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Clarence just celebrated his 73rd birthday. According to sociologists, which category would Clarence

Question : Clarence just celebrated his 73rd birthday. According to sociologists, which category would Clarence : 2134194

81. Clarence just celebrated his 73rd birthday. According to sociologists, which category would Clarence fall into?

a. aged

b. old

c. young-old

d. old-old

82. Why is it likely that senior citizens will have greater political power in the future?

a. they will be the same age as the politicians

b. they will be stronger advocates for their rights

c. they will use collective action groups to their advantage

d. they will increase in number relative to the rest of the population

83. Because of new income security programs implemented by the government, poverty rates among Canadian seniors fell dramatically from the 1970s to the turn of the century. As a result, what ranking has Canada attained in regard to poverty rates for seniors?

a. Canada has the lowest rate among high-income countries.

b. Canada has the second lowest rate among high-income countries.

c. Canada has the third lowest rate among high-income countries.

d. Canada has the fourth lowest rate among high-income countries.

84. New income security programs were introduced by the government to address the poverty rates among seniors. When they began in the 1970s, what was the senior poverty rate?

a. approximately 15 percent

b. almost 20 percent

c. about 25 percent

d. more than 40 percent

85. According to the textbook, what was the poverty rate of Canadian seniors in 2000?

a. approximately 7 percent

b. almost 10 percent

c. nearly 13 percent

d. more than 16 percent

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