Multiple Choice

A person’s ________ is her or his erotic, romantic, and affectional attraction to the same gender, to the opposite gender, or both. sexual identity sexual preference sexual orientation sexual habit sexuality continuum

In the past, the term ________ described ________, with the latter term now considered to be accurate. sexual preference, sexual orientation sexual preference, homophobia sexual orientation, heterosexuality sexual orientation, homosexuality homosexuality, sexual orientation

A ________ person is one whose primary erotic, romantic, and affectional attraction is toward both genders. transgendered transsexual bisexual heterosexual homosexual

A _________ person is one whose primary erotic, romantic, and affectional attraction is toward members of the opposite gender. bisexual transsexual homosexual heterosexual transgendered

The term ________ can refer to male or female homosexuals, but ________ refers to only female homosexuals. gay, lesbian lesbian, gay bisexual, lesbian bisexual, gay transsexual, gay

________ refers to homosexual behavior limited to circumstances in which members of the same gender are deprived of contact with the opposite gender. Situational gayness Situational homosexuality Situational lesbianism Intermittent homosexuality Latent homosexuality

Sexual ________ and sexual ________ are two distinct measures; one is not necessarily consistently predictive of the other. orientation, behavior orientation, identity behavior, identity behavior, preference behavior, fantasy

The ________ of the cause of homosexuality states that genes cause a person to be sexually attracted to members of the same sex. hormonal theory genetic theory psychoanalytic theory learned behavior theory integrated theory

The ________ theory of homosexuality is based on the idea that levels of certain ________ differ from heterosexuals either _______ or ________ birth. genetic, genes, prenatally, after hormonal, hormones, prenatally, after genetic, hormones, during, after psychoanalytic, neurotransmitters, during, after hormonal, hormones, during,

Parents need to start helping their children grow up into sexually healthy adults ___________ from the very first months after birth. as soon as they reach the age of three. at the age they begin going to school. when they reach puberty. as soon as they are responsible

Babies that do not receive attention, especially touch, can grow up and experience problems with _______ and ________. touch, feelings shyness, withdrawal feelings trust, intimate relationships intimate relationships, sexual relationships none of the

Parents who take an active role in educating their children on body parts early on are ___________. neglecting to understand the concept of developmental readiness. sending the wrong message to their children wasting their time because the kids will eventually learn street names sending a strong message about their willingness to address sexual issues probably working too hard too

When parents use euphemisms to name genitals, they give their child the message that these parts of the body are ________. something to be proud of funny and should be joked about insignificant more important than they actually are shameful or different

(Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) Both boys and girls learn that _________ is acceptable behavior for ________ but not for ________. sensitivity, boys, girls aggression, girls, boys crying, boys, girls aggression, boys, girls none of the above

A sexually healthy adult is able to make ________ about his or her sexuality difficult decisions easy decisions controversial decisions decisions consistent with his or her values decisions based on his or her immediate gratification

The average age of puberty for girls is ________ years. 8-9 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14

The average age of puberty for boys is ______ years 8-9 10-11 11-12 12-13 13-14

Which age below is closest to the current average age of menstruation for girls in the United States? 8 9 10 16 12

“Sexual health” is an umbrella phrase that encompasses sexual health and reproductive health, as well as the ability to interact with all genders in respectful and appropriate ways the ability to exhibit skills that enhance personal relationships the ability to seek new information to enhance one’s sexual health the ability to use contraception effectively to avoid unintended pregnancy. all of the above

Romantic or passionate love is characterized by feelings of jealousy almost total absorption in another person the partners keeping the love at a game level physiological reactions such as sweating and crying all of the above

The romantic characteristic of intimacy is ________ sharing a very small space with someone sharing thoughts and feelings with someone who is considered very special. having sex with another pressing on in a relationship even during difficult times buying something expensive for someone

The romantic characteristic of commitment is _________. the desire to do things for another person without expecting anything in return. sharing thoughts and feelings with someone who is considered very special. promising to spend regular intervals of time with with a romantic partner. pressing on in a relationship even during difficult times. agreeing to get married.

Dealing with jealousy in a relationship includes all the following EXCEPT ________. removing evidences of contact with people that the jealous partner would find objectionable. avoiding doing something that might contribute to a partner’s jealous feelings. using good communication skills to talk about jealousy within the relationship. recognizing jealous feelings and dealing with them as part of the overall relationship. understanding why the jealous feelings occur

Most North Americans marry someone who shares the same race and/or ethnicity religion age social class all of the above

When selecting a mate, most males place an emphasis on ________ and _______. attractiveness, maturity creativity, youthfulness attractiveness, youthfulness attractiveness, creativity creativity, maturity

When selecting a mate, women prefer males who are ________, ________, and ________. industrious, somewhat younger, financially secure creative, somewhat younger, financially secure attractive, somewhat older, physically fit industrious, somewhat older, financially secure attractive, somewhat younger, physically fit

In 2007, nearly ________ percent of all births were to unmarried women, up from ________ percent in 1970. 10, 1 40, 11 80, 65 22, 18 none of the above

________ is the situation in which unmarried people live together and share a sexual relationship. cohabitation habitation shared living room-mating none of the above

