What Type Of A Researcher Are You?

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What Type Of A Researcher Are You? - Quiz

There are so many centuries of ancestry behind you that it’s almost impossible to accurately pinpoint exactly who you could be related to – but today we help you along in the hunt! Who are you related to? Let’s find out.


You May Get

The Manager

Your job is primarily to seek funding and recruit people to work on the project, You supervise the work, setting goals and directions and reviewing results. You will often have the project published and know how to receive generous funding. You can maximize your funding and resources without compromising the quality. However, when you run out of resources, your productivity might collapse. You might not stay close to the research as you will mainly focus on the progress of the process.

The Politician

You can get people to collaborate on joint projects.You know everyone! You can make things happen irrespective of the available funding and resources. But, you tend to work until weekends (e.g. sending emails to colleagues on a Saturday!)

The Dreamer

You have the vision.You are also a perfectionist in achieving this vision. You may just be the person to solve the hardest and most unanswered problem of your generation. However, you might not publish very much.

The Artisan

You build research from ground up; thus you might have complete ownership over the research. You will not need extra resources to increase your productivity. Furthermore, you can publish significant research alone. You have so much care about research that you tend to have a narrower focus.

The Entrepreneur

You want to change the world with your researches! You have long lasting focus and interests on certain problems. You tend to achieve great results; however you also tend to depend on funding and resources for your productivity.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which animal would you be?
    • A. 

      Horse

    • B. 

      Lion

    • C. 

      Owl

    • D. 

      Ant

    • E. 

      Monkey

  • 2. 
    Your favorite thing to do during weekend is
    • A. 

      Spend time with family and friend

    • B. 

      Attend a public event

    • C. 

      Day dreaming

    • D. 

      Watch a movie on a couch

    • E. 

      Do something new and exciting

  • 3. 
    Which represents you?
    • A. 

      I work well with lots of resources and people to supervise

    • B. 

      I work well with lots of help from friends and colleagues

    • C. 

      I work well and have many plans, but end up with little results

    • D. 

      I work well and make sure I will see through the project from start to finish

    • E. 

      I work well and focus hard on achieving great results

  • 4. 
    Your favorite type of books is:
    • A. 

      People and Resource Management

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Mystery

    • D. 

      Self-Help

    • E. 

      Science Fiction

  • 5. 
    You would best describe yourself as
    • A. 

      Resourceful

    • B. 

      Compassionate

    • C. 

      Visionary

    • D. 

      Observant

    • E. 

      Enthusiastic

  • 6. 
    You prefer to be
    • A. 

      In a coffee shop, jotting notes in your calendar and organizer

    • B. 

      Out in some resto-bar with friends

    • C. 

      Taking a nap

    • D. 

      Inside a laboratory

    • E. 

      Involve in humanitarian activities

  • 7. 
    Do you talk to yourself in the mirror?
    • A. 

      No, I am too busy with my organizer

    • B. 

      Yes, checking to see if I look persuasive enough

    • C. 

      Yes, just look at what that beautiful creature can achieve

    • D. 

      What mirror?

    • E. 

      Yes, when I am contemplating on what difference I can make to the world

  • 8. 
    You were concentrating on your research and were suddenly interrupted..
    • A. 

      "Is it about funding?"

    • B. 

      You welcome the break, might be someone who could help

    • C. 

      Yes? Any ideas?

    • D. 

      Ignore the interruption, unless it would be significant with the project

    • E. 

      Sorry, I'm busy.

  • 9. 
    What is your greatest research fear?
    • A. 

      Irreproducibility

    • B. 

      Getting scooped

    • C. 

      Not executing something perfectly

    • D. 

      Low impact published paper

    • E. 

      Taking a risk and failing

  • 10. 
    What is your ideal reporting standard?
    • A. 

      It depends on the resources.

    • B. 

      It depends on the manpower.

    • C. 

      The perfect answer for a certain problem

    • D. 

      Interesting and genuine findings

    • E. 

      Something that could change the status quo

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