Political Participation of the Aging Population


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With which political party is an older adult most likely to identify?

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1. What factor tends to influence older adults to vote more conservatively?

2. What is the main issue that many older Americans are more likely to vote in a way a democrat would?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you gauge your knowledge of the aging population's participation in politics. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know different political parties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help assess your understanding of:

  • Factors that influence older adults to vote more conservatively
  • Political party that older people usually identify with
  • Demographic factors that influence older people to vote

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding older adults and voting
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Democratic Party
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sociology lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about adults and their voting habits, review the lesson Political Participation of the Aging Population. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify influences of voter turnout in adults
  • Compare and contrast the Democratic Party and the Republican Party
  • Determine political views of older adults
  • Learn about the struggles older adults are faced with when voting