I posted this on Facebook for my friends a couple of weeks ago. Almost none of my friends are into astrology, but some of them thought it was pretty entertaining. My best friend achieved a nearly perfect score- she's learning, heheh...
1) The "animal" associated with the constellation of Capricorn is:
a. a narwhale
b. a unicorn
c. a dragon
d. a creative amalgam of a superhero evil genius crossed with a goat...that can swim, and it has uber-awesome super powers like mind-control and it could totally whip Predator's @$$ nevermind Alien!!!!!!!!!! The symbol for it is pretty cool too.
2)How many degrees in every sign?
d. none: each sign is a whole unit that cannot be divided
3) The "Rising Sign" is...
a. the sign on the eastern horizon at the time of birth
b. also known as the "ascendant"
arbitrary, in fact if you haven't already chosen yours you should pick one right now!
d. one of the most important placements of the natal chart, according to Vedic (Indian) astrology
e. the factor that determines precisely where the other planets are positioned in the chart, and indicates the way you tend to deal with your immediate environment
f. all but c
4) The "Midheaven" is...
a. a lesser known, non-gentrified suburb of heaven where Jesus Christ's more "hip" cousin lives. It's hard to imagine someone more hip that Jesus though.
b. not a planet, but like the rising sign a pivotal mark in the chart. The midheaven is linked with career and social esteem; often planets near the midheaven will point toward career aptitudes. For instance, professional athletes often have mars near the midheaven.
c. also known as the MC
d. both b and c
5) The planetary ruler of the zodiac sign Gemini is:
c. Pluto, the Kuiper Belt object formerly known as a planet
e. both b and d. Mercury is the traditional ruler of Gemini, and Venus is the esoteric ruler
6) When the moon is full...
a. plants absorb more water and have the highest water content in their leaves
b. the sun is always in the opposite sign, in the same corresponding degree- peak fullness occurs when the degrees match up exactly, that's why it falls on different days every month
c. some people are sensitive to the full moon and have trouble sleeping, others go downright loony
d. this is the most effective time to pick if you want a particular deed to have the greatest impact, varying somewhat according to the sign of the full moon and in relation to other planets.
e. all of the above
7) When it is a "New Moon"...
a. the green cheese that the moon is made out of has to be replaced, and this would be the time to do it.
b. it is easier to see at night because it is really, really bright
c. our planet thrives on democracy, so according to U.N. legislature, every 4 years we elect a new man to be named "Man In The Moon"
d. the sun and the moon are in the same sign, at the exact same degree
e. b and d
f. none of the above
8) Most people have one or two astrological placements which are close to black holes, but some charts are almost overwhelmed by this phenomenon. Which of these celebrities has prominent, powerful, and difficult-to-handle massive black hole energies in their astrological chart?
a. Britney Spears
b. Prince William
c. Mark Twain
9) If a man "is a Taurus" and a woman "is a Leo", then the fact that they are not
compatible is completely obvious. Duh!
b. false, that's a superficial assumption
10) When the moon is "void-of-course", it means...
a. that the moon is not making aspects (connected) to any other planets until it changes signs
b. that because the moon is "peregrine", or isolated, our actions during this time tend to be ungrounded
c. the lunar orbit is messed up, and it could crash into the Earth.
d. activities tend not to go as planned
e. the void-of-course period can last from just minutes up to 3 days long, but is usually a matter of hours
f. all except c
11) A study was done of businesses that went bankrupt in the U.S. Every single one of them, in this particular study, happened to be registered while the moon was in a void-of-course period.
12) U.S. President Barrack Obama was originally sworn into office while the moon was void-of-course. However, due to a grammatical error on his part during the first ceremony, he was sworn in for a second time at a more auspicious hour.
13) When the moon is void-of-course in Scorpio, the most beneficial activity to perform would be:
a. shopping, for expensive clothing you cannot return
b. riding around on the subway starting arguments with random strangers
c. cleaning the house
d. have a bath, and screen your calls
e. both c and d, you pick
14) When the moon is in Scorpio but NOT yet void-of-course, beneficial activities would include:
a. planting seeds in your garden
c. getting your hair cut
d. having sex
e. doing intense research
f. riding around on the subway starting arguments with random strangers
g. all except b and f
15) During Mercury retrograde...
a. communication tends to be delayed or misinterpreted
b. mail tends to be late
c. a time of increased awareness can slow down the pace of daily activities, but the insights gathered can be acted upon later to create improvements in your life. sometimes old friends re-appear too!
d. Mercury retrograde periods happen a couple of times a year, last about 3 weeks long, and we're in the middle of one.
e. all of the above
16) The full moon in September is called:
a. The Back-To-School Moon
b. The Harvest Moon
c. The Heavy Mellow Yellow Moon
d. The Blue Moon
The Head Of State in Burma is known for being a tyrant. In 2008 this leader rocketed to a new level of international notoriety, after a cyclone hit Burma and Myanmar, for neglecting to distribute aid to his own citizens
a. he is known for relying heavily on the advice of astrologers
b. he's effin crazy
c. astrology is useful, but it shouldn't be used to over-ride common sense
d. all of the above
Thank-you for taking this quiz!
Answers: 1d, 2a, 3f, 4d, 5d,e, 6e, 7d, 8a, 9b, 10f, 11a, 12a, 13e, 14g, 15d, 16b, 17d
1-4 => You probably didn't even realize there are stars out at night
5-10 => You know enough astrology to navigate around
11-14 => You glide through life and know what's what
15-17 => You eat sleep and dream stars.
18-20 => Hey... you're cheating!
21+ => CHEATING!