How Divorce Mediation Works Quiz Questions

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Have you decided on separation from your partner? You can take this quiz on how divorce mediation works and answer the questions correctly. Here in this quiz, you will find questions about the goal and process of divorce mediation. The quiz result will show how well you understand this divorce meditation. So, choose the answers correctly for a perfect score. After completing the quiz, share it with your friends if you find it interesting. You can help them check their knowledge on this topic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Historically, in most cases of divorce, mothers retain legal and physical custody of their children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The "sleeper effect" refers to children of divorced parents who have trouble sleeping at night.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fathers now head 16% of single-parent families.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Black women in the US have a higher likelihood of separating from their husbands and are _____ to turn these separations into divorce than other women.
    • A. 

      Less reluctant

    • B. 

      Slower

    • C. 

      Quicker

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    All of the following include official reasons for divorce in the era of divorce tolerance except
    • A. 

      Mental cruelty

    • B. 

      Adultery

    • C. 

      Emotional dissatisfaction

    • D. 

      Nonsupport

  • 6. 
    In the US, changes in family law have ______ rather than ______ changes in behavior and values.
    • A. 

      Followed; preceded

    • B. 

      Hurt; helped

    • C. 

      Preceded; followed

    • D. 

      Deterred; fostered

  • 7. 
    Based on what we know of the currently available research reports, children who live in a single-parent family are more likely to
    • A. 

      Drop out of high school

    • B. 

      Be out of work

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      Have a child as a teenager

  • 8. 
    The arrangement whereby divorced parents coordinate their activities and cooperate in raising children is commonly referred to as
    • A. 

      Co-parenting

    • B. 

      Parallel parenting

    • C. 

      Joint legal custody

    • D. 

      Joint upbringing

  • 9. 
    Some studies indicate a "divorce gene" that predisposes some people to divorce.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Remarriage can have unexpected benefits, including
    • A. 

      Remaining male-dominated

    • B. 

      Dissolving the tie with the biological parent

    • C. 

      Creating a new extended family

    • D. 

      Fewer links for the children to the original family

  • 11. 
    Remarriage is less likely to end in divorce than are first marriages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Therapists suggest that the transitional period in forming a new family system for many stepfamilies is approximately.
    • A. 

      There is no agreement

    • B. 

      3-5 years

    • C. 

      1 year

    • D. 

      2-4 years

  • 13. 
    The position a step-parent attains in a family depends on
    • A. 

      A signed prenuptial agreement

    • B. 

      Their relationship with the noncustodial parent

    • C. 

      The efforts they put into developing a close relationship with the children

    • D. 

      The "hands-on" care of their children

  • 14. 
    The stepparent most likely to integrate into the step-family would be one called the
    • A. 

      Affinity seeker

    • B. 

      Intimate outsider

    • C. 

      Polite outsider

    • D. 

      Family healer

  • 15. 
    2/3 of divorced women who remarry will cohabit first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    In the US, the establishment of a relationship with kin involves
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      Corresponding

    • C. 

      Giving or receiving help

    • D. 

      Seeing each other regularly

  • 17. 
    One of the critical factors in determining if a child considers a step-parent a "real parent" is
    • A. 

      The sex of the child

    • B. 

      The age of the step-parent

    • C. 

      The age of the child when the step-parent joined the family

    • D. 

      The sex of the step-parent

  • 18. 
    Children are more likely to accept two mother figures in their lives than they are two father figures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Of those who remarry after divorce, women are ______ likely to remarry than men, on the basis of current statistics.
    • A. 

      Slightly less

    • B. 

      Far less

    • C. 

      Just as

    • D. 

      More

  • 20. 
    The primary factor determining the amount and degree of contact among families is
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      Geographical distance

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      Previous relations

  • 21. 
    Bengston (2001) believes in strong intergenerational ties and cities as his argument that.
    • A. 

      All of the above

    • B. 

      Grandparents have strong bonds with their children and grandchildren

    • C. 

      Adult children have their parents available to them well into midlife

    • D. 

      Parents take in daughters and grandchildren after divorce

  • 22. 
    The average monthly Social Security benefit has doubled in value since 1960, even considering inflation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Skipped generation households are created because of the following reason(s)
    • A. 

      Drug abuse or illness

    • B. 

      Incarceration of parent

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      Child abuse by a parent

  • 24. 
    Which of the following factors makes it easier for grandparents today, compared to earlier generations, to have an emotionally satisfying relationship with their grandchildren?
    • A. 

      Fewer grandchildren and more resources to give them

    • B. 

      Lack of telephone contact

    • C. 

      Living at a geographic distance

    • D. 

      Children needing to be raised and remaining in the home

  • 25. 
    According to their own responses to different surveys, what do most of the elderly in Western nations prefer in their relationships with their children and grandchildren?
    • A. 

      A hands-off approach

    • B. 

      Sharing the same household

    • C. 

      Sharing the same neighborhood

    • D. 

      "intimacy at a distance."

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