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. What publication ran an article about the challenge of free time and Americans in 1964?
(a) Time.
(b) Newsweek.
(c) New Yorker.
(d) Wall Street Journal.

2. In Chapter 5, what percent of corporate executives said that they encourage their employees to become involved in community service?
(a) 84.
(b) 77.
(c) 92.
(d) 64.

3. How many of AARP's members belonged to local chapters?
(a) Less than 20 percent.
(b) Less than 10 percent.
(c) Less than 5 percent.
(d) Less than 15 percent.

4. By 1992, how many work places had "quality circles"?
(a) 41 percent.
(b) 56 percent.
(c) 67 percent.
(d) 39 percent.

5. In Roper polls in the 1980s and 1990s, how many American reported going out for entertainment?
(a) 1/3.
(b) 1/2.
(c) 2/3.
(d) 1/4.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much had states spent on "motor voter" registration?

2. How many more long distance calls to family and friends would women make than men?

3. In 1996, how many Americans voted in the election between Clinton, Dole, and Perot?

4. 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?

5. Between the 1970s and 1990s, by what percent did church attendance fall among people under sixty?

(see the answer key)

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