Teenagers dislike a lot of things -- and you can live with that (as long as you're not one of those things). Test your knowledge of the traits teens hate. Maybe, just maybe, you can stay off your adolescent's list of irritants.
Question 1 of 20
At what age did Mark Twain realize his dad was pretty bright after all?
Question 2 of 20
Having an awareness of the traits teens despise can help you do what?
Question 3 of 20
True or False: The best thing you, as a parent, can do is wait until your teenager grows up and matures.
Question 4 of 20
Drinking, drugs and what else is more pervasive than ever?
Question 5 of 20
True or False: The adolescent struggles of yesteryear are pretty much the same as today.
Question 6 of 20
This is one thing that both Aretha Franklin and your teenager want:
Question 7 of 20
True or False: It's fair to say that a teenager is like a wild horse that needs to be broken.
Question 8 of 20
What should you give a teenager so he can learn and make mistakes?
Question 9 of 20
True or False: If you compare your teen to his siblings or his friends, you'll create a competitive atmosphere that will propel him to greatness.
Question 10 of 20
Teens hate tardiness, but what specific kind of tardiness?
Question 11 of 20
True or False: If you're a tardy parent, you might as well continue to stay out of the picture.
Question 12 of 20
From time to time, it's good to highlight your teen's:
Question 13 of 20
Telling your teen that he's just a kid will make him feel like he's stuck in what?
Question 14 of 20
Mark Twain wrote that when he was 14 his father was what?
Question 15 of 20
How many years did it take for Mark Twain's father to wise-up?
Question 16 of 20
True or False: You can't really walk alongside your child during the teenage years.
Question 17 of 20
When you step into a teenager's world, it's not unlike stepping into:
Question 18 of 20
If you want to undermine and minimize your teenager, tell her she's got what?
Question 19 of 20
True or False: If you understand the traits a teen despises, then you'll be able to eliminate conflicts.
Question 20 of 20