Chapter 10

  1. Mate selection in modern industrialized countries tend to:

    A. take more time than in societies that have arranged marriages
  2. Throughout history, most arrangements for marriage have been made by:

    D. parents of the bride and groom
  3. The pattern of mate selection in industrialization countries largely developed in the:

    D. 20th century
  4. Parent-arranged marriages are based on

    D. a belief that elders in the community have the most wisdom
  5. Parent-arranged marriages are likely to be based on

    C. all of these
  6. Considering that love is relatively unimportant for arranged marriages

    C. none of these
  7. One of the effects of industrialization on marriage is

    A. more freedom for women to make marriage decisions.
  8. Scandinavian countries have

    A. cohabitation as the most common type of relationship before the birth of a child.
  9. Which of the following is NOT true about opportunities for dating in early America

    D. more informal than formal
  10. The__________ partner in a "Linus blanket" type of cohabiting relationship is the partner who is more likely to leave the relationship as a way to deal with relationship problems.

    A. more secure
  11. When it comes to marriage, the world appears to be moving toward__________.

    A. freedom of choice
  12. The pace of dating for senior adults compared to their youthful counterparts tends to be

    B. accelerated
  13. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

    B. Both of these statement is true
  14. Which couple would tend to progress more deeply into the relationship?

    D. male and female about equal in attractiveness
  15. As America became more _________, families left the farm or ranch to find better opportunities in towns and cities.

    A. industrialized
  16. individuals who cohabit as a way to break free from their parents' values and influence are likely to be:

    A. in an "emancipation" type of cohabiting relationship
  17. Attractive individuals:

    D. have higher expectations for the future.
  18. Of the types of cohabitation relationships, a mature relationship is likely to be of the _______ type.

    C. testing
  19. Confusion in the campus dating situation at colleges may be attributed to:

    B. all of these
  20. A Glenn and Marquardt study found that ________ of women enter college hoping to meet "Mr. Right."

    A. 63%
  21. Very dissimilar people do not often marry, but when they do, they are likely to

    C. divorce
  22. As life spans lengthen, the percentage of Americans over age 65 is expected to increase to about ________by 2030

    C. 20%
  23. For couples who cohabit after they have planned to marry or are engaged, there is _____________ long-term marital success than couples who did not cohabit before marriage.

    A. no difference in
  24. The letters S. V. and R in the SVR theory of mate selection stand for

    D. Stimulus-Value-Role
  25. Which of the following is NOT a process in Reiss's wheel theory of love?

    B. independency
  26. In Reiss's wheel theory of love, rapport refers to

    A. developing understanding and closeness
  27. The percentage of cohabiting couples that get married within five years of living together is

    B. 55%
  28. Which of the following is NOT recognized theory of mate selection?

    C. complementary needs
  29. The tendency to marry someone of the same ethnic group, educational level, relation, values, and socioeconomic status is known as___________.

    D. homogamy
  30. In the updated SVR model, the three components

    A. work together
  31. Religion, politics, lifestyle, feelings, and attitudes are issues that are explored in which component of the SVR model?

    B. V
  32. Power, authority, expectations, and division of labor are issues that are discovered in which component of the SVR model?

    C. R
  33. In Reiss's theory of mate selection, the four processes are

    B. interdependent
  34. The outer ring in the wheel theory of love signifies

    C. social-cultural background
  35. Reiss's wheel model is useful in examining

    D. all of these
  36. Good rapport between two people often leads to:

    C. self-revelation
  37. In dealing with dating conflict, which approach is used most by males (age 17-26)

    C. reasoning
  38. Which of the following statements about mate selection in contemporary mainland China is TRUE?

    C. There has been a dramatic change from parent-arranged marriage to love-based marriage.
  39. Which of the following is TRUE about dating?

    B. Dating often mistakes a physical relationship for love.
  40. "Hanging out" and "hooking up" are

    A. all of these
  41. In many non-industrialized countries, parent-arranged marriages are

    A. common and effective
  42. The three components of the ___________ theory help individuals evaluate a dating or cohabiting relationship

    A. SVR
  43. According to Ridley et al., which of the following patterns of cohabitation holds the greatest potential for continuing into a successful relationship?

    B. testing
  44. The test offers ideas to consider before cohabiting, which of the following is NOT a suggested idea?

    B. All of these are valid ideas
  45. Which of the common patterns of cohabitation, as identified by Ridley, Peterman, and Avery, often has the relationship end with one partner's feeling guilty?

    C. Linus Blanket
  46. Although physical appearance is considered important by most people in a relationship, being ________ typically ranked higher.

    D. intelligent and funny
  47. Types of cohabiting include:

    C. all of these
  48. Reiss calls the fourth and final process in the development of love:_______

    C. intimiacy need fulfillment
  49. Which of the following is TRUE about elderly people and dating?

    B. Many have fears during dating, about the burden of caring for someone in deteriorating health, or being a burden themselves.
  50. The term sex ratio refers to the following proportion: the number of _______ and the number of ___________ at a particular point in time.

    C. men; women
  51. Throughout world history, courtship has generally been brief
  52. Much of the non-industriallized world still practices parent-arranged marriages, but there is a global movement toward individual choice in mate selection
  53. The causes of violence are quite different in courtship than in marriage
  54. Parent-arranged marriages tend to strengthen and reinforce community life.
  55. In parent-arranged marriage systems, the potential partners tend to have high anxiety concerning whether or not their spouse will be committed to the relationship
  56. In India, the belief in reincarnation has a significant impact on mate selection
  57. Living together is replacing dating
  58. Dating (as an activity) emerged with the industrialization of American society.
  59. In terms of minor physical dating violence, more men are on the receivcing end than on the giving end
  60. The social stigma attached to cohabitation continues today
  61. The percentage of older adults in the American population has remained steady throughout this century
  62. Older American single individuals tend to define dating (for themselves) as "playing the field" rather than "going stedy."
  63. Older Americans tend to be more creative and do more varied things on datess than their adolescent counterparts
  64. Sexual intimacy for senior adults tends to enchance self-esteem
  65. Attractive males are more likely than attractive females to desire involvements outside the relationship
  66. Physical attractivemess is one of the most significant criteria for the first dates
  67. Difference in levels of maturity do not affect the prospects for a long-term relationship.
  68. Cohabiting couples have higher levels of happiness and well-being than do married couples.
  69. Personal appearance seldom impacts future success
  70. Ethnically mixed couples are less likely to divorce than ethnically homogeneous couples
  71. In the SVR theory of mate selection, the role complementarity component does not being until the value component has been completed.
  72. In Reiss's wheel theory of love, the four interpersonal processses develop independently
  73. Most women hope to meet a spouse while at college
  74. Jealousy is a major source of conflict in the early stages of relationships
  75. Older adults experience the same emotional effects of dating that younger people do
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