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Sociology
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SOCA01H3
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Malcolm Mac Kinnon

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A family composed of a cohabiting man and woman who maintain a socially approved sexual relationship and have at
least one child is called a(n):
Answer extended family
nuclear family
traditional nuclear family
global nuclear family
postmodern family
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A family composed of a cohabiting man and woman who maintain a socially approved sexual relationship and have at
least one child, and in which the wife works in the home without pay and the husband works outside the home for
money is called:
Answer extended family
nuclear family
traditional nuclear family
global nuclear family
postmodern family
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Dona and Lou are married and have children. She does domestic work in their home while he works at an office. Their
family is a(n):
Answer extended family
nuclear family
traditional nuclear family
global nuclear family
postmodern family
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In the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the character of Toula, played by Nia Vardalos, creates a clash between
cultures when she:
Answer marries a non-Greek
adopts a daughter as a single woman
comes out as a lesbian
forcibly alters the ethnic structure by converting to another religion
murders a family member
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In the traditional nuclear family:
Answer the wife works outside of the home
the husband stays home to care for the children
stepchildren are major partners in the family structure
the parents are not involved in the community
none of these choices
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In the traditional nuclear family:
Answer the wife works in the home without pay
the husband stays home to care for the children
stepchildren are major partners in the family structure
the parents are not involved in the community
none of these choices
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The "primary provider and ultimate authority" in a traditional nuclear family is:
Answer the mother
the children
the father
the patriarch of the family line
the matriarch of the family line
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If a mother, father, children, and grandparents all live in the same household we would characterize them as a(n):
Answer postmodern family
nuclear family
traditional nuclear family
extended family
global nuclear family
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In the 1940s and 1950s, much of the American public considered which type of family the most widespread and ideal
family form?
Answer extended family
nuclear family
traditional nuclear family
global nuclear family
postmodern family
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The percentage of married-couple families decreased between 1950 and the late 1990s. In addition, a large percentage
of women over the age of 16 entered the paid labor force between 1950 and the late 1990s. As a result:
Answer eight out of ten American adults live in traditional nuclear families
a minority of American adults live in traditional nuclear families
roughly the same number of American adults lived in traditional nuclear families in 2000 as in 1950
against all odds, traditional nuclear families have greatly increased in number
nine out of ten Americans now lives in nuclear families
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Many sociologists view the decreasing prevalence of the married-
couple family and the rise of the "working mother" as
an unmitigated disaster. Most of these sociologists are:
Answer conflict theorists
symbolic interactionists
feminist sociologists
functionalists
none of these choices
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For functionalists, rising rates of crime, illegal drug use, poverty, and welfare dependency can be traced to the fact that:
Answer there are too many traditional nuclear families
working parents are too highly paid, leading to more non-child focused activities
many American children are not living in two-parent households with stay-at-home mothers
many American children are not living in two-parent households with stay-at-home fathers
all of these choices
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Some functionalist sociologists call for various legal and cultural reforms such as making it harder to get a divorce.
They do this because they want:
Answer to shore up the traditional nuclear family
to advance their conservative agenda
to reorganize American society
to call attention to the plight of children
to reinstitute arranged marriages
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Some functionalist sociologists argue it is important to make fundamental changes to American culture to save the
family. Which of the following is one of the changes they wish to make?
Answer place more emphasis on individual happiness because "a happy parent is a good parent"
place less emphasis on individual interests and happiness over family responsibility
reorganize the welfare system to support all families regardless of the number of parents present in the
household
change family responsibilities
recalibrate the functions of the family
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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the traditional nuclear family?
Answer legally married
two parent
permanent
egalitarian
male primary provider
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Which of the following is a characteristic of some of the new alternatives to the traditional nuclear family?
Answer legally married
two parent
permanent
egalitarian
male primary provider
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A man and a woman are living together prior to marriage to determine if they are a good match. They represent a(n):
Answer informal family
traditional nuclear family
extended family
alternative family
nuclear family
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According to sociologists who are influenced by conflict and feminist theories, it is inaccurate to talk about the family
as if:
Answer we all knew what the term meant
there is a precise scientific definition of the term
this important social institution can take only a single form
all of these choices
none of these choices
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Some sociologists contend that family structures are changing:
Answer to accommodate the demands of new social pressures

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TEST BANKCONTROL PANELPOOL MANAGERPOOL CANVASPool Canvas Add modify and remove questions Select a question type from the Add Question dropdown list and click Go to add questions Use Creation Settings to establish which default options such as feedback and images are available for question creationCalculated FormulaAddCreation SettingsNameChapter 15FamiliesDescriptionInstructionsModifyAdd Question HereQuestion 1Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionA family composed of a cohabiting man and woman who maintain a socially approved sexual relationship and have at least one child is called anAnswer extended family nuclear family traditional nuclear family global nuclear family postmodern familyAdd Question HereQuestion 2Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionA family composed of a cohabiting man and woman who maintain a socially approved sexual relationship and have at least one child and in which the wife works in the home without pay and the husband works outside the home for money is calledAnswer extended family nuclear family traditional nuclear family global nuclear family postmodern familyAdd Question HereQuestion 3Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionDona and Lou are married and have children She does domestic work in their home while he works at an office Their family is anAnswer extended family nuclear family traditional nuclear family global nuclear family postmodern familyAdd Question HereQuestion 4Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIn the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding the character of Toula played by Nia Vardalos creates a clash between cultures when sheAnswer marries a nonGreek adopts a daughter as a single woman comes out as a lesbian forcibly alters the ethnic structure by converting to another religion murders a family memberAdd Question HereQuestion 5Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIn the traditional nuclear familyAnswer the wife works outside of the home the husband stays home to care for the children stepchildren are major partners in the family structure the parents are not involved in the community none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 6Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIn the traditional nuclear familyAnswer the wife works in the home without pay the husband stays home to care for the children stepchildren are major partners in the family structure the parents are not involved in the community none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 7Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionThe primary provider and ultimate authority in a traditional nuclear family isAnswer the mother the children the father the patriarch of the family line the matriarch of the family lineAdd Question HereQuestion 8Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIf a mother father children and grandparents all live in the same household we would characterize them as anAnswer postmodern family nuclear family traditional nuclear family extended family global nuclear familyAdd Question HereQuestion 9Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionIn the 1940s and 1950s much of the American public considered which type of family the most widespread and ideal family formAnswer extended family nuclear family traditional nuclear family global nuclear family postmodern familyAdd Question HereQuestion 10Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionThe percentage of marriedcouple families decreased between 1950 and the late 1990s In addition a large percentage of women over the age of 16 entered the paid labor force between 1950 and the late 1990s As a resultAnswer eight out of ten American adults live in traditional nuclear families a minority of American adults live in traditional nuclear families roughly the same number of American adults lived in traditional nuclear families in 2000 as in 1950 against all odds traditional nuclear families have greatly increased in number nine out of ten Americans now lives in nuclear familiesAdd Question HereQuestion 11Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionMany sociologists view the decreasing prevalence of the marriedcouple family and the rise of the working mother as an unmitigated disaster Most of these sociologists areAnswer conflict theorists symbolic interactionists feminist sociologists functionalists none of these choicesAdd Question HereQuestion 12Multiple Choice0 pointsModifyRemoveQuestionFor functionalists rising rates of crime illegal drug use poverty and welfare dependency can be traced to the fact thatAnswer there are too many traditional nuclear families working parents are too highly paid leading to more nonchild focused activities many American children are not living in twoparent households with stayathome mothers many American children are not living in twoparent households with stayathome fathers all of these choices
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