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According to Martin Luther, how did Protestantism differfrom the teachings of the Catholic Church?
What best describes how semen was viewed in early Chinesecivilization?
sacred and precious
In early Puritan culture young couples were allowed to sharea bed as long as they were clothed and wrapped in sheets. What was thispractice called?
The purpose of anti-miscegenation laws was to make _______illegal.
Margaret Sanger argued that masturbation caused mentalillness.
Which of the following is true regarding the Kama Sutra?
~ It gives instructions on many sexual positions.
~It categorizes people based on the size of theirgenitals.
~It gives guidance on how to make a good home and family.
The ancient Roman society emphasized the natural blending ofmasculine and feminine principles as part of the procreative process.
What was a main contribution of Hebrew thought on sexualattitudes in the Western world?
Based on India’s primary religious system of Hinduism andthe concept of karma, what best describes the state of being a woman?
Punishment for sins committed in previous lives.
According to the text, most of sexuality is:
What is one way that Margaret Sanger influenced sexualityhistory?
She was an advocate for birth control.
When humans began to walk upright, how did sexuality change?
What is important about the Stonewall Riot of 1969?
The gay community resisted police brutality during a raid ata New York bar.
What is TRUE about the relationship between white settlersand minority groups in the U.S.?
St. Paul was central in establishing the Christian view ofsexuality that dominated Western thought for the next 2,000 years.
Which of the following best describes harems withintraditional Islamic communities?
The Kama Sutra contains guidance to couples about thedangers of having passion within sexual relations.
What best describes the role of sexologists?
After World War II, how were homosexuals treated?
What is a quadruped?
What does the term “gender-neutral housing” refer to oncollege campuses?
Which surgical procedure is the more popular option used forfemale-to-male transitions?
In typical development, if the male contributes a Ychromosome, the child will be male.
Related to current research about gender, where doresearchers focus more attention?
What did Williams and Best find in their cross culturalresearch related to gender?
In the 1500s, King Henry VIII of England divorced Catherineof Aragon because she gave birth to a daughter not a son. Henry VIII’sreasoning was:
What is the process called in which an infant is taught thebasic skills for functioning in society?
An androgynous individual has ambiguous genitals.
All of the following are true about congenital adrenalhyperplasia (CAH) EXCEPT:
If following the pattern of findings in the U.S., whichperson would be LEAST likely to adhere to gender role stereotyping?
What do the hijra, kathoey, and xani-th have in common?
In the Native American culture, this person was oftenbiologically female, initiated into puberty as a man, married a woman, and washighly respected in the society. What is the term used to describe this person?
What is the most likely diagnosis for a male who isinfertile and the problem is genetic?
Using the measure of androgyny developed by Sandra Bem inthe 1970’s, what did current research find related to perceptions of gendertraits?
All of the following are true about sex development andbrain differentiation EXCEPT:
According to Epstein, what aspect of human behaviorperpetuates gender inequalities?
Research demonstrates that in the typical elementary schoolclassroom in the U.S.:
If a gender-specific behavior is largely determined byculture, what is that behavior most accurately called?
Breasts are an example of secondary sexual characteristics.
What statement is TRUE about menarche?
What is the main cause of cervical cancer?
Which statement regarding the uterus is FALSE?
What is TRUE about withdrawal bleeding which occurs when awoman taking birth control pills stops taking them for a week?
Implantation of a fertilized egg usually occurs during theluteal phase of the menstrual cycle.
If a woman has pain and swelling in the labial and vaginalareas due to an infected cyst, we could infer that the infection most likelycame from:
What statement best describes findings related to thetreatment of PMS and PMDD?
What female external sex organ sits inside the labia majoraand joins together to form the prepuce?
What is the age range in which menopause will typicallyoccur?
Which of the following statements regarding female breastsis FALSE?
What does the term mittelschmerz refer to?
Which of the following does NOT characterize the vagina?
Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is recognized by theAmerican Psychiatric Association as a psychological disorder.
Sadaf has irregular menstruation, is overweight, and hasexcessive body and facial hair, and acne. What condition could she have?
What is one factor that makes women more susceptible thanmen to urinary tract infections?
