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					HHS4M1: Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society
Do not write on this test, transfer answers to the answer sheet provided.

                              Unit Test: All in the Family (Ch.1 & 2)

PART I: Knowledge/Understanding

For each of the following questions, circle the letter of the most appropriate answer. If you
are uncertain about the answer, speculate about what you think it might be.
(14 marks)

    1. Which social science discipline focuses on the study of human behavior in societies by
       studying the cultural characteristics of the community?
          a. Anthropology
          b. Psychology
          c. Sociology
          d. Social psychology

    2. The word personality is best associated with which social science discipline?
          a. Psychology
          b. Sociology
          c. Social exchange
          d. Symbolic interactionism

    3. Which theoretical perspective best describes the existence of the traditional nuclear
       family?
          a. Functionalism
          b. Systems theory
          c. Developmental theory
          d. Feminist theories

    4.    Which theoretical perspective examines normative events, such as graduation, marriage,
         the birth of a child, or a child leaving home?
            a. Functionalism
            b. Systems theory
            c. Developmental theory
            d. Feminist theories

    5. Which conceptual framework examines the costs and benefits of relationships?
         a. Functionalism
         b. Social exchange
         c. Conflict theory
         d. Feminist theories
HHS4M1: Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society
Do not write on this test, transfer answers to the answer sheet provided.

    6. Which theoretical perspective examines wealthy people’s control over the working
       people?
          a. Functionalism
          b. Social exchange
          c. Conflict theory
          d. Feminist theories

    7. Which of the following is an example of primary research?
         a. Internet searches
         b. Periodical reviews
         c. Educational book reviews
         d. First hand surveys

    8. What was the name of the phenomenon that occurred after World War II?
         a. Baby boom
         b. Baby boom echo
         c. Baby bust
         d. Baby generation

    9. A family with four children lives on the same street as the children’s grandparents and
       their two aunts with young families. Family members phone each other, visit often and
       exchange babysitting, garden produce and advice. What type of family is this an example
       of?
           a. Couples family
           b. Census family
           c. Economic family
           d. Extended family

    10. In this type of observation study, researchers disguise themselves to become part of a
        group so they can become familiar with the members without being identified.
            a. Non-participant observation
            b. Participant observation
            c. Purposeful observation
            d. Contributory observation

    11. Which of the following is an example of secondary research?
          a. First hand surveys
          b. Interview
          c. Journal articles
          d. Your own opinion
HHS4M1: Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society
Do not write on this test, transfer answers to the answer sheet provided.

    12. The “Technological Family” implies:
           a. the family is technologically savvy
           b. they use technology to interact with one another as a means of communication
           c. technology is having a negative affect on the family
           d. new technologies make it possible to conceive without having sex

    13. Statistically, which is the most common family type in Canada?
           a. Nuclear family
           b. Blended family
           c. Extended family
           d. Single-parent family

    14. What was the main focus of the Agricultural Families?
          a. To hunt and gather food
          b. To raise animals and farm
          c. To work in factories
          d. To get as much money as possible

Fill in the Blank using the word bank below. (5 marks)


                                            Word Bank
 Feminist                 Functional requisites     Disciplines           Bourgeoisie
 Extended family          Household                 Ethnocentrism         Patriarchy
 Proletariat              Role                      Baby boom             Normative events
 Polygamy                 Dual income               Status                Clans
 Blended family           Baby bust


    15. _____________________ is defined as a system in which men are the rulers and
        decision makers and heads of the family.

    16. Society cannot survive unless basic functions are carried out; social scientists call these
        basic functions ___________________________.

    17. The _________________ theories look at the impact of sex and gender on behaviour.

    18. ______________________ is the tendency to evaluate behaviour from the point of
        view of your own culture.

    19. In a _______________________ family both spouses work full time.
HHS4M1: Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society
Do not write on this test, transfer answers to the answer sheet provided.

PART II: Communication

    20. Respond to one of the following questions. You may use a graphic organizer, time line
       and/or a descriptive paragraph to illustrate your information. (4 marks)
          a. How has compulsory education changed the composition of the family?
          b. How has the status of women within the family and society changed throughout
             history?
          c. Describe the different theoretical perspectives, their key concepts and the main
             issues studied in each.

PART III: Application

    21. Respond to one of the following questions. (4 marks)
           a. You are investigation the historical family in the second half of the twentieth
              century. Describe, in paragraph form, what you have found, using appropriate
              terminology.

            b. You are apply for a position at the Vanier Institute of the Family to start a
               career as a social science researcher. You must provide the interview panel with
               an example to prove that you have a working knowledge of how to conduct social
               science research. Apply your knowledge of social science research on families to
               getting the job.

            c. You are a social worker who is responsible for evaluating the quality of family life
               for all family members in any given family. You evaluate the functioning of the
               family using the six functions of the family according to the Vanier Institute of
               the Family or those summarized by Shirley Zimmerman. Develop a criteria
               checklist with specific examples for other social workers to use to evaluate the
               functioning of the family.

            d. You are a child from one of the historical periods studied in class. Write a letter
               describing your family life and the different roles of family members. Clearly
               identify the time period and use the sociological terminology specific to it.

PART IV: Thinking/Inquiry

    22. Respond to the following in a well-developed paragraph. Your paragraph should have a
       thesis statement and contain supporting details. (4 marks)

                “Although some cynics at the end of the twentieth century suggested that change
                means the family is disappearing, the family institution endures because of its
                ability to change” (the Economist, 1995).


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