Psych 230 Final (Quizes)

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How did the arrival of the medical model of sexuality at the end of the 19th century impact views of sexuality in the United States?
A) Physicians advocated for self-restraint and abstention from masturbation.
B) Physicians encouraged divorce for unhappy marriages.
C) Physicians urged men and women to masturbate to relieve sexual tensions.
D) Physicians viewed sexual passion as normal and healthy, especially for women.

A) Physicians advocated for self-restraint and abstention from masturbation.

When humans began to walk upright, how did sexuality change?
A) The sense of smell became more important.
B) The sight of the genitals became less important.
C) The sensual aspect of intercourse became more important.
D) Breast contact became less important.

C) The sensual aspect of intercourse became more important.

During the Victorian era, women consulted their doctors to learn how to sexually please their husbands.
A) True
B) False

B) False

According to the free love movement began in the 1820s, what should the prerequisite to sexual relations be?
A) Love
B) Marriage
C) Friendship
D) Knowledge

A) Love

According to the 19th century medical mode, homosexuality is a sin.
A) True
B) False

B) False

The Comstock Act of 1873 allowed people access to contraception if they were married.
A) True
B) False

B) False

Which of the following is most attributed to the liberation of female sexuality?
A) The development of antibiotics for STIs.
B) The development of nonfiction sex manuals.
C) The development of the contraceptive pill.
D) The invention of the television.

C) The development of the contraceptive pill.

What was a main contribution of Hebrew thought on sexual attitudes in the Western world?
A) The emphasis on sexual relations with family members
B) The prevalence of homosexual relationships as part of human nature
C) The prevalence of sex manuals with explicit pictures and instruction
D) The emphasis on sexual relations and love within a marital union

D) The emphasis on sexual relations and love within a marital union

What best describes the term platonic?
A) The ancient Greek ideal of same-sex love
B) A loving friendship devoid of sexual contact or desire
C) A loving friendship that includes sexual contact with each other
D) The ancient Hebrew reference to how marital love develops over time

B) A loving friendship devoid of sexual contact or desire

Temple prostitutes were women who would have sex with worshippers to provide money for the temple.
A) True
B) False

A) True

According to your textbook, why did Paul condemn sexuality?
A) He believed men and women should be held to the same standards.
B) He did not want love of humans to compete with love of God.
C) He believed that women were Godlike, therefore should not be touched.
D) He believed that giving into sexual temptation made people more like animals.

B) He did not want love of humans to compete with love of God.

Which of the following is true regarding the Kama Sutra?
A) It gives instructions on many sexual positions.
B) It categorizes people based on the size of their genitals.
C) It gives guidance on how to make a good home and family.
D) All of these

D) All of these

In early Puritan communities, all of the following were true EXCEPT:
A) Men were obligated to have intercourse with their wives.
B) Mild sexual transgressions, such as intercourse during menstruation, were tolerated.
C) The death penalty was given for sodomy, bestiality, adultery and rape.
D) Premarital sexual relations were permitted.

D) Premarital sexual relations were permitted.

What is one way that Margaret Sanger influenced sexuality history?
A) She wrote The Feminine Mystique.
B) She was considered the first female sexologist.
C) She spoke across the U.S. in favor of the Comstock Laws.
D) She was an advocate for birth control.

D) She was an advocate for birth control.

How did the Planned Parenthood organization first begin?
A) As a place women went to for abortions in the 1920s
B) As a health clinic for prostitutes and drug addicts during the 1960s
C) As a birth control clinic in New York
D) As a clinic where married couples went for advice and counseling related to sexual problems

C) As a birth control clinic in New York

What was a main contribution of the Greek culture in Western history?
A) The first civilization to have accounts of erotic writings, art, and carvings
B) The first civilization to allow women more freedom of sexual expression
C) One of the few major civilizations to approve of sexual relations with family members
D) One of the few major civilizations to successfully institute homosexuality

D) One of the few major civilizations to successfully institute homosexuality

What best describes marriage and sexual relations in ancient Rome?
A) They involved couples coming together through passionate love.
B) They were seen as a means to improve one's economic and social standing.
C) They emphasized male dominance and a lack of respect for women.
D) They had many restrictions handed down from the rulers and leaders.

B) They were seen as a means to improve one's economic and social standing.

According to Thomas Aquinas, using sex in unnatural ways was immoral. What did he consider the worst of all sexual sins?
A) Homosexuality
B) Masturbation
C) Adultery
D) All sexual sins were considered equally wrong.

