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1 .       Nuclear families may contain one parent of a married couple. [Hint]

 
 


2 .       Marriage is considered a universal trait by anthropologists because it is practiced by all societies. [Hint]

 
 


3 .       Bride price is a gift of money or goods from the groom or his kin to the bride's kin. [Hint]

 
 


4 .       Marriage includes two major factors. These are sexual and economic considerations. [Hint]

 
 


5 .       The mother alone cares for children in nuclear families. [Hint]

 
 


6 .       Female exchange tends to occur in horticultural societies and egalitarian. [Hint]

 
 


7 .       Dowry is an exchange of cattle for a wife in many pastoral societies. [Hint]

 
 


8 .       Gift exchange is the most common form of economic transaction at marriage. [Hint]

 
 


9 .       Polygyny is least likely in societies where there is little difference in the age of marriage for men and women. [Hint]

 
 


10 .       Group marriage is the rarest of all the forms of marriage. [Hint]

 
 


11 .       Marriage involves both sexual and economic considerations. [Hint]

 
 


12 .       Prolonged infant dependency may be one of the reasons for marriage. [Hint]

 
 


13 .       Love is the basis for marriage in most societies. [Hint]

 
 


14 .       Sororal polygyny is when a man has to marry two or more sisters. [Hint]

 
 


15 .       A dowry is a substantial transfer of goods or money from the groom's family to the groom. [Hint]

 
 


16 .       When anthropologists say that marriage is found in all human societies they mean that there are socially approved sexual and economic unions between men and women in all societies. [Hint]

 
 


17 .       Dowry is the most common form of economic transaction at marriage. [Hint]

 
 






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