Can We Guess Where You Grew Up Based on Your Winter Survival Skills?

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Teresa McGlothlin

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About This Quiz

Forgive us for being blunt, but some of you probably couldn't survive a cold winter in New England! If you tried it after a lifetime spent at the tip of Florida, you might be in for a few chilling surprises. During this quiz, we want to see how you survive some of winter's more normal situations and how you fight your way through a few sets of unlikely circumstances. If you can survive it, it will tell us where you grew up!

In some parts of the country, winter takes a lot of preparation to stay safe. Feet of snow can fall within a few hours, and the cold can freeze even the warmest of pipes. Once you show us what you do to get ready, how you react to being outdoors and how you condition your home for the season, we'll see the skills that you naturally learned while you were young. And that will practically lead us to the front door of your childhood home. 

Do you keep extra blankets and kitty litter in your car when the weather starts turning? Or do you park your car in the garage until spring? Show off your survival skills, and we'll take a well-rounded guess where we might find your home town! Will it be right?

When do you usually break out the shorts and flip flops?

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How would you stop a draft from coming in a leaky window?

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When your car skids on slush, which way should you steer the wheel?

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When you hear snow in the forecast, do you run out for milk and bread?

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Why would you throw a bag of kitty litter into your trunk during the winter?

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Uh oh! Your heat is out. How are you going to stay warm?

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If you were unfortunate enough to fall through the ice, how would you get out?

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Do you have a drawer full of long underwear?

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Could you make a fire in the fireplace without using a lighter?

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If a blizzard knocked your power out, how would you charge your phone?

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Do you turn your furnace down when you leave for the day?

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Would you leave your disabled car to go get help when it's below zero outside?

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What's the best way to keep warm while you're waiting outside in the winter?

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Do you have a snowblower hiding out in the garage?

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What do you use to scrape winter ice off your windshield?

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Which one of these things is most important to store in case of a snowpocalypse?

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What's the right way to walk through deep snow?

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Are you the type who sleeps with the fan on in the dead of winter?

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Do you get cold when you watch shows that take place in the Antarctic?

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If you got caught outside in a snowstorm, what would you use to make a shelter?

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Do you know how to diagnose the beginning stages of frostbite?

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Should you eat snow to stay hydrated while you're lost outdoors?

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How would you thaw out a frozen water pipe?

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Should you slam on the brakes when you think you're driving on black ice?

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What part of your body do you think loses heat the fastest?

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How much snow is too much snow?

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Do you keep your curtains open during the winter months?

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Are you more likely to wear boots or sneakers in the middle of February?

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Would you ever go for a jog in the snow?

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What's your favorite thing to do when you're stuck at home on a snow day?

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