Are Your Tendencies More Male or Female?

Brian Whitney

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About This Quiz

Before we get started here, we have to say, if you happen to be a woman with some male tendencies, or if you're a guy with a whole bunch of typical female tendencies, it's totally okay. What is truly important is that you do you and are yourself at all times. There have been some studies that say around 17 percent of people have brains that are associated with the opposite gender.

Males tend to be wired for building systems and understanding how they work, while women tend to be more caring and empathetic with others. A male tendency might be taking an engine apart or understand how a complex computer system works, while a female is more likely to connect with others and feel their pain. A male tendency would be more to go out into the world and conquer, while a female would be far more likely to go out in the world and try to work with others.

What about you? Do you have more male or female tendencies? Take this quiz, and we'll let you know. Who knows, you might just find out a lot more about yourself. And yes, whether you like football or not is a big one.


When you're really upset about something, how do you handle it?

Do you consider yourself to be a natural leader?

Which of the following shows are you most likely to watch?

When you were growing up, what were you most likely to read?

Sports can be fun; do you play any team sports now?

Are you faithful? How many times in your life have you cheated on a significant other?

Is it important for you to have a large family of your own?

Do you organize your books at home by type?

Which of the following blockbuster movies would you most like to see (again)?

How do you feel when you have to work with others on a team at work?

When you're stressed and you want to relax, what do you do?

Which of the following classes did you enjoy most in high school?

If you were going to make something yourself, what would it be?

How would you handle things if you went to a country where you couldn't speak their language?

If you were to be in a rock band, who would you be?

While walking down the street you encounter a homeless person begging, what do you do?

Do you think you have the ability to be a good teacher?

Someone is talking to you, but they aren't that interesting, what do you do?

What do you look for when buying a new car?

Are you one of those people who enjoy a good argument?

How often do you text your best friend each day?

You're at a party and someone is threatening to beat you up, what do you do?

Is there ever a good reason to be the aggressor in a war?

Do you think there should be more restrictions on who should have a gun?

It's a boring Sunday, do you feel like going clothes shopping?

You're sink is leaking, how do you handle it?

How many Christmas cards do you send out each year?

Which of these days is most fun to go out on?

Your significant other seems mad at you, what do you do?

Which of these words would your friends use to describe you?

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