The Entertainment Survey

The Entertainment Survey

NOTE: This survey was conducted on 3/15/00 with the 74 students on Team DISCOVERY; 63 completed surveys were returned for an 85% return rate. The number that FOLLOWS the colon (:) after each selection is the number of respondents who chose that selection.

DIRECTIONS: This survey is being done as a part of team Discovery’s Millennium Bristol project. Please answer the questions as honestly as possible so that the data is reliable. CIRCLE ONLY ONE ANSWER.

1. Out of the following list, what is your favorite non-athletic recreational activity:

Watching a video at home or at a friend’s: 6
Going to the movies: 8
Going shopping: 21
Listening to CDs: 12
Playing video games: 2
Reading: 2
Watching TV: 5
Surfing the net: 1

2. Do you watch the same show on TV on a weekly basis?

YES: 46 NO: 18

3. Do you watch the news on TV on a regular basis?

YES: 15 NO: 48

4. How many hours a week do you watch TV:

* 15+: 17 * 10+: 18 * 5+: 17 * 4: 5 * 3: 4 * 2: 1 * 1: 1 * 0: 0

5. Do you read the newspaper on a regular basis (=3+ times a week)?

YES: 21 NO: 42

6. Do you read a news-type magazine (e.g., Time, Newsweek, National Geographic) on a monthly basis?

YES: 16 NO: 47

7. Do you read an entertainment or sports magazine on a monthly basis?

YES: 40 NO: 25

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8.How many times last year did you go to Lake Compounce:

* 5+: 4 * 5: 13 * 4: 9 * 3: 16 * 2: 10 * 1: 6 * 0: 4

9. How many times last year did you go to Riverside Park?

* 5+: 0 * 5: 2 * 4: 3 * 3: 5 * 2: 10 * 1: 14 * 0: 27

10. If you went to Riverside Park more than you went to Lake Compounce, why?

* More Rides: 6 * Better Roller Coaster(s): 3 * Greater Element of Fear in Rides: 3 * Other_________

11. What is the top characteristic that a ride must have?

* Force: 0 * Speed: 15 * Motion: 3 * Height: 4 * All of the Previous Characteristics: 40

12. To be a "top" ride, does it have to generate the feeling of fear?

YES: 41 NO: 21

13. What is your favorite ride at Lake Compounce?

Top Spin: 17 Zoomerang: 13 River Rapids: 12 Sky Coaster: 3

14. What is your favorite ride at Riverside Park?

Hellevator: 10 Mind Eraser: 10 Wave Pool: 4 Thunderbolt: 3

THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND HONESTY.

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