Do you think you could spend a few days or weeks in the wild? How long until you start talking to a volleyball like Tom Hanks in ‘Castaway?’ Let’s put your survival skills to the test and sew how long you could survive in the wild!
START THE QUIZ!
Which of these activities sounds the most appealing to you?
When it comes to food, how willing are you to try new things?
Almost never. I'm a creature of habit.
Always. I'm an adventurous eater.
It depends on my mood
Which of these personality traits best describes you?
What does your ideal summer day look like?
Hiking in the woods and a campfire
A campout under the stars
Sipping mojitos poolside
Shopping until my arms can no longer hold all of my bags
Going for a long run
How would your best friend describe you?
You are tasked with lighting a fire, but don't have matches, a lighter, or any other tools. What do you do?
Give up. Fire does not exist without matches.
Search for sticks and bark to make a fire board.
Search for flint, tinder, and sharp sticks.
Pray for a miracle.
Could you hunt or fish for food if necessary?
No Way! I could never kill anything that wasn't trying to kill me first.
I could fish, but not hunt.
I would try and gather food first.
In your opinion, what piece of clothing is most necessary to survive in the wild?
Stylish shoes. In case a forest ranger finds me.
Quality hiking boots.
Whatever is trendy at the moment
A waterproof multi-layer jacket.
Could you build a shelter using only materials found in the forest?
No, but I could rig my dress as a makeshift tent.
Yes, it would be fun.
Maybe, if I was desperate.
Would you drink salt water, if it was the only water available?
Yes, whales drink it and they're mammals.
No, seawater contains bacteria.
Yes, water is water.
Absolutely not, digesting salt water would dehydrate you more.
A Few Hours
You might only last a few hours in the wild. It's not that you're not wilderness savvy, you just prefer the comforts of home. A hot shower, a warm bed, and of course food that you don't have to track down and hunt first.
You could easily last 24 hours in the wild. We believe in your ability to pitch a tent, procure some food, and start a fire. However, you might miss the pleasantries of home after a day or so. You just prefer the finer things in life!
Unlike most, you could easily last one week in the wild. You don't shy away from a challenge and would try to make the best of a less than perfect situation. You're likely the type to start a fire, catch a fish or two, and spend some leisure time taking in the great outdoors.
What's a month in the wild to a survivalist like yourself? Nothing. You could easily last 31 days in the great unknown. No matches? No worries. You've already created a fire using some flint and a sharpened stick. You are a nature savvy and brave individual who does not shy away from a challenge!
Are you sure you're not survival expert Bear Grylls? Because you've sure got us fooled. You are the type of individual that could last six months in the wild without a problem. Food? Shelter? You've got it all covered. You are a fearless and brave individual, with the quick wit and guts necessary to make it in the wild.