Sociology : Religion in the United States

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Religion In The United States

What term best matches the definition for a concurrent marriage of one male and at least two females?

 

Possible Answers:

polytheism

polygyny

polylateral

polyandry

Correct answer:

polygyny

Explanation:

Polygyny occurs when a man has more than one wife. Polytheism is worshiping more than one god. Polyandry is when a woman has more that one husband at the same time. Polylateral refers to developing countries sharing knowledge among each other. 

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