Which woman is LEAST likely to develop breast cancer in thenext year?
The number of women undergoing breast augmentation hasdecreased since 1995.
What best describes the labia majora?
What is the primary function of the mons veneris?
What factor has recent research found as a risk factor fortesticular cancer?
What is the primary function of the Cowper’s glands?
All of the following statements are TRUE regardingtesticular self-examinations EXCEPT?
Pre-ejaculatory fluid that many men experience duringarousal is not able to contain sperm as it occurs prior to movement of thesperm from the vas deferens to the ejaculatory ducts.
What are two of the most common surgical side effects ofprostate cancer treatment?
Erectile dysfunction and inability to hold one’s urine
What factor is found to be highly correlated with a man’spenis size?
Father’s penis size
What type of stimulation causes erections?
What best describes the ejaculatory pathway of sperm?
Males experience andropause at a much earlier age thanfemales experience menopause.
How many sperm per milliliter on average does eachejaculation contain?
Research worldwide shows that the overall sperm count in menhas been decreasing.
Ovulation typically produces just one egg per cycle. Whydoes ejaculate contain more than just one sperm?
Annual prostate exams are recommended for men beginning at 60years of age.
If a young male’s body is just beginning the process ofproducing sperm, when is it likely that he would ejaculate mature, viablesperm?
According to an evolutionary scientist, what characteristicof the penis would serve an important function related to sperm competition(when the sperm of two or more men is present in the female reproductivetract)?
What is the primary reason the testicles are located outsideof the body?
A man is experiencing a bump in his scrotum. This happenedwhile he was lifting heavy boxes. Which of the following conditions is he mostlikely to have?
All of the following statements describe the epididymisEXCEPT:
Approximately how long does it take for a sperm to develop?
Katie is considering having a sexual relationship withAntonio. She is also thinking about what she learned from her family,education, and religion. What is she doing?
According to recent research, when people feel loved and canopen up and talk with each other, which of the following becomes stronger?
According to Sternberg, what differentiates romantic lovefrom other kinds of love?
“I would do almost anything for her” is an example fromwhich part of Rubin’s Love Scale?
Which of the following aspects of love does a person’sculture impact?
~How easily he or she falls in love
~Who he or she falls in love with
~How the relationship proceeds
Natasha and Jake have been dating for about 1 year. Natashamakes Jake feel good about himself. Whenever they are together he seems to feelhappier and more confident. What theory does this best exemplify?
Research has found that age and relationship length are bothpositively related to intimacy and commitment.
Lott and Lott found that children who were rewardedcontinually by their teachers came to like their classmates more than childrenwho were not rewarded. What theory of love does this research finding reflect?
According to information in your text, what is a significantcharacteristic that distinguishes love from intimacy?
“I feel very possessive about _____” is an example fromwhich part of Rubin’s Love Scale?
Conjugal love is another name for companionate love.
Heterosexual men and women systematically underestimate theattractiveness of members of their own sex.
What is the term used to describe love that will never bereturned?
There is a strong correlation between a person’s childhoodattachment style and how he/she relates to future intimate relationships.
Brian and Ann have been married for over 20 years and theydescribe their feelings for each other as intimate, trusting, loyal, andromantic. What term best describes their love?
There is significant variation across cultures in what characteristicsare desired in an ideal mate.
Research finds that jealousy is closely related to what twoareas?
Which theory of love suggests that we are likely to becomeattracted to someone we think likes us?
“If I could never be with ____, I would feel miserable” isan example from which part of Rubin’s Love Scale?
When a person is in love, his or her body releases the drugphenylethylamine which is also found in which of the following?
Sexuality education programs in Sweden typically includeinformation about masturbation, contraception, pregnancy and childbirthstarting at age 7.
Laura asks questions such as “how far should you go on adate” and “why do people think it is wrong to have sex before marriage?” Howold is Laura likely to be?
Comprehensive sexuality education programs typically beginin kindergarten and continue through 12th grade.
A typical sexuality education program for 7-8-year olds inthe Netherlands would include all of these topics EXCEPT:
Which statement describes typical abstinence-only sexualityeducation programs?
All of the following are true EXCEPT:
On average, boys begin ejaculation before most girlsexperience their first period.
