React to These Gen Z Problems and We'll Guess What State You're From

Daniel Yetman

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About This Quiz

Life is filled with daily challenges that make us uncomfortable. However, for the majority of us, not being able to afford avocado toast and lattes is a bigger danger than not being able to afford clean water and food. 

Compared to people who lived in other eras, we don't have it so bad. Our prehistoric ancestors had to constantly live a nomadic lifestyle in order to chase herds of animals for food. In the medieval ages, there were no Ubers, iPhones or Skip the Dishes. For many of our parents, even computers are a relatively recent technology. 

Gen Z gets a bad reputation for being self-centered, having a small attention span and being allergic to hard work. However, that's not entirely fair. Student debt and cost of living have risen disproportionately to the average salary, which had made becoming a homeowner or financially free more difficult than in our parent's generation. 

We believe Gen Z is the technologically savvy, entrepreneurial and self-reliant generation. We're going to give you 30 hypotheticals, and we bet we can guess where you're from by your reaction. If the guac runs out at the party, are you going to freak out or take the initiative to get more? Let's get started and find out!

What do you do when you're out of the house and your phone is at 1% battery?

Running into one of your Tinder matches is always awkward. What would you do if you ran into your match at your favorite café near your house?

You wake up and have 37 new messages waiting for you on your phone. Do you answer right away or let them sit?

You're on a bus in a city you've never been to before. You're lost, but your phone is dead. How do you find your way back to your hotel?

You get a phone call for the first time since you were 14. Do you answer if you don't recognize the number?

What's the logical assumption when you've messaged your crush an hour ago and they still haven't answered?

Your boyfriend/girlfriend wants to go to a party but you want to stay home. How do you compromise?

You're out of money, but your best friend invites you to sushi. Are you going to go?

What would you do if your parents start charging you rent, but you don't have a job?

How do you get home when you get a flat tire alone in the middle of nowhere?

You meet a friend of a friend who stands too close to you when they talk. You keep backing away, but they don't take the hint. What do you do?

You pour your morning cereal into a bowl and then go to the fridge for milk. Turns out you're out of milk, almond milk, soy milk and coconut milk. How are you going to solve this problem?

What would you do if you posted the perfect selfie on Instagram an hour ago but nobody had commented on it yet?

You buy a new iPhone, and the next day, a newer model is released at double the price. Do you buy the new one or stick with your old one?

What would you do if your dishwasher broke?

You're curled up in bed, but you've already watched everything good on Netflix. How are you going to kill time?

What would you do if the Snap streak with your best friend that's been going on for six months was about to end?

You go to the gym but hate the music playing. How do you react?

There's a book you really want to read, but it isn't available from Kindle. Do you get it anyway?

You need a new blow dryer. How do you purchase it?

Your roommate took a long shower and used all the hot water. Are you going to suck it up or skip your shower today?

The power goes out during a thunderstorm and your phone battery is about to die. What do you do?

How would you react if you were stuck on a transcontinental flight between two crying children while another child behind you kicked your seat?

What would you do if your package with guaranteed two-day shipping was delayed a day?

You're in a public stall and there's no toilet paper left. Nobody else is around. What do you do?

How do you avoid the awkwardness of standing on a subway so packed that no matter where you look, you make eye contact with somebody?

Would you answer if a door-to-door salesman knocked on your apartment door?

Your bank has had you on hold for the past 20 minutes. Do you keep waiting or hang up?

You have $7 in your pocket and you're at a cafe. You can either buy a premium coffee or a real lunch. What do you get?

What would you do if you had an 8:30 a.m. class, but it's 8:15 a.m. and you're still in bed?

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