A) Homosexuality

What was the name for a man who had his testicles and/or penis removed to prevent him from engaging in sexual activity?
A) Entremetteuse
B) Gnostic
C) Sultan
D) Eunuch

D) Eunuch

The Comstock Act of 1873:
A) Allowed people access to contraception if they were married.
B) Outlawed the mailing of articles on contraception.
C) Outlawed prostitution.
D) Made homosexual relations among consenting adults legal.

B) Outlawed the mailing of articles on contraception.

Sexuality is considered a uniquely human trait.
A) True
B) False

A) True

During the time of the Sexual Revolution, changes took place related to sexuality in what area(s)?
A) Advertising
B) Fashion
C) Gender roles
D) All of these

D) All of these

After World War II, how were homosexuals treated?
A) Homosexuals were seen as a valuable asset to society.
B) Homosexuals were put in jail and mental hospitals.
C) Homosexuals were awarded honors for their service during the war.
D) Homosexuals were ignored.

B) Homosexuals were put in jail and mental hospitals.

What is important about the Stonewall Riot of 1969?
A) Politicians paraded through the streets of San Francisco in support of gay rights.
B) Shopkeepers denied service to gays which resulted in active resistance from the gay community.
C) The gay community resisted police brutality during a raid at a New York bar.
D) Lesbians and gays went on the attack against each other.

C) The gay community resisted police brutality during a raid at a New York bar.

During the Renaissance, society turned from a focus on human beings to a focus on God.
A) True
B) False

A) True

How did the feminist movement contribute to the development of women's sexuality?
A) It advocated for sexual satisfaction among women.
B) It helped to outlaw abortion with Roe vs. Wade in the 1970s.
C) It emphasized that all women should be wives and mothers.
D) It encouraged women to value their virginity.

A) It advocated for sexual satisfaction among women.

According to the Christian Bible, what best describes Jesus' view on sexuality?
A) He taught that men should be held to the same standards of adultery, divorce and remarriage as women.
B) He advised that women who were caught in adultery should be stoned.
C) He generally condemned sexuality.
D) He established the Christian view of sexuality that dominated Western thought for the next 2000 years.

A) He taught that men should be held to the same standards of adultery, divorce and remarriage as women.

What term below refers to a lifestyle that rejects sensual pleasures such as drinking alcohol, eating rich food, or engaging in sex?
A) Puritanical
B) Chastity
C) Asceticism
D) Celibacy

C) Asceticism

What was a main contribution of the Greek culture in Western history?
A) The first civilization to have accounts of erotic writings, art, and carvings
B) The first civilization to allow women more freedom of sexual expression
C) One of the few major civilizations to approve of sexual relations with family members
D) One of the few major civilizations to successfully institute homosexuality

D) One of the few major civilizations to successfully institute homosexuality

The Kama Sutra contains guidance to couples about the dangers of having passion within sexual relations.
A) True
B) False

B) False

Ashley feels very conflicted about her sexuality. She enjoys sex with her partner, Matthew, but at the same time feels very guilty about having sex before marriage. What is Ashley experiencing?
A) Cognitive dissonance
B) Sexual identity confusion
C) The Electra complex
D) Moral development

A) Cognitive dissonance

According to the text, most of sexuality is:
A) Biological
B) Psychological
C) Learned
D) Cultural

C) Learned

Among the social movements that arose in the 19th century, the Free Love Movement advocated marriage as a prerequisite to sexual relationships.
A) True
B) False

A) True

The purpose of anti-miscegenation laws was to make _______ illegal.
A) Contraception
B) Interracial sex
C) Abortion
D) Pre-marital sex

B) Interracial sex

Margaret Sanger argued that masturbation caused mental illness.
A) True
B) False

B) False

Which of the following best describes harems within traditional Islamic communities?
A) Places with orgies between groups of men and women
B) Places where women learned to become self sufficient
C) Places restricted to lower class women
D) Places for males to obtain the services of prostitutes

B) Places where women learned to become self sufficient

What is our best guess about the function of pederasty in ancient Greece?
A) It allowed women to have more power in the culture.
B) It allowed men to display their social and political power.
C) It made living conditions more pleasant for children.
D) It made living conditions more pleasant for slaves.

B) It allowed men to display their social and political power.

What best describes most teen shows in the U.S.?
A) Teen shows are more likely than adult shows to show the risks associated with sexuality.
B) Teen shows are more likely than adult shows to have characters with diverse sexual identities.
C) Most teen shows contain minimal sexual content.
D) Most teen shows have high sexual content and minimal information on the risks associated with sexual activity.

