Which Alpha Centauri Faction Is Right For Me?

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Which Alpha Centauri Faction Is Right For Me?

Suppose that your space ship is damaged and everyone must split up into escape pods to colonize an alien world. Your fellow colonists are divided along ideological lines, and you have precious little time to choose among them. With this quiz, you will already know where you stand.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You see a new type of tree, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Love it.

    • B. 

      Chop it down, make something useful.

    • C. 

      Classify it.

    • D. 

      Let everyone know so they can enjoy it too.

  • 2. 
    A person insults you, how do you respond?
    • A. 

      Teach him a lesson: counter insult with injury.

    • B. 

      Sue him for slander.

    • C. 

      Respect his right to his opinion.

    • D. 

      Pray for him.

  • 3. 
    What happens when we die?
    • A. 

      God judges our souls.

    • B. 

      We live on vicariously through society.

    • C. 

      It just proves we had become weak.

    • D. 

      It completes the circle of life.

  • 4. 
    Why did you help the stranger?
    • A. 

      You respect all individuals.

    • B. 

      It makes you virtuous.

    • C. 

      Now the stranger is in your debt.

    • D. 

      You could learn something new from the stranger.

  • 5. 
    There are too many people for the life-pod. Who should you throw out?
    • A. 

      The dumb ones.

    • B. 

      The weak ones.

    • C. 

      The rebels.

    • D. 

      Put it to a vote.

  • 6. 
    Why do you oppose the new power plant?
    • A. 

      No need for power when you have enough labor.

    • B. 

      It will never be profitable without subsidies.

    • C. 

      It will destroy natural habitat.

    • D. 

      It is too vulnerable to sabotage.

  • 7. 
    What do you think of your clone?
    • A. 

      I wish there were more.

    • B. 

      It is an affront to individuality and dignity.

    • C. 

      It will be perfect for the control group.

    • D. 

      It is an abomination.

  • 8. 
    Why are you helping your friend?
    • A. 

      Your friend will repay you.

    • B. 

      You live to serve your comrades.

    • C. 

      You want to keep your friends strong.

    • D. 

      It is part of the natural order for friends to help each other.

  • 9. 
    What do you do on a quiet evening?
    • A. 

      Read a book.

    • B. 

      Go for a walk in the park.

    • C. 

      Religious contemplation.

    • D. 

      Work out.

  • 10. 
    Why do you give to charity?
    • A. 

      To help those in need.

    • B. 

      To share God's love.

    • C. 

      To protect nature.

    • D. 

      To promote education.

  • 11. 
    What is the best part of a date?
    • A. 

      Witty conversation.

    • B. 

      When your date picks up the check.

    • C. 

      The sense of conquest.

    • D. 

      The sharing of mutual respect.

  • 12. 
    What are you building?
    • A. 

      Not so much building as reshaping the natural world.

    • B. 

      A tribute to our Creator.

    • C. 

      A broader base of knowledge.

    • D. 

      One more cog in the machine.

  • 13. 
    What did you order at the restaurant?
    • A. 

      I'll have what you're having.

    • B. 

      Only what scripture allows.

    • C. 

      Whatever I can afford.

    • D. 

      Something organic and sustainable.

  • 14. 
    How do you feel about the creature comforts?
    • A. 

      They are a basic right.

    • B. 

      They are the path to weakness.

    • C. 

      They are an incentive to work harder.

    • D. 

      They are a wasteful indulgence.

  • 15. 
    Who are the most valuable people in society?
    • A. 

      Merchants.

    • B. 

      Soldiers.

    • C. 

      Teachers.

    • D. 

      Priests.

  • 16. 
    What should society strive for?
    • A. 

      Justice.

    • B. 

      Ecological harmony.

    • C. 

      Order.

    • D. 

      Prosperity.

  • 17. 
    Which is the best motto?
    • A. 

      Knowledge is power.

    • B. 

      Strength in numbers.

    • C. 

      Money makes the world go round.

    • D. 

      Might makes right.

  • 18. 
    What is the most appropriate way to dispose of a corpse?
    • A. 

      Recycle it for the community.

    • B. 

      Return it to the Earth.

    • C. 

      Use it for medical experiments.

    • D. 

      Respect the last wishes of the deceased.

  • 19. 
    Where are you off to?
    • A. 

      Church.

    • B. 

      School.

    • C. 

      Work.

    • D. 

      The wilderness.

  • 20. 
    What is the most important quality in an aspiring leader?
    • A. 

      Fairness.

    • B. 

      Strength.

    • C. 

      Piety

    • D. 

      Loyalty.

  • 21. 
    Which is most beautiful?
    • A. 

      The blood of your enemies.

    • B. 

      The untouched wilds.

    • C. 

      To glimpse the mind of God.

    • D. 

      Peace among humankind.