What Does Your Body Language Say About You?

Teresa M.

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About This Quiz

Have you ever thought about what your body language says to the world? From acknowledging the annoying neighbor to the way you slump at your desk after lunch, your body language tells those around you more than you realize! As we go through the body language quiz, we are going to gauge the message you are using your body to send.

We are not talking about those of you who talk with your hands when you have exciting news. We're talking about what our everyday way of using our bodies says to others. You might not realize that having a little pep in your step tells your coworkers that something exciting happened over the weekend, but isn't it amazing how they always know? 

The unconscious movements we make every day send signals to those around us. While some are too busy to notice, some folks pick up on our body language immediately. Nevertheless, it's important that you are sending the messages you want to send!

Share your mannerisms and your lifestyle with us, and we are confident we'll be able to tell you what your body language really says about you. You might be surprised! We're ready to find out - want to shake on it?

Do you eat with your elbows on the table?

Have you ever flipped someone off in traffic?

Do you cross your legs when you sit down?

Do you bend down to talk to children?

Where do you place your drink on the table when you eat?

Do you find yourself slumping at your desk?

How do you pass the time in a waiting room?

Do you drink tea with your pinky out?

Where do you put your napkin when you eat?

Which position do you sleep in most?

Do you ever bite your fingernails?

What would your best friend say your wardrobe says about you?

How would you describe your handshake?

What do you do when you get nervous?

How do you usually watch movies at home?

How would you describe your walk?

Do you make an effort to show off your best physical features?

Are you one of those people that bounces their leg during a meeting?

What would you wear to signal to others that you would like to be left alone?

Do you find yourself giving a lot of hugs?

How far do you stand behind the person in line at the DMV?

What do you do to pass the time when you drive?

How do you handle confrontation?

What do you do with your hands when you are thinking?

How would you react to opening a door to your surprise party?

Do you know any sign language?

Do you stand up when someone approaches you at work?

How would you describe your wave?

Are you a good dancer?

Do you have a loud laugh?

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