back to top
Community

Which Ranger Career Are You?

Have you ever wondered what career might best fit your personality? Do you like working outside or inside, or both? Would you rather interact with people, teach people or, observe people? Would you rather work with animals or plants? The National Park Service has a plethora of different types of jobs that appeal to many different personalities and preferences.

Posted on
  1. How would your friends describe you?

    NPS Photo/GRTE

    A school group gather around to observe nature.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/ Rishabh Mishra
    The walking encyclopedia
    Via Flickr/ Rishabh Mishra
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/ Dave Pape
    The Hands-on One
    Via Flickr/ Dave Pape
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/ Jakub Hlavaty
    The Quiet One
    Via Flickr/ Jakub Hlavaty
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Quote Master
    The One Who Questions Everything
    Via Quote Master
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/JD Hancock
    Counselor
    Via Flickr/JD Hancock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/Sally
    The Athlete
    Via Flickr/Sally
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/ginnerobot
    The organizer, you plan all of the parties
    Via Flickr/ginnerobot
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/ Ninuca Kakabadze
    The one connected with nature
    Via Flickr/ Ninuca Kakabadze
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/ Andrea Allen
    The one who does everyone's math homework
    Via Flickr/ Andrea Allen
  2. Where do you spend your time during the weekends?

    Flickr/Jackal1
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Mountains
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/nics_events
    Robotics Competition
    Via Flickr/nics_events
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    At the art museum
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    On your couch watching Netflix
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Volunteering at the Animal Shelter
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Playing Settlers of Catan
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Library
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr/dpbear
    Volunteering at the Community Garden
    Via Flickr/dpbear
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Organizing a local movement
    Via NPS Photo
  3. You have a group project due tomorrow, what are you doing right now?

    Flickr/AngryJulieMonday
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Relaxing, someone else has got it covered
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Stressing, no one is replying to your texts
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Working on it aggressively trying to get everything done
    Correct
    Incorrect
    In bed, your team is great and you finished it yesterday
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Watching Netflix, you did your part of the job
    Correct
    Incorrect
    At your friends house working on the project together
    Correct
    Incorrect
    You have already assigned everyone their portion of the project to try and get it done last minute
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Working on the the experiment, everyone else can do the written portion
    Correct
    Incorrect
    You're too stressed, so your not gonna worry about it and hope someone else picks up your slack
  4. Where are you most comfortable working?

    NPS Photo/GRTE

    Education ranger teaches a group of fourth graders outside in Grand Teton NP.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Jackson Hole Traveler
    Outside
    Via Jackson Hole Traveler
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via architectsandartisans.com
    Inside
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via sltrib.com
    Combination outside/inside
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Working!? It's all about play!
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    60% inside 40% outside
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    60% outside 40% inside
    Via NPS Photo
  5. Pick your favorite subject in school.

    NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Socializing
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Math
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Science
    Correct
    Incorrect
    History
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Art
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Creative Writing
    Correct
    Incorrect
    English/Reading
    Correct
    Incorrect
    PE
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Computer Class
  6. Choose the picture that you think tells a story.

    Flickr/Toffee_Maky
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Via NPS Photo
  7. Pick the option that best describes you!

    NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I like to stop and admire the world.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I am constantly curious and wondering why things are happening.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I create my own theories or ideas about why things work the way they do.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I enjoy creating or designing a way to solve a problem, making inventions or using tools.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I record everything that happens, keep my journal on me at all times!
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I might not always know what's going on, but I'm really good at using context clues to figure it out.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I love puzzles and piecing clues together to figure out what is going on to help me decide what to do next.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I am constantly telling a story about what happened the other day.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I wouldn't say I'm judgmental, but I'm all about giving people feedback.
  8. What's your favorite trail snack?

    NPS Photo/Denali National Park and Preserve

    A red fox (cross phase) carrying an arctic ground squirrel, its latest prey

    Correct
    Incorrect
    PB&J
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Granola Bar
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Apple and Peanut Butter
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Dried Fruit
    Correct
    Incorrect
    I don't snack
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cheez-its
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chips
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Trail Mix with chocolate
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Veggies with ranch
  9. Which one is your favorite animal?

    NPS Photo/Denali National Park and Preserve

    Dall sheep spend most of their lives high atop steep slopes, where it is difficult for predators to reach them

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Moose
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Eagle
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Grizzly Bear
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Weasel
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Marmot
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Wolf
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Bison
    Via NPS Photo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via US Forest Service
    Wolverine
    Via US Forest Service
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via NPS Photo
    Beaver
    Via NPS Photo
This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!
 
Take quizzes and chill with the BuzzFeed app.