Capitols Census Survey



A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. Your last name:*


  1. Which of the following cuisines (food styles) do you like? [choose as many as you like]
    Italian
    Middle Eastern
    Mexican
    American
    Indian
    Japanese
    Thai
    Chinese
    Vietnamese
    other


  1. Which of the following types of music do you enjoy?
    classic rock
    country / western
    rap / hip hop
    Top 40 / pop
    alternative
    hard rock / metal
    jazz
    classical
    techno / dub / house
    punk rock
    folk
    other


  1. What is you favorite color?
    pink
    purple
    blue
    green
    yellow
    orange
    red
    white
    grey
    black


  1. Which of the following hobbies do you engage in?
    hunting / fishing
    hiking / camping
    rock-climbing
    skiing / snowboarding
    motor sports
    cycling
    competitive sports
    community theatre
    computers / gaming
    reading
    crafts / scrapbooking
    animals & pets
    model building / remote-control
    art & drawing
    shopping
    paintball
    live-action roll-playing
    board gaming
    cooking
    programming
    gardening
    film & television
    dance
    paintball / Airsoft


  1. To which of the following continents / regions have you travelled?
    Europe
    Africa
    Asia
    Australia / New Zealand
    Central America / the Caribbean
    South America
    Antarctica
    Canada
    I've never left the U.S.


  1. Where did you go for most of your elementary school education?
    Parmalee
    Elk Creek
    Marshdale
    West Jeff El.
    elsewhere in JeffCo
    elsewhere in Colorado
    elsewhere in the U.S.


  1. Which of the following genres of fiction books do you read?
    romance
    fantasy
    science fiction
    mystery
    horror
    religious
    comics / manga
    historical fiction
    I don't read fiction.


  1. Which of the following genres of non-fiction books do you read?
    sports
    true life adventure
    religion
    philosophy
    poetry
    travel
    humor
    self-improvement
    economics
    politics
    history
    natural sciences
    animals
    astronomy
    true crime
    romance
    cars / engineering
    I don't read non-fiction.


  1. How many siblings do you have?
    0
    1
    2
    3
    4
    5
    more than 5


  1. Which of the following is your favorite type of soft drink?
    Coke / Pepsi
    Sprite / Sierra Mist / 7-Up
    root beer
    Mountain Dew
    Dr. Pepper / Mr. Pibb
    lemonade
    I don't like soft drinks.


  1. What state were you born in? 


  1. What musical instruments do you play?
    guitar
    piano
    percussion / drums
    strings
    woodwinds
    brass
    I can sing.
    none


  1. If you could only have one topping on your pizza, what would it be?
    pepperoni
    sausage
    mushrooms
    olives
    green pepper
    onion
    anchovies
    Canadian bacon
    pineapple
    I prefer my pizza with cheese only.


  1. Which of the following sports do you participate in?
    I don't participate in sports.
    soccer
    baseball
    softball
    basketball
    football
    volleyball
    golf
    tennis
    swimming / diving
    wrestling
    lacrosse
    rugby
    gymnastics
    hockey
    track / cross-country
    martial arts
    horseback riding
    dance


  1. Are you a Mac-user, or a PC-user?
    Mac
    PC (ie. Dell, Gateway, HP, Acer, Alienware, etc.)


  1. Which of following do you have as a pet?
    dog
    cat
    horse
    fish
    birds
    snakes / reptiles
    gerbils / guinea pigs / hampsters
    rabbits
    chickens
    other


  1. Are you a dog person, or a cat person?
    dog
    cat
    neither
    both


  1. Are you a Marvel or DC person?
    Marvel (i.e. X-Men, Avengers, Spider-Man, etc.)
    DC (i.e. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, etc.)
    neither
    both (comic books are my jam!)


