Domestic Violence and Sociology: Definition & Effects


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Which of the following is TRUE regarding domestic violence?

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1. Domestic violence can take the form of which type of abuse.

2. Which of the following is TRUE regarding domestic violence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet duo, you may test your understanding of the study of domestic violence in sociology. Make sure you have a solid knowledge of the types of abuse that may be considered domestic violence, its effect on children and facts about domestic violence before attempting the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge your sociology knowledge with questions about the following:

  • True and false statements about domestic violence
  • The forms that domestic violence can take
  • The results of domestic violence against children and teens

Skills Practiced

While using these assessment tools, you'll be able to work on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the study of domestic violence in sociology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding types of domestic violence and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how domestic violence impacts the family, especially children

Additional Learning

For more details, review the accompanying lesson, which is called Domestic Violence and Sociology: Definition & Effects. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The National Domestic Violence Hotline definition of domestic violence
  • The effects of domestic violence on adults, children and adolescents
  • Secrecy and domestic violence