How Stereotypically Masculine Are You?

Brian Whitney

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About This Quiz

If you're a dude, you've spent your whole life being judged for your masculinity. You might pretend that you haven't and it is possible that you don't care about being masculine, but the fact of the matter is since the day you were born you've had all sorts of expectations around your masculinity. Of course, all of these things are total stereotypes; it really doesn't matter how masculine you are, but society is sure going to make you think that way.

This kind of thing doesn't go away either; you're going to be proving your masculinity for life. You could be 50 years old when an occasion comes up that you might need to drive a stick. If you can't do it, then you lose your masculine card. You might have a hard time getting a cap off a beer bottle; you might not be able to build a proper campfire; you might not even be able to give a good firm handshake. Hey, we aren't judging, well not much anyway, but each time something like this happens, your masculine score goes down just a little. How stereotypically masculine are you? Take this quiz and find out. You aren't scared, are you? 

How well do you tie a necktie?

Are you good at building fires?

Do you know how to treat a snakebite?

Do you give a good handshake?

What is your favorite sport?

How would you survive a bear attack?

Can you parallel park?

Are you good at paddling a canoe?

Do you always tell the truth?

How confident are you?

Can you fix a leaky faucet?

Are you good at telling jokes?

Can you take a punch?

How many flannel shirts do you own?

Where are you most likely to shop?

Do you mind shoveling snow?

Do you barbecue with charcoal?

Can you throw a spiral?

Which of these is your favorite old school rapper?

You just scored a touchdown, do you do a celebration dance?

Can you split firewood?

You got a flat tire, what do you do?

Are you good at speeches?

Do you grow any of your own food?

Do you like dogs?

Can you use a chainsaw?

Have you ever had a job that required you to work outside all day?

Can you shuffle cards well?

Do you like to hunt?

Do you go to the gym?

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