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  • 1. 
    What term describes a society in which men have mroe than one wife?
    • A. 

      Polygyny

    • B. 

      Polyandry

    • C. 

      A mixed society

    • D. 

      An extended society


  • 2. 
    Regina lives in a society in which children are related to their father's realtives but not their mother's relatives. What type of descent system does this illustrate?
    • A. 

      Bilateral

    • B. 

      Unilateral

    • C. 

      Patrilineal

    • D. 

      Matrilineal


  • 3. 
    What do functionalists view as the purpose of the incest taboo?
    • A. 

      It reinforces patriarchal authority

    • B. 

      It enforces the concept of monogamy

    • C. 

      If facilitates the socialization of children and it avoids role confsion

    • D. 

      It prevents the transference of genetic defects


  • 4. 
    Which sociological perspective emphasizes power as the major sources of difficulties between married men and women?
    • A. 

      Functionalist

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Symbolic interactionist

    • D. 

      Structuralist


  • 5. 
    Which of the following variables has the greatest influence of homogamy?
    • A. 

      Earned income

    • B. 

      Personal attractiveness

    • C. 

      Level of education

    • D. 

      Propinquity


  • 6. 
    For both single mothers and married couples, what is the most common source of child care for mothers who work outside the home?
    • A. 

      The child's father

    • B. 

      Grandparents

    • C. 

      Organized childcare facilities

    • D. 

      Other relatives


  • 7. 
    In which of the following ethnic groups is least likely to be headed by a married couple?
    • A. 

      African-americans

    • B. 

      Latino-americans

    • C. 

      Asian americans

    • D. 

      Whites


  • 8. 
    What did sociologist bob suzuki identify as the basis for the distinct framework of Asain american family life incorporating humanism, collectivity, self-discpline, and respect for elders?
    • A. 

      A commitment to buddhism

    • B. 

      Confucian values

    • C. 

      A tradition of hinduism

    • D. 

      Yakuza tradition


  • 9. 
    Which of the following variables has teh strongest influence on the variations found in American family life?
    • A. 

      Social class and culture

    • B. 

      Race and ethnicity

    • C. 

      Religious affilation

    • D. 

      Education and occupation


  • 10. 
    Some states in the U.S> recognize __________, giving legal status to same-sex unions.
    • A. 

      Significant other partnerships

    • B. 

      Registered domestic parterships

    • C. 

      Limited marriage license

    • D. 

      Binding marriage license


  • 11. 
    Today's average first-time bride and groom are _____ than at any other time inU.S. history.
    • A. 

      Less educated

    • B. 

      More likely to stay married

    • C. 

      Older

    • D. 

      Younger


  • 12. 
    Adults living together in a sexual relationship without being married is known as
    • A. 

      Significant partnership

    • B. 

      Pre-marriage parternship

    • C. 

      Roommates

    • D. 

      Cohabitation


  • 13. 
    Zachary's parents were divorced three years ago. During the first eyar after the divorce, Zachary's father visited him every week. Then Zachary's father remarried and fathered another child. Now he rarely visits Zachary. What is the scenario called?
    • A. 

      Child neglect

    • B. 

      Child abuse

    • C. 

      Serial fatherhood

    • D. 

      Middle-age fatherhood


  • 14. 
    What did sociologist Murray Straus conclude based on hsi research on battering in marital relaionships?
    • A. 

      Husbands are more likely than wives to be the abusers

    • B. 

      Wives are more likely than husbands to be the abusers

    • C. 

      More husbands tha nwives actually need medical attention following an episode of battering

    • D. 

      Husbands and wives are about equally likely to attack one another.


  • 15. 
    Which sociological perspective takes the position that we creat our own worlds, which implies that to have a good marriage; it is essentail for people to perceive that a good marriage is possible and worth working toward achieving?
    • A. 

      Symbolic interactionist

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Functionalist

    • D. 

      Psychological


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