When it comes to parental relationships, fatherhood has been overshadowed by motherhood during the last 150 years. However, dads are beginning to get their due, especially among academic circles studying how these men function within family dynamics and contribute to child development. Test your databank of dad knowledge with this 21st Century Fatherhood Quiz.
Question 1 of 20
Who invented Father's Day?
Question 2 of 20
Which U.S. President made Father's Day a national holiday?
Question 3 of 20
In 2009, Charles J. Saylor became the first male president of what?
Question 4 of 20
Which famous researcher referred to fatherhood as a "biological necessity and social accident"?
Question 5 of 20
What percentage of American children are raised in households without their biological fathers?
Question 6 of 20
Fathers from which country spend the most time with their children, on average?
Question 7 of 20
Which of the following famous dads had the most kids?
Question 8 of 20
In 2008, what percentage of American children younger than 6 years old ate dinner every night with dad?
Question 9 of 20
Which major historical event institutionalized the family model of father-as-breadwinner and mother-as-caregiver?
Question 10 of 20
According to a 2009 British survey, men gain how much weight during their partners' pregnancies?
Question 11 of 20
Which of the following countries offers the most generous paternity leave?
Question 12 of 20
The U.S. Census Bureau tallied up how many stay-at-home dads in 2008?
Question 13 of 20
In February 2012, news broke that which World War II dictator secretly fathered a son with a French teenager?
Question 14 of 20
Considering that there are 85 million mothers in the United States, how many American dads are out there?
Question 15 of 20
As of 2007, what percent of working mothers earned more income than their husbands?
Question 16 of 20
Modern dads are giving out more what to their kids these days?
Question 17 of 20
According to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, working moms spend how much more time than working dads taking care of kids every day?
Question 18 of 20
True or false: Fathers prefer to have sons.
Question 19 of 20
What percentage of American dads wish they could spend more time with their kids?
Question 20 of 20