Quiz: The Quiz for People Who Want a Challenging Skills Test
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The Quiz for People Who Want a Challenging Skills Test
By: Gavin Thagard
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About This Quiz

"To me, a winner is someone who recognizes their God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses those skills to accomplish his goals. Even when I lost, I learned what my weaknesses were and I went out the next day to turn those weaknesses into strengths." - Larry Bird. 

Have you taken the time to develop your skills? What skills are even important? Certainly, knowing your way around a toolset is important. Maybe you even know how to fix a sink or a toilet, but are those the only skills you should have? Shouldn't you also have some basic outdoor skills? Of course you should. There are many other skills you should know as well, but recent studies show most men can't pass this basic skills test. Obviously, these are skills that have been neglected and forgotten. 

How well would you do on a skills test? Here's your chance to find out. You'd better be ready, though, because you don't want to fall into the 98% of men who can't pass a skills test like this. If you believe you have what it takes, get started and show everyone that you're in the top 2% when it comes to knowing these skills!

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When hanging a picture, you look for a ____ in the wall.
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When hiking, what should you wear to avoid snake bites?
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What type of bear, if it attacks, should you try to fight back against?
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What is the bottom of a paddle for a canoe called?
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In poker, will two pair beat a three of a kind?
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What do you do before fixing a leaking faucet?
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Should you pop a blister from a burn?
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How do you avoid getting tired and drowning if stuck in the water without a personal flotation device?
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With hands-only​ CPR, you should push where?
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Where should you split a piece of wood?
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When changing a flat tire, what should you do before raising the car?
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How do you avoid diaper rash on your baby after changing a diaper?
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A compass needle always points where?
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What's the most efficient way to carry someone to safety over a significant distance?
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What should you use to start a fire?
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To complete a pull-up​, what must pass the bar?
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If a person is choking, tell them to do what before performing the Heimlich maneuver?
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What is one way to tell directions if you don't have a compass?
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An overhead cast allows a fisher to cast for what?
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A traditional martini includes what?
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What kind of water should you treat frostbite with?
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If you're bitten by a snake, what commonly given bad advice should you NOT follow?
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When you're hiking, how do you deter bears or keep from surprising them?
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Where should you kick a door to knock it down?
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When ironing a shirt, the shirt should be what?
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Which foot should you step forward on first when throwing a football?
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What should you use to clean a grill?
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Where can you get clean water in the wilderness?
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What is it called when you cut a tree into smaller pieces?
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