mcch7 - Chapter Seven Families 1 Sociologists agree that...

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Chapter Seven: Families 1. Sociologists agree that the term family should be defined as: a. married heterosexual couples and their children b. heterosexual couples living together, regardless of whether they are legally married or have children c. any group of people that lives together d. *none of the above—there is no single, agreed-on definition 2. The term extended families includes: a. ancestors who are now dead b. *grandparents, parents, and children who live together in the same dwelling c. parents and their adult children who now live away from home d. none of the above 3. According to Statistics Canada, the term census family includes: a. *married couples living together b. divorced couples who no longer live together c. single parents whose adult children are now married and live elsewhere d. none of the above 4. The Canadian government definition of household includes: a. only people who are related by marriage b. only people who are related by blood c. *people who are sharing a dwelling, whether or not they are related by marriage, blood, or adoption 5. The most common type of family in Canada consists of: a. common-law couples with children b. *married couples with children c. female lone parents with children d. none of the above 6. When relatives do not share a household but live close by and rely heavily on one another, they are referred to as: a. *a modified extended family b. an extended family c. a household d. none of the above 7. Extended families are still quite prevalent among which of the following? a. those with high incomes b. those with middle level incomes c. those with high levels of education e. *none of the above 8. A modified extended family consists of: a. family members who live far apart but are in frequent contact via the telephone or e-mail b. a household that consists of a nuclear family plus their friends c. *relatives who live close to one another and rely heavily on one another d. none of the above 9. Extended or ‘multi-family’ households constitute what proportion of all households in Canada?
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a. *less than 2 per cent b. about 10 per cent c. about 20 per cent d. more than 25 per cent 10. Being legally married to only one spouse at a time is known as: a. monotony b. *monogamy c. monopoly d. none of the above 11. Serial monogamy refers to: a. having a series of relationships with other people before finally getting married b. being married to more than one person at the same time c. *being a married to only one spouse at a time, but having more than one marriage over the course of a lifetime d. none of the above 12. In some societies men are legally allowed to be married to more than one wife at the same time. This is known as: a. serial monogamy b. polygyny c. *multiple marriage d. either a or c 13. Polyandry: a. occurs when two or more couples get married at the same ceremony b. is less prevalent in than polygyny c. occurs when a woman is legally married to more than one man at the same time
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