In What Time Should You Have Been Born?

LIFESTYLE

By: Emily Maggrett

6 Min Quiz

Do you love or loathe digital technology?

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What's your biggest complaint about the modern era?

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Do you feel that you have a moral obligation to help the less fortunate?

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Clothing-wise, are you usually covered up or letting it all hang out?

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What's your ideal living configuration?

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How long would you last on "Survivor"?

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What's your favorite tradition?

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In your opinion, how much money should the government spend on the arts?

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Of the following old-fashioned professions, which one appeals to you the most?

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Is your moral obligation to help people in your own country the same as or different from your moral obligation to help people in other countries?

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What do you think of the monarchy?

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In your opinion, is it ever OK to lie?

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How often do you sweep, mop or vacuum your floors?

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Do you believe in ghosts or spirits?

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Which styles of art speak to you the most?

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Of the following desserts, which one sounds the most delicious?

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What kind of books do you like to read?

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How do you feel about advice?

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If citizens disagree with how their tax money is spent, do you think they should have to pay taxes anyway?

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Do you enjoy writing and receiving letters?

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Are you a "by the book" person or a rebel against the rules?

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If you were offered a fantastic job opportunity, would you be willing to move far away from your family and friends?

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Do you believe that scientists have much to learn from artists, and vice-versa?

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What's your favorite kind of lighting?

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If you came upon a robbery in progress, would you feel an obligation to attack the thief?

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Can you speak the language of flowers?

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In your opinion, are all of today's kitchen gadgets really necessary?

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Do you enjoy attending church?

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If your brother committed murder, would you help him escape or turn him in to the authorities?

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What's your favorite architectural style?

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About This Quiz

Whether you're a child or a septuagenarian, our current era is a stressful one to be living through. People today have to deal with countless demands on their attention, an excess of choices and a tense social fabric that's been stretched to the limit. With so many challenges to our well-being, is it any wonder that the past looks peaceful by comparison?

That tranquility may be an illusion — after all, our forebears had to contend with wars, plagues and terrible prejudices — but still, past ages have their charms. Who hasn't dreamed of taking tea with a Victorian family, or roaming the forest with a friendly caveman? Who wouldn't want to visit the court of France's Sun King, or play volleyball with Tom Cruise in the '80s? 

If you've always fantasized about living in a different time, this quiz will delight you! We're going to ask you several moral and psychological questions. These queries will reveal your ethical beliefs, religious inclinations, moral orientation and most deeply held values. After completing your personality profile, our quiz supercomputer will match you to the historical era that best suits your unique quirks. Want to find out where and when you belong? Dive into this quiz!

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