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1. Early research on Latino families began with studies of
A. Mexican Immigrant Families
B. Puerto Rican Families
C. Latin American Families
D. All of the Above
A. Mexican Immigrant Families
2. Cubans arrived in the United States mainly

A. In the 1950s
B. Between 1970 and 1990
C. In the last twenty years
D. Between 1960 and 1980
D. Between 1960 and 1980
3. ______________ are defined as all persons who occupy a housing unit, such as a house, apartment, single room, or other space intended to be living quarters.
Households
4. ____________ is a union between two people that unites partners sexually, socially and economically; that is relatively consistent over time; and that accords each member certain rights.
Marriage
5. At present, approximately ________ of Mexicans are native-born and the remainder are foreign born.
A. One-quarter
B. One-third
C. Two-thirds
D. One-half
C. Two-thirds
6. _______________ is when all women and men in a group are simultaneously married to one another.
Cenogamy
7. _____________ refers to people who are related by blood, marriage or adoption, or who consider on another family.
Kinship
8. _______________________ views society as an organized and stable system that is made up of a variety of interrelated parts or structures.
Structural Functionalism
9. The __________ perspective interpreted the cultural difference in Mexican-origin families as deviant.
A. Sociological
B. Structural-Functionalist
C. Americanization
D. Relativist
Structural-Functionalist
10. While Puerto Rico became a U.S. possession in 1899, migration to the united states increased dramatically
A. After World War II
B. After World War I
C. In the last ten years
D. In the last twenty years
A. After World War II
1. Shalet’s comparative study of adolescent sexuality is based on interviews with
A. parents of teenagers
B. teenagers
C. parents and their teenagers
D. randomly selected adults
A. parents of teenagers
2. Dutch parents believe that when teenagers are ready for sex then it is acceptable.
TRUE
3. _____________________ asserts that gender roles and gender identity are learned directly through a system of positive and negative reinforcement and indirectly through observation and modeling.
Social Learning Theory
4. In contemporary society, sexuality is
A. no longer a source of controversy
B. largely disconnected from reproduction
C. highly regulated in most societies
D. linked to marriage and childbearing
B. largely disconnected from reproduction
5. ______________ is the belief that heterosexuality is the only right, natural and acceptable sexual orientation and that any other orientation is pathological.
heterosexism
6. _____________ refers generally to individuals who do not have an exclusive sexual preference for one sex over the other.
bisexuality
7. Strict marriage laws in China make it difficult for couples to obtain a divorce.
False
8. A 1981 survey showed that the majority of the American public believed that sex between people under the age of 18 was never justified.
TRUE
9. Which of the following statement describes the attitudes of American parents?
A. Adolescent sexuality is not inherently risky.
B. Teenagers should be encouraged to use contraceptives
C. Teenager sexuality stems from raging hormones.
D. Adolescent sexual behavior goes along with being in love.
C. Teenager sexuality stems from raging hormones.
10. ________________ refers to both identity and behavior.
Homosexuality
1. The growth in the number of couples living together and even having children without formal marriage ceremonies or licenses reflects a break with centuries-old tradition.
False
2. Family violence is rare.
False
3. _________________ is any knowing, intentional or negligent act by a caregiver or nay other person that causes harm or serious risk of harm to an older adult including physical, psychological, and material maltreatment and neglect.
Elder abuse
4. Men are threatened by women who are intellectual and occupational equals; preferring to be with much younger, less accomplished women.
False
5. Men are equally victims of domestic violence.
False
6. Educated married women are increasingly “opting out” of work to stay home with their children.
False
7. _______________ is the tendency to meet, date, and marry someone very similar to ourselves in terms of important or desirable characteristics.
Homogamy
8. _____________ is a process of selecting a mate and developing an intimate relationship.
Courtship
9. __________________ is a pattern of dating that involves women and men meeting in groups, playing similar roles in initiating dates, and sharing in the costs of activities.
Getting together
10. ______________________ is essentially justifying the unequal treatment of an individual or group by finding defects in the victims rather than by examining the social and economic factors that contribute to their condition.
Victim blaming
1. A ___________________ refers to unmarried couples who live together and share housing and financial responsibilities.
domestic partnership
2. Women are more eager to marry than men.
False
3. The ______________________ is defined as the imbalance in the ration of marriage-age men to marriage-age women.
marriage squeeze
4. Divorce rates in the 1950s were lower than at any other time in the twentieth century.
False
5. The preferred form of marriage through the ages has been between one woman and one man.
False
6. American women have more positive attitudes toward marriage than do Japanese women.
True
7. A ___________ marriage is a relationship between people who cohabitate and engage in behavior that is essentially the same as that within a legal marriage, but without engaging in a marriage ceremony that is validated by the state.
social
8. The _________________________ suggests that men marry women slightly lower down the social class continuum, therefore increasing the pool of eligible mates.
marriage gradient
9. Born-again Christians are just as likely to divorce as more secular Americans.
True
10. _________ marriage is a legally binding agreement or contractual relationship between two people and is defined and regulated by the state.
Legal
1. _________ percent of parents with children birth through 18 years old who say that they have too little time with their children.

A. Fifty
B. Seventy-five
C. Twenty-five
D. Ninety
A. Fifty
2. Although public discussion has focused on the amount of time employed mothers spend with their children, the study reveals that teenagers feel they have too little time with their fathers.
True
3. Over the past twenty years, the amount of time fathers spent with their children

A. has decreased
B. has increased
C. stayed the same
D. surpassed that of mothers
B. has increased
4. The amount of time parents spend with their children is unrelated to the age of the child.
False
5. ______________ refers to the premature termination of pregnancy before the fetus can survive on its own.
Abortion
6. _______________ is defined as the inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse or the inability to carry a pregnancy to live birth.
Infertility
7. It is generally agreed by parents and scholars that the quality of time is more important than the quantity of time spent with children.
False
8. Compared to their spouses, _________ experience more role overload.
wives
9. ______________ marriages refer to couples who work in different geographic locations and because of distance must maintain two separate places of residence.
Commuter
10. While the majority of children 8 through 18 years old feel they have enough time with their employed mothers and fathers, children are more likely to feel they have

A. too little time with their mothers
B. too much time with their mothers
C. too little time alone
D. too little time with their fathers
D. too little time with their fathers
1. ____________ is where a husband is found to be at fault for the dissolution of the marriage is required to provide his wife with a financial allowance.
Alimony
2. The ___________________________ is the number of divorces per 1000 people in the population.
Crude divorce rate
2. ____________ divorce can be present in the marriage for a long time before any legal action is taken to end relationship.
Emotional
4. __________ divorce officially ends the marriage and gives the former partners the right to remarry.
Legal
4. The term ____________ remarriage refers to the process of reestablishing a bond of attraction, love, commitment and trust with another person.
emotional
6. Compared to African American and white couples, Latino/a couples have a lower rates of divorce.
True
7. Four patterns of remarried families are retention, substitutions, reduction and augmentation.
True
8. The stages of remarriage are emotional remarriage, psychic remarriage, community remarriage, family remarriage, economic remarriage, and legal remarriage.
True
9. The six stages of divorce are emotional, legal, economic, family, community, and psychic divorce.
True
10. The seven factors affecting marriage stability that are given in the book are the age at first marriage, education, income, religion, parental divorce, cohabitation and the presence of children.
True