Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence


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

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet allow you to gauge your understanding of the challenges families experience with divorce, blended families, and family violence. Topics you should be knowledgeable about in order to pass the quiz include U.S. divorce rates and potential results of spousal abuse.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these assessment resources to assess your understanding of:

  • U.S. divorce rates in the 1970s
  • Societal norms for marriage and divorce before the 1970s
  • Factors that may increase the likelihood of divorce
  • Family structures
  • Potential results of spousal abuse

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills as you complete the included worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about spousal abuse and the potential results from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the potential risk factors for divorce and interpret why they are risks correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about U.S. divorce rates

Additional Learning

To learn more about how divorce, blended families, and family violence challenge families, take a look at the related lesson titled Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence. It covers these objectives:

  • Define marriage
  • Examine the changes to marriage and divorce in the 1960s
  • Recognize factors that contribute to and the factors that minimize the risk of divorce
  • Define blended family
  • Understand the effort needed for blended families to be happy
  • Identify the types of family violence and how it may impact those involved