General Social Survey: History and Uses


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What information is contained in the General Social Survey?

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1. What use are GSS reports?

2. The GSS is a project of what university?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of the general social survey. You will be tested on the number of people who are surveyed by the GSS and who benefits from the data obtained in the GSS.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your understanding of:

  • People who benefit from the data that is gathered in the GSS
  • What makes GSS reports useful
  • The number of people who are surveyed in the GSS
  • The information that is gathered in the GSS
  • What university developed the GSS

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the general social survey
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about what type of information is gathered in the GSS
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the university responsible for the GSS

Additional Learning

To learn more information about the General Social Survey, go over the lesson titled General Social Survey: History and Uses. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Identify what the GSS is and when it was founded
  • Review how often the GSS is administered
  • Learn about different examples of people who were given the GSS