What was the most common motivation given by girls forengaging in sexual intercourse for the first time?
What characteristics do countries that have lower rates ofteen pregnancy, abortion and childbearing have in common?
Luke has been asking his mom and dad questions such as“where was I before I was born” and “how does my mommy get a baby?” How old doyou think Luke is?
Since the earlier Kinsey studies, how have rates of oral sexamong teenagers changed?
What percent of high school students commonly report beingunsure about their sexual orientation?
What is true of teenage pregnancy rates?
Research finds that more adolescent and young adult malesmasturbate more than females. What is one possible reason for this?
What is best describes genital self-stimulation and infants?
What is true of teenage pregnancy rates?
Research finds that more adolescent and young adult malesmasturbate more than females. What is one possible reason for this?
What is best describes genital self-stimulation and infants?
A typically-developing child shows a decline in sexualexploration. Most likely, this child is how old?
At what age do the first outward signs of puberty typicallyemerge?
What is the technical term used for first ejaculation inboys?
Which group of teens was found to have lower GPAs, care lessabout school and experience more school problems?
In a 2010 CBS News Poll, what percentage of respondentsindicated they were against legal recognition of any kind for same-sex couples?
Which group of adult children is LEAST likely to provideemotional, financial and practical help to their aging parents?
Related to sexuality in dating relationships, couples whowait to have sex in a relationship:
According to your text, what can the strong history ofprotection of heterosexual marriage in the United States be tied to?
According to research, what is the reason why the majorityof extramarital affairs occur?
When was the earliest someone could have legally engaged ininterracial dating throughout the U.S.?
What statement best describes a trend related to thepractice of “hooking up” on college campuses?
Both men and women report engaging in this behavior forpurely physical reasons, although the research does not clearly indicate thisto be true.
Ten years following a divorce, who is more likely to saytheir divorce was the right decision?
When choosing someone to date, a person’s race has beenfound to be more important than his or her religion.
Related to research on sex within marriages, what has beenfound?
Will and Haley are married. They and their best friends,Mark and Loren, belong to a group of 5 other couples who all engage incomarital sex. What label would be given to Will and Haley?
What statement best describes a covenant marriage?
Comparing divorce rates within the first 10 years of marriage,what is true regarding divorce rates of couples married in the 1970s andcouples married in the 1990s?
Legal marriage offers the same rights same-sex couples asboth domestic partnerships and civil unions.
What state was the first to legalize same-sex civil unions?
What is true related to extramarital sexual relations in theU.S.?
Births to unmarried women are lowest among what group?
Current research indicates that high school graduates aremore likely to marry than those with college degrees.
What statement best describes common findings related tocomarital sex?
What is a factor related to why older men are more likelythan older women to remarry after the death of a spouse?
Similar to a condom, what can also be used to cover thevulva or anus during oral sex to prevent the transmission of STIs?
What is a possible explanation for both why it takes womenlonger to become aroused and why they experience orgasmic contractions forlonger than men?
In both men and women, a series of contractionscharacterizes an orgasm.
Who is more likely to participate in sexual activities? Rankin order from most to least each group’s rates of sexual behaviors:
What are sexual cognitions?
If one’s partner is free of sexually transmitted infections,it is safe to swallow the male ejaculate.
What are the stages of Masters and Johnson’s sexual responsecycle in order?
Students from households with married parents andtraditional family backgrounds are MORE likely to:
Have fewer lifetime sexual partners.
What is the most prevalent sexual behavior among men andwomen of all ages?
What best describes the role of testosterone in sexualbehavior?
All of the following are reasons suggested for the increasein STIs among gay men over the past few years EXCEPT:
Kaplan’s model of sexual response differs from Masters andJohnson in that she believes sexual response starts with:
If a woman is clearly sexually aroused and the clitoris haspulled behind the clitoral hood, what stage of the sexual response cycle is shemost likely in?
Which of the following can affect the sexual response cyclein women?
~The amount of time spent in each response phase
What position for sexual intercourse is suggested as themost effective for procreation?
If someone says they choose to be abstinent, you can mostlikely assume they do not engage in:
What is the period of time after orgasm during which a mancannot be restimulated to orgasm called?