  1. Which of the following makes of automobile would you prefer to own? (No, I didn't put Lamborghini, Mazerati, Ferrari, Bugatti, McLaren, Koenigsegg, Pagani, or SSC on the list. Deal.)
    Ford
    Jeep
    Chevy
    Dodge
    Subaru
    Honda
    Toyota
    Hummer
    BMW
    Audi
    Volkswagen
    Mini
    Tesla
    GMC
    Volvo
    Cadillac
    Mercedes


  1. Which is your favorite season?
    spring
    summer
    autumn
    winter


  1. What month were you born in? 


  1. What is your sign of the Zodiac? (The Zodiac is a set of twelve astrological symbols which some people believe represent a persons' character traits.) 


  1. I am ...
    a meat-eater.
    a pescatarian. (fish & seafood, but no birds or meat)
    a vegetarian. (no meat, birds, or fish)
    a vegan. (no animal product of any kind, including eggs, cheese, etc.)


  1. If I could time-travel, I'd want to go to ...
    the distant past
    the recent past (the last 50 years)
    the near future (the next 50 years)
    the far future


  1. My favorite holiday is ...
    New Years Eve
    Valentines Day
    St. Patrick's Day
    Easter
    Memorial Day
    Independence Day
    Labor Day
    Halloween
    Thanksgiving
    Christmas
    Hannukah
    other


  1. Which of the follow best characterizes your parents' thoughts about your grades?
    They expect me to get all As.
    They expect me to get As and Bs.
    They expect me to get nothing lower than a C.
    They're fine with a few Fs.
    They don't really care about grades, just so long as I try my best in class.
    They don't really care one way or the other.


  1. How do you keep track of homework assignments and other important tasks that you need to do for school?
    I have a dedicated To-Do app on my phone that I use.
    I write little memos to myself on my phone.
    I use the calendar on my phone.
    I carry a paper organizer and/or to-do list.
    I write stuff on my hands, arms, etc.
    I check teacher websites every day.
    My friends and I text each other.
    I just depend on my memory.


  1. How often do your parents ask to see your personal school calendar or to-do list?
    every day
    once a week
    a few times a month
    They never ask to see it.


  1. Do your parents maintain a daily or weekly "school work" time at home, where you are required to do homework, review your Planner, or read quietly?
    No
    Yes


  1. How would you characterize your parents overall outlook on school?
    They see school as VERY important. As important as family time.
    They see school as SOMEWHAT important. But not as important as family and/or church.
    They see school as a NEUTRAL thing. It's not important, but it's not annoying either.
    They see school as an ANNOYANCE. Something that costs the family money, and gets in the way of other things like sports, and family vacations.


  1. How would you describe your experience in elementary school?
    I LOVED it.
    I LIKED it.
    It was OK.
    I DIDN'T LIKE it.
    I HATED it.


  1. How would you describe your experience in 6th grade?
    I LOVED 6th grade.
    I LIKED 6th grade.
    6th grade was OK.
    I DIDN'T LIKE 6th grade.
    I HATED 6th grade.


  1. How would you describe your experience in 7th grade?
    I LOVED 7th grade.
    I LIKED 7th grade.
    7th grade was OK.
    I DIDN'T LIKE 7th grade.
    I HATED 7th grade.


  1. Select the classes that you actually ENJOY:
    Advise
    science
    social studies
    language arts
    mathematics
    band
    orchestra
    PE
    art
    drama
    tech ed
    choir
    yearbook
    None. I don't enjoy any classes.


  1. Which of the following best characterizes your day-to-day attitude toward your grades and school?
    My grades are usually low, and I really don't care.
    My grades are usually low, but that's OK, because I always try my hardest.
    My grades are usually low, but I know I could do better.
    My grades are OK, and I'm satisfied with that.
    My grades are OK, but I could do better.
    My grades are good, but I really don't care that they are.
    My grades are good, and I'm very proud of that fact because I work hard to get good grades.


  1. If it was legal, would you drop out of school right now, and get a full-time job instead, knowing that your income as an adult will never rise above $50,000 per year for your entire life? (The average US income in $63,000 per year.)
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you get any intellectual pleasure from school. In other words, do you enjoy thinking & talking about things like scientific theories, politics, and other topics?
    Yes
    No


  1. To you, is the best part of school the opportunity to be with your friends?
    Yes
    No


  1. How do you get to school most days?
    bus
    a parent drives me
    a sibling drives me
    I walk