Well, he could do. But other possible reasons can lead to such behaviour:
- he's bored
- he lacks excitement at home (this can differ from the above)
- his thinks his wife is uncoordinated, and thinks to make fun of such
- he's a child carrying on a stupid joke long past the time it stopped being funny
- some other similar motivation
People often underestimate the silliness that 'grown adults' can engage in.
A lot depends on the tone he uses, how he responds to her answers etc.
And because of that, it could
be abusive (we aren't there to see). And if it is, it's also possible
for such to lead to higher levels of abuse.