Generations Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Cycle in America.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who said a generation "is born, lives, and dies"?
(a) Neil Howe.
(b) Guieseppe Ferrari.
(c) William Strauss.
(d) Walt Disney.

3. Who said "This is the greatest week in the history of mankind since the Creation"?
(a) Richard Nixon.
(b) John Kennedy.
(c) Anthony Lewis.
(d) Douglas MacArthur.

4. What did George Bush do during WWII?
(a) He was an Air Force figher pilot.
(b) He was a Navy fighter pilot.
(c) He was a Marine fighter pilot.
(d) He was an Army Ranger.

5. How do the authors choose the length of a generation?
(a) By the average age at death.
(b) By the average age of parenthood.
(c) By the length of a phase of life.
(d) By the average age of marriage.

Short Answer Questions

1. What would an examination of cohort groups not be likely to predict?

2. Who wrote Grown-ups?

3. What answer is not a generational type?

4. What is the central role of rising adulthood?

5. What lasts about a decade where people perceive current events as changing society?

(see the answer key)

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