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GIVING BY INDIVIDUALS AS A PERCENTAGE OF PERSONAL INCOME, 1971-2001. % of Personal Income. 1.9. 1.8. 1.8. 1.8. 1.7. 1.6. 1.8. Data are rounded. Source: AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy/ Giving USA 2002. Which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three-car garage?.

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GIVING BY INDIVIDUALS AS A PERCENTAGEOF PERSONAL INCOME, 1971-2001

% of Personal Income

1.9

1.8

1.8

1.8

1.7

1.6

1.8

Data are rounded.

Source: AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy/Giving USA 2002


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Which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three-car garage?

  • A basketball court

  • A McDonald’s restaurant

  • An “RV” (recreational vehicle)

  • The average home in the 1950’s


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Which of the following is comparable to the size of a typical three-car garage?

  • A basketball court

  • A McDonald’s restaurant

  • An “RV” (recreational vehicle)

  • The average home in the 1950’s


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The percentage of Americans calling themselves “very happy” peaked in what year?

  • 1957

  • 1967

  • 1977

  • 1987


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The percentage of Americans calling themselves “very happy” peaked in what year?

  • 1957

  • 1967

  • 1977

  • 1987


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How much of an average American’s lifetime will be spent (on average) watching television commercials?

  • 6 months

  • 3 months

  • 1 year

  • 1.5 years


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How much of an average American’s lifetime will be spent (on average) watching television commercials?

  • 6 months

  • 3 months

  • 1 year

  • 1.5 years


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True or False? (on average) watching television commercials?American’s carry $1 billion in personal debt, not including real estate and mortgages.

False

Americans carry $1 Trillion in personal debt, approx. $4,000 for every man, woman and child. On average we save 4% of our income (contrasted with the Japanese, who save 16%)


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Which activity did more Americans do in 1996? (on average) watching television commercials?

  • Graduate from college

  • Declare bankruptcy


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Which activity did more Americans do in 1996? (on average) watching television commercials?

  • Graduate from college

  • Declare bankruptcy


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Where does the US rank among industrialized nations in income equality between the rich and the poor? (1st being most income-equal)

  • 1st

  • 5th

  • 12th

  • 22nd


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Where does the US rank among industrialized nations in income equality between the rich and the poor? (1st being most income-equal)

  • 1st

  • 5th

  • 12th

  • 22nd


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The world’s 400+/- billionaires together possess as much money as the poorest _____ of the world’s population?

  • 15 %

  • 30 %

  • 50 %

  • 10 %


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The world’s 400+/- billionaires together possess as much money as the poorest _____ of the world’s population?

  • 15 %

  • 30 %

  • 50 %

  • 10 %


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Since 1950, Americans have used more resources than: money as the poorest _____ of the world’s population?

  • Everyone who ever lived before them

  • The combined 3rd world populations

  • The Romans at the height of their empire

  • All of the above…


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Since 1950, Americans have used more resources than: money as the poorest _____ of the world’s population?

  • Everyone who ever lived before them

  • The combined 3rd world populations

  • The Romans at the height of their empire

  • All of the above…


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Americans’ total yearly waste would fill a convoy of garbage trucks long enough to:

  • Wrap around the earth 6 times

  • Reach half-way to the moon

  • Connect the North and South Poles

  • Build a bridge between North America and China


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Americans’ total yearly waste would fill a convoy of garbage trucks long enough to:

  • Wrap around the earth 6 times

  • Reach half-way to the moon

  • Connect the North and South Poles

  • Build a bridge between North America and China


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Which economic indicator counts pollution three times as a sign of a growing economy?

  • GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

  • GPI (Genuine Progress Indicator)


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Which economic indicator counts pollution three times as a sign of a growing economy?

  • GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

  • GPI (Genuine Progress Indicator)


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Genuine Progress Indicator sign of a growing economy?


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Of the Americans who voluntarily cut back their consumption, what percent said (in 1995) that they are happier as a result?

  • 29 %

  • 42 %

  • 67 %

  • 86 %


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Of the Americans who voluntarily cut back their consumption, what percent said (in 1995) that they are happier as a result?

  • 29 %

  • 42 %

  • 67 %

  • 86 %


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Other Miscellaneous Facts… what percent said (in 1995) that they are happier as a result?

  • In 2000, Global Christians spent $12 billion on Missions.

  • In 2001, Americans spent $38 billion on state lotteries.

  • By 2000 spending on the lawn and garden industry equaled $85 billion.

  • Teeth whitening is a growing $600 million industry.

  • IDC expects sales of game hardware and software to hit $11.4 billion in 2001.

  • The 2001 Easter holiday sales were expected to be $2.8 billion. Easter candy sales alone were expected to exceed $1.8 billion in 2000.

  • 377,000 families had a second home in 1999.

  • In 2000 annual U.S. vending machine sales were $36 billion.

  • During 1999 U.S. soft drink sales came to $58 billion.


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