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 what state did the KKK want to "adopt a highway"?
(a) Georgia.
(b) Mississippi.
(c) Alabama.
(d) Florida.

2. Sociologist Wade Clark Roof estimated that 2/3 of all boomers reared in religious traditions dropped out. How many returned to religion?
(a) Less than 1/4.
(b) Less than 1/2.
(c) Less than 1/5.
(d) Less than 1/3.

3. How many Americans were in the labor force in 1950?
(a) 28 percent.
(b) 45 percent.
(c) 59 percent.
(d) 32 percent.

4. In what states did Philip Hammond survey churchgoers?
(a) North Carolina, Massachusetts, Ohio, and California.
(b) Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio.
(c) Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada.
(d) Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, FLorida.

5. Who rode the "antiparty bandwagon" to national prominence in 1992?
(a) Pat Buchanan.
(b) Denny Lane.
(c) Howard Dean.
(d) Ross Perot.

Short Answer Questions

1. During the 1950s and 1960s, what percent of workers belonged to professional associations and other economic organizations (other than unions)?

2. For how many years did the Vassar alumnae of Washington, D.C., have an annual book sale?

3. Where in America has there been the most religious disengagement?

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

5. By what percent did religious adherence grow steadily from 1776 to 1980?

(see the answer key)

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