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Take This Quiz To See What Your Body Language Says About You

Words can deceive, but your body doesn't. Being able to read body language is a unique skill that helps you see what many people can't. Take this quiz to see if you can decode some basic nonverbal messages. Answers and analyses are given after each question, so next time you'll know what others' behavior implies.

1. Q1: What Does This Body Language Say?

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A. Shame.

B. Confidence.

C. Sadness.

D. Nervousness.

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2. A1: D. Nervousness.

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If you bite your nails before an important event like a job interview, you may be feeling quite nervous. The nail-biting helps you ease your anxiety and pressure.

3. Q2: True Or False

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When someone points their feet towards you in a conversation, they're displaying their interest in you.

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4. A2: True!

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The direction of feet actually says a lot in a conversation. If someone points their feet towards the exit, they might not be interested in what you say. However, if their feet are pointed inward like a pigeon, they probably desire to appear approachable and likable.

5. Q3: If Someone Is Looking____, They're Probably Lying.

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A. Left

B. Right

C. Up

D. None Of The Above

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6. A3: D. None Of The Above

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This is a trick question! We know that eyes are the window to the soul, but there's actually no scientific evidence that proves the correlation between moving our eyes and lying.

7. Q4: What Does This Body Language Imply?

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A. Fear.

B. Excitement.

C. Apprehension.

D. Confidence.

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8. A4: D. Confidence.

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Did you get it right? Have you seen your boss pose like this in a meeting? This gesture is called "steepling." In a conversation, the person putting their fingertips together generally feels in charge. Moreover, the higher they hold this gesture, the more confident they feel.

9. Q5: Does Chewing On Things (Like Pens And Eyeglasses) Signify Anxiety?

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10. A5: Yes!

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Scientific research shows that chewing, also called mastication, is a stress-coping behavior that slows down the formation of stress-induced stomach ulcers. Try chewing a piece of gum when you feel overwhelmed with pressure next time!

11. Q6: Crossed Arms Indicates ____.

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A. Aloofness

B. Defensiveness

C. Nothing In Particular

D. All Of The Above

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12. A6: D. All Of The Above

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Arm crossers aren't always closed off and defensive. They might be cold, angry, or simply just resting their arms for a while.

13. Q7: Which Smile Is Fake?

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14. A7: The One On The Right.

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One thing you should pay extra attention to is the eyes. When someone smiles genuinely, the muscles around their eyes contract, and you can spot the crow's feet on their face.

15. Q8: When Someone Winks At You, They Might Be____.

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A. Displaying Their Friendliness

B. Flirting With You

C. Sharing An Inside Joke With You

D. All Of The Above

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16. A8: D. All Of The Above

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The meaning of a wink varies in different scenarios. When someone you've just met throws a wink at you, they might want to appear friendly; a close friend's wink might indicate the close bond between you two; however, when combined with other gestures like an eyebrow raise, a wink can be a sign of flirtation.

17. Q9: Placing Hands Over Your Chest Usually Indicates ___.

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A. Sincerity

B. Anxiety

C. Nervousness

D. None Of The Above

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18. A9: A. Sincerity.

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Scientific studies have shown that we tend to be honest with ourselves with hands over our chest. That's partially why we do this pose while taking an oath or making a confession.

19. Q10: When Someone Is Scratching Their Head, They May Feel______.

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A. Bewildered

B. Uncertain

C. Both Of The Above

20. A10: C. Both Of The Above

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Unless your head feels itchy, there's usually a psychological reason behind this gesture. You might be confused by or uncertain about a particular issue at hand.

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