet’ by Khalil Gibran.

    • B. 

      ‘Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas’ by Hunter S. Thompson.

    • C. 

      ‘Steve Jobs’ by Walter Isaacson (or any other biography about one of history’s charismatic thinkers).

    • D. 

      ‘On The Origin of Species’ by Charles Darwin.

    • E. 

      Anything that encourages me to look at things differently.

  • 6. 
    If you were a member of any university society, which would it be?
    • A. 

      The People Watcher’s Club.

    • B. 

      I’d be more inclined to start my own – chances are there wouldn’t be a group whose opinions I agreed with (or who agreed with mine).

    • C. 

      The Student Council, or any of the other union groups.

    • D. 

      Something that stimulated my brain, like the Chess Club or the Engineering Society.

    • E. 

      None. To change society, you need to be outside it.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following artworks would you most like to hang on your wall?
    • A. 

      Something understated and elegant – beautifully put together, but not too flashy or over-the-top.

    • B. 

      Anything that makes a really bold statement – whether that’s in subject or execution. It needs to be unexpected.

    • C. 

      Something from a brilliant up-and-coming artist that gets people talking. I’d love to get more people behind a fresh perspective.

    • D. 

      If it’s similar to a Mondrian painting, I’m happy. Sleek, sharp lines, with everything in its place.

    • E. 

      Give me an empty frame and let me fill it with my own art.

  • 8. 
    Your city or town is expanding and the development company is looking for ideas from the public. What would you suggest they build?
    • A. 

      A library and research centre with the latest facilities, so your city can show the rest of the world what it has got.

    • B. 

      You’d be protesting the developer’s involvement instead of making an actual suggestion.

    • C. 

      You’d find out what the public really needs – then make sure the developer goes ahead with it.

    • D. 

      You’d look into all the little details, from infrastructure to economic benefits – and go from there.

    • E. 

      Rebuild the entire city – it’s time for something new.

  • 9. 
    A major world event is taking place. What 24-hour news service do you turn to?
    • A. 

      The BBC

    • B. 

      Al Jazeera

    • C. 

      Fox News

    • D. 

      CNN

    • E. 

      Not even a major world event would make me watch TV

  • 10. 
    Imagine you’re a drink. Which one are you?
    • A. 

      Port. I similarly mature with age.

    • B. 

      Absinthe. Intoxicating, powerful, and it causes more than its fair share of trouble.

    • C. 

      Anything alcoholic. It’s great for getting people under the influence.

    • D. 

      Water. After all, it makes up roughly 60% of my body.

    • E. 

      Gasoline. I’m a firestarter.

  • 11. 
    You acquire the ability to travel back in time. What historical event do you choose to be a part of?
    • A. 

      Gandhi’s Salt March of 1930

    • B. 

      The Montgomery Bus Boycott

    • C. 

      The Gettysburg Address

    • D. 

      The awarding of the 1903 Nobel Prize to Marie and Pierre Curie

    • E. 

      The fall of the Berlin Wall

  • 12. 
    A disembodied voice tells you the meaning of life in a dream. How do you react?
    • A. 

      Consider it carefully and from all angles. It may be time for some soul-searching.

    • B. 

      Laugh. There’s no meaning to life.

    • C. 

      Spread the word – people need to know!

    • D. 

      Question their logic. You’re going to need some evidence.

    • E. 

      Ignore it. You can't see how the meaning of life could be either universal or useful.

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