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Social Problems, Fourth Edition: Chapter 11

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the “Submit my answers” button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) two parents with children
b) couples without children
c) one-person households
d) lone-parent families

Question 2:


a) adult partners within the family have a long-term, exclusive sexual relationship
b) there are two adult partners within the family, one woman and one man
c) there are at least two children
d) grandparents live in the same household as adult partners and children

Question 3:


a) a structure
b) a process
c) a form
d) an ideal type

Question 4:


a) non-egalitarian
b) egalitarian
c) nuclear
d) male dominated

Question 5:


a) Alberta and Manitoba
b) Prince Edward Island
c) Newfoundland and Labrador
d) Ontario and British Columbia

Question 6:


a) lower than
b) higher than
c) equal to
d) significantly lower than

Question 7:


a) return to foster care institutions after reaching the age of majority
b) return to their parents’ home after entering the adult world
c) support their parents financially in return for the earlier support they received as children
d) once they become parents themselves replicate their parents’ childrearing methods

Question 8:


a) two-parent families with a lot of parental conflict
b) single-mother families without contact with a non-residential father
c) single-mother families with contact with a non-residential father
d) families after divorce with continuing parental conflict

Question 9:


a) men, women
b) sons, daughters
c) women, men
d) daughters, sons

Question 10:


a) five years
b) three years
c) two years
d) one year

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False