How Much Do You Know About US Divorce?

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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

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