Which of the following is the most common STD in the United States? HIV syphilis gonorrhea chlamyadia genital herpes

Chlamydia is known as the “________” STI silent virulent average best woman’s

Untreated chlamydia can lead to ________ in women and to ________ in men and possibly ___________ in both men and women. pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), epididymitis, loss of appetite PID, epididymitis, sterility endometriosis, epididymitis, sterility endometriosis, herpes, sterility gonorrhea, epididymitis, loss of appetite

________ is a sexually transmitted disease that commonly starts with inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the anogenital tract or throat. syphilis chlamydia gonorrhea candidadiasis genital herpes

________ are ________ likely than (as) ________ to show symptoms of gonorrhea men, less, women men, more, women women, more, men women, equally, men babies, more, women

Which of the following is a common complication from gonorrhea in women? abdominal pain cramps pelvic inflamatory disease gonococcal arthritis gonococcal dermatitus

________ is an infection of the reproductive organs, particularly the uterus and fallopian tubes, and the pelvic cavity. chlamydia gonorrhea herpes endometriosis pelvic inflamatory disease

The current treatment of gonorrhea, ciproflaxacin, is administered either ________ or through a(n) ________. orally, IV topically, IV orally, intramuscular injection topically, intramuscular injection orally, topical treatment

________ and ________ are STDs characterized by inflammation of the urethra and cervix, respectively. Endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease Nongonococcal urethritis, nongonococcal cervicitis Gonorrhea, endometriosis Nonspecific urethritis, gonorrhea Pelvic inflammatory disease, nongonococcal urethritis

Syphilis is a significant problem in the ________ community. Latin American Asian American African American Eupropean American Australian

Congenital syphilis is acquired _______. through anal sex prenatally or at birth through skin cells from the father through vaginal sex

Syphilis has _______ stage(s) of development 1 2 3 4 5

The _______ stage of syphilis is usually marked by a lesion called a ________. primary, chancre fourth, sore secondary, sore first, boil latent, chancre

Secondary syphilis is characterized by a ________ appearing on the body. boil chancre rash freckle burn mark

The usual treatment for genital warts, ________, involves ________ the warts with ________. chemotherapy, treating, chemicals radiation, burning, x-rays cryotherapy, freezing, nitrogen surgery, removing, lasers medication, covering, patches

________ is a chronic disorder involving sexual performance Sexual malfunction Sexual disability Sexual dissatisfaction Sexual dysfunction Sexual delusion

Which of the following is NOT a possible explanation for the increased number of people seeking treatment for sexual dysfunction? The increasing amount of information on sexual dysfunction has made it less embarrassing to admit having the problem. More effective sex therapy is now available, and people are willing to take advantage of it. Because the physiology of sexual response is now better understood, more nonorgasmic women realize that sexual dysfunction can be treated effectively More men are suffering from erectile disorder because of the rising incidence of prostate cancer. More men may find themselves overanxious about meeting their partners’ expectations.

It has been estimated that ________ percent of all married couples have experienced sexual difficulties. 5 25 50 75 100

________ is the inability to maintain an erection long enough to have sexual intercourse. erectamus dysfunction erectus dysfunction erectile dysfunction erector dysfunction erectale dysfunction

________ is the inability of a man to control ejaculation for a sufficient length of time during coitus. Immature ejaculation Premature ejaculation Premature dyscunction Erectile ejaculation Immediate ejaculation

_________ is a self-help technique that men can use to overcome rapid ejaculation. using an ice pack on the penis and testicles using a condom using a cream on the glans penis to decrease sensitivity a and c b and c

________ is a condition in which penile erection occurs during sexual intercourse, but ejaculation does not. Retarded ejaculation Ejaculatory ejaculation Premature ejaculation Mature ejaculation Retarded penile function

________ is a condition in which during ejaculation only a seepage of semen occurs and orgasm is void of its pleasurable sensations. Partial ejaculatory impotence Retarded ejaculatory competence Secondary ejaculatory incompetence Partial ejaculatory incompetence Partial ejaculatory potency

For both men and women, ________ is pain during intercourse. vaginismus ejaculatis dyspareunia immaturity dyslexia

Which of the following is a manifestation of female sexual unresponsiveness? lack of vaginal lubrication embarassment about one’s own body embarassment of one’s partner’s body a and b a and c

________ applies to women who have never had an orgasm. Primary orgasmic dysfunction Secondary orgasmic dysfunction Orgasmic dysfunction disorders Primary orgasm disorder Orgasm disorder syndrome

_________ is the involuntary contraction of the muscles surrounding the vaginal entrance so that entry of the penis is prevented. Congestion Vaginitus Vaginismus Yeastitis Menses

Which of the following is not a method of treating erectile disorder? injection therapy anal suppositories oral medication bypass surgery vacuum devices

Rape is ________ sexual intercourse with a person who does not give consent. permissible consensual forcible uncommon mutual

________ is intercourse with a person who is under the legal age of consent. casual rape acquaintance rape stranger rape statutory rape formal rape

Although sexual assault against women has received increasing attention over the past decades, the sexual assault of ________ has not been well addressed the elderly relatives children siblings employees