What Year Is Your Soul From?

HISTORY

Steven Miller

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

If you've always felt like your soul was connected to a time in the past, there might be a very good reason why you have that sensation. Perhaps you have memories that don't seem to be from your current lifetime. Maybe you can recall people and places that have long ago faded into history. We're not talking about something you might learn from reading a book; we're referring to a feeling that you were actually there.

If you watch every show or movie that has anything at all to do with ancient Egypt, that might be a sign that you are an old soul. If your connections and interests go back long before the shift from BCE to CE, it seems likely that your soul has been around on this planet for thousands of years and a great many lifetimes.

If you're more drawn to people and places in more recent times, you might just be a new arrival onto this plane of existence. This would show up in a deep affinity for the scientific method and a deep interest in everything to do with the Industrial Revolution and beyond.

Step into our time machine, take this quiz and let's find out the specific year that was your soul's time to shine.

Which empire in history is most interesting to you?

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How often have people told you that you're an "old soul?"

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Which language would you most like to learn?

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Which city would you most want to visit?

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Which pyramids are most fascinating to you?

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Would you consider yourself to be a spiritual person?

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Which style of architecture is most captivating to you?

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Have you ever been to Jerusalem?

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Which setting would you rather spend time in?

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Are you more of an optimist or a pessimist?

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Which subject in school was most interesting to you?

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Which kind of food is most appealing to you?

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What kind of music are you most likely to be listening to?

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Is visiting Vatican City on your bucket list?

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What are your thoughts on Columbus Day?

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Which is your favorite of Shakespeare's play?

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How simply do you prefer to live?

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Where do you stand on the debate between faith and reason?

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Is the Earth flat or round?

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If you could go back in time, what date would you set in the machine?

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When you see hieroglyphics, do they sometimes seem unusually familiar?

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How physically strong are you?

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Would you consider yourself to be handy?

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When someone brings up The Spanish Inquisition, do you get nauseous?

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If you could meet one of the following historical people, which would you choose?

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Which movie would you rather watch?

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Which book would you rather read?

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Which philosopher do you relate to the most?

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From your perspective, is the world a better place now than when your soul first came into this world?

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About how many lives do you think you've lived?

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