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Family Structures & Issues Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What type of family structure has a child being raised by family members other than a biological mother and father?

Question 2 2. The idea that men in a family are seen as the bread-winners comes from which theory?

Question 3 3. What is defined as an accepted rule of behavior within a society?

Question 4 4. Which of the following has historically been considered the traditional family structure?

Question 5 5. Speaking in anthropological terms, what is defined as a social or economic unit that consists of at least one parent and their children?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 7 7. Starting with the 1970s, divorce rates in the U.S. began to:

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a risk that may result from instances of spousal abuse?

Question 9 9. A group whose members are related by ancestry, marriage, or adoption is a _____.

Question 10 10. Homogamy refers to _____.

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Question 11 11. Relaxed views on the types of marriages states will allow has lead to the increase in which type of family structure?

Question 12 12. Katya and Susan are a married couple with three adopted children. What type of family is this?

Question 13 13. What type of household consists of more than one couple and their offspring residing together?

Question 14 14. Which of these is an example of a nuclear family?

Question 15 15. In single-parent families which parent traditionally raises the children?

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Question 16 16. In what year was same-sex marriage made legal in the U.S.?

Question 17 17. Statistically, what is happening to the traditional family in America?

Question 18 18. The transition in married life that is usually the most difficult for people to deal with is _____.

Question 19 19. At the center of conflict theory and families is the role that which of the following plays?

Question 20 20. Which of the following couples has the highest risk of divorce?

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Question 21 21. Hunter and Madeline are not married, but they have three children and live together. This is an example of _____.

Question 22 22. Dylan wanted children, but did not want to get married. He decided to adopt and recently became the proud father of a little boy. Dylan is an example of _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following stressors is NOT a factor that increases the likelihood of divorce?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT likely to have contributed to the decline of the U.S. birth rate?

Question 25 25. Anita and her husband Dwayne moved into their first home, which happens to be located down the street from Dwayne's parents' house. This describes which social pattern?

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Question 26 26. What type of family structure has both a biological mother and biological father raising their children?

Question 27 27. What type of household consists of a single parent or a couple residing with their unmarried children?

Question 28 28. The family structure that arises when a lone parent starts living with, or marries an individual, who may or may not be another lone parent is called a:

Question 29 29. Social exchange theory theorizes that families and couples will stay together longer if there is a sense of

Question 30 30. Barbara can trace her family tree back eight generations on her dad's side of the family, but only two generations back on her mom's side. Which system of family lineage does this describe?

Family Structures & Issues Chapter Exam Instructions

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