What Kind of Snake Is Your Spirit Animal?

Ian Fortey

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About This Quiz

There's something very mysterious about snakes. Throwbacks to a time when giant lizards ruled the world, snakes are almost otherworldly. People fear them on a primal level, the way they fear spiders or sharks or giant cats. Even the smallest snake can be intimidating to some people. 

But that's just some people. To others, snakes represent royalty and wisdom. Egyptian pharaohs sometimes had snakes included in their headdresses. And don't forget the Staff of Asclepius, a staff with a snake encircling it, that has long been used in the healthcare and medical fields. Why does a snake wrapped around a staff symbolize healing? Well, in the past snakes were used in healing rituals, and word is they were allowed to slither freely on the floors of buildings housing the sick in Ancient Greece.

Snakes can mean many things to many people. No doubt they have their own special meaning for you. And that's just snakes in general. When you delve into the different breeds of snake out there, things become much more interesting and personal. 

Are you aggressive like the cobra? Fast and furious like the black mamba? Powerful like the anaconda? Which of these snakes would be your spirit animal? Why not take the quiz and find out?

Are you an extroverted attention-lover or more of an introverted quiet type?

Snakes are sometimes considered duplicitous. How often do you lie?

If you weren't going to have a snake as a spirit animal, what other reptile might fit the bill?

Where would you most like to spend a week relaxing on vacation?

Do you ever trash talk people on the internet?

Snakes are a pretty common fear. What other animal sets you on edge?

How spiritual do you consider yourself?

What are you queuing up on Netflix when you have a few spare hours?

How many close friends would you say you have?

What would you do if you were bitten by a snake in the wild?

Extreme sports bring an adrenaline rush that nothing else can give you. What's your extreme sport?

If someone asks you to dance, what kind of moves can we expect?

Are you a bit of a rage beast, or can you keep your cool no matter what?

Do you have people over to your home for parties very often?

There's no shortage of snake movies in the world. Pick your favorite?

Not everyone can cut it as a pro athlete, but if you could, which sport would you love to play?

How competitive are you?

Snakes live all over the world. What kind of environment would you like the most?

Are you someone who relies on instinct or experience more?

What job do you think a spirit animal does for you, anyway?

What are you most afraid of?

If a friend needs you to pick them up from the airport with no notice, are you going to be there for them?

Which dish can you cook as well as a professional chef?

Aside from a snake, what kind of pet would you like to have?

Snakes are often associated with sin. Which of the Seven Deadly Sins do you give in to the most?

Some people think snake tastes like chicken. What's the best chicken dish?

A lot of snakes kill by constriction. Are you a huggy type of person?

If you get caught out in the rain, how are you going to react?

How many texts do you send in the average day?

"Snake" is clearly a cool nickname. What's the coolest snake-related character out there?

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