If You Score More Than 20 on This Checklist, You Probably Grew Up With Strict Parents

Talin Vartanian

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About This Quiz

How strict were your parents during your childhood? Were there a ton of rules in your household, or could you get away with almost anything? In this quiz, we're asking you 30 questions about your childhood and how your parents raised you! From there, we'll determine if you had strict, protective, supportive or chill parents. If you're ready to travel back in time to your childhood, take this quiz right now! 

A childhood serves as the foundation for a person's future, and those years can be essential for learning good manners and respectful behavior. Some parents are very strict about this, and they also want their child to receive excellent grades in school. Other parents are more relaxed, with fewer rules in their house. While there is no one "right" or "wrong" way to raise a child, many parents can agree that certain rules in the house are necessary.

Some essential household rules include doing chores, having dinner manners and speaking in a polite tone of voice. If these rules are not taught at a young age, a child can grow up to become a very rude person. Now it's time to see if you were raised right by going back to the past with this quiz!

What kinds of manners did your parents teach you?

What kinds of chores did you do around the house?

Did you have to finish all of your food during mealtime?

Do you have any siblings?

How often did you get grounded?

Did your parents teach you how to cook?

Did you have a curfew?

What time did you have to go to sleep?

Who helped you with your homework?

How often would your parents listen to you?

Did you ever want to run away from home?

What kinds of gifts did you get for your birthday?

How often would your parents buy you new toys?

Did you ever lie to your parents?

What did you do for fun during your childhood?

Did your parents allow any sleepovers?

Were you allowed to watch TV or play video games?

How often were you allowed to hang out with friends?

If you were grounded, what kind of rules did you have to follow?

What kind of grades did your parents expect you to receive?

Did you have a diary growing up?

How much privacy did your parents give you?

Did you have to "watch your mouth" around your parents?

How often did you throw a temper tantrum as a kid?

Did your parents attend parent-teacher conferences with you?

On a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being the highest), how strict do you think your parents were with you?

Were you rewarded for receiving an A in a class?

Did you receive an allowance as a kid?

How often did you and your parents go on vacations?

Were you always arguing with your parents?

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