What Do You Know About Divorce In The United States?

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What Do You Know About Divorce In The United States?

The United States is known as the number one country in the world. So, of course, who wouldn't want to know about it? This is a state of diverse laws and rights. An example of this is the divorce law and the right to divorce. Are you a researcher researching on divorce in the United States or you need information on divorce in the United States? Check out these questions as you'll probably need them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these federal legislation allows a divorced spouse to obtain and maintain health insurance?
    • A. 

      ERISA

    • B. 

      IRS

    • C. 

      COBRA

    • D. 

      Federal Welfare Reform

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a variable that affects divorce rates in the United States?
    • A. 

      Race or ethnicity

    • B. 

      Divorce in the family of origin

    • C. 

      Timing of the first birth of any children

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 3. 
    Divorce in the US is under the jurisdiction of which government?
    • A. 

      Federal government

    • B. 

      State government

    • C. 

      Local government

    • D. 

      Executive government

  • 4. 
    In which century was 60% of filings for divorce was by women?
    • A. 

      20th century

    • B. 

      19th century

    • C. 

      21st century

    • D. 

      18th century

  • 5. 
    Which factor has had a great effect on the rate of divorce in the US?
    • A. 

      Race

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Family Background

    • D. 

      Pregnancy

  • 6. 
    The probability of divorce in the US is influenced by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Race

    • C. 

      Pregnancy

    • D. 

      Income

  • 7. 
    In which year was it recorded that 29% of first marriages among women aged 15-44 disrupted within 10 years?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      2006

  • 8. 
    One essential factor that influences the probability of divorce in the United States is what?
    • A. 

      Family background

    • B. 

      Ethnicity

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Pregnancy

  • 9. 
    In which decade was the federal legislation enacted to affect the rights and responsibilities of divorcing spouses?
    • A. 

      1980s

    • B. 

      1990s

    • C. 

      1970s

    • D. 

      1960s

  • 10. 
    What is the effect that States whose family law or judicial practice encourage joint custody as compared to States that favor sole custody have had over divorce rates?
    • A. 

      Inconsistency in divorce rate

    • B. 

      Constant divorce rate

    • C. 

      Increase in divorce rate

    • D. 

      Decline in divorce rate