Take a fun personality quiz; you just may be surprised at the results!

Which TV Nerd Are You?

by Leslie Koch

America has a love affair with TV nerds. From Steve Urkel to Lisa Simpson, they’ve captured our hearts with their high intelligence, clumsiness and complete lack of dating mojo. Which nerd are you?

Imagine that you are shipwrecked on a deserted island with a small group of strangers. There is no cell phone service, and you have limited supplies. What would you do?
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Saddle up to the hottie in the group. He can’t run away — so this could be your shot at love

Say a prayer or try to summon supernatural forces to assist you

Identify the people in charge and stick close to them

Take control of the situation and start assigning tasks to each person

Sing and dance to lift the spirits of the other survivors

Start building a radio with a coconut and cell-phone parts

When you were in high school, which of these activities did you find most appealing?
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Directing plays and acting with the drama club

Building machines and robots in the Young Scientists Club

Dressing as a mascot to cheer on the basketball team

Showing off your school pride as captain of the pep squad 

Gathering signatures on petitions for Greenpeace

Writing programs and hacking confidential files in the Computer Club

How would you describe your love life?
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Your dates don’t go any further than holding hands

You’ve been pining for the same guy for years, but he isn’t attracted to you

You go on dates but have never had a serious relationship

You tend to date nerdy guys, although you dream of being with a hunk

You date constantly, but your relationships never work out

You’ve dated both men and women. You are attracted to someone’s loving nature, not their gender

Which of these hobbies do you find most enjoyable?
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Playing an instrument



Learning foreign languages

Rocket science


What is the one item in your closet that you can’t leave home without?
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Khaki pants

Fuzzy sweater

Brightly colored, baggy pants


Spanx undergarments

Pearl necklace

How would you describe your circle of friends?
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You have a tight group of friends, all of whom are social misfits

You don’t have many friends but tag along with a cool neighbor

You’re a loner without any lasting friendships

You only hang out with co-workers

Your closest friends are family members

Your friends are the “cool kids” — both popular and attractive

What do people say about you behind your back?
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You drive others crazy with all of your political causes

You look sweet and innocent but have a wild side

You’re a spazz on the dance floor

You have a split personality: sometimes shy, sometimes outgoing

You have the weirdest fashion sense they’ve ever seen

You’re a workaholic and aren’t fun to hang out with

Which of these activities sounds like the perfect way to spend a Saturday night?
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Hang out at the local diner with your friends

Stay home, watching TV and eating ice cream

Go on a romantic date with your crush

Watch a band perform at the coolest club in town

Talk about your investments with pals at the country club

Listen to a famous saxophonist at a jazz bar

If a genie could grant you one wish, what would you ask for?
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World peace

To amass untold riches

To be a cooler version of yourself

To be the most powerful person in the world

To be taken seriously by your peers

To have a baby

What is your dream job?
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CEO of a Fortune 500 company

NASA scientist


President of the United States

High school principal

Successful comedian

Which of these songs best describes your life?
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“Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin

“I Kissed a Girl” by Katy Perry

“You Belong With Me” by Taylor Swift

“Song for the Lonely” by Cher

“Working 9 to 5” by Dolly Parton

"Goody Two Shoes" by Adam Ant