You might think you have what it takes to survive life stranded at sea, but how long would you really last? Take this 10 question personality quiz and discover if you really have what it takes to survive for the long haul!
What's the first thing you should do upon being stranded?
Look for drinking water
Try to signal for help
Secure my valuables
Attempt to swim to send a distress signal
What's the best way to procure safe drinking water?
Catch rainwater in containers
Use fabric to collect rainwater
Siphon from the ocean itself
It's just you, your raft and ocean as far as the eye can see. What's the next thing you do?
Make a checklist of supplies
Let off a flare
Yell for help
Plan a course of action
Take a deep breath and accept the situation
What's the best way to orient yourself while at sea?
With the horizon line
With the sun
With the stars
With the birds
Where might you find small fish while out at sea?
Just below the surface
Huddling near the underside of the boat
A few feet down in the ocean
In rough waters
How strong of a swimmer are you?
I'm an excellent swimmer
I'm an average swimmer
I'm a subpar swimmer
How long could you go without seeing another person?
A few days, then I'd start to go crazy.
A few weeks at most.
A few months, I'm a lone wolf.
I could easily go years.
Your boat has sprung a leak. What's your plan?
Protect it with plastic
Plug it with any wood I can find
Stuff whatever I have into the hole
Use duct tape or a similar supply I might have
Let it leak and accept my fate
What scares you the most about being stranded at sea?
What do you believe is your greatest personality trait?
You would survive stranded at sea for 6 months! It wouldn't be easy, but with your knack for logic, infinite common sense, and ability to think on your feet, you would survive the hardships of the open sea for 6 months!
You could survive stranded at sea for 4 months! You've always been able to think on your feet and problem solve on a dime. Though surviving at sea would challenge you in ways you never thought possible, your resiliency and logic would truly shine through!
You could survive stranded at sea for a total of 3 months! You're a strong and resilient soul who has never let a set back keep you from accomplishing your greatest goals. Though surviving at sea wouldn't be easy, you'd manage to keep yourself alive for 3 months. You're a clever and intelligent individual who would truly know how to utilize every tool at your disposal.
You could hack it at sea for a total of 2 months! Though you possess a great deal of wisdom and logic, your need for companionship would only allow you to survive for 2 months at sea. At the two month mark, you'd likely start talking to inanimate objects and going a bit off the deep end.
You could survive stranded at sea for a total of 2 weeks! Life as a stranded person would prove far more difficult than you could have ever imagined. Collecting water, dealing with storms, and not having another soul to confide in would quickly wear you down and leave you feeling totally defeated.