Sociology quiz

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Quiz on Sociology quiz, created by chloemich97 on 04/02/2014.
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Question 1

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What year was the Divorce Reform Act introduced?
Answer
  • 1965
  • 1967
  • 1969

Question 2

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What are three reasons for higher divorce rates?
Answer
  • Less religious, women's attitudes are changing, changes in laws make it easier and cheaper to obtain divorce.
  • More religious, cheaper to get divorced, different attitudes towards marriage.
  • Divorce rates aren't increasing.

Question 3

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What Act was introduced in 1949 to help those who couldn't afford a divorce?
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  • The Matrimonial Family and Proceedings Act
  • The Divorce Reform Act
  • The Legal Aid and Advice Act

Question 4

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What sociologust argues that secularisation and a reduction in stigma is the main cause for an increase in divorce?
Answer
  • Anderson (1983)
  • Wilson (1966)
  • Gibson (1994)

Question 5

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What type of family is genreally preferred by Functionalists? Why?
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  • Single parent families, because they show that the leader of the family is independent.
  • Nuclear family, because they function well and provide for society.
  • Extended family, because the whole family can remain close.

Question 6

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Why might women delay having children?
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  • They have different attitudes/ bigger hopes towards careers, less social pressure towards getting married.
  • They want to travel first and have fun.
  • Women just don't want children.

Question 7

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Since the 1980s. what trends have been found within education?
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  • Boys do better than girls in all subjects.
  • Girls do better than boys in all subjects
  • Girls and boys are both working at the same level.

Question 8

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What does the Equal Pay Act fail to do?
Answer
  • Give men equal pay to women.
  • Give women equal pay to men.
  • Pay the same amount for all job fields.
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