Are you a dependent
Answers "No" if you are an independent student (age 24 or older, married, a graduate student, an orphan, a veteran, etc.), otherwise "Yes".
Was Schedule 1 not required (optional) on the federal income tax
If you filed Schedule 1 just to report capital gains, unemployment compensation, Alaska Permanent Fund dividends, educator expenses, IRA deductions or student loan interest deduction, Schedule 1 was not required
Did anyone in the household receive means-tested federal benefits in the last two years?
That includes: Medicaid, SSI, SNAP, TANF, WIC or Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch.
Is a dependent student's parent or the independent student a dislocated worker or displaced homemaker?
If you're a dependent, then this question is about your parents. If you're an independent, then the question applies to you or your spouse (if you have one).