Can We Guess What College Sport You Played?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

College is a time for growth, for finally breaking out of the assumptions and limits of your family home and challenging everything you thought you knew. It's possible that what you thought you knew will hold up against that challenge and that you will leave college and head into the world affirmed in the belief system and the values that you gained from your home. 

It's equally possible that you'll conclude that it's all nonsense and develop a different set of beliefs and values. Most likely, you'll land someplace in between, keeping the proverbial baby and tossing out the bathwater. As long as the results come from serious study and a commitment to growth and excellence, you'll surely emerge as someone who is closer to being their most authentic, most excellent, most fully-realized self.

For many people, sport can be a crucial element of this puzzle. Sometimes it can lead you astray, with a culture of entitlement, cheating, or violence - but for most, it helps you to find new friends, to learn discipline and commitment, to bear up in the face of failure and to be gracious in the hour of victory. The sport at which you excel, whether it was a prestigious college money-spinner or a more individualized sport that was nothing to do with the institution at which you studied, tells us a lot about you. So give us a few clues, and we'll figure out whether you were on the pitch or field, in the pool, or halfway up a mountain getting away from it all!

What industry do you work in?

Which of these films would you say it was your favorite?

What sort of position do you have at work?

How settled down are you?

Did you consider entering the draft?

What professional sport do you follow?

Where do you live?

Do you have any kids?

Have you ever coached children in your college sport?

What's your number one hobby, other than perhaps your college sport?

Do you still compete in your college sport?

Do you still attend college games for your sport?

Who is your favorite band?

What sort of books do you read?

What publications do you read?

What new sport have you taken up since college?

Did your parents teach you about your college sport when you were growing up?

Did your college sport earn you a scholarship, in high school?

How important is natural physique in your college sport?

How much time did you have to spend training in order to play your college sport?

Were you successful in your college sport before, when you were in high school?

When you were playing, did you allow yourself pleasures such as drinking?

Did playing your sport result in any injuries?

Would you recommend others play your sport, knowing what we now know about sports injuries?

What do you do in your local community now?

What board game do you most appreciate?

What is your favorite TV show?

What do you currently drive?

How many countries have you visited outside the US?

What part of the country are you from?

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