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?

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

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

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

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

    • Only if I can be sure they are absolute experts
    • It depends on the circumstances, we all rely on each other at times.
    • 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?

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

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

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

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

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