Masters and Johnson’s model of the sexual response cycle hasbeen criticized for being too much based on a medical model.
According to Storm’s developmental theory, there are moregay men than lesbians because the male sex drive emerges earlier than females.
What state struck down its laws against same-sex adoption in2010?
Which of the following is an example of heterosexism?
Who would be more likely to hold a NEGATIVE view ofhomosexuals?
What has been considered a victory for gay rights advocatesduring the Obama administration?
If you wanted to find a religious denomination that is themost accepting of homosexuality, you would most likely become a member of whichcongregation?
Statistically speaking, which of the following individualswould be more likely to experience thoughts of suicide as well as higher levelsof binge drinking?
All of the following are true of bisexual sexual orientationand identity EXCEPT:
What is the role of Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) in middleschools and high schools across the country?
In India, there is more acceptance for lesbians than for gaymen.
The Defense of Marriage Act provides support for equality inmarriage rights for all regardless of sexual orientation.
How did many scientists during the 1930s and 1940s try toexplain homosexuality?
Low family acceptance during the coming out process isrelated to increased risk of:
~Use of illegal drugs
~Unprotected sexual activity
The conceptualization of homosexuality is consistent acrosscultures.
Which of the following describes hate crimes?
~Hate crimes include crimes motivated by hatred of religion,sex, race, and sexual orientation.
~According to the APA, hate crimes against homosexuals arethe most socially acceptable crimes.
~Hate crimes are known as “message crimes.”
What is contemporaneous bisexuality?
Having sexual partners of both sexes during the same timeperiod
What is sequential bisexuality?
Which statement is most descriptive of problems duringchildbirth?
What is the leading cause of maternal mortality in the firsttrimester?
Where does fertilization normally take place?
What is one of the reasons the number of ectopic pregnancieshas been increasing in the U.S.?
The use of fertility drugs increases the likelihood of multiplebirths.
Related to sexuality after childbirth, which of thefollowing is true?
How is the due date for a pregnancy typically calculated?
How does the gamete intra-fallopian tube transfer (GIFT)procedure differ from in vitro fertilization (IVF)?
What medical term refers to what is commonly called amiscarriage?
What percent of babies worldwide are born at home?
A 40-year old woman could be diagnosed with infertilityafter having regular unprotected sex and not conceiving after how many months?
Women are most likely to feel the best during the secondtrimester of pregnancy.
All of the following statements regarding exercise duringpregnancy are true EXCEPT:
Fertilization normally takes place in the uterus.
What is the name for the intermittent, relatively painlesscontractions of the uterus after the third month of pregnancy?
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusivebreast-feeding for 6 months and continued breast-feeding for a minimum of oneyear.
Which of the following happens during stage one of labor?
Brad is able to maintain an erection and ejaculate duringmasturbation. Before his breakup with his previous partner, he was also able tomaintain an erection and ejaculate during sex. He now has a new partner and hasnot been able to maintain an erection during sex. What is a more likely causefor his problem?
How does female sterilization work to prevent pregnancies?
Robert comes to sex therapy because for as long as he canremember he has ejaculated just moments after becoming aroused. What diagnosiswould a sex therapist offer?
What type of medication has been shown to be related todelayed or absent orgasm in women?
What is the estimated rate of abortions for women ofreproductive age in the Unites States?
Recent studies have shown an increase in sexual risk takingin women in areas where emergency contraception is more readily available.
What should users of the patch be aware of?
What symptoms are associated with sexual interest/arousaldisorders?
~Absent or reduced sexual thoughts or fantasies
~Reduced genital sensations during sexual activity
~Absent or reduced pleasure during sexual activity
All of the following statements are true related to theprogestin-only pill (minipill) EXCEPT:
~Knowledge of contraception
~Gender roles in the culture
What is the first thing that most sex therapists do whenbeginning treatment of most sexual dysfunctions?
Trent has decided to seek treatment because he has neverbeen able to ejaculate through masturbation, even as a young boy. He thoughtthe problem may be due to lack of a partner, but now he has a partner and isstill not able to ejaculate. What type of sexual problem would this likely beclassified as?