D) Most teen shows have high sexual content and minimal information on the risks associated with sexual activity.

Early Christianity led to all of the following EXCEPT:
A) An association between the pleasure of sex and guilt
B) Prohibition against the use of contraception
C) An appreciation for the eroticism of women
D) Condemnation for masturbation

C) An appreciation for the eroticism of women

During the Middle Ages, who would a man enlist before marriage to help teach him the secrets of love and the ways of restoring potency?
A) A Penitent
B) A Eunuch
C) A Physician
D) An Entremetteuse

A) A Penitent

Which ancient civilization emphasized the natural blending of masculine and feminine principles as part of the procreative process?
A) Indian
B) Roman
C) Greek
D) Chinese

D) Chinese

Who conducted most sexuality research in the late 19th century?
A) Biologists
B) Sociologists
C) Physicians
D) Psychoanalysts

C) Physicians

What is a major limitation of the case study method of research?
A) The results cannot be generalized to a larger group of people.
B) It is impossible to get informed consent from the subjects.
C) Researchers cannot guarantee anonymity.
D) They are the most costly of all research methods.

A) The results cannot be generalized to a larger group of people.

What best describes the most recent U.S. approach to sex research?
A) Problem driven and underfunded
B) Theory driven and underfunded
C) Theory driven and adequately funded
D) Problem driven and adequately funded

A) Problem driven and underfunded

Which researcher founded the Institute for Sexology and believing that homosexuality was genetic, argued for the repeal of laws against homosexuality and bisexuality?
A) Magnus Hirschfeld
B) Richard von Krafft-Ebing
C) Havelock Ellis
D) William Masters

A) Magnus Hirschfeld

A researcher doing in-depth interviews often asks the same questions in different ways during the interview to assure accurate and honest responses. How does this impact the results?
A) It reduced volunteer bias.
B) It reduces interviewer bias.
C) It increases validity.
D) It increases reliability.

A) It reduced volunteer bias.

What did Freud believe takes place during the phallic stage of development?
A) Girls develop penis envy.
B) Boys go through the Electra Complex
C) The id begins to develop.
D) It is the final stage of sexual development.

A) Girls develop penis envy.

Behavioral theory is to operant conditioning as humanistic theory is to:
A) Psychosexual development
B) Aversion therapy
C) Self-actualization
D) Physiology

C) Self-actualization

Female orgasmic ability varies greatly from culture to culture.
A) True
B) False

A) True

A sexologist teaching at a university offers students the option of writing a term paper or participating in a sexuality survey. What challenge would this pose for findings from the survey?
A) Over generalizability
B) Interviewer bias
C) 100% sampling bias
D) Volunteer bias

D) Volunteer bias

Which theorists would recommend treating sexual disorders by rewarding desired behaviors?
A) Psychoanalysts
B) Behaviorists
C) Biologists
D) Feminists

B) Behaviorists

A researcher who wants to study sexual behavior of adults in the U.S. uses a college-level human sexuality class to get participants. What sample method is the researcher using?
A) 100% sampling
B) Random sampling
C) Sample of convenience
D) Sample of variance

C) Sample of convenience

Which type of theorist would state that the biggest sexual organ is the brain?
A) Humanistic
B) Cognitive
C) Social Learning
D) Evolutionary

B) Cognitive

What statement best fits with feminist theory?
A) The social construction of sexuality is based on power.
B) Women are no longer seen as subordinate and submissive in our culture.
C) Sexuality is governed by biological gender differences more than other factors.
D) The social construction of sexuality is based on the media.

A) The social construction of sexuality is based on power.

The main limitation of a correlational study is that it doesn't provide any information about cause.
A) True
B) False

A) True

According to evolutionary theory, we enter a sexual relationship to:
A) Fulfill societal expectations to marry and start a family.
B) Exert power over another person.
C) Receive physical gratification.
D) Pass on our genes.

D) Pass on our genes.

What statement best fits with queer theory?
A) It is important for research to uncover the cause of homosexuality.
B) Sexuality education should focus on teaching gender differences.
C) Sexual orientation categories lead to limited views of sexuality.
D) Research findings should be separated based on sexual orientation.

C) Sexual orientation categories lead to limited views of sexuality.

