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10.1.7: Section Quiz

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    14.1 What Is Marriage? What Is a Family?

    1.

    Sociologists tend to define family in terms of

    1. how a given society sanctions the relationships of people who are connected through blood, marriage, or adoption
    2. the connection of bloodlines
    3. the status roles that exist in a family structure
    4. how closely members adhere to social norms
    2.

    Research suggests that people generally feel that their current family is _______ than the family they grew up with.

    1. less close
    2. more close
    3. at least as close
    4. none of the above
    3.

    A woman being married to two men would be an example of:

    1. monogamy
    2. polygyny
    3. polyandry
    4. cohabitation
    4.

    A child who associates his line of descent with his father’s side only is part of a _____ society.

    1. matrilocal
    2. bilateral
    3. matrilineal
    4. patrilineal
    5.

    Which of the following is a criticism of the family life cycle model?

    1. It is too broad and accounts for too many aspects of family.
    2. It is too narrowly focused on a sequence of stages.
    3. It does not serve a practical purpose for studying family behavior.
    4. It is not based on comprehensive research.

    14.2 Variations in Family Life

    6.

    The majority of U.S. children live in:

    1. two-parent households
    2. one-parent households
    3. no-parent households
    4. multigenerational households
    7.

    According to the study cited by the U.S. Census Bureau, children who live with married parents grow up with more advantages than children who live with:

    1. a divorced parent
    2. a single parent
    3. a grandparent
    4. all of the above
    8.

    Couples who cohabitate before marriage are ______ couples who did not cohabitate before marriage to be married at least ten years.

    1. far more likely than
    2. far less likely than
    3. slightly less likely than
    4. equally as likely as
    9.

    Same-sex couple households account for _____ percent of U.S. households.

    1. 1
    2. 10
    3. 15
    4. 30
    10.

    The median age of first marriage has ______ in the last fifty years.

    1. increased for men but not women
    2. decreased for men but not women
    3. increased for both men and women
    4. decreased for both men and women

    14.3 Challenges Families Face

    11.

    Current divorce rates are:

    1. at an all-time high
    2. at an all-time low
    3. steadily increasing
    4. steadily declining
    12.

    Children of divorced parents are _______ to divorce in their own marriage than children of parents who stayed married.

    1. more likely
    2. less likely
    3. equally likely
    13.

    In general, children in ______ households benefit from divorce.

    1. stepfamily
    2. multigenerational
    3. high-conflict
    4. low-conflict
    14.

    Which of the following is true of intimate partner violence (IPV)?

    1. IPV victims are more frequently men than women.
    2. One in ten women is a victim of IPV.
    3. Nearly half of instances of IPV involve drugs or alcohol.
    4. Rape is the most common form of IPV.
    15.

    Which type of child abuse is most prevalent in the United States?

    1. Physical abuse
    2. Neglect
    3. Shaken-baby syndrome
    4. Verbal mistreatment

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