Which US State Is Your Temperament Most Like?

Steven Miller

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About This Quiz

Each state has its unique personality and overall vibe. For example, it would be very upsetting and odd to see someone yelling at a cab driver in Kansas. However, it just wouldn't feel right if that wasn't happening somewhere at any given moment in New York. 

The weather has something to do with these traits as well. If you live in Washington, there's a good chance you deal with some depression, especially after a few weeks of constant rain in the winter. However, this is not as much of an issue in a place like, let's say, Arizona.

If you are most like those in the Midwestern states, you likely tend to keep your true emotions bottled up a bit more. The culture here adopts much more of a grin-and-bear-it philosophy. That being said, these are the folks who tend to stay pretty even-keeled and balanced, at least until the day that all that pent-up frustration explodes.

If you're more at home on the East Coast, it's likely that everyone is very clear how you feel about things and you have no issue in stating your concerns with plenty of volume. You also probably move pretty fast in life, and you tend to keep your plate jam-packed with all kinds of new and interesting things to do.

Buckle up; we haven't even gotten to the South and the West Coast yet. Get out the atlas; it's time to hit the road to find the state that you most closely resemble.

Which situation is most likely to make you angry?

What pace do you tend to move at in life?

Which description best matches your sense of humor?

How much time do you spend in nature?

How big is your circle of friends?

Which weekend activity sounds most appealing to you?

Do you tend to tell people when you're upset, or are you more likely to keep it inside?

How big of a party is ideal for you?

Of the following, which is the comfort food you're most likely to turn to?

Do you ever struggle with depression?

Do you have a hard time falling asleep at night?

Is your average day packed with activity or do you keep things pretty light?

How well do you adjust to changes?

Are you more of an optimist or a pessimist?

Would you consider yourself to be an intense person?

How easily distracted are you?

Are you someone who sticks with things, or are you more likely to give up and move on?

How sensitive are you to other people around you?

Do you tend to experience emotions more or less intensely than the average person?

What's your idea of a relaxing activity?

What time do you usually go to bed?

How much fast food do you eat?

How long have you worked in your current job?

Which vacation spot sounds most appealing to you?

How many books have you read in the last year?

How long is your attention span?

Do people ever tell you that you need to lighten up?

How much coffee do you drink?

Which kind of music is most appealing to you?

Which sport would you rather watch?

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