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Families in Canada – Diagnostic Quiz
1. Statistically, what is the most common type of family in Canada?
a) Nuclear family
b) Blended family
c) Single-parent family
d) Extended family
2. What was the main goal of hunter-gatherer groups?
a) Having children
b) Getting food
c) Protecting themselves from preying animals
d) None of the above
3. Most societies are based on a system where the man have power as rulers and decision
makers in the family, this is called:
a) Anarchy
b) Matriarchy
c) Patriarchy
d) All of the above
4. In –pre-industrial families, children were needed economically. What perecentage of
them reached adulthood?
a) 100%
b) 50%
c) 25%
d) Less than 5%
5. The “mystique of motherhood” implies
a) That women who did not become mothers were considered magical
b) That women feel their life is incomplete when they have children
c) That women feel their life is complete when they have children
d) None of the above
6. Approximately how many women in Canada were employed by 1999?
a) 30%
b) 50%
c) 70%
d) 90%
7. What is the Social Science discipline that examines cultures and their beliefs, habits and
a) Anthropology
b) Sociology
c) Psychology
d) All of the above
8. What is the Social science discipline that uses statistical analysis to produce
a) Anthropology
b) Sociology
c) Psychology
d) All of the above
9. Which of the following is not a type of feminism?
a) Radical
b) Liberal
c) Patriarchal
d) Sociologist
10. In a social science research report, primary research is generally required. Primary
research is:
a) the books and articles that you look at first
b) someone’s research or findings
c) information you get first-hand, not from a secondary source
d) research that is about the age group consisting of junior kindergarten to grade 3
Short Answer
If you are unsure of the answer speculate (guess) what you might think it might be.
11. List four functions of the family
12. Explain how the industrial revolution changed the make-up of the family
13. How has education changed the make-up of the family?
14. List four theoretical perspectives
15. What is the difference between qualitative and quantitative research?
16. Have you ever done a research essay or a research report? What is the difference?