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What is the definition of 'family'?
a) family a group of people who are related by marriage, blood, or adoption b) people who love each other and live in the same city c) people who pay the bills d) groups of unrelated adults who are friends
What is a 'nuclear' family?
a) extended family including paternal grandparents b) parents, siblings, cousins c) consists of one or both parents and their children d) family that lives near Nuclear power plant
What is 'monogamy'?
a) marriage with multiple partners b) marriage of one man or partner to one woman or partner c) marriage of mixed age partners d) marriage without government involvement
What is matrilocality?
a) Newly married couples are expected to live with or near the in-laws parents. b) Newly married couples are expected to live with or near their friends parents. c) Newly married couples are expected to live with or near the husband's parents. d) Newly married couples are expected to live with or near the wife's parents.
What is patrilineal descent?
a) tracing kinship through the father's family b) tracing kinship through the mother's family c) tracing kinship through the neighbor's family d) tracing kinship through the government's family
What is a 'heterogamy' marriage?
a) marriage between individuals who have similar social characteristics b) marriage between individuals who have different social characteristics c) marriage between individuals who haveno social characteristics d) marriage between individuals who have economic variables
What is 'extended family'?
a) consists of two or more generations b) consists of no generations c) consists of only friends d) consists of neighbors
What is an 'egalitarian' household?
a) mother and father share power b) mother has more power c) father has more power d) in-laws have the power
What is a 'sandwich generation'?
a) couple that are caught between the needs of their children and those of their grandparents b) couple that are caught between the needs of their siblings and those of their in-laws c) couple that are caught between the needs of their children and those of their parents d) couples that like to eat sandwiches
What are 'dual-earner' families?
a) families that every member works b) families in which both husband and wife have jobs c) families in which nobody works d) families that are only middle-class
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