Monday, April 17, 2006

How Much Do You Know About Marriage?

One of the wedding officiants I work with sent me a great quiz for couples about to marry. He's a great officiant as well if you need an officiant look for Rev. Steve over at www.weddingministers.com.
Take the quiz yourself and I will post the answers tomorrow!!!!

Published in The New York Times "A Pop Quiz on Marriage," by Stephanie Coontz, the director of public education for the Council on Contemporary Families and author of Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage.

1. Women are more eager to marry than men. TRUE OR FALSE?

2. Men are threatened by women who are their intellectual and occupational equals, preferring to be with much younger, less accomplished women. TRUE OR FALSE?

3. There are more long-term marriages today than in the past. TRUE OR FALSE?

4. Americans have become much more tolerant of all sexual activity. TRUE OR FALSE?

5. The growth in the number of couples living together and even having children without formal marriage ceremonies or licenses reflects a sharp break with centuries-old tradition. TRUE OR FALSE?

6. Educated married women are increasingly "opting out" of work to stay home with their children. TRUE OR FALSE?

7. Men and women who hold non-traditional views about gender roles are less likely to marry and more likely to divorce than those with traditional values. TRUE OR FALSE?

8. Divorce rates in the 1950s were lower than at any time in the 20th century. TRUE OR FALSE?

9. Throughout history, philosophers and theologians have always believed that strong marital commitments form the foundation of a virtuous society. TRUE OR FALSE?

10. American women have more positive attitudes toward marriage than Japanese women do. TRUE OR FALSE?

11. Divorce has always been a disaster for women and children. TRUE OR FALSE?

12. The preferred form of marriage through the ages has been between one man and one woman. TRUE OR FALSE?

13. Born-again Christians are just as likely to divorce than more secular Americans. TRUE OR FALSE?


Anonymous Anonymous said...

the answers.

Sunday, January 07, 2007 2:04:00 AM  

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