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Gender & Family Influences on Delinquency Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 3 3. Which of the following stressors is NOT a factor that increases the likelihood of divorce?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a risk that may result from instances of spousal abuse?

Question 5 5. Approximately what percentage of children today live in traditional, two-parent families?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of lack of consistency?

Question 7 7. Why does financial strain contribute to family stress and conflict? Choose the best answer.

Question 8 8. A literature review that focused on parenting and delinquency concluded what?

Question 9 9. Which of the following would not support a typical gender role for a boy?

Question 10 10. The process of learning what is and what is not acceptable behavior in society is called?

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Question 11 11. Society's concept of how men and women are supposed to behave are called?

Question 12 12. Which of the following would not support a typical gender role for a girl?

Question 13 13. Which perspective attributes the gap in delinquency rates of males and females to differences in brain structure?

Question 14 14. Sexually abused females reported that they responded to the abuse by _____.

Question 15 15. Females experience mental illness at a higher rate than males. Specifically, females tend to exhibit _____ whereas males exhibit _____ .

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Question 16 16. Power and control theory suggests that _____.

Question 17 17. What determines if a blended family will have a positive effect on a child?

Question 18 18. The Lopez family consists of Maria, her husband Frank, and their two children Lucas and Alannah. They would best be described as a _____ family.

Question 19 19. Is there such thing as a best type of family? Why or why not?

Question 20 20. Why are matrifocal families more common than patrifocal families?

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Question 21 21. In some cases, poor children may be overweight. What causes this?

Question 22 22. Which ethnic groups in poverty are more likely to perform poorly in school?

Question 23 23. What are children of poverty more likely to suffer from?

Question 24 24. What is the average cost of raising two children in the United States?

Question 25 25. Why would we expect grey matter to be very active during childhood?

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Question 26 26. Why is adolescence an important time in life?

Question 27 27. How are white matter and grey matter different?

Question 28 28. Some studies have shown that the changes in grey and white matter in _____ happen faster than they do in _____.

Question 29 29. Starting with the 1970s, divorce rates in the U.S. began to:

Question 30 30. Which of the following might encourage juvenile delinquency?

Gender & Family Influences on Delinquency Chapter Exam Instructions

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