Play a Game of LIFE and We’ll Guess Your Psychological Age

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By: Teresa McGlothlin

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

If you're going to prepare yourself for the real world, playing the Game of LIFE is a good way to get your feet wet. From unexpected expenses to the cost of a growing family, you can easily go bankrupt before you have time to name your triplets. Play a board-less game with us, and your choices will tell us how old you are! 

We're not talking about the age your birth certificate says. We're talking about the age you act, the age you feel and the age you live your life like. Whether you're 51 and running around like you're 24 or you're the mom of your friend group, the Game of LIFE can tell you where you stand. Grab your favorite color car and choose a pink or blue peg. Every choice you make will give you away.

Will you choose to get married, or do you know you're not ready yet? Will you spend extra time at night school, or will you stick with the job you have? Are you already feeling overwhelmed before you begin? Take your first spin and deal with the space where you land. Then, we'll tell you how old you are at heart!

Do you get to be the banker this time?

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Are you going to start off on the career path or the college path?

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If you chose the career path, which career will you choose?

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You've made $30,000 on the first action card, but you have to name a new fruit. What are you calling it?

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Now, you've landed on a pet space! Pay the bank $20,000 and choose your new turtle's name. What is it?

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If you took the college path, it's time to graduate. Which job will you accept?

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Are you going to get married at the marriage stop?

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You rolled an eight and landed on the Spin to Win space. Which number will you place your token on?

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If you choose to buy a house this early in the game, which one are you going to buy?

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Your next action card is paying you $50,000 to hike the Great Wall of China. How many miles will you go?

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Stop! Are you going to take the night school path or the life path now?

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Just stopping by the pet store has cost you $10,000. What did you get while you were there?

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The real estate agent is chasing you down. Are you going to sell your old house and buy another?

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How many kids do you want now that you're on the family stop?

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At this action space, you've been awarded the Family of the Year award! How do you thank everyone?

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Uh oh! You might not be planning to have a baby, but you just did. What are you naming it?

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You get to pay the bank $50K and start an online business. What will you call it?

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Here comes the real estate agent again! What are you going to do this time?

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You're not going to believe this, but you've spawned again! How many kids did you have this time?

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Oh, dear! Your dog has decided that your shoe is a favorite new chew toy. How do you handle this?

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STOP! Are you going to take the risky road or play it safe?

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This time, your action card says you've built an adventure playground. What toy did you include?

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Your child has a toothache and a fever. Does the dentist appointment break your bank?

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Are you going to donate any of your payday to charity? If so, which one?

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Before you retire, you get to trace your family tree. Where does it go back to?

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Your totally needy cat has to go to the vet. What's wrong?

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Are you heading to Millionaire Manson or Countryside Acres?

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How much do you owe the bank for loans?

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Are you usually the first person to retire?

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Have you counted your money and won the game?

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