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Gender, Family & Sexuality Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Starting with the 1970s, divorce rates in the U.S. began to:

Question 2 2. Which of the following stressors is NOT a factor that increases the likelihood of divorce?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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

Question 5 5. 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:

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Question 6 6. What are gender roles?

Question 7 7. What were traditional gender roles like?

Question 8 8. What was a change that has happened in the roles of men?

Question 9 9. When did women first start entering the workplace?

Question 10 10. What was a struggle that women have had in the workplace?

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Question 11 11. Which religious faith and tradition is associated with kibbutz communities?

Question 12 12. In a kibbutz community, what are the essential overarching principles that are supposed to guide the community members?

Question 13 13. What were Mead's observations of the Tchambuli tribe of New Guinea?

Question 14 14. Murdock determined that pre-industrial societies typically assigned roles of warfare and childcare based on gender because:

Question 15 15. Which of the following likely explains the behavior Mead observed among the Mundugumor tribe of New Guinea?

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Question 16 16. Which statement is true?

Question 17 17. The sociological concept of the 'Second Shift' was largely developed by:

Question 18 18. Which of the following best describes the 'Second Shift' concept?

Question 19 19. What best describes a traditional gender strategy?

Question 20 20. What best describes a gender division of labor?

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Question 21 21. Polygyny and polyandry are specific types of _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following sexual relationships is considered a 'universal taboo,' meaning almost every culture in the history of the world has considered it to be inappropriate?

Question 23 23. A marriage of polygyny is one where _____.

Question 24 24. Exogamy is defined as _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following individuals would be part of your extended family?

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Question 26 26. What is a matrilineal system?

Question 27 27. Which is the best, most natural, form of descent system?

Question 28 28. What are patrilineal and matrilineal descent systems both examples of?

Question 29 29. Which of these is generally true of a patrilineal system?

Question 30 30. What is the current trend with bilateral descent systems?

Gender, Family & Sexuality Chapter Exam Instructions

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