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Do You Know Today’s Rules of Attraction? Take The Quiz!


Sure, everyone has their own preferences when it comes to attraction — but there are some basic trends about what men and women find attractive these days. From our very own Andrea Bain, a quiz to help you decode today's rules of attraction.

Attraction Decoded

1. For both men and women, what's most important when meeting a partner for the first time?
  • A great looking outfit and hairstyle
  • Clean teeth and fresh breath
  • The colour of their eyes
  • A warm inviting smile

When meeting a partner, two of the biggest considerations — commonly cited across gender lines — are the cleanliness of their teeth and the freshness of their breath. So gentlemen, pop an Altoid before that date.

2. For men, what's the ideal height in a woman?
  • 5'0"—5'2"
  • 5"2—5'4"
  • 5'5"—5'7"
  • 5'8"—6' (a.k.a. I only date supermodels!)

Men were middle of the road when it came to height. Forty-four per cent of men said that 5'5"-5'7" was the ideal height for a date.

3. What's the biggest turn-off for women?
  • Bad taste in eyeglasses
  • Acne
  • Farting or burping
  • All of the above

Women said that ten of their biggest turn-offs were farting/burping, bad taste in eyeglasses and acne, along with bad hair, unkempt cuticles, nose hair, "man boobs" and when their date is missing a tooth.

4. What female celebrity did men find the most attractive?
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Halle Berry
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Jennifer Aniston

According to Match.com, men named Jennifer Aniston the most attractive female celebrity (18%).

5. What male celebrity did women find most attractive?
  • George Clooney
  • Ryan Gosling
  • Bradley Cooper
  • Johnny Depp

As for the most attractive man, women (24%) and EVEN men (30%) agreed that it's George Clooney.

6. What is the average amount of time it takes for a man to make a first impression on a woman?
  • 40 seconds
  • 15 minutes
  • 3 minutes
  • 7 minutes

15 minutes. New research suggests women make up their minds about men within 15 minutes of meeting them.

7. When choosing an outfit, what colour is the most attractive to a man?
  • Pink
  • Black
  • Red
  • Blue

Wearing red increases a woman's chances of being asked out — and to have her date splurge on her — finds a study at the University of Rochester. The simple explanation: Ladies in red are perceived as more sexually receptive due to the color's associations with fertility.

8. What do women prefer when it comes to facial hair?
  • Clean-shaven
  • A little bit of stubble
  • Full beard
  • A goatee

Answer A: According to Match.com, most Canadian woman prefer men who are clean-shaven. It turns out half (50%) of the single ladies surveyed prefer men who are clean-shaven. One-third of women prefer a man with stubble.

9. What percentage of us find love at the office?
  • 10%
  • 55%
  • 40%
  • 25%

Although you can meet someone just about anywhere, workplace relationships have a strangely high success rate — if your goal is to put a ring on it. Around 40 per cent of romances that start at the water cooler result in marriage.

10. How many of us believe in love at first sight?
  • 47%
  • 64%
  • 20%
  • 56%

Fifty-six percent of Americans believe in love at first sight, and the percentage is even higher for married people and those in relationships, according to CBS.com, which conducted a recent poll.

You are:Uh-oh! You may need to bone up on those rules of attraction!
You are:Could be worse… Ok, so you may not be an expert — but hey, at least you didn't score zero.
You are:Great job! You've got a good feel for today's rules of attraction.
You are:You've got it down! You clearly know what you're doing when it comes to attraction.

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