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Think you know what makes men and women tick? Test your knowledge about the true differences between the sexes with our quiz.

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Question 1 of 20 Correct

Who is funnier, men or women?

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The correct answer is: Women, on this one, you have to hand it to the men. Or at least that's what both genders perceive to be the case. Research shows that men think they are the funnier of the sexes -- and women do, too. Research shows that men are very responsive to other men's humor, and women find a man's humor attractive, which may make him seem more funny than he really may be.

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Question 2 of 20 Correct

Who is more likely to snort when laughing, men or women?

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The correct answer is: Men are more likely to snort or grunt when they laugh. Women are more likely to giggle or chuckle.

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Question 3 of 20 Correct

Which gender is more likely to have kidney stones?

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The correct answer is: Guys, it's the painful truth: Men are more likely to develop kidney stones than women. And once you have one kidney stone, you're more likely to have another.

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Question 4 of 20 Correct

Who is more likely to be the extravagant spender in a family, the man or the woman?

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The correct answer is: Men are more likely to be the big spenders. They go out and buy a new car, bring it home and proudly show it to their wives, who wonder, "Who's going to pay for this, dear?" Financial problems are among the most common reasons for divorce. In fact, one-quarter of all married couples divorce because of money.

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Question 5 of 20 Correct

When women become upset or depressed, they are…

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The correct answer is: Men and women typically deal with stress and negative feelings in different ways. When women become upset or depressed, they are less likely than men to toss back a few drinks. Men have greater rates of alcohol abuse and addiction than women.

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Question 6 of 20 Correct

How long does the average woman live?

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The correct answer is: Today, the average American woman lives to be 81. That's an increase of four years from 1980.

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Question 7 of 20 Correct

How long does the average man live?

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The correct answer is: The average American man lives 76 years, a jump of six years from 1980, but still five years less than women.

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Question 8 of 20 Correct

What percentage of people who are struck and killed by lightning each year are male?

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The correct answer is: An astounding 82% of people who are struck and killed by lightning each year are men. What explains this deadly trend? Men tend to take more risks during lightning storms, and are less willing to cut short that hunting, camping or golfing trip when weather gets bad. Play it safe, fellas, and take cover when a storm rolls in.

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Question 9 of 20 Correct

The average American man is how tall?

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The correct answer is: The average American man is 69.3 inches tall, or just over 5 feet, 9 inches. The average American woman is half a foot shorter at 63.8 inches, or almost 5 feet 4 inches.

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Question 10 of 20 Correct

Women are more likely to identify as…

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The correct answer is: A Gallup poll found that women are significantly more likely than men to identify as Democrats. Men tend to be more conservative and vote Republican.

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Question 11 of 20 Correct

Who experiences migraines more often, men or women?

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The correct answer is: Migraines are more common in adult women. About 18% of women suffer from migraines, compared to only 6% of men.

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Question 12 of 20 Correct

How much does the average American male weigh?

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The correct answer is: The average American man weighs in at 196 pounds. The average American woman? 166 pounds.

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Question 13 of 20 Correct

Women are more likely to have a fling with a guy who drives which kind of car?

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The correct answer is: Guys, don't fool yourselves: That flashy red sports car may attract the ladies at first, but chances are the attraction won't last. Studies done in 2011 showed that women found Porsche drivers more desirable for short-term flings, but the difference went away for long-term relationships.

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Question 14 of 20 Correct

Men tend to first look at women in photos. Which gender does the woman look at first?

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The correct answer is: A man's eyes will go to the ladies in a photograph, and so will women's. But while men are more interested in a woman's face, women tend to check out her figure. One study suggests the difference in focus helps demonstrate how men and women see the world differently.

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Question 15 of 20 Correct

Over the course of a lifetime, who has more sexual partners, men or women?

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The correct answer is: The average number of female sexual partners in a man's lifetime is 6.1. The average number of male sexual partners in a woman's lifetime is 3.6. Men are also more than twice as likely to have had more than 15 sexual partners during their lifetime.

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Question 16 of 20 Correct

Who is more likely to become addicted to gambling, men or women?

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The correct answer is: A gambling addiction is more common among men than women. In fact, men are about three times as likely to become pathological gamblers compared to women.

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Question 17 of 20 Correct

Heart disease is very common in both men and women. Which person is more likely to die within a year of a heart attack?

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The correct answer is: Heart disease is a very serious problem for both American men and women. Women are more likely to die within one year of a heart attack than men, and more women than men die of heart disease each year. What's to blame for this disparity? Women are far less likely than men to receive proper care when they believe they are having a heart attack.

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Question 18 of 20 Correct

Which gender is more likely to die after losing a spouse?

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The correct answer is: Men are more likely to die after being widowed, while widowed women show no increased risk of dying after losing a mate. Researchers guess this is because women tend to be more independent and prepared for the death of a spouse than men.

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Question 19 of 20 Correct

If a couple is having difficulty getting pregnant, who is more likely to have the fertility problem, the man or the woman?

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The correct answer is: It's a tie. If a couple is having trouble getting pregnant, both partners are equally likely to have fertility problem. Approximately one-third of fertility problems are due to the female and one-third due to the male. And in another third, either both partners have fertiity issues or no cause is found.

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Question 20 of 20 Correct

Which of these cancers is more common in men than women?

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The correct answer is: Men are more likely to be diganosed with leukemia than women. In fact, nearly three-fifths of all leukemia cases are diagnosed in men.

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