What is a common problem in male patients withcardiovascular problems?
If the primary focus of treatment is to reduce the anxietyassociated with erectile disorder, what treatment method would be most likely?
How does the EROS clitoral therapy device work to treatsexual arousal and desire disorders?
What is the name for a substance that increases, or isbelieved to increase, a person’s sexual desire?
The author of your text suggest consulting the organizationASSECT if you need:
What are factors associated with the increase in use of IUDsin the U.S. in recent years?
~Increased advertising for IUDs
~More health care providers trained in insertion andremoval techniques
~Immigration from areas where IUDs are more popular
Using a male and female condom together is a good way tooffer double protection during sexual intercourse.
What does the term latency mean in relation to STIs?
A person is experiencing “viral shedding” but no othersymptoms. What is this person’s most likely STI diagnosis?
If people have a “punishment concept” of STIs, they:
Which ethnic group experiences the highest rates of STIs inthe United States?
What happens if syphilis is left untreated?
During the 1990s and today, rates of high risk sexualbehaviors among gay males have steadily decreased due to fear of contractingHIV.
If a woman experienced repeat yeast infections, what dietarychange would her health care provider possibly recommend?
Tyson was diagnosed with an STI but never had any symptoms.What STI was he likely to have been diagnosed with?
A person with an STI had a chancre that seemed to heal. Amonth later the person broke out in a hives-like rash and had flu-likesymptoms. What is the most likely STI diagnosis?
What is one of the most serious long-term outcomes ofchlamydia in women?
What is true about the current rates of gonorrhea?
What happened when the first identified cases of HIV weregay men and intravenous drug users?
As many as 1 out of 5 believed that people infected with HIVgot what they deserved.
What is suggested in your text as one of the most usefulthings people who are sexually active can do to prevent STIs?
If a woman has a “high risk” form of human papillomavirus(HPV), what should she be especially concerned about?
What is a serious complication commonly associated withviral hepatitis?
It is important to notify your sexual partner as soon as apositive diagnosis for an STI is made except for cases where the STI is notcontagious.
What does the term “autoinoculation” refer to?
Who is most likely to contract PID?
According to research from the Centers for Disease Control,over 90% of the time a person’s body can clear the HPV virus within two years.
Severe genital itching caused by parasites is a commonsymptom of which STI?
Men are more likely to be sexually assaulted by someone theyknow.
What have studies shown related to female athletes andattitudes about rape?
What is considered the most common “rape drug”?
What does cross-cultural research suggest in relation to the“incest taboo”?
What is the primary purpose behind the use of systematicdesensitization in treatment for paraphilias?
Compared to other women, women with disabilities are:
What is a common gender difference found related toattitudes about rape?
~Men overall are less empathetic toward rape.
~Men believe more rape myths and have higher levels ofvictim blaming.
~Men are more likely to expect sex after paying for anexpensive date.
Studies show that sexual harassment education and trainingare effective ways to reduce these behaviors.
What is a reason why alcohol use is one of the strongestpredictors of rape on college campuses?
~Women who are drunk are more likely to be viewed assexually “easy”.
~Men who have been drinking are more likely to “sexualize”the environment and social interactions.
~Alcohol reduces inhibitions, which increases the chancesof engaging in risky sexual behaviors.
A large contributor to rape in our culture is sex-rolestereotyping, which reinforces the idea that men are strong, aggressive, andassertive, whereas women are supposed to be slim, weak and passive. Whichtheory about rape does not support this idea?
What types of drug therapy have shown some success withtreating paraphilias?
What tends to be the primary factor in creating arousal foran exhibitionist?
During therapy, an exhibitionist is asked to imagine whathis/her behavior was like from the perspective of the victim. What type oftreatment is this person most likely receiving?
According to your text, what are suggested strategies to avoidbeing raped during an attack?
First try to escape, and then try verbal strategies.
What distinguishes a person who engages in group sexoccasionally and a person who is classified with the paraphilia, troilism?
What are current estimations of the percent of married womenwho are at some point raped by their husbands?
Which ethnic group is found to have the least levels ofempathy for women who have been raped and are more likely to show victim blamingattitudes?
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