Lesson 4 Quiz

Mark Each Question True (T) or False (F)

1 Preparation for marriage begins with habits we start to acquire in early childhood.  
2 In preparing for marriage, priority should be given to the material preparation because a job, a place to live, etc., are needed immediately.  
3 The purpose of courtship is mutual understanding with a view towards possible future marriage.  
4 A couple should wait until after they are formally engaged before discussing differences of religion, attitudes concerning children, the budget, social relations, etc.  
5 "Absence makes the heart grow fonder." Therefore, the secret of successful courtship is for a young couple to see each other only at rare intervals.  
6 Mutual understanding cannot be achieved until long after marriage.  
7 A profound emotional love for each other automatically includes mutual understanding.  
8 "Marry in haste and repent at leisure" is usually false.  
9 Little white lies are sometimes necessary during the period of courtship.  
10 "Allís fair in love and war."  
11 Courtship should always be a preliminary to marriage.  
12 Marriage should always result from courtship.  
13 It is a duty for you to reveal a serious fault or weakness that would endanger the peace and happiness of your future home.  
14 Serious courtship implies an honest attempt to understand the person who may become your lifelong partner.  
15 Sexual liberties that would be seriously sinful at any other time are not permissible during courtship either.  
16 A prolonged courtship is ideal because the longer the engagement, the better chance there is of achieving mutual understanding before marriage.  
17 Before starting to keep company in courtship, a person should be in a position to be able to plan marriage within the comparatively near future.  
18 Even if it becomes apparent that marriage is entirely out of the question, a couple is quite justified in continuing their exclusive company-keeping.  
19 During courtship, you should date many others so as to have sufficient standards by which to compare and evaluate your future partner.  
20 Courtship is a personís last chance to "paint the town before settling down." Most people are more ready to settle down to a quiet domestic life after a hectic courtship.  
21 Under modern conditions, supervision during courtship is entirely unnecessary.  
22 Double dating (having another healthy-minded couple along on your dates) is a wise policy.  
23 A young couple who always want to be alone, are inviting trouble.  
24 Considering modern conditions, the Church takes the question of mixed marriage too seriously.  
25 Provided a person avoids a mixed marriage, there are no other religious questions to be settled and discussed during courtship.  
26 Courtship is too soon to make plans for our mutual sanctification.  
27 Questions concerning the number and education of children settle themselves naturally after marriage. Hence itís a waste of time to discuss these matters before marriage.  
28 "Love of money is the root of all evil." For the sake of your mutual love and happy marriage, you should never discuss money matters.  
29 To marry with the intention of having no children at all is very wise, psychologically.  
30 Birth prevention cuts off babies forever from the opportunity for eternal happiness. They get no second chance to be born.  
31 31. The purpose of marriage is primarily the development of oneís own personality.  
32 On account of the demands imposed by his work, the husband Is dispensed from responsibility in the matter of his childrenís upbringing.  
33 Although parents must see to their childrenís natural growth from infancy to maturity, it is the duty of priests and nuns exclusively to care for the childrenís supernatural growth.  
34 Religious practices in the home have no influence upon how a child will meet the difficulties of life outside the home.  
35 Disagreements concerning the children should be settled in their presence as they are the ones who are most vitally affected.  
36 Any agreement concerning how money should be managed after marriage must obviously wait until after you are actually married.  
37 As a result of their discussions, a couple planning on marriage do well in deciding to have a certain number of children and no more than that.  
38 In view of present-day conditions affecting the family, wives and mothers can better exert a Christianizing influence by working outside the home than by remaining at home.  
39 Itís poor taste in the modern home to have holy pictures in the living room.  
40 In dealing with "in-laws," a married coupleís first loyalty is to each other.  
41 Young people miss a lot of fun by constantly going out instead of making their own fun at home.  
42 An engagement is a promise that cannot be broken under any circumstances.  
43 To be validly married, a Catholic couple must first contract a solemn engagement.  
44 Any serious reason is a sufficient reason to justify breaking an engagement.  
45 In view of the closeness of their wedding day, it is quite permissible for an engaged couple to indulge in sexual enjoyments.  
46 A couple who do not make sacrifices for each other, are not really in love.  
47 To produce best results, courtship should begin when a person is about fourteen years of age.  
48 The normal scene of courtship is the girlís home.  
49 A simple engagement obliges a person in conscience to contract marriage with the betrothed.  
50 There are real advantages to discreet supervision during courtship.