Monkey type quiz: What kind of monkey are you?

Are you a lemur? A capuchin monkey? An orangutan? Or a tarsier? Take this quiz and find out what kind of monkey you are!

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Monkeys are found all over the world in different types of habitats. Many monkeys are arboreal, which means they live in trees, and most species are active during the daytime. Monkeys are omnivorous, which means they eat a variety of things. They have been known to eat insects, small reptiles, flowers, leaves, seeds, nuts, fruits, berries, and even meat when available.

Some of the more well-known monkey species include the baboon, the macaque, the spider monkey, and the gibbon.

Monkeys are extremely intelligent and social animals that live in groups of between 10 and 250 individuals. They can be very aggressive or peaceful creatures depending on their upbringing.

Many people love monkeys. That’s probably also the reason why you’ve clicked on this quiz, right? Since humans and monkeys are so closely related to each other, it’s a fun question to ask yourself: What kind of monkey am I?

And today, this question shall be answered! Answer all these questions and find out what kind of monkey you are!

What monkey type are you?

This quiz will determine what monkey you are! You might be surprised at the outcome. Remember that all monkeys were created equal, so don’t bother if you didn’t get the desired result. Just redo the quiz if you’re unhappy!

We’re aware that some results aren’t really monkeys. Some are actually apes. But since so many people get confused by the difference between monkeys and apes, we’ve decided to include both!

How many types of monkeys are there?

Monkeys are broadly divided into Old World species, which are about 160 species, and New World species, which are 174 species. If you include apes, you get around 20 species, which also includes us humans!

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How do you usually greet people?

  1. Handshake
  2. Hug
  3. Wave
  4. I don't greet people at all.

What type of laugh do you have?

  1. Boisterous
  2. Quiet giggle
  3. Like a monkey
  4. Unique

If you were a monkey, where would you like to live?

  1. In the mountains.
  2. In in the jungle.
  3. In grasslands.
  4. I don't know.

How much stink can you handle on your cheese plate?

  1. A little bit of stink never hurt nobody.
  2. As long as the cheese is good, I can handle any amount of stink.
  3. Bring on the stink! I love cheese smell.
  4. I'm not a big fan of stink, so I'll pass on the stinky cheeses, please.

If you were a monkey, what would you do with all that power?

  1. I'd throw some "brown stuff" around!
  2. I'd eat and sleep all day.
  3. I'd have the best time every day of my life!
  4. I'd be the monkey king!

What's the best way to start the day?

  1. Coffee
  2. Sports
  3. Staying in bed
  4. Eating a healthy breakfast

Are you the life of the party or a wallflower?

  1. I'm the life of the party – I'm a party animal!
  2. I'm a wallflower – I prefer not to be at parties at all.
  3. I'm somewhere in the middle.
  4. I'm the grumpy one at parties. I hate parties!

Where would you rather be now if given the choice?

  1. At home
  2. In space
  3. On vacation
  4. I don't know.

Which of these is your favorite food?

  1. Sushi
  2. Pizza
  3. Salad
  4. Steak

How do we know reality is real?

  1. We know reality is real because we experience it everyday.
  2. We know reality is real because our senses tell us it is.
  3. We know reality is real because science tells us.
  4. We can't know if reality is real.

How many days would you survive on a desert island?

  1. I would die the first day.
  2. I would last several months.
  3. I would survive several years
  4. I would survive forever.

What happens when we die?

  1. We go to heaven or hell.
  2. We get reincarnated.
  3. Nothing happens besides our body decomposing.
  4. We come back as a cockroach.

Are we really the only intelligent life in the universe?

  1. No. That means, it's us against the aliens!
  2. Since there are countless planets out there, the answer is no.
  3. I wouldn't call humans "intelligent".
  4. Yes, we are alone.

Do you live a happy or a sad life?

  1. I live a happy life.
  2. I live a sad life.
  3. I live more of a happy life.
  4. I live more of a sad life.

Banana or apple?

  1. Banana
  2. Apple

Who are/were you in high school?

  1. The nerd
  2. The popular
  3. The artist-type
  4. The nobody

What would you rather have in your pocket, a turtle or a hamster?

  1. A turtle – they live longer and are more low-maintenance.
  2. A hamster – they're more active and have a better personality.
  3. Why the heck should I have either of both?
  4. It doesn't matter, because both are equally worthless in your pocket.

What would you rather do?

  1. Wash dishes
  2. Mow the lawn
  3. Clean the bathroom
  4. Vacuum the house

What age do you feel is the best?

  1. 20
  2. 30
  3. 40
  4. 50


  1. Dawn
  2. Dusk
  3. Day
  4. Night
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  1. Gorilla

    You're like a gorilla!

