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This Wednesday Puzzle is a Quiz: What West Wing Woman Are You?

One of my first freelancing jobs was writing quizzes for Twitter. Terrible, terrible quizzes. I’ve decided to turn those bad memories into good, and I wrote us a West Wing quiz. Enjoy! 

1. What is your favorite food?

  1. Goldfish crackers
  2. Flaxseed
  3. Hot dish
  4. I feed on the fears of my enemies
  5. Coffee to go
  6. Spite

2. What’s the most important quality in a mate?

  1. A willingness to play second fiddle to my career
  2. Power
  3. Emotional unavailability
  4. Diplomacy
  5. The ability to make a decision
  6. The ability to focus on me

3. What is your dream job?

  1. Solving the world’s problems with my wit and practicality
  2. Working in a clinic for the underserved
  3. Running a Fortune 500 company from behind the scenes
  4. Secretary General of the UN
  5. I already have it
  6. Professional ice skater

4. How do you solve problems with co-workers?

  1. Witty banter
  2. Witty banter
  3. Witty Banter
  4. Troops
  5. Witty Banter
  6. Vehicular assault

5. How would you describe your personal style?

  1. Well-tailored classics in expensive fabrics
  2. Bold and structured, with a focus on luxe fabrics, statement jewelry, and a lot of confidence
  3. Soft colors and textures, with a modest approach
  4. Tailored wool accented with lots of metal
  5. Classics accented with trendy pieces, in fabrics that travel and wear well on really long days.
  6. Pilgrim shoes and angora

6. How would your co-workers describe you?

  1. Formidable
  2. Intimidating
  3. Extremely competent
  4. Unimpeachable
  5. Insightful
  6. Insufferable

7. What is your best quality?

  1. I am great in a crisis
  2. I get things done and don’t let anything stand in my way
  3. My ability to empathize with others
  4. My tactical skill
  5. My ability to get to the root of a situation
  6. I don’t understand the question


If you answered mostly…

A – You are CJ Cregg!

C.J. Cregg (portrayed by Allison Janney) sits with her feet on Josh Lyman's desk reading a newspaper and looking disgusted on the 1999-2006 television drama The West Wing. Season 1, episode 3 "A Proportional Response."

B – You are Abby Bartlet!


C – You are Donna Moss!


D – You are Nancy McNally!


E – You are Joey Lucas!


F – I’m sorry, you are Mandy Hampton!

[Toe Pick takes flight.]
[Toe Pick takes flight.]

By [E] Selena MacIntosh*

Selena MacIntosh is the owner and editor of Persephone Magazine. She also fixes it when it breaks. She is fueled by Diet Coke, coffee with a lot of cream in it, and cat hair.

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