Patrilocality vs. Matrilocality Residency Rules Within Societies

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Which of these is defined as a system in which a married couple lives separately from the kin of both spouses?

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1. Which of these is defined as a system in which a married couple lives with or very near to the man's parents?

2. Which of these is defined as a system in which a married couple lives with or very near to the woman's parents?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Patterns of residence are used to describe the place of residence that a given person takes up and what that means culturally and anthropologically. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these patterns of residence, with questions mainly focusing on distinguishing between the different patterns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the following systems:

  • Avunculocal
  • Patrilocal
  • Matrilineal
  • Neolocal
  • Matrilocal

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on patterns of residence from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as matrilocal and matrilineal
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about characteristics of the different patterns of residence

Additional Learning

Before or after using these assessment tools, check out the lesson called Patrilocality vs. Matrilocality Residency Rules Within Societies for more information. Some study goals of this lesson are listed below:

  • Define patterns of residence anthropologically
  • Understand and differentiate between bilocal and ambilocal patterns of residence
  • Know where matrilocal and patrilocal systems are typically found
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