Does Your Temperament Belong More in the North or the South?

By: Brian Whitney
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About This Quiz

People from the North usually just don't get the Southern vibe. Everyone is slow paced, not in a hurry, and chilled out all the time. At the same time, people in the South don't really get what is going on with people in the North. To a Southerner, they seem to always be in a hurry, way too concerned about success and material things, and sometimes they even seem to be just a little bit rude. People in the North are generally assertive, confident, determined, and independent. On the other hand, people in the South tend to be helpful, generous, good-natured, sensitive, patient, and understanding.

Which section of the country does your temperament most belong in? It doesn't matter where you were born, where do you actually belong? You might be a native of Boston and have a temperament that is more suited to chilling out on a porch on a sunny day with a dog at your feet. Or you might be from Georgia and long for excitement and the hustle and bustle of the big city. Take this quiz and we'll tell you whether your temperament is more suited to the North or the South.


How do you feel when you hear someone say "y'all"?

How long could you sit and chill out on a porch on a sunny day?

Are you in a hurry right now?

Do you get mad when someone cuts in front of you in line?

Would you go against your principles to get a promotion and a big raise?

How do you feel during a big snowstorm?

How do you feel if a stranger says hi to you?

When was the last time you flipped someone off in traffic?

If you're at a sporting event and your team is losing, what do you do?

Do you mind a rain shower in the afternoon?

At what temperature do you start complaining about it being too hot?

At what temperature is it too cold?

How happy are you when you watch football?

Do you have good manners?

What would you do if you found out your partner was cheating on you?

What do you think if someone attractive smiles at you?

Are you close with your family?

How do you feel if you're served mediocre pizza?

How many biscuits would you eat in one sitting?

What pets do you have?

Are you religious?

Do you feel hotter when you're tan?

What do you think of cheerleaders?

Which job would suit you best?

How big is your hair?

Your best friend is broke and needs a place to stay. How long do you let them crash at your place?

What skill do you have that would help you be a good lawyer?

Do you enjoy small talk?

Do you enjoy growing your own vegetables?

Which of these things are you most likely to be doing on a Saturday afternoon?

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