Widowhood: The Experience of Widows and Widowers - Quiz & Worksheet


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When Mary's husband Walter was 74, he died of a heart attack. Although this was a painful experience for Mary, a few years later, she remarried. Is Mary a widow? Why or why not?

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1. Divorces occur at _____ times the rate of widowing.

2. About _____ of couples do not get any advanced warning that one of them is about to die, leaving the other widowed.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Widowhood is when a person's spouse dies and they do not remarry, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the condition. You will be asked questions about the rates and risk factors of widowhood.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • The rate of widowing
  • Risk factors of widowhood
  • The Widowhood Effect
  • The characteristics of widowhood

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related widowhood lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding widowhood
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Widowhood Effect

Additional Learning

To learn more about widowhood, review the accompanying lesson called 'Widowhood: The Experience of Widows and Widowers.' This lesson will help you:

  • Learn the definition of widowhood
  • Understand how widowhood impacts genders differently
  • Know the effects of widowhood on sufferers