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Quiz – How Prepped Are You?


So you want to know how prepared you are, eh? If you are already living in your survival homestead, it's a good bet you're ready for what's coming down the pike. If you're still making preparations, maybe this will help you determine how far along you are – and where you might need to beef up.

  • 1.  Storage Food

    • A1. (-30 points) What Storage Food?

    • A2. (0 points) My Neighbor has some.

    • A3. (20 points) I have two cases of Dinty Moore Beef Stew & whole bunch of Raman Noodles

    • A4. (100 points) I have two years of storage foods and have a garden

  • 2.  My Family's Attitude Toward Prepping

    • A1. (-30 points) What Family?

    • A2. (0 points) They already think I'm a tin foil hat wearing nut job

    • A3. (20 points) I watch Preppers on TV, hoping my family notices

    • A4. (100 points) We have discussed it and everyone is on the same page

  • 3.  I plan on Bugging out

    • A1. (-30 points) When I hear gun fire in my neighborhood

    • A2. (0 points) When the TV tells me to

    • A3. (40 points) When they declare a Banking Holiday

    • A4. (100 points) Bug out? – I'm already gone.

  • 4.  I was planning on getting a gun and learning how to use it

    • A1. (-30 points) When I hear gun fire in my neighborhood

    • A2. (-10 points) Why come I need guns?

    • A3. (0 points) I already know how to use my 50 cal, my AK, my SKS, my .22 pistol, my .357 Magnum – and I can't wait to use them

    • A4. (100 points) I know a gun is a tool and I know how and when to use mine for defense and hunting.

  • 5.   Chickens are part of my self sufficiency plans

    • A1. (-30 points) The closest I get to Chickens is at KFC

    • A2. (0 points) Chickens? Is that where eggs come from?

    • A3. (30 points) I'm planning on getting some someday

    • A4. (100 points) They roam the yard and we eat their eggs and meat

  • 6.  My mind set on survival is

    • A1. (-30 points) I don't think about it much, with it being football season and all

    • A2. (0 points) I'll have another beer and a bowl and hope everything will be OK

    • A3. (20 points) It keeps me awake at 3am. I know I have to do something at some point

    • A4. (100 points) It's what I work on a little bit everyday

  • 7.  My bug out bag contains

    • A1. (-30 points) What bug out bag?

    • A2. (0 points) Guns, a brick of C4, nunchucks, Rambo knife, condoms

    • A3. (10 points) Dinty Moore Beef Stew and Fresca – but no can opener

    • A4. (100 points) I'm already bugged out and don't need a bug out bag

  • 8.  First Aid Kits, Meds & Herbs

    • A1. (-30 points) What first aid kit? What meds?

    • A2. (0 points) I'm sure those nice people at the FEMA camp will help me if I need it

    • A3. (10 points) I've got a box of band-aids and aspirin in the upstairs bathroom

    • A4. (100 points) My First Aid kit is full and I know how to use it!

  •  9.   Water Storage

    • A1. (-30 points) What water storage?

    • A2. (0 points) I have 3 cases of BPA bottled water in the basement

    • A3. (20 points) I have a Lifestraw, so I'm all set!

    • A4. (100 points) My survival homestead has a well/stream/river/lake etc.

  • 10.  Money

    • A1. (-30 points) What money?

    • A2. (-20 points) I have 100 oz silver and gold bars in my safe

    • A3. (-10 points) I have lots of money and can buy my way out of anything

    • A4. (100 points) I have already used my money to become self sufficient

  • 11.  Power

    • A1. (-30 points) I get all the power I need from Red Bull!

    • A2. (0 points) I have power as long as I pay the electric bill

    • A3. (20 points) I'm going to look into that soon

    • A4. (100 points) I'm already off the grid and operating on solar/wind/water power!

  •  12.  Shelter

    • A1. (-30 points) I live in my parents' basement – it's nice there

    • A2. (10 points) I have a sleeping bag somewhere

    • A3. (20 points) I have an RV packed and ready to go

    • A4. (100 points) I have built a house from natural resources at my survival retreat

    Bonus Question:

  • What am I planning to survive though?

    • A1. (-30 points) Whatever happens, happens and I'll do what they tell me to.

    • A2. (-20 points) Aliens are going to come from out of the sky and pick me up – I only have to survive long enough for them to find me

    • A3. (50 points) Economic collapse, war, famine, radiation accidents, solar flares, pole shift and maybe Planet X

    • A4. (100 points) I have decided to live a better way of life, regardless of what does or doesn't happen “out there”


Minus anything to 99: Go back to sleep, Dear. You're just having a bad dream.

100 to 499: You know something's up, you know you have to take some action, but you haven't done enough research to know what to do about it.

500 to 899: You're obviously on your way. Keep going.

900 to 1300: Congratulations! We'll see you on the other side!

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