Generational Cohorts of Older Populations: Young-Old vs. Old-Old


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'People born at or around the same time' best describes

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1. Which of the following was not an aspect of Cohort?

2. The Great Depression and the Vietnam War are

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Generational belonging can be a muddled concept. This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of what makes you a part of a generation as well as terms and classifications related to age group.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on classifications, aspects, and definitions of:

  • Cohort
  • The Great Depression and the Vietnam War
  • Young-old people
  • Old-old people

Skills Practiced

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

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe generation
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the young-old and old-old age groups
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding cohorts

Additional Learning

To learn more about generational cohorts, review the accompanying lesson Generational Cohorts of Older Populations: Young-Old vs. Old-Old. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define generation & cohort
  • Define normative events
  • Define non-normative events
  • Differentiate between normative events and non-normative events
  • Differentiate between young-old and old-old age groups