Sexuality research has become fragmented over the last few decades.
A) True
B) False

A) True

What is TRUE about Evelyn Hooker's research?
A) There was an unusually high rate of STIs among lesbian subjects in her study.
B) Her research confirmed that homosexuality was a mental illness.
C) She found no fundamental psychological differences between gay and straight men.
D) She did the first comprehensive study of bisexuality in women.

C) She found no fundamental psychological differences between gay and straight men.

A man wants to rid himself of sexual fantasies of young boys. A therapist shows the man pictures of boys; if he responds with an erection, he receives an electric shock. Which theoretical perspective does this demonstrate?
A) Psychoanalytic
B) Behavioral
C) Humanistic
D) Cognitive

B) Behavioral

How did Alfred Kinsey obtain most of his research data?
A) Laboratory observations
B) Interviews
C) Case studies
D) Online surveys

B) Interviews

In the 2010 National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior, findings showed that the rate of vaginal intercourse among heterosexual teens is increasing rapidly.
A) True
B) False

B) False

Which group conducted a well-known global study of sexuality?
A) Kinsey Institute
B) Margaret Sanger Foundation
C) Pfizer Pharmaceuticals
D) Cosmopolitan magazine

B) Margaret Sanger Foundation

What best describes findings from the 2010 National Survey of Sexual Health and Behavior?
A) Rates of vaginal intercourse among young teens have increased dramatically.
B) Partnered sex is more common than masturbation during old age.
C) Few men reported that their partner had orgasm during their most recent sexual interaction.
D) A high percentage of sexually active male teenagers reported using condoms the last time they engaged in sexual behavior.

D) A high percentage of sexually active male teenagers reported using condoms the last time they engaged in sexual behavior.

What was the primary focus of sexual research in the 19th century?
A) Women and orgasms
B) Male sexual response
C) Contraception development
D) Atypical and unhealthy sexuality

D) Atypical and unhealthy sexuality

In what area(s) is there currently a lack of sexuality research?
A) Development of sexual identity
B) Childhood sexual development
C) What makes couples happy long term
D) All of these

D) All of these

In the heat of the moment, Jordan tells his partner if he doesn't do what he wants, he will pack all of his things and move out when in reality he has no plans to leave. What is this an example of?
A) Overkill
B) Overgeneralization
C) Defensiveness
D) Validation

A) Overkill

What do the hijra, kathoey, and xani-th have in common?
A) They are biological males.
B) They are allowed sexual access to women and men.
C) They partake in both male and female work.
D) They are asexual.

A) They are biological males.

According to David Gilmore's research related to the evolutionary purpose of masculine and feminine socialization, which statement would be most accurate in societies with plenty of food and the absence of enemies and predators?
A) Women would adopt more masculine roles.
B) Men would adopt more feminine roles
C) Differences between men and women would not be emphasized.
D) Differences between men and women would be exaggerated.

C) Differences between men and women would not be emphasized.

What is the most likely diagnosis for a male who is infertile and the problem is genetic?
A) Klinefelter's syndrome
B) Turner's syndrome
C) XXX syndrome
D) Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

A) Klinefelter's syndrome

What theory would most likely have the motto, "nature not nurture"?
A) Social learning
B) Cognitive
C) Gender schema
D) Evolutionary

B) Cognitive

Which type of culture is more likely to express thoughts, feelings, and ideas as directly as possible?
A) A "low context" culture
B) A "high context" culture
C) A collectivist culture
D) A bargainist culture

A) A "low context" culture

The term, genderlects, refers to using negative and gender stereotyping words during conversations.
A) True
B) False

B) False

What is the best treatment for Turner's syndrome?
A) Administration of testosterone during puberty
B) Administration of estrogen and progesterone during puberty
C) Administration of androgens at birth
D) There is no known treatment for Turner's syndrome at this time.

B) Administration of estrogen and progesterone during puberty

If following the pattern of findings in the U.S., which person would be LEAST likely to adhere to gender role stereotyping?
A) Aisha, an African American female
B) Jacob, a Caucasian male
C) Abby, a Caucasian female
D) There are no differences between ethnic groups or genders so all would be equally likely to adhere to gender-role stereotyping.

