What Attachment Are You? Take Our Quiz and Learn If You’re a Bucket, Grapple, Fork or Auger

grapple attachment

Ever wonder what kind of compact utility loader attachment best represents your skills and personality? Wonder no longer. Take this short, 10-question quiz to discover if your personality is most like an auger, bucket, fork or grapple attachment. These four CUL attachments are staples on the jobsite because of their differing strengths and specialties. You might be surprised by the traits you have in common. Choose the answer to each question that best describes you. As you go, keep track of how many As, Bs, Cs and Ds you choose, as you’ll need to know to get your results. To keep the fun going, compare your results with colleagues, family members and friends.


How would your friends describe you?

a. You always lend a hand, no matter what.
b. You’re the glue that holds the group together.
c. You excel under pressure.
d. You are easygoing and lighthearted.

In the event of a zombie apocalypse, you would:

a. Help a friend, colleague or neighbor in any way you can.
b. Team up with the enemy to save your inner circle.
c. Find a way to save the entire human race.
d. Thrive at the job someone else assigns you.

What’s your ideal vacation?

a. A road trip across the United States.
b. Relaxing at a resort in Mexico.
c. Bungee jumping off a bridge in New Zealand.
d. Backpacking across Europe.

If you were an animal, which would you be?

a. A dog.
b. An elephant.
c. A lion.
d. A bird.

Which best describes you at work?

a. You wear a lot of hats.
b. You take on more than you can handle.
c. You drill down into the nitty-gritty details.
d. You easily adapt to change.

What do you do when you’re bored?

a. Tidy up your home.
b. Get together with a friend.
c. Dive into a home project.
d. Take a walk outdoors.

How do you respond under pressure?

a. Continue working hard, at the same pace you always do.
b. Prioritize the work to ensure the most important tasks get done.
c. Speed up your workflow to get tasks done faster.
d. Break up the work into small items you can check off.

What are you most proud of?

a. Your achievements.
b. Your family.
c. Your work ethic.
d. Your adaptability.

What do you do to manage stress?

a. Take a break.
b. Go to a workout class.
c. Grab another cup of coffee.
d. I don’t get stressed.

What’s your preferred mode of transportation?

a. Car.
b. Motorcycle.
c. Pickup truck.
d. Bicycle.

Now comes the fun part. Take note of your answers and determine — did you choose mostly A, B, C or D? See the corresponding results to find out what kind of attachment you are.

auger attachment
The tried-and-true auger attachment. Very useful in a zombie apocalypse.

Mostly As

If you answered mostly As, you’re a bucket attachment! Buckets excel at everything they do and have ample energy to get it done. It’s easy for them to keep projects moving forward, since they carry a lot of the load on their own.

Mostly Bs

Congrats, you are a grapple attachment! Grapples are strong, both emotionally and physically. They tend to grab on and not let go, resulting in close-knit friendships, dedication to their craft and a strong passion for their hobbies.

Mostly Cs

For those who answered mostly Cs, you’re an auger attachment! You perform well under demanding conditions and have a thorough and consistent approach to your work. Details and precision are more important than speed, and you have no problem digging yourself out of a hole.

Mostly Ds

If you answered mostly Ds, you are a fork attachment! You’re versatile, adaptable and can carry a heavy load without a second thought. Acquaintances appreciate you for being so laid back and willing to help. What seems like a monumental task for someone else, feels like a simple one to you.

You did it! You’ve discovered whether you are a bucket, grapple, fork or auger — and that every attachment has its strengths, just like every person does. Thanks for having a little fun with us!

Mark Adamek is the marketing manager for attachments at Toro.