Generation X: Are You a True Gen X-er?

Steven Miller

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About This Quiz

You might have been born into Generation X, but are you a Generation Xer for real? This is one generation that is known to be a bunch of independent thinkers, even though they might have been calling each other slackers and listening to grunge, they also were doing a lot of very impressive things that changed the world, especially when it came to technology. YouTube, Google, and Amazon.com all came from the minds and hard work of people from that generation.

What about you? Were you born into Generation X but feel like you should have been born in another time instead? Or maybe you weren't born into Generation X, but feel like you should have been? Do you dig Doc Martens and did you go see the movie "Clerks?" Were you good at Pac Man? Do you remember exactly where you were when Kurt Cobain died? 

Could you teach a class on the movies of John Hughes? Do you call everyone "dude," even when the person is female? Do you still feel totally young, even though you're pushing 50? If you answered yes to some or all of those questions, you might just be a true member of Generation X. Take this quiz to find out for sure.

Which song was most popular when you were young?

Which movie was most popular during your childhood?

Which cartoon was on TV when you were a kid?

Which fashion item was most popular during your childhood?

Which gadget was most popular from your childhood?

What was the big gaming system of your youth?

Which news item reminds you the most of your childhood?

Where were the Summer Olympics held in your youth?

Who was the President of The United States of America when you were a kid?

Who was the more famous female athlete from your childhood?

Which jam were you most likely to blast from your boombox?

Which comedy was most popular during your younger years?

Which kids' show was most popular when you were young?

What hair style was most popular in your youth?

Which dance move identifies with your youth most?

Which saying was most popular during your childhood?

What was a popular TV comedy show from your youth?

Who was the more famous male athlete from your childhood?

What were phones like when you were a kid?

Which trend from your youth is hardest to explain now?

Which song would you have more likely slow-danced to as a middle-school student?

Which animated movie was most popular during your youth?

Which show would you have most likely watched on Saturday mornings as a kid?

Which toy was a hit from your youth?

What were the popular shoes of your youth?

Which game was most popular in your childhood?

Who was the king of late night comedy in your youth?

What's an iconic car from when you were young?

Who was a popular female model from your childhood?

Which pastime is most rooted in your youth?

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