Create a Country Playlist and We'll Guess Which Mythological Creature You Are

By: Emily Maggrett
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About This Quiz

What kind of country music lover are you? Do you like outlaw country? How about classic country, alt country or pop country? Your country music preferences can say more about you than you'd think. Love Patsy Cline? We bet you know a thing or two about heartbreak. Fancy Reba McEntire? We're guessing you're a sunny optimist.

Whether you prefer the cosmic American music of Gram Parsons, the country-tinged pop of Taylor Swift or the down-home Oklahoma grit of Merle Haggard, this quiz is for you! We're going to ask you to create a detailed country music playlist for a variety of moods and occasions, offering you a choice of country music songs from across the decades. 

After you've selected your favorite song or artist for each question, we'll use your answers to calculate your personality type, matching you to the mythological creature that best represents the country music genre you prefer. Like these creatures, country music comes from the realm of fables and legends, using symbolism, folklore and oral storytelling techniques to describe the more emotional aspects of life. The mythological creature you find in your results may tell you something important about a hidden aspect of your psychology.

Ready to find out what your country music playlist says about you? Let's play!



For the first song on your playlist, please choose the country song you listened to the most in high school.

Next, choose your favorite country song to slow dance to.

Which of these country songs makes the best fight song?

Which of these country songs helps you to calm down?

For your fifth song, please choose the most romantic country song of all time.

Which of these country songs with religious themes would you include in your playlist?

Which of these songs by famously attractive country stars would go on your playlist?

For the eighth song on your playlist, choose a country song with strong folk influences.

Say you're brooding over an ex and fantasizing about revenge. Which of these songs makes you feel better?

What's the best country song about doing drugs?

What's the best country song about drinking too much?

Which of these country songs about being feisty would go on your playlist?

Which of these songs about a lover you can't forget would go on your playlist?

Which of these country songs would you play after you made a goofy mistake?

Which of these country songs would you play after you made a major mistake?

Which of these artists would your playlist feature most?

Which of these artists would NOT be on your playlist?

Which of these songs do you reluctantly like (i.e. it's a guilty pleasure)?

Which of these artists would you include on your playlist to seem hip, even though you don't actually like them?

Which of these 1950s country songs would go on your playlist?

Which of these 1960s country songs would go on your playlist?

Which of these 1970s country songs would go on your playlist?

Which of these 1980s country songs would go on your playlist?

Which of these 1990s country songs would go on your playlist?

Which of these 2000s-era country songs would go on your playlist?

Which of these novelty country songs would you put on your playlist?

Which of these unexpected country covers would go on your playlist?

Which of these country songs makes you dance every time you hear it on the jukebox?

What's the saddest country song of all time?

Which of these country songs do you most often sing in the shower?

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