Bowling Alone Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Robert D. Putnam
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 2: Chapter 6, Informal Social Connections.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In the 1940s, how likely was it that a deck of playing cards would be found in American homes?
(a) 93 percent.
(b) 61 percent.
(c) 79 percent.
(d) 87 percent.

2. In 1966, what percent of Americans rejected the view that "the people running the country don't really care what happens to you"?
(a) 73.
(b) 56.
(c) 66.
(d) 82.

3. What percent of individuals did Jeremy Toole believed received their social connections from the workplace?
(a) 90 percent.
(b) 60 percent.
(c) 80 percent.
(d) 70 percent.

4. When was the last year of the baby boom generation?
(a) 1962.
(b) 1963.
(c) 1964.
(d) 1961.

5. Between 1970 and 1998, by how much did the number of full-service restaurants per one hundred thousand population fall?
(a) 1/6.
(b) 1/8.
(c) 1/4.
(d) 1/5.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 5, what percent of corporate executives said that they encourage their employees to become involved in community service?

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

3. What university studied the changes in personal behavior between 1957 and 1976?

4. When do most scholars agree that church membership was most likely at an all-time high?

5. When comparing voting records, how many years had it been since voter turnout was as bad as it was in 1996?

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