Last updated at 15:27 GMT, Thursday, 10 March 2011

Families

US President Obama with family

Yvonne and Rob discuss the results of a BBC Radio survey designed to find out how people really feel about their families. During BBC Radio's family week, listeners and web users who took part in the survey revealed some very interesting information - and even a few secrets!

This week's question:

What did most people in UK think of as an appropriate age for children to go to school on their own?

a) 5 years old

b) 8 years old

c) 11 years old

Listen out for the answer in the programme.

Listen

Families

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Vocabulary

cautious

careful, wary

single parents

people who are the only parent to their child or children

hobbies

things that people do in their spare time for enjoyment

consequences

things that happen as a result or effect of something you do

skeletons in the closet

secrets, information that people do not want others to know about

adopted

someone who is adopted was taken into the home of another family and legally became their child

pawned

temporarily exchanged for money

upfront

open, honest, truthful