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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who wrote Exile's Return?
2. Who sought to trace universal lifecycle trends in aptitude scores?
3. What would an examination of cohort groups not be likely to predict?
4. What answer is not a generational type?
5. To propel the generational cycle in the authors' proposed manner, how must a secular crisis end?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did the young Adaptive generation of those under 18 years respond to the Colonial Cycle?
2. Describe Reactives in an inner-driven era.
3. What is a generational constellation?
4. How is the authors' approach to defining American generations different from most other scholars?
5. Define the fallacy of cohort-centrism.
6. What were the two social moments of the Reformation Cycle?
7. How does Klingberg's periods of activity cycle differ from the authors' of the text?
8. Define life-course fallacy.
9. Define the word generation as the authors see it.
10. What are some timeless denominators of the human lifecycle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the child nurture relationships for the four generational types. How does childhood nurture play a major role in shaping a generation's peer personality?
Essay Topic 2
What was the "Consciousness Revolution" of the Boom awakening during the Millennial Cycle? What were the events? Who were the major people involved? What was the public sentiment?
Essay Topic 3
Explain with a specific example how generational awareness applies not only to where a cohort-group finds itself today, but also to where it is expected to go tomorrow.
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