Nature | Quiz

How interdisciplinary are you?

Many scientists claim to be interdisciplinary — but are they really?

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Take Nature’s light-hearted quiz to find out if you straddle disciplines with ease − or whether other fields are a distant planet to you.

To play, consider each definition. Tick the box if you use the word with this definition in your writing or speech (you can click more than one box). Be honest!

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