Sociology Chapter 13 - Family

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Family Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Only 1/3 of the nation's family households fit this model
    • A. 

      Extended family

    • B. 

      Nuclear family

    • C. 

      Single-parent household

    • D. 

      Step-family household

  • 2. 
    Pop-Pop having education funds for his grandchildren is an example of...
    • A. 

      Extended family

    • B. 

      Kinship

    • C. 

      Patriarchy

    • D. 

      Egalitarian family

  • 3. 
    Iranian eldest males wields the greatest power. A woman's status is defined by her relationship to a male relative.
    • A. 

      Patriarchy

    • B. 

      Matriarchy

    • C. 

      Kinship

    • D. 

      Egalitarian family

  • 4. 
    Seen in Native American tribal societies.
    • A. 

      Patriarchy

    • B. 

      Matriarchy

    • C. 

      Kinship

    • D. 

      Egalitarian family

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 6. 
    Standards of sexual behavior are most clearly defined within the family circle.
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 7. 
    We inherit a social position because of the family background and reputation of our parents and siblings. 
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 8. 
    Family is a reflection of the inequality in wealth and power that is found within the larger society
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 9. 
    Family is an economic unit that contributes to societal injustice. Basis for transferring power, property, and privilege from one generation to the next
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 10. 
    Children inherit the privileged or less-than-privileged social and economic status of their parents.
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Interactionist view

    • D. 

      Feminist view

  • 11. 
    Focuses on micro level of family and other intimate relationships. 
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 12. 
    Black and White two-parent households where fathers are more involved with their children, the children have fewer behavior problems, get along better with others, and are more responsible (Mosley and Thomson).
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 13. 
    Role of stepparent. 
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 14. 
    Source of women's strength. 
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 15. 
    These theorists have urged social scientists and social agencies to rethink the notion that families in which no adult male is present are automatically a cause for concern or even dysfunction
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 16. 
    The government has a strong interest in encouraging adoption because unwed mothers who keep their babies tend to be of lower socioeconomic status and often require public assistance to support their children is this perspective...
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 17. 
    Women tend to have low self-esteem and limited options and a child may provide a sense of motivation and purpose for a teenager whose economic worth in our society is limited is what perspective?
    • A. 

      Conflict view

    • B. 

      Functionalist view

    • C. 

      Feminist view

    • D. 

      Interactionist view

  • 18. 
    1 in 2 marriages end in divorce
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Children usually suffer from divorce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Alienation of Affection Law is....
    • A. 

      Lying to your spouse

    • B. 

      Trail for an affair

    • C. 

      Getting caught having an affair through Facebook

  • 21. 
    In the United States, the majority of all babies born to unmarried teenage mothers are born to whom?
    • A. 

      Whites

    • B. 

      Blacks

    • C. 

      Latinas

    • D. 

      Asians

  • 22. 
    Factors associated with the high divorce rate in the United States?
    • A. 

      The liberalization of divorce laws

    • B. 

      The fact that contemporary families have fewer children than earlier families did

    • C. 

      The general increase in family incomes

    • D. 

      All of the above