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Sociology of the Family
Ch. 1 Practice Quiz
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Evaluate the descriptions below and identify which of them is NOT a correct description of current trends in U.S. family life.
More people are choosing to marry than ever before.
Select the answer below that best corresponds to the U.S. Census Bureau's definition of a family.
two or more people who live together and who are related by birth, marriage, or adoption
Evaluate the statements below and identify which of the following is NOT an example of a healthy family process.
Family members avoid discussing problems or disagreements.
Identify and select the best description for a nuclear family.
a married couple and their children
Identify the term that describes a union that is recognized as legitimate even though no formal ceremony or legal registration has occurred.
common law marriage
Select the group below that you believe has the highest suicide rate.
white middle-aged males
During the second half of the 19th century, the biggest social change that occurred among European Americans was that ______.
the need for having a great number of children per family declined
As you examine the demographics represented below, identify which group is sometimes referred to as the "model minority."
The modern family is a dual earner household where roles and responsibilities in the home are unequal.
A society in which women maintain power and control over men is defined as patriarchal.
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