SOC 203 Week 4 Quiz

SOC 203 Week 4 Quiz

SOC 203 Week 4 Quiz

1.         ALL BUT ONE of the following are listed as Internet resources that may contribute to relationship and family well-being in society:

online classes for single parents.

caregiver resources and education programs.

empty-nest blogs.

web retreats for cohabiting couples.


 2.        Cardiovascular disease presents different symptoms in men than it does in women.




 3.        Which of the following is counted among the few positives of empty nest situations?

Increased time for chores.

More time for partners.

Delay of menopause.

More space at home.


 4.        What are becoming de-facto mental hospitals, as a result of the diminishing services provided to the mentally ill in society?


Nursing homes

homeless shelters

Church organizations


 5.        Which theory focuses on the socializing aspects of family based on personality-based exchanges?

Symbolic Interactionist

Feminist Perspective




  6.       Which of the following populations is NOT automatically covered by Medicaid?

Low-income single mothers


 The elderly

People with disabilities


7.         At what age do children stop receiving the option of being on their parents’ healthcare plan under President Obama’s new healthcare bill?






 8.        What is the approximate percentage of single-parent families?






 9.        According to the text, which of the following theories reflects the understanding of a marriage as a relationship that provides, among other things, sexual companionship?

Exploitation theory

Cosmopolitan theory

Protective theory

Cooperative theory


 10.      ALL BUT ONE of the following presidents wanted to extend healthcare access:

Teddy Roosevelt

Bill Clinton

George H. W. Bush

Ronald Reagan 


After viewing the required video for this discussion, pick one of the following overlapping  issues highlighted in this week’s readings to discuss: 

a. How does the corporatization of farming affect all Americans, not just those living in rural areas? What can you do about this? 

b. What is brain drain and what are its long-reaching effects on rural communities? Be sure to include the terms stayers and achievers in your discussion. How could the community leaders make staying more attractive than leaving? 

c. Describe the positive and negative impacts of the growth of mega-cities. Will moving back to the country solve the social problems created by our move to the urban areas?