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  1. According to functionalists, men usually play expressive roles in
    family.
    F

    • change
    • “expressive” to “instrumental”
  2. According
    to studies, the most common pattern of inter-racial marriages in modern America is that
    between White males and Asian women.
    T
  3. In conflict theorists’
    view, both marriage and family play an important role in promoting
    social stability and harmony.
    • F
    • change “conflict theorists’” to “functionalists’”
  4. According
    to 2010 U.S. Census, Asian American families have the lowest
    percentages of female-headed households.
    T
  5. Family
    violence can either take place in high-income or low-income families. However,
    family violence of high-income families is more visible.
    • F
    • change “more visible” to “less
    • visible”
  6. One
    of the major organizing principles for newlyweds to establish a new family is
    patriarchy. Such a pattern includes features like matrilineal descent.
    • F
    • change “matrilineal” to
    • “patrilineal”
  7. According
    to studies, incest perpetrated by females usually is more serious than that
    committed by males.
    F

    • change “more serious” to “less
    • serious”
  8. According
    to researches, single males, regardless of their racial background, usually
    will be preoccupied with females’
    physical attractiveness.
    T
  9. Step-parent’s role in a step family usually is quite clear.
    • F
    • change “clear” to “vague”
  10. One
    of the major causes of imbalanced sex ratios is girl
    infanticides.
    T
  11. According
    to studies, single males usually will look for younger partners.
    T
  12. According
    to researches, single females, compared to their male counterparts, are more
    likely to focus their attention on expressive qualities when choosing a spouse.
    T
  13. According
    to studies, modern African American women, compared to other racial groups, are
    more likely to face the issue of marriage squeeze (i.e., demographic
    imbalance in which the number of potential brides and the number of potential
    grooms are not equal). This is mainly because the life expectancy rates of
    African American males are lowest in America.
    T
  14. Statistically,
    it is less frequent for males than females to get involved in incest.
    F

    • change “less frequent” to “more
    • frequent”
  15. In
    contemporary America, middle-aged persons (compared to people of
    other age cohorts) are more likely to face the problem of marriage
    squeeze.
    • F
    • change “middle-aged persons” to “old persons”
  16. Generally
    speaking, the singlehood of college students is involuntary and temporary.
    F

    • change “involuntary and temporary”
    • to “voluntary but temporary”
  17. Some
    sociologists use letters to describe the relationship between
    married couple. The letter A means that the couple is indifferent
    toward each other.
    • F
    • change “A” to “H”
  18. According
    to statistics, most single Americans (more than 90%) plan to get married some
    time in their lives.
    T
  19. According
    to studies, incest can take place between all family members but grandfather
    and granddaughter (because of age gap).
    • F
    • change “but” to “, including”
    • delete (because of age gap)
  20. The
    concept patrilocal kinship systems means that a married woman continues
    to live with her family of origin.
    F

    • change “patrilocal” to
    • “matrilocal”
  21. In
    modern America,
    only the structure of Asian American families is almost identical
    to that of White families.
    T
  22. Although
    it is rare, incest can take place between biological mother and son/daughter.
    T
  23. Although
    it is rare, incest can also take place between biological brother and brother.
    T
  24. Comparatively,
    women who do not have jobs are more likely to divorce than those who have
    stable jobs.
    F

    • change “more likely” to “less
    • likely”
  25. Serial monogamy is an
    emotional divorce.
    F

    change “Serial monogamy” to “Separation”
  26. In sociology, cohabitation is defined as trial
    marriage.
    T
  27. Relatively speaking, cohabitants are more likely to
    experience domestic violence than couples who have formal marital relationship.
    T
  28. In
    America,
    some people have experienced the process of
    marriage-divorce-remarriage-divorce-remarriage. Such an experience is called
    ________ in sociology.

     






    a. 
    serial monogamy

    b. 
    serial marriage

    c. 
    serial heterogamy


    d. 
    serial hypergamy

    e. 
    serial divorce
    A
  29.  
    Which
    of the following statement is incorrect?

     

    a. heterogamy appears to be less stable than homogamy

     

    b. most American families are, to a varying extent,         organized around the two principles of
    patriarchy and    egalitarianism

     

    c. in H-frame relationship, there is an intimate             communication between husband and wife

     

    d. both men and women can become abusers in marriage

     

    e. 
    sibling abuse
    usually takes place in families where

       either
    spouse or child abuse is also present
    C
  30. Which
    of the following is NOT a characteristics of cohabitation?

     

    a. people with independent, if not rebellious,
    thinking are more likely to accept the practice of cohabitation

     

    b. people who live together without marriage usually
    have a strong commitment to marital relationship

     

    c. people who live together without marriage usually
    support the idea of gender equality

     

    d. cohabitation is exploitation in nature

     

    e. none of the above
    B
  31. The
    first state that granted same sex marriage in America was ________.

     

    a. 
    Louisiana

    b. 
    Kansas

    c. 
    Tennessee

    d. 
    Texas

    e. 
    Hawaii
    E
  32. The
    first country that granted same sex marriage is ________.

     

    a. 
    France

    b. 
    Norway

    c. 
    Finland

    d. 
    Denmark

    e. 
    Sweden
    D
  33. ________
    singlehood usually is NOT voluntary and stable.

     

    a. 
    Nuns’

    b. 
    Monks’

    c. 
    Cohabitants’

    d. 
    Widows’

    e. 
    Priests’
    D
  34. Which
    of the following is incorrect?

     

    a. domestic abuse is the leading cause of injury to
    women in the U.S.

     

    b. the concept of proxy mother means
    some babysitters did a great job of taking care of children; so they are viewed
    as children’s substitute mothers

     

    c. all family members in a step-family will experience
    a loss of primary relationship

     

    d. even married couples have separated, they are still
    legitimate spouses in law

     

    e. one popular pattern of domestic violence is elder
    abuse
    B
  35. Which
    of the following is NOT a possible cost associated with people
    who plan to marry or re-marry

     

    a. 
    financial crisis

    b. 
    abusive
    personality

    c. 
    chronic disease

    d. 
    inability to bear
    children

    e. 
    special talent
    E
  36. Which
    of the following is NOT a possible reward provided by people who
    plan to marry or re-marry?

     

    a. 
    good education

    b. 
    physical
    attractiveness

    c. 
    unwillingness to
    share domestic chores

    d. 
    sexual
    accessibility

    e. capability of speaking fluently another language
    C
  37. In
    modern America, nearly 70% of all marriages end up being ________.

     

    a. 
    cohabitation

    b. 
    separation

    c. 
    re-marriage

    d. 
    blended family

    e. 
    separation or divorce
    E
  38. Which
    of the following is considered by sociologists as an informal marriage?

     

    a.     
    heterogamy

    b.     
    cohabitation

    c.     
    nuclear family

    d.     
    endogamy

    e.     
    extended family
    B
  39. Which
    of the following country has the dowry marriage customs?

     

    a. Pakistan

    b. Bangladesh






    c. India

    d. China

    e. all of the above
    E
  40. Which
    of the following country carries out the so-called one-child policy?

     

    a. Chile

    b. Columbia

    c. China

    d. Congo

    e. Croatia
    C

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