chapter_9 - Name: _ Date: _ 1. People in the United States...

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Name: __________________________ Date: _____________ 1. People in the United States are considered old when they reach the age of: A) 85. B) 75. C) 65. D) 55. E) 45. 2. Those individuals who are 75 years of age and older have been referred to as: A) old. B) young old. C) old old. D) oldest old. E) All of the above are correct. 3. The study of aging from the broadest perspective is known as: A) ageism. B) gerontology. C) geriatrics. D) agology. E) All of the above are correct. 4. The base of the theoretical age pyramid represents: A) the oldest and fewest number of people. B) high mortality. C) limited life expectancy. D) the youngest and largest number of people. E) None of the above are correct. Page 1
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5. The fastest growing age group in the United States is the: A) old. B) young old. C) old old. D) oldest old. E) None of the above are correct. 6. The baby boomers include those individuals who were born between: A) 1926 and 1944. B) 1936 and 1954. C) 1946 and 1964. D) 1956 and 1974. E) None of the above are correct. 7. The greatest immigration in the United States occurred between the: A) end of the Civil War and the beginning of the Great Depression. B) end of World War I and the beginning of the Great Depression. C) end of the Great Depression and the beginning of World War II. D) end of World War II and the beginning of the Vietnam War. E) None of the above are correct. 8. ___________ is a comparison between those individuals whom society considers economically productive and those it considers economically unproductive. A) Dependency ratio B) Youth dependency ratio C) Elderly dependency ratio D) Support ratio E) None of the above are correct
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9. The state with the greatest number of elders living in it is: A) California. B) Florida. C) Texas. D) Arizona. E) None of the above are correct. 10. By the year 2050, the elder white population is expected to: A) increase. B) decrease. C) double. D) triple. E) stay about the same. 11. Elders depend most heavily on what source of income? A)
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course BI, HEALTH 251 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '12 term at MD University College.

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