Generations Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Four-Part Cycle.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When were boomers born?
(a) 1945-1966.
(b) 1946-1964.
(c) 1944-1963.
(d) 1940-1960.

2. The authors suggest looking at the American life cycle from what perspective?
(a) As trains
(b) As ocean liners
(c) As highways
(d) As bus stations

3. Who wrote Exile's Return?
(a) Daniel Levinson.
(b) Ellen Lagemann.
(c) Malcolm Cowley.
(d) Jane Addams.

4. Who said, "You don't need to be shot down from the sky to know the world is a dangerous place"?
(a) George Bush.
(b) Micheal Dukakis.
(c) John Kennedy.
(d) Jim Thompson.

5. What would an examination of cohort groups not be likely to predict?
(a) Drunk driving.
(b) Violent crimes.
(c) Education.
(d) Substance abuse.

Short Answer Questions

1. At what age does the book Passages suggest a midlife crisis?

2. Generally, how did Americans aged 65-80 vote in the early 1960s?

3. What is it called when society focuses on reordering the outer world of institutions and public behavior?

4. What is the central role of midlife?

5. Who wrote Passages?

(see the answer key)

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