Relationship Psychology - Qp6

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Relationship Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    “The female brain is predominately hard-wired for sympathy. The male brain is predominately hard-wired for understanding and building systems.”Baron-Cohen (2004: 1)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Sympathy comes from the natural desire to want to care about other people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The male preference for understanding and building systems is what Baron-Cohen refers to as ‘systemising’.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    On average a female will tend to systemise to a greater degree compared with the average male.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Form a gender perspective males tend to be more involved in groups than females, preferring group activities over more close friendships.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Men value power, competition and dominance, while women want intimacy and have a supportive relationship.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Reasons why women have petitioned for divorce due to ‘unreasonable behaviour’ includes: (Select four)
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Personality problems

    • C. 

      Drinking

    • D. 

      Family

    • E. 

      Money management

    • F. 

      Authority

  • 8. 
    In relationships it’s been found that men provide much more support than women do, alongside being more affectionate, appreciative and encouraging.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) the median duration of marriage in 2012 (the most up to date figures available at the time of writing: 2014) was eleven and a half years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Divorce is most likely to occur between the ______  year of marriage.
    • A. 

      4th and 6th

    • B. 

      4th and 7th

    • C. 

      4th and 8th

    • D. 

      4th and 9th

  • 11. 
    The process and stages of divorce are largely personal and will of course be similar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    An important predictor of relationship happiness is the differences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False