Are You Good at Adulting?

Talin Vartanian

When you come home from work, do you cook a big meal for yourself or do you prefer to order takeout?

Let's say that you're at a restaurant with a friend. Are you going to pick up the tab or let them pay for it?

Do you use any financial planners to track your finances or does this sound like way too much work?

Morning routines are essential for starting your day off on the right foot. Which of the following do you incorporate during the early morning hours?

Would you describe yourself as more of a night owl or an early bird?

During the winter months, do you lower the heat in your home to save on gas or electricity costs?

If you won $1,000 in the lottery right now, what would you do with your earnings?

Do you currently live with your parents or guardians, with a roommate, or by yourself?

Is it better to make some morning coffee at home or grab a tasty latte from a coffee shop?

It's 7 p.m. on a Friday night, but you're behind on some work. Should you go out with friends or stay at home to play catch-up?

On a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being the highest), how much of a tidy and clean person are you?

Your best friend's birthday is coming up, which means it's time to buy them which of the following presents?

It's 1 a.m., and you just got home from a big party. Should you shower and brush your teeth or go straight to bed?

When it comes to paying off financial debts in life, do you have any plans or are you just going with the flow?

Are you the type of person who is well-versed when it comes to technology, or is this something that you know nothing about?

If you had one extra hour per day for yourself, which of the following would you do to "spend" that hour?

Let's say that you see a super cute shirt at the store for $20. Are you going to buy it now or later?

Do you do laundry once per week or only when you run out of clothes to wear?

Pretend that you're on a vacation with some friends and family members. How often are you going to check your email?

Is it better to work at a job you hate for more money or work at a job you love for little money?

Does the concept of ageing terrify you or are you at peace with growing older?

Let's say that you just moved into a new home. Are you buying brand new or used furniture?

You probably have pulled an all-nighter when you were younger, but could you do it again as an adult?

On the spectrum of tired to energetic, where does your mood fall on a normal day?

Today is your day off! Are you sleeping in or waking up early to do some chores and/or errands?

Which of the following beverages do you drink for a much-needed caffeine boost during sluggish days?

Do you secretly wish that you were a kid again or are you happy with your adult life?

There are lots of great perks about being an adult! What's the best perk for you?

What is more valuable to you in life: sleep or finding true love?

Does adulting get easier as you get older or do you think that it will always be an uphill battle?

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About This Quiz

We get it: adulting can be a tough hill to climb! But don't worry, because we're here to gauge how much of a master you are with the rules of adulthood. We know that you're not a kid anymore, and it's time for you to prove to us how much you've matured with this lifestyle quiz!

If you're not familiar with the concept of adulting, let us break this down for you. Being an adult comes with many responsibilities, such as being on time for work and prioritizing work-related tasks over leisurely activities. Such responsibilities are known as "adulting," which can be quite tiring for some people. Those who can multitask errands, chores and deadlines are typically able to handle adult life a little better. 

If you want to become better at adulting, we've got a few tips for you. For starters, there are many types of productivity apps that you can download on your smartphone to help you out. These include financial planners, sleep timers and calendars, but the possibilities are endless. But most importantly, always ask for some guidance from other adulting gurus if you feel too stressed out with the adult world. Tell us about how you handle your mature life with this adulting quiz!

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