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Quiz: Which Horseman of the Apocalypse are you?

1. What’s your ideal first date?
     a. Something competitive, like mini-golf or bowling; time to test their abilities!
     b. A picnic at your kitchen table. Instant mac and cheese for two. You’ll both be sharing one small bowl
     c. A heavy metal concert, preferably one with a mosh pit and fans with awful hygiene
     d. A romantic candlelit dinner at the fanciest restaurant in town, eating obscure delicacies off gold plates
     e. I don’t have time for dates; I have work to do.
2. Which of these video games is your favorite?
      a. “Call of Duty”
      b. “Kirby”
      c. “Plague Inc.”
      d. “Civilization”
      e. “Assassin’s Creed”
3. What is your ideal aesthetic?
      a. Blood-red leather jacket covered with spikes, really big black boots, sunglasses
      b. Staunch white fabric the color of bone, lots of eye shadow.
      c. Steampunk mixed with medieval plague doctor. Goggles are a must.
      d. Lots of glitzy gold, fancy jewelry, and the like. No expense spared.
      e. A black robe with a hood that you can pull down over your face
4. What would your friends say is your best quality?
      a. Always standing up for what you believe in
      b. Very good at living the minimalist lifestyle
      c. An infectious sense of humor
      d. Your generosity
      e. Your calmness in the face of trouble
5. What would your friends say is your worst quality?
      a. Your tendency to fight absolutely everyone
      b. Your awful cooking
      c. Your terrible personal hygiene
      d. Your constant desire for more
      e. Your tendency to be unnecessarily somber at times
6. Which of these would you choose as your personal sigil?
      a. A really big sword. No, bigger than that. I mean a REALLY big sword.
      b. A pair of scales
      c. A bow and arrow
      d. A crown, preferably a shiny one
       e. A scythe
Results
Mostly A’s: You are War. You bring chaos, turmoil and fighting. You’re very passionate about what you believe, and you are willing to stand up for what you believe is right. However, sometimes your impulses get the better of you and you end up in a fight you weren’t trying to fight.
Mostly B’s: You are Famine. You bring starvation, thirst and lack of resources. You are widely admired for your minimalist lifestyle, and you don’t tend to have an excess of possessions. This suits you very well to the college lifestyle, and you’re very good at balancing your budget.
Mostly C’s: You are Pestilence. You bring disease and sickness. You’re always by your friends’ sides, spreading your unique personality to the whole world. All in all, you certainly are a character, and everyone seems to know you one way or another.
Mostly D’s: You are Conquest. You bring greed, envy and the constant desire for more. Your tendency to go over the top makes you a very good host, and your friends appreciate your generosity. That said, you should maybe keep an eye on your bank account.
Mostly E’s: You are Death. You bring, well, death. Although you are known for having a rather serious and no-nonsense nature, you get the job done, and your rational mind can prove very useful.

This article first appeared in the Friday, January 26, 2018, Edition of The Echo.