Think you know marriage in America? Take the quiz.

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Xinyi Tao (l.) of Merrifield, Va., poses for photographer Lydia Kim (r.) under blooming cherry blossoms trees at the tidal basin in Washington, March 24.

American traditions and views continue to shape society's most fundamental institution, even as social trends and laws surrounding marriage and family have evolved. 

1. Most couples lay the foundation for marriage long before the wedding. How do most Americans meet their future spouse?

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In this April 2, 2016, photo, Roxy Boyle, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, leads her group of friends along Teton Park Road during an early evening cycle in Grand Teton National Park.

Online dating

Family referrals

Friend networks

Work colleagues

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