Fun_People Archive
3 Feb
American Sociology 101

Date: Fri,  3 Feb 95 11:47:09 PST
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: American Sociology 101

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Forwarded-by: "Karin Welss" <KWELSS>
From: our Today's News 
	"Understanding Sociology thru Accurate Stereotyping Division": 
Are you a "Baby Boomer"? 
     (30 questions) 
If you answer mostly A, you're a pre-boomer.  
If you answer mostly B, you're a Baby-Boomer. 
If you answer mostly C, you're in Generation X.  
If you answer mostly D, you're in Generation Y. 
1) Who is the ideal figure of motherhood? 
     A - Eleanor Roosevelt. 
     B - Donna Reed. 
     C - Mrs. Brady. 
     D - Roseanne. 
2) What did you want to be when you grew up? 
     A - Part of a nuclear family. 
     B - Someone who makes lots of money.  
     C - Living with your parents. 
     D - Living with your parents. 
3) Music should be... 
     A - Melodic and romantic. 
     B - Annoying to your parents. 
     C - Annoying to your parents. 
     D - Annoying to your parents. 
4) Sex is for... 
     A - Married couples who want to start families.  
     B - Anybody who wants to start a party. 
     C - Latex-clad partners in a labratory setting.  
     D - Watching on TV. 
5) The scariest moment in film history was... 
     A - When the mummy rose from his tomb.  
     B - When the Blob chased Steve McQueen. 
     C - When the alien burst from the man's chest.  
     D - When Freddy still would not die. 
6) The most inspiring American is... 
     A - John Wayne. 
     B - John F. Kennedy. 
     C - John F. Kennedy Jr. 
     D - Beavis or Butt-head 
7) I expect my retirement to be... 
     A - The golden years when I can look back on a happy, 
         fulfilling life. 
     B - An opportunity to finally write my novel.  
     C - An agonizing slide into abject poverty. 
     D - A daily struggle to survive in a horribly polluted world. 
8) America is becoming... 
     A - More impersonal. 
     B - More frightening. 
     C - More expensive. 
     D - More bogus. 
9) The American Dream is... 
     A - A house with a two-car garage. 
     B - A healthy family. 
     C - Winning the lottery. 
     D - Touring with Metallica. 
10) My college major was... 
     A - Business. 
     B - Liberal arts. 
     C - Secondary to my bartending job. 
     D - Something far, far away. 
11) A good meal would be... 
     A - Meat and potatoes. 
     B - Vegetarian macrobiotic. 
     C - From a drive-up window. 
     D - Microwaveable. 
12) My favorite footwear is... 
     A - Sensible shoes. 
     B - Earth shoes. 
     C - Converse high-tops. 
     D - Doc Martens. 
13) I learned to drive behind the wheel of a... 
     A - '53 Packard. 
     B - '61 VW. 
     C - '78 Pinto. 
     D - Sega. 
14) The "woman"... 
     A - Marilyn Monroe. 
     B - Raquel Welch. 
     C - Julia Roberts. 
     D - Sheryl Crow. 
15) The "man"... 
     A - Cary Grant. 
     B - Paul McCartney. 
     C - Eddie Vedder. 
     D - Bart Simpson. 
16) Lost idol... 
     A - James Dean. 
     B - Jim Morrison. 
     C - Kurt Cobain. 
     D - Mario Bros. 
17) My generation's most unhealthy habit... 
     A - Smoking. 
     B - Smoking pot. 
     C - Smoking crack. 
     D - Moshing. 
18) Fashion accessory best forgotten... 
     A - Double knit. 
     B - Bell bottoms. 
     C - Skinny ties. 
     D - Ridiculiously baggy pants. 
19) The best way to spend a weekend is... 
     A - Playing golf. 
     B - Conciousness raising. 
     C - Mountain biking. 
     D - Internet surfing. 
20) I remember where I was when... 
     A - The Japanese surrendered. 
     B - John F. Kennedy was shot. 
     C - John Lennon was shot. 
     D - O.J. took a drive. 
21) Life changing movie... 
     A - East of Eden. 
     B - Easy Rider. 
     C - Heathers. 
     D - Home Alone. 
22) Life-changing novel... 
     A - Catcher in the Rye. 
     B - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. 
     C - Bright Lights Big City. 
     D - TV Guide. 
23) Sports hero... 
     A - Mickey Mantle. 
     B - O.J. Simpson. 
     C - Michael Jordan. 
     D - O.J. Simpson. 
24) Celebrity my generation would rather not claim... 
     A - Joe McCarthy. 
     B - Barry Manilow. 
     C - Vanilla Ice. 
     D - Barney. 
25) Computers are... 
     A - Frightening and disconcerning. 
     B - Complicated. 
     C - Part of life. 
     D - My only link to the outside world. 
26) The father is the one who... 
     A - Brings home the bacon. 
     B - Is attuned to his sensitive side.  
     C - Left years ago. 
     D - Holds the remote control. 
27) My after-college plans... 
     A - Work hard to help build a strong America.  
     B - Take my pick of many job oportunities. 
     C - Take my pick of many low-paying temp services.  
     D - Would you like fries with that? 
28) My generation's most annoying fad is... 
     A - Nuclear testing. 
     B - Hula hoops. 
     C - Body piercing. 
     D - Unemployment. 
29) The voice of my generation... 
     A - Walter Cronkite. 
     B - Bob Dylan. 
     C - Madonna. 
     D - MTV VJ Kennedy. 
30) My generation's biggest fear is... 
     A - Heart disease. 
     B - Getting older. 
     C - Collection agencies. 
     D - Things that suck 

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