The Graduate Movie: Social Values Questions! Trivia Quiz

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The Graduate Movie: Social Values Questions! Trivia Quiz

Have you watched the graduate movie? This movie is a classic and shows that love finds you when you least expect it to. Just how much gig do you get to learn about the world and some of the things people go through from the movie? This trivia quiz is made up of social values questions, give it a try and see what you learnt.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Social values are   _____________     &   ______________   held by individuals and groups within a society.
  • 2. 
    The values of a society are in a state of constant _____________ & ____________ always exists between the dominant, oppositional and emerging social values.
  • 3. 
    Define the term Discourse.  
    • A. 

      The course that was most popular at universities in the USA in 1967.

    • B. 

      The 'discussion' (conversations) and thoughts raised in a society about issues, ideas, etc. This 'discussion' is often filtered through the media, but can also be developed through the language we use.

    • C. 

      Ways in which individuals create arguments.

  • 4. 
    The film The Graduate does not afford even Mrs. Robinson the first name, highlighting that she lacks an identity independent from her husband.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Mrs Robinson's character is constructed through a complex series of codes to represent a dangerous predator, the first screen cougar cinema had seen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    That sex outside marriage is normal and healthy is an __________ value.
  • 7. 
    What Ben really wants is
    • A. 

      To have sex with both Elaine and Mrs Robinson

    • B. 

      So very different from what his parents wanted. The safety and security of a university degree, leading to a job within a specified industry with room for growth and profit, the means to an end, to replicate the parent's journey was NOT what Ben wanted. He wanted something different. Something that he felt connected to, such as his relationship with Elaine, which was based on truth and honesty, and in stark contrast to the secrecy within the older generation's relationships. To make his own way.

    • C. 

      To just be on his own.

  • 8. 
    That sex before marriage is immoral and sinful is a ______________ value.
  • 9. 
    THAT THE YOUNGER GENERATION SHOULD RESPECT AND OBEY THEIR PARENTS AND ELDERS is a ______________ value.
  • 10. 
    While lazing in the pool, Ben's response to his dad asking "Ben, what are you doing?" is
    • A. 

      "I'm not sure"

    • B. 

      "Thinking about what I will do next"

    • C. 

      "I'm just drifting"

    • D. 

      "Passing time before I meet Elaine"

  • 11. 
    The counter culture of the 1960s has been described as...
    • A. 

      Having an urge to "find oneself"

    • B. 

      Reinventing American culture

    • C. 

      Having arisen from middle class suburbanites, the counter culture believed that material prosperity and safety did not guarantee them happiness.

    • D. 

      Reacting to what they see as an "adventure deficit" in American culture

    • E. 

      Wanting to work in industry, often in "plastics"

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