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Sexual Relationships in Society: Definitions and Concepts

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A marriage of polygyny is one where _____.

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1. 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?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of sexual relationships in society. Marriages of polygyny and exogamy will be featured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Polygyny
  • A universal taboo that is considered inappropriate in most cultures
  • Family relationships part of extended family
  • Exogamy
  • Category polygyny and polyandry fall under

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sexual relationship lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as polygyny and exogamy
  • Information recall- use your knowledge to answer questions about the category that polyandry falls under

Additional Learning

To learn more about sexual relationships, review the lesson on Sexual Relationships in Society: Definitions and Concepts. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify the differences between a nuclear family and an extended family
  • Review the incest taboo and relationships with extended family members in some cultures
  • Recall the difference between exogamy and endogamy
  • Learn about the different forms of marriage a person can enter such as monogamy, polygamy, polygyny and polyandry and the details of each union
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