Which “Divergent” Faction Do You Really Belong In?

By: Alex Wittman
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About This Quiz

If there's one thing the world's young (and not-so-young) adults can't get enough of, it's dystopian novels. Readers just seem to have a soft spot for teenagers fighting to the death in a post-apocalyptic society. Take Divergent as an example. Fiction fanatics devoured the first book in the trilogy almost as soon as it hit shelves back in 2011. The buzz around the books was immediate, and conversations about the novel often turned to the question: Which Divergent faction do you really belong in?

As a refresher (or in case you've never read the series yourself), the characters in Divergent are living in the ruins of Chicago and working to rebuild society. In the hopes of a more organized (read: easily controllable) existence, the population is divided into factions based on their personalities. The law requires all 16-year-olds to take an aptitude test to determine which of the five factions they are best suited to join. The factions are Abnegation, Amity, Candor, Dauntless and Erudite. 

Of the five Divergent factions, which one do you really belong in? Discover your place in author Veronica Roth's imagined society. Take this quiz to find out where your Divergent heart lies. Like the first task on Dauntless initiation day (jumping onto a moving train!), the results may shock you.  

If the apocalypse were to happen, which U.S. city would you most want to be in?

When you're not reading "Divergent," what's your favorite dystopian novel?

Of the following, which positive personality trait do people most often associate with you?

Because no one is perfect, which not-so-positive personality trait do people most often associate with you?

If you had taken a career aptitude test in high school, what profession do you most likely think your results would have generated?

At 16 years old, what was your favorite subject in school?

Of the following, which is the most fear-inducing?

In society, which role do you see yourself fulfilling?

In place of Theo James, which actor would make the best Four?

In place of Shailene Woodley, which actress would make the best Tris?

If your best friend gets mad at you, what is it most likely for?

If the world were to end, how do you think it would happen?

Which of the following phrases do you most often say?

What's your favorite apocalypse movie?

Of the following, which substance is the most appealing to you?

The post-apocalyptic future isn't all doom and gloom. What's your ideal vacation?

Crossover question! Which Hogwarts house do you belong in?

Enjoying a Friday night with your friends, what's your favorite party game?

In a dystopian world, what snack would you miss the most?

Which of the following characteristics do you value most in other people?

You're going to the zoo. Which animal are you most excited to see?

How do you handle a stressful situation?

What is your favorite piece of clothing you own?

Of the following, which job would you be the worst at doing?

Everyone needs an animal friend, which pet would you like to have?

If instead of living in the post-apocalyptic future somehow you transported to the past, what era would you like to live in?

Of the following individuals, who do you look up to the most?

What is one thing you think everyone should do at least once in their life?

If you could change one of the following things about yourself, what would it be?

Which color scheme do you find the most pleasing?

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