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

    • I prefer to travel in at least pairs
    • I'm a team player, I like to have others around me
    • 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
  3. Would you prefer extreme adrenalin or extreme endurance?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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