Can You Pass The Ultimate Happiness Quiz?

Happiness is often a state of mind, but not always. Do you know the science behind happiness? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What do psychologists consider the single most reliable indicator of happiness?
Marriage
Children
Money
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According to the 2003 Pew Global Attitudes Project, who's happier, men or women?
Men
Women
It's equal
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What's the happiest country in the world?
Switzerland
Norway
Denmark
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Exercise can make you happy by lowering levels of this hormone, which is associated with stress.
Serotonin
Cortisol
Insulin
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According to one study, happy people are surprisingly prone to what kind of behavior?
Prejudicial
Self deprecating
Negative
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Which founding document promises "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" to the American people?
Constitution
The Declaration of Independence
Other
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Happy music stimulates our brain to release this chemical, the same one released by chocolate and sex.
Endorphins
Dopamine
Norepenphrin
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According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which was the happiest state in 2009?
Utah
California
Hawaii
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What was the only state on the East Coast listed in the top 10 of the Well-Being Index in 2009?
Vermont
New York
North Carolina
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Hospitalized children are often made happiest by this kind of therapy.
Play
Puzzle
Music
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True or false: Studies have shown that pets make people happier.
True
False
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About how many years longer can happy people be expected to live than unhappy people?
5
10
20
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a happy hero! While you might not know everything there is to know about being happy, you've still got a strong foundational knowledge on what it takes to put a smile in your heart. Remember, happiness is often a state of mind. Think positively and you'll be a happiness expert in no time flat!

C+, Happy Hero

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Based on the results of this quiz you are a true happiness ace! When it comes to being happy, you know exactly what it takes to keep a positive attitude and feel joy. From the science behind happiness to the logic behind happiness, you are a true happiness ace!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are the happiness master! When it comes to happiness, you are a true expert! While most people struggle to define happiness and the science behind happiness, you know what it takes to feel good. We commend you for keeping a positive attitude and knowing happiness from the inside out! Well done!

A+, Happiness Master

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1
What do psychologists consider the single most reliable indicator of happiness?
Marriage
Children
Money
2
According to the 2003 Pew Global Attitudes Project, who's happier, men or women?
Men
Women
It's equal
3
What's the happiest country in the world?
Switzerland
Norway
Denmark
4
Exercise can make you happy by lowering levels of this hormone, which is associated with stress.
Serotonin
Cortisol
Insulin
5
According to one study, happy people are surprisingly prone to what kind of behavior?
Prejudicial
Self deprecating
Negative
6
Which founding document promises "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" to the American people?
Constitution
The Declaration of Independence
Other
7
Happy music stimulates our brain to release this chemical, the same one released by chocolate and sex.
Endorphins
Dopamine
Norepenphrin
8
According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which was the happiest state in 2009?
Utah
California
Hawaii
9
What was the only state on the East Coast listed in the top 10 of the Well-Being Index in 2009?
Vermont
New York
North Carolina
10
Hospitalized children are often made happiest by this kind of therapy.
Play
Puzzle
Music
11
True or false: Studies have shown that pets make people happier.
True
False
12
About how many years longer can happy people be expected to live than unhappy people?
5
10
20