Quiz: What Do Only Gen Xers Know?
What Do Only Gen Xers Know?
By: Annette
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About This Quiz

Gen Xers had it tough. Think about going through the teenage years WITHOUT a cell phone. Oh, the angst! Going to school and having to write notes on a pad of paper, not a Chromebook. And there weren't hundreds of channels from which to choose when seeking that perfect entertainment. So was it a simpler time or was it an intolerable, tweet-free existence? Learn more about Gen Xers by taking the quiz right now.

You'll find identifying Gen Xers by the years they were born is not always the best way to define this group. In fact, you can understand Gen Xers more through their common experience with the world. From the Berlin Wall to the recession, to even "Sesame Street," Gen Xers were shaped by political, governmental and educational events of the time. It's why Gen Xers have a different perspective than Millennials on some of the most basic issues - from jobs to movies.

Born between 1965 and 1984, Gen Xers have touchstones that all people of that generation can relate to, even if it's the birth of MTV and quotes from "The Outsider." Go ahead, get nostalgic on us with this fun yet challenging Gen Xers trivia quiz. You're just a click away.

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