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. By 1999, what was the average age of those who were members of the American Contract Bridge League?
(a) 58.
(b) 83.
(c) 71.
(d) 64.

2. How many members did the Environmental Defense Fund have in 1995?
(a) 300,000.
(b) 400,000.
(c) 100,000.
(d) 200,000.

3. When was the PTA founded?
(a) 1912.
(b) 1910.
(c) 1923.
(d) 1921.

4. How many men born in the 1920s served in the military?
(a) 80 percent.
(b) 75 percent.
(c) 85 percent.
(d) 70 percent.

5. By what year did some estimate that 35 million Americans played bridge?
(a) 1943.
(b) 1955.
(c) 1958.
(d) 1947.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much higher were crime rates in cities than in small towns or rural areas?

2. By how much did Greenpeace's membership drop when they stopped using direct-mail solicitation?

3. How many more hours did married couples average in a work week in 1998 than they did in 1969?

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

5. Who said "80 percent of life is simply showing up"?

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