A RECENT STUDY SHOWS THAT AN UNEQUAL SHARE OF HOUSEHOLD CHORES IS STILL THE NORM

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A recent study shows that an unequal cốt truyện of household chores is still the norm in manyhouseholds, despite the fact that many more women now have jobs. In a survey of 1,256 peopleages between18 and 65, men said they contributed an average of 37 per cent of the total housework,while the women estimated their chia sẻ khổng lồ be nearly double that, at 70 per cent. This ratio was notaffected by whether the woman was working or not.When they were asked what they thought was a fair division of labor, women with jobs felt thathousework should be shared equally between male & female partners. Women who did not workoutside the trang chính were satisfied lớn persize 80 per cent ­ the majority of the household work ­ if theirTrang 3/5 ­ Mã đề thi 005husbands did the remainder. Research has shown that, if levels increase beyond these percentages,women become unhappy và anxious, and feel they are unimportant.After marriage, a woman is reported khổng lồ increase her household workload by 14 hours per week, butfor men the amount is just 90 minutes. So the division of labor becomes unbalanced, as a man"snói qua increases much less than the woman"s. It is the inequality & loss of respect, not the actualnumber of hours, which leads to anxiety và depression. The research describes housework asthankless & unfulfilling. Activities included in the study were cooking, cleaning, shopping, doinglaundry, washing­up & childcare. Women who have jobs report that they feel overworked by thesechores in addition to lớn their professional duties. In contrast, full­time homemakers frequentlyanticipate going bachồng khổng lồ work when the children grow up. Digăng tay for this group is caused by losingthe teamwork in the marriage.Question 36: The word “remainder” in paragraph 2 is closest in meaning khổng lồ _______.A. what is done B. what is left C. what is fulfilled. D. what is sharedQuestion 37: Although women think men should share the housework, those who do not have sầu apaid job cốt truyện _______ of the chores.A. 14 per cent B. 70 per cent C. 37 per cent D. 80 per centQuestion 38: It can be interfered from the passage that after getting married, _______.A. men vì chưng more housework than womenB. women bởi less và less houseworkC. men spend much less time doing the housework than womenD. women vì twice as much housework as menQuestion 39: Women who bởi not have sầu jobs become depressed _______.A. if their husbands vị trăng tròn per cent of the choresB. when their husbands vị not help themC. if they have sầu khổng lồ vị more than half of the houseworkD. because they have sầu no self­respectQuestion 40: The word “norm” in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to _______.A. changing thing B. strange thing C. unequal thing D. usual thingQuestion 41: According to the passage, a good relationship is the one in which _______.A. women vì 14 hours of houseworkB. women và men divide the housework equallyC. men vị more housework than womenD. women vày 80 per cent of the houseworkQuestion 42: Objects of the survey were _______.A. unemployed people B. working peopleC. married people D. people of a wide range of ages