Adopting a Family Relationship Framework Answer the questions below by using chapter 1 of your textbook. 1. A typical family system is characterized by _______. ☒ an evolved set of rules for itself and its members ☐ the lack of values ☐ decreased communication ☐ none of these apply 2. Which statement about families is true? ☐ Families never add new members☐ Families can be influenced by the community in which they live in ☐ Family members all get along all the time ☐ none of these apply 3. Which statement is true about American families? ☐ All American families are wealthy. ☐ American families can be made up of members of many ethnicities and live in a wide variety of areas. ☐ Every American family is White, has two children, and lives in the suburbs. ☐ None of these apply 4. Rituals can best be described as _____. ☐ beliefs that gods do not exist ☐ symbolic actions related to beliefs that help families adapt to change and bring meaning to their lives ☐ beliefs in supernatural evil forces ☐ none of these apply 5. Which of the following helps to increase a family’s resilience (a family’s ability to recover quickly from difficult problems or how they cope with situations)? ☒ family members have clear and consistent communication and problem-solving processes ☐ ignoring the needs of vulnerable family members ☐ having a negative belief system ☐ none of these apply 6. While children grow up, their gender roles are influenced by _____.Gender roles are a set of society norms that determines what types of behaviors are acceptable, appropriate or desirable for a person based on their actual or perceived sex. Parents and society ☐ pregnancy only ☐ puberty only ☐ none of these apply 7. A _________ is a natural social system that occurs in a wide variety of forms and represents different cultural heritages. ☐ family ☐ monarchy ☐ hierarchy ☐ none of these apply

 

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