The Use of Cohorts in Gerontology


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The study of aging and older adults is called:

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1. A group of people born in the same year is called a(n):

2. Differences between groups due to the circumstances of a person's life are called:

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand cohorts in this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of how to use cohorts to study gerontology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Studying aging and older people
  • The term that describes people born in the same year
  • Differences in groups because of circumstances
  • General changes most experience as they age

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on cohorts and gerontology
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding cohorts and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about aging and the role of life circumstances in cohorts

Additional Learning

The quiz and worksheet are just a small part of your learning journey. Make sure to also read the lesson called The Use of Cohorts in Gerontology. The lesson covers these topics:

  • Define gerontology and cohorts
  • Understand the uses of cohorts
  • Learn about cohort differences such as age-related change
  • Explore the concept of cohorts through several examples