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Principles of Sociology: Canadian Perspectives - Chapter 07

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Question 1:


a) maternal instincts
b) intuition
c) moral reasoning
d) spatial abilities

Question 2:


a) women have to be in love to have sex, but men do not
b) women should have fewer partners than men have
c) women should not have sex before or outside of marriage, but men can
d) men should be faithful to their wives, but wives may have relations with other men.

Question 3:


a) sexual harassment of women
b) adultery by men
c) aggressive and dominant behaviour of men
d) all of the above

Question 4:


a) through the experiences of their partner
b) as alienation of their seed
c) through social/cultural means
d) as an economic provider

Question 5:


a) effective birth control
b) women being seen more as equals in the workforce
c) increased education
d) increased acceptance of sex before marriage

Question 6:


a) aggression towards other men
b) nurturing behaviour
c) domination of women
d) emotional expression

Question 7:


a) a story of a successful business women on CNN
b) seeing only male principles in their schools
c) playing sports with other boys and girls
d) seeing attractive female actors on TV

Question 8:


a) greater personal autonomy
b) more acceptance of women in the work force
c) greater scheduling flexibility to allow women to work and take care of their families
d) greater economic needs of the family

Question 9:


a) women's and men's paid work have continued to be quite segregated
b) women have not really entered fields such as agriculture, mining, and forestry
c) men are significantly more dispersed among the available job categories than women
d) one half of those in the 10 lowest paying occupations are female

Question 10:


a) one quarter
b) one third
c) one half
d) one tenth

Question 11:


a) men are doing more housework than ever before
b) men and women are equally splitting household chores when they are both employed full-time
c) women are doing more hours of unpaid labour regardless of the number of hours spent in the paid labour market
d) women who are employed part-time seem to be able to split unpaid labour more equitable than those working full-time or those unemployed

Question 12:


a) 2%
b) 12%
c) 18%
d) 45%

Question 13:


a) sex
b) gender
c) gender identity
d) gender role

Question 14:


a) married men with children
b) lone fathers
c) lone mothers
d) married women with children

Question 15:


a) career interruption
b) the limited number of weeks for maternity leave
c) loss of individual income
d) greater overall responsibilities

Question 16:


a) career interruption
b) the limited number of weeks for maternity leave
c) loss of individual income
d) greater overall responsibilities