    You are the most powerful of the great apes! You can be very gentle or ferocious, but you tend to be calm and prefer to avoid trouble.

    Gorillas are peaceful vegetarians who live in small communities with up to 2 dozen members. When they feel threatened, gorillas will try to intimidate their opponents by beating on their chests with their fists.

  2. Chimp

    You're like a chimp!

    You're wary, playful, and quite intelligent. You might look cute and cuddly, but you do have a sharp temper and can be awfully violent when roused.

    You love your family and can be very social. Chimp society revolves around having close, friendly ties with others.

    You're always up for a challenge and enjoy exploring unknown territory. If it's new, you want to see it!

  3. Mandrill

    You're like a mandrill!

    You are a very social being, and you get along with everyone. You have a lot of friends and can always be found in the center of attention.

    Your humor is side-splitting, and your wit is unmatched; people love to chat with you!

    When you feel like you're in danger you do not hesitate to show your strength; you can be quite aggressive when it is necessary.

  4. Macaque

    You're like a macaque!

    You're highly adaptable. You thrive in any environment. Despite your survival skills, you're also a social being. You despise loners and do best in groups, where you work together for the greater good.

    You're a highly intelligent monkey, but maybe a little too clever for your own good. Your inquisitive nature can get you into a lot of trouble. And when it does, your quick tongue tends to put the blame on others.

  5. Emperor tamarin

    You're like an emperor tamarin!

    You are very curious but in a good way. You make the best of every situation and give everything your best shot. Nothing is too difficult for you!

    You are enthusiastic and lively. You're a natural-born leader, but you still have a lot to learn. The world is your oyster, and you're going to do everything within your power to make it just that!

    Emperor tamarins are very bold animals, especially males. They'll do anything for their group.

  6. Cotton-top tamarin

    You're like a cotton-top tamarin!

    You are curious and energetic but not easily distracted. Sometimes you need to be by yourself in order to recharge your batteries. You can get caught up in trifling details at times, but you usually manage to focus on the big picture. You live in the present without regretting the past or worrying too much about the future.

    When you're surrounded by people you trust, you have a lot of fun being silly with them!

    You can also be very protective of those closest to you. You are tender and attentive.

  7. Orangutan

    You're like an orangutan!

    You can flip flop between your human and ape side. Sometimes you like to read books, watch Netflix and be creative. At other times, you like to swing from tree to tree and eat bananas.

    The latter is your primary way of living, so it's important for you to stay connected with your inner ape. That might be difficult at times, especially when people are trying to domesticate you!

    Just remember that you're like an orangutan and keep true to your ape nature!

  8. Proboscis monkey

    You're like a proboscis monkey!

    You're sedentary and a good swimmer. Some people find you weird, especially since your nose is so huge. But on the other hand, that makes you so unique!

    You like things to go your way, and you love to be the center of attention. You never go unnoticed, and people often talk about you, but you don't really care as long as they do it in a positive way and don't go on your nerves!

    Nothing is impossible for you, and if you want something, nobody can stop you from getting it! You always follow your heart, and you never think too much before doing something.

  9. Squirrel monkey

    You're like a squirrel monkey!

    You are quick and agile. You like to investigate things by yourself without always following everyone else. This also means that if something is not right for you or if you are unsure, you have to think about it for a while before taking any action. This is because if something goes wrong, the consequences will be on your back, so you want to make sure that everything is done appropriately.

    On the other side, if you do find success in what you are doing, this gives you a great deal of satisfaction.

  10. Capuchin monkey

    You're like a capuchin monkey!

    You like to solve problems, and you love to be creative. You're also very feisty and competitive! And just like a monkey, you might start to feel anxious if things don't go your way.

    The qualities that make us most like capuchin monkeys are our tendency to be creative problem solvers, our love of solving problems, and our competitiveness. Just like a monkey's feisty nature, the reason we might become anxious if things don't go our way is that we know there is always another way around it.

  11. Lemur

    You're like a lemur!

    You love being active and jumping around but also love to chill and eat. You're clever and smart, but you also don't like working too hard or studying.

    You can be pretty loud at times. You don't care what other people think, as long as you're comfortable and having fun. You love to cuddle and spend time with those close to you, whether it be family or friends.

  12. Tarsier

    You're like a tarsier!

    You're a little bit weird, but also really cute! Being the center of attention is something you despise. And when people think you're weird, you feel sad and misunderstood. But deep in your heart, you know that these people just don't understand your greatness. Still waters run deep!

    Don't worry about people that don't understand your greatness. You are special and wonderful just the way you are!

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