Take This Word Association Test and We'll Guess How Old You Are!

Emily Maggrett

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About This Quiz

Believe it or not, when you take a word association test, you're revealing a lot about your subconscious mind! In the early days of psychology, pioneers like Jung and Sir Francis Galton developed word association tests to gauge what their patients were thinking. Today, word association tests are used for market research, assessment of repressions and simply as fun ice-breakers. But today, we're using them for a totally different purpose — namely, to guess your age!

In this quiz, we're going to ask you which concepts, objects and beings you associate with certain provocative words, such as "time" and "enemy." Don't think too hard about it — just pick the answer that appeals to you the most, as quickly as you possibly can. The faster you choose, the more accurate your results will be, so don't be afraid to speed through the questions! By the end of the quiz, our supercomputer will have tallied your answers and accurately guessed your age.

Don't think a word association test could actually tell us anything real about you? Let's put that assumption to the test. If you want to find out whether your subconscious mind matches your age and generation, drop everything you're doing and take this quiz!

What do you think of when you read the word "yellow"?

If we said, "Ghost," what would you think?👻

Imagine someone just said, "Round." What's your first thought?

Tell us: what do you associate with the word "cloud"?🌦

You see a sign that says, "March." It reminds you of ... ?

When we say, "Moon," you think ... ?🌛

What do you think of when you read the word "tired"?

A voice whispers, "Royal." What do you think of?👑

If we said, "Shadow," what would you think?

The word "ancestor" makes you instantly say ... ?🧓

Tell us: What do you associate with the word "over"?

Imagine someone just said, "bright." What's your first thought?✨

A voice whispers, "Soon." What do you think of?

The word "ocean" makes you instantly say ... ?🌊

When we say, "Velvet," you think ... ?

You can't read the word "bear" without thinking of ... ?🐻

You see a sign that says, "End." It reminds you of ... ?

If we said, "Love," what would you think?💖

What do you think of when you read the word "no"?

Imagine someone just said, "Fruit." What's your first thought?🍉

Tell us: What do you associate with the word "might"?

When we say, "Time," you think ... ?⏲

You see a sign that says, "Spring." It reminds you of ... ?

A voice whispers, "dress." What do you think of?👗

What do you think of when you read the word "sinking"?

Imagine someone just said, "Crane." What's your first thought?🏗

Tell us: What do you associate with the word "fever"?

A man holds up a sign that says, "Stop." What do you think of?🛑

What do you associate with the word "enemy"?

If we said, "Shell," what would you think?🐚

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