Welcome to The Dosha Quiz by Shivani Gupta

<strong>INSTRUCTIONS: For each question, choose one of the three options that best describes you. Once complete, follow the scoring instructions that follow the questions to determine your results.</strong>

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My least favorite kind of weather is:
<ol>
<li>cold</li>
<li>hot</li>
<li>damp</li>
</ol>
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My hands are normally:
<ol>
<li>cold</li>
<li>warm</li>
<li>cool</li>
</ol>
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My weight is:
<ol>
<li>above average for my build</li>
<li>average for my build</li>
<li>below average for my build</li>
</ol>
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I tend to:
<ol>
<li>lose weight easily</li>
<li>maintain weight easily</li>
<li>gain weight easily</li>
</ol>
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My skin tends to be:
<ol>
<li>dry and rough (especially in winter)</li>
<li>soft and ruddy</li>
<li>oily and moist</li>
</ol>
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My hair tends to be:
<ol>
<li>dry</li>
<li>fine, thin, reddish, or prematurely gray</li>
<li>thick and wavy</li>
</ol>
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When I walk:
<ol>
<li>I am quick, more so than others</li>
<li>I am determined to get where I’m going</li>
<li>I am slow and steady, a leisurely pace</li>
</ol>
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My activity level is:
<ol>
<li>active; I like to be “on the go” and sometimes it’s hard to sit still</li>
<li>competitive: I enjoy physical activity with a purpose</li>
<li>leisure; I enjoy ease and relaxation</li>
</ol>
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My daily appetite:
<ol>
<li>varies</li>
<li>I am uncomfortable skipping meals</li>
<li>I enjoy eating but skip meals regularly</li>
</ol>
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My eating habits:
<ol>
<li>I tend to eat quickly, and have a delicate digestion</li>
<li>I digest well; I can eat almost anything</li>
<li>I eat and digest slowly</li>
</ol>
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My fitness level:
<ol>
<li>I get worn out quickly</li>
<li>I am fairly strong; I can handle various physical activities</li>
<li>I have good stamina and steady energy level</li>
</ol>
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My build:
<ol>
<li>I am fairly flexible</li>
<li>I am fairly muscular</li>
<li>I am fairly solid, big boned</li>
</ol>
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When conflicts arise:
<ol>
<li>I can be anxious and restless</li>
<li>I can become intense, irritable</li>
<li>I can get lazy or depressed</li>
</ol>
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My moods:
<ol>
<li>change quickly</li>
<li>change slowly</li>
<li>remain steady</li>
</ol>
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Under stress:
<ol>
<li>I am easily excited</li>
<li>I can become angry or critical</li>
<li>I’m pretty easy going; it takes a lot to stress me out</li>
</ol>
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The most prominent feature of my personality is:
<ol>
<li>I am creative, imaginative</li>
<li>I am intelligent, efficient, a perfectionist</li>
<li>I am caring, calm, patient</li>
</ol>
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My decision-making:
<ol>
<li>I have many ideas and change my mind easily</li>
<li>I gather a lot of facts before forming an opinion</li>
<li>I am stubborn; I am quick to making up my mind, and I won’t budge</li>
</ol>
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My ability to pay attention and focus:
<ol>
<li>I have a short attention span</li>
<li>I concern myself with the details and can focus for long periods of time</li>
<li>I see the big picture and can focus for long periods of time</li>
</ol>
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My memory:
<ol>
<li>I learn quickly and forget quickly</li>
<li>I have a good general memory</li>
<li>I learn slowly and have a good long term memory</li>
</ol>
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My organization:
<ol>
<li>I am good at getting things started, but not necessarily getting things finished</li>
<li>I am very organized and will see things through from start to finish</li>
<li>I may need help getting started, but I am good at finishing things</li>
</ol>
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My friendships:
<ol>
<li>I make and change friends often</li>
<li>I am friends with my coworkers and relationships change with jobs</li>
<li>My friendships are long lasting and sincere</li>
</ol>
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My spending habits:
<ol>
<li>I like to shop and spend money often</li>
<li>I don’t like to spend money, except on special items</li>
<li>I don’t like to spend at all; I’m good at saving money</li>
</ol>
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My sleeping patterns:
<ol>
<li>I have difficulty falling or staying asleep</li>
<li>I sleep well, as an average person would</li>
<li>I sleep long and sound; I find it difficult to wake up</li>
</ol>
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My dreams:
<ol>
<li>I dream a lot, but can’t remember them specifically</li>
<li>I can remember most of my dreams; I often dream in color</li>
<li>I remember dreams only when they are intense or significant</li>
</ol>
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<strong>INSTRUCTIONS: Add the number associated with each answer to determine your total score. Example: If your total score is 65, your predominant dosha is Kapha.</strong>

Total Score 24 – 36: Your Predominant dosha is Pitta

Total Score 47 – 60: Your Predominant dosha is Vata

Total Score 61 – 72: Your Predominant dosha is Kapha