Which Deadly Environment Were You Born to Conquer?

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In The Martian, Matt Damon's character has to withstand the harsh environment of the Red Planet using nothing but his wits and ingenuity, but which terrain were you born to conquer?

  1. Which of these things do you find the most hostile?

    • Claustrophobic spaces
    • Surging crowds
    • Icy cold
    • Venemous creatures
    • Extreme heat
  2. How do you feel about extreme isolation?

    • I actually enjoy it
    • I'd be okay as long as there were other living things around
    • I can cope with anything in short bursts, but it would be too much for me in the long haul
    • I prefer to travel in at least pairs
    • I'm a team player, I like to have others around me
  3. Would you prefer extreme adrenalin or extreme endurance?

    • I'm a marathon runner, not a sprinter
    • Adrenalin all the way
    • If I'm going to do something, I do it properly. I want them both to the extreme!
    • I can cope with both, but I'd rather endure a long slog than be constantly terrified
    • I don't mind, as long as I get to discover a wealth of new things
  4. What is the most rancid thing that you would consider eating?

    • A spider
    • Rotting blubber
    • A Witchetty grub
    • I'd rather starve, thanks
    • A boiled camel head
  5. Do you feel comfortable relying on other people for your safety?

    • It depends on the circumstances, we all rely on each other at times.
    • Only if I can be sure they are absolute experts
    • In an abstract sense, but I prefer to feel like I'm totally in charge of my own well being
    • Maybe one close friend
    • Yes, there is safety in numbers
  6. What are you primarily seeking on your adventure?

    • To discover a new species and observe wildlife in the wild
    • I want to test my limits
    • To learn how other people survive in harsh conditions
    • I want to experience a rare beauty that is hidden to almost everyone else on the planet
    • The ultimate discovery that nobody has experienced before
  7. Which physical activity are you strongest at?

    • Swimming
    • Hiking
    • Climbing
    • Running
    • Weight training
  8. What are your thoughts on wild animals?

    • A welcome sight on an epic journey
    • They aren't really of interest to me
    • Dangerous, but beautiful
    • They are my driving force in exploration
    • The weirder, the better!
  9. What was your favorite subject at school?

    • Physics
    • Anthropology
    • Biology
    • Sports
    • Geography
  10. Which of the following would you consider the greatest discovery?

    • A language that was thought to be extinct still being spoken today
    • Alien life
    • A way to reverse the damage of pollution
    • An undiscovered civilisation underground
    • The missing link
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