Triad Social Group: Definition & Examples


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What is a triad?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of a triad?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT correct about social groups?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of a three person social group with this quiz and worksheet combo. The questions will assess your knowledge of vocabulary, characteristic and problems that occur with triads.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Define triad
  • Problems within a triad
  • Coalition

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important facts about the characteristics of a triad
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine the outcome when a coalition forms
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as triad and dyad
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the stability of triads

Additional Learning

To learn more about triads, review the accompanying lesson on Triad Social Group: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define triad
  • Explain why triads are more stable than dyads
  • Define intransitive
  • Identify problems that can arise with triads