The Relationship Between Age & Social Status


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The time of life after age 65 is called:

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1. The tendency for a society to rank humans according to age is called:

2. When an individual discriminates against people due to their age, it is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the relationship between age and social status. See if you know a place that values older people and the idea that as cultures develop more, they value older adults less.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Time of life after age 65
  • Inclination for a society to rank humans according to age
  • Term for a person discriminating against people because of their age
  • The relationship between a culture developing and the value it places on older adults
  • Place that is likely to value older people

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related age and status lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the tendency to rank humans according to age
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding places in the world that are likely value older people more

Additional Learning

To learn more about age and status, review the accompanying lesson titled The Relationship Between Age and Social Status. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what social status is
  • Review how cultural ranking of age groups impacts different groups
  • Learn about how discriminating against people for their age happens in some cultures
  • Recall cultural differences and how some cultures value older adults more than others