How Long Would You Have Survived In Colonial America?

You may have no problem surviving in the modern age, but how long would you have survived in the harsh conditions of colonial America. It's time to find out just how great your survival skills truly are! Take these 10 questions and find out just how long you could've hacked it back in the day.

Question 1/10
How do you like to spend your free time?
Watching television
Engaging in a hobby such as knitting
Reading a book
Being involved in my community

Question 2/10
Do you tend to run very hot or very cold?
Very hot
Very cold
It depends on the day

Question 3/10
What do you do when an unexpected challenge surfaces?
I tend to lose my cool
I get very stressed out and shut down
I lash out in frustration
I use logic to find a solution
I do whatever needs to be done to overcome the challenge

Question 4/10
Which skill could you master?
Chopping wood
Basket weaving

Question 5/10
Is it more important to farm land or hunt animals?
Farm the land
Hunt for animals
You need to do both

Question 6/10
Would you treat a fever with a cold or hot compress?
Hot compress
Cold compress
I don't know!

Question 7/10
As a woman, in what order would you have dressed in colonial times?
Drawers, corset, linen shift, stockings, boots, waistcoat, skirt, cap, hat
Corset, boots, stockings, waistcoat, cap, skirt, hat linen shirt
corset, linen shift, stockings, boots, waistcoat, skirt, cap, hat

Question 8/10
What do you rely on most heavily?
My faith
My logic
My intelligence
My looks
My creativity

Question 9/10
How many kids is too many kids?
2 or 3
1 or 2
3 or 4
5 or 6
More than 10

Question 10/10
Which duty would you dread the most?
Scrubbing clothes
Preserving food
Fetching water
Based on the results of this quiz, you would've survived one week in Colonial America! Let's face it, you're not exactly the type to rough it. The thought of using a chamber pot makes your skin crawl and the concept of sewing your own clothes kills your soul.

One Week
Based on the results of this quiz, you would last one month in Colonial America! You're the type who can make the best out of everything for a little while, but once the initial charm wears off and reality sets in, you're not one to stay quiet. In Colonial times, all of the harsh conditions would've gotten to you fairly quick!

One Month
Based on the results of this quiz, you could've lasted six months in Colonial America! With your willpower and need to learn new things, you could easily last in Colonial America for at least six months. After that, your spirit would start to wain a bit!

Six Months
You could last at least one year in colonial America! It's obvious that you've got the skills and the mental fortitude to last at least a year. If you could've made it through the initial harshness of that first winter, you could likely even make it past a year!

One Year
Based on the results of this quiz, you could've made it a lifetime in Colonial America. Of course, a lifetime in that era was under 50 years. With your skills, mental fortitude, and truly impressive aptitude for woodworking, you could certainly thrive in this environment.

A Lifetime