A) Aisha, an African American female

What does the author of your textbook suggest is responsible for the level of body dissatisfaction in the United States?
A) Education
B) Gender roles
C) Advertising
D) Family expectations

C) Advertising

What does the term "gender-neutral housing" refer to on college campuses?
A) Allowing transgendered students to have equal access for housing options
B) Allowing male floors and female floors within the same residence hall
C) Allowing male and female students to share rooms in a residence hall
D) Allowing homosexual and bisexual students to have special room requests

C) Allowing male and female students to share rooms in a residence hall

According to your text, what is one way self-esteem impacts a person's relationships?
A) How often they go on dates
B) The level of acceptance or rejection they expect
C) The level of sexual activity they expect
D) How much time they spend alone

B) The level of acceptance or rejection they expect

Who is likely to hold a more negative attitude about aging?
A) Michelle, a White lesbian woman
B) Courtney, a White heterosexual woman
C) Jesse, a Latino gay man
D) Robert, a Black heterosexual man

B) Courtney, a White heterosexual woman

According to communication researcher, Deborah Tannen, women tend to use more ________talk while men use more _______ talk.
A) Rapport, Report
B) Intimate, Erotic
C) Knowledge, Networking
D) Reactive, Active

A) Rapport, Report

What statement best describes Sheila Rothman's belief about the context of womanhood?
A) What it means to be a woman has remained very constant from one time period to the next
B) What it means to be a woman is mostly defined by determinants of masculinity during any given time period
C) What is means to be a woman is understood within the context of motherhood
D) What it means to be a woman has shifted from one time period to the next

D) What it means to be a woman has shifted from one time period to the next

What is characteristic of individualistic cultures?
A) Individuals feel more comfortable disclosing personal information to a variety of people.
B) Individuals feel less comfortable disclosing personal information to a variety of people.
C) Individuals emphasize the communication needs of everyone in the group equally.
D) Individuals emphasize the communication needs of others before their own.

A) Individuals feel more comfortable disclosing personal information to a variety of people.

All of the following are true about congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) EXCEPT:
A) Even though the body produces excessive amounts of androgens, there is often little effect on a developing male fetus.
B) Girls may be born with masculinized external genitalia which can be corrected with surgery.
C) Most individuals with CAH are not diagnosed until later in life.
D) In girls with CAH, there seems to be an impact on childhood play and sexual orientation.

C) Most individuals with CAH are not diagnosed until later in life.

What is most often true for transsexual people who take cross-sex hormones?
A) If they choose to stop taking hormones, changes up to that point are permanent.
B) If they choose to stop taking hormones, some changes will be reversible and some will be permanent.
C) If they decide to stop taking hormones, they will experience serious side effects because their hormones will no longer be in balance.
D) If they decide to stop taking hormones, all of the changes will be reversed.

B) If they choose to stop taking hormones, some changes will be reversible and some will be permanent.

Gender roles are fundamentally innate.
A) True
B) False

B) False

What is the name of the communication technique where the listener uses nodding and eye contact to signal that he/she is attentive to the speaker?
A) Active expression
B) Active listening
C) Nondefensive listening
D) Nonverbal listening

B) Active listening

What is an example of using a hedge in conversation?
A) It's really cold in here, isn't it?
B) I think it is kind of cold in here, would you mind turning down there air?
C) I may be wrong but it feels way colder today than yesterday.
D) It feels much colder today. Am I wrong?

B) I think it is kind of cold in here, would you mind turning down there air?

What is true of Turner's syndrome?
A) It affects only males.
B) It affects only females.
C) It affects both males and females equally.
D) It is a condition that makes it impossible to identify a child as male or female.

B) It affects only females.

Which of the following is true about gender roles in adolescence?
A) Consequences for deviating from gender role behaviors are more severe for girls than boys.
B) Girls have more latitude with their behavior.
C) Girls are allowed more deviation from gender stereotypes of sexuality.
D) All of these are true

B) Girls have more latitude with their behavior.

In most cultures, men are more likely than women to have all of the following EXCEPT:
A) Stress-related illnesses
B) Motor vehicle accidents
C) Cirrhosis of the liver
D) Suicide attempts

D) Suicide attempts

Megan was raised as a female. When she failed to menstruate at puberty, her doctor found that she was genetically male. What is Megan's most likely diagnosis?
A) Kleinfelter's syndrome
B) Turner's syndrome
C) Androgen-insensitivity syndrome (AIS)
D) Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)

C) Androgen-insensitivity syndrome (AIS)

Which woman is LEAST likely to develop breast cancer in the next year?
A) Deanna who is 60, White, has no family history of breast cancer and has never had a child
B) Sawyer who is 50, Hispanic, has no family history of breast cancer and had two miscarriages
C) Sheila who is 35, White, has no family history of breast cancer and bottle fed her 4 children
D) Jewel who is 35, Black, has a family history of breast cancer and breastfed her 2 children

D