Generation Gap: Definition, Causes & Effects


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What is a generation gap?

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1. Which of the following statements is not true?

2. Which of the following is not a cause of generation gaps?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test what you know about the generation gap and how the different age groups view each other.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The definition of a generation gap
  • Causes of the gap
  • How many generations are in the United States
  • Effects of the gap

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding generation gaps in the United States
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of the gaps.
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding generations currently living in the US and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the generation gap, study the corresponding lesson called Generation Gap: Definition, Causes & Effects. This lesson looks at the following topics:

  • Causes of the generation gap
  • Effects of the gap
  • How the older generations adapt to technology
  • Longer life spans