Generations Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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Generations Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who wrote Passages?
(a) Erik Erikson.
(b) Cheryl Merser.
(c) Daniel Levinson.
(d) Gail Sheehy.

2. Who wrote The Seasons of a Man's Life?
(a) Erik Erikson.
(b) Cheryl Merser.
(c) Gail Sheehy.
(d) Daniel Levinson.

3. Who is most likely to enlist if a war arises?
(a) Rising adults.
(b) Youth.
(c) Midlifers.
(d) Elderhood.

4. How many years were there from the End of Crisis to the End of Awakening in the Civil War cycle of American history?
(a) 42.
(b) 38.
(c) 44.
(d) 40.

5. Reading vertically up any single column of Figure 2-2 demonstrates which fallacy?
(a) Intersecting fallacy.
(b) Intrinsic connection fallacy.
(c) Life-course fallacy.
(d) Age-bracket fallacy.

6. What lasts about a decade where people perceive current events as changing society?
(a) A crisis.
(b) A natural disaster.
(c) A social moment.
(d) A burgeoning new organization.

7. What is one generation of the Revolutionary cycle of American history?
(a) Progressive.
(b) Cavalier.
(c) Gilded.
(d) Compromise.

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

9. In the 1970s, what image did movie makers emphasis?
(a) Corruption of government.
(b) Abandonment of the elderly.
(c) Distressed childhood.
(d) Dissolution of teens.

10. What is age-determined participation in in epochal events that occur during a lifecycle?
(a) Comin-of-age experiences.
(b) Constellation experiences.
(c) Age location.
(d) Peer personality.

11. What are the dates of the Armada Crisis?
(a) 1580-1588.
(b) 1581-1589.
(c) 1579-1587.
(d) 1582-1590.

12. What is the central role of elderhood?
(a) Stewardship.
(b) Leadership.
(c) Dependence.
(d) Activity.

13. What year were the first G.I. babies born?
(a) 1901.
(b) 1905.
(c) 1915.
(d) 1910.

14. Where does the cohort group fall in a typical table with age on the vertical axis and calendar year on the horizontal axis?
(a) On the vertical.
(b) On the diagonal.
(c) On the horizontal.
(d) As an ellipse.

15. Who was a rising-adult leader during the Great Depression-World War II crisis?
(a) Andrew Carnegie.
(b) Ted Kennedy.
(c) John Marshall.
(d) Walt Disney.

Short Answer Questions

1. What were the dates for the Puritan Awakening?

2. What is the central role of midlife?

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

4. Who said a generation "is born, lives, and dies"?

5. What action helped mold the Puritan generation's distinct personality?

(see the answer keys)

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