Bowling Alone Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Robert D. Putnam
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 3: Chapter 14, From Generation to Generation.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the late twentieth century, how many more times would an American send a greeting card to a friend than a letter to the editor?
(a) 43.
(b) 28.
(c) 57.
(d) 35.

2. In 1998, how many people believed that people lived as honestly and morally as they used to?
(a) Between 25 and 35 percent.
(b) Between 20 and 30 percent.
(c) Between 15 and 20 percent.
(d) Between 5 and 10 percent.

3. When was Charles Tilly born?
(a) 1931.
(b) 1928.
(c) 1898.
(d) 1913.

4. When did the membership of community involvement groups plateau?
(a) 1961.
(b) 1963.
(c) 1957.
(d) 1954.

5. When did Bill Clinton become president?
(a) 1992.
(b) 1988.
(c) 1984.
(d) 1996.

Short Answer Questions

1. Between 1986-86 and 1998-99, how much of a decline was there in the number of average Americans who made new friends?

2. In 1986, what percent of all organization members had served as an officer?

3. In the 1990s, how many women worked outside the home?

4. In the last two decades of the twentieth century, by what fraction did unlisted phone numbers grow?

5. In Roper polls in the 1980s and 1990s, how many American reported going out for entertainment?

(see the answer key)

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