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Informational Questions for Senior Seminar Fall 2003 - RESULTS


1.   Are you in favor of gun control?  _13__ Yes    _7__ No


2.   Are you in favor of abortion?  _7__ Yes    _13__ No


3.   Do you attend church regularly?  _16__ Yes    _4__ No


4.   Do you plan to have children?  _19__ Yes    _1__ No


5.   Do you plan to attend graduate school?  _17__ Yes    

_3__ No


6.   Do you think we should have attacked Iraq?  _11__ Yes    _9__ No


7.   If the draft is reinstated will you serve?  _4__ Yes   

_16__ No


8.   Do you drink and drive?  _2__ Yes    _18__ No


9.   Do you own a cell phone?  _18__ Yes    _2__ No


10. Have you ever been out of the country?  _8__ Yes   

_12__ No


11. Are you from Tennessee?  _13__ Yes    _7__ No


12. Do you believe the United States should invest more in space travel? 

_12__ Yes    _7__ No    _1__ Not sure


13. Are you in favor of lowering the standards for admission of experimental drugs onto the market?  _1__ Yes    _19__ No


14. Has a member of your family committed suicide? 

_2__ Yes    _18__ No


15. Did you come from a divorced family?  _6__ Yes   

_14__ No


16. In your opinion, should gangs be eliminated?  _17__ Yes    _3__ No


17. Are you prejudiced with regard to race?  _2__ Yes    _18__ No


18. Did you vote in the last presidential election?  _11__ Yes    _9__ No


19.  Do you believe premarital sex is ok?  _9__ Yes   

_11__ No


20. Would you sit next to a person who you know has AIDS?  _18__ Yes    _2__ No


21. Are you in favor of open immigration policies?  _4__ Yes    _16__ No


22. Do you own a weapon of any kind?  _7__ Yes    _13__ No


23. Do you donate blood?  _8__ Yes    _12__ No


24. Should the age for drinking be lowered?  _3__ Yes    _17__ No


25. Do you smoke?  _3__ Yes    _17__ No



Situations (please circle the more correct answer, in your opinion)


  1. You are walking down the street, and you see litter on the ground.  You would
    1. __4___ Pick up the litter and put it in the nearest receptacle.
    2. __16__Walk past it and assume someone else will pick it up.
    3. __0___Throw down more trash with it.


  1. You are at the grocery store, and you have finished loading bags into your car.  You are now stuck with the cart.  You would
    1. _18___Take it back to the store or the nearest cart holder in the parking lot.
    2. __0___Leave it next to your car.
    3. __2___Park it with other carts that have been left sitting randomly in the lot.


  1. Females:  You become pregnant

Males:  Your girlfriend becomes pregnant prior to marriage.  You would

    1. __0___Look for abortion options.
    2. _19___Tell your parents and hope for their support.
    3. __0___Leave town.
    4. __1__  No answer


  1. You pay for an item in a store and the clerk gives you back $5 in change instead of $1.  You would
    1. __5___Assume it is your lucky day and keep the money.
    2. _15___Tell the clerk of the error.


  1. You think that you have AIDS.  Would you
    1. _19___Schedule an appointment to be tested.
    2. __0___Tell your parents or a friend.
    3. __1___Give blood so you can be tested.
    4. __0___Do nothing and hope it goes away.


  1. You are taking a test and you are looking around the room just to think through an answer.  You have no idea what the answer is.  Accidentally you see the answer to the question on the paper of the person next to you.  You would
    1. __9___Leave the question blank.
    2. __11__Put down the answer you saw.


  1. You see someone coming toward you who looks dirty and homeless.  You know he is going to ask for money.  Do you
    1. __6___Lower your head without speaking and get by as quickly as possible.
    2. __6___Speak but offer no money when asked.
    3. __7___Give your change to the person.
    4. __1___  No answer


  1. You are awakened by your next door neighbor, suite mate, etc., by extremely loud music.  Do you
    1. _18___Ask the person (either in person or by phone) to please turn down the music.
    2. __1___Call security.
    3. __1___Play music even louder.


  1. You join a social group and learn that the first big event is to steal an item from a store.  You would
    1. _19___Get out of the group and hope that are no consequences.
    2. __1___Report the group to some authority.
    3. __0___Steal the item so you can remain in the group.


  1. You learn that you have terminal cancer.  You would
    1. _19___Try all means of experimental medical treatment in the hope of being the one who finds the treatment.
    2. __1___Seek out a doctor who would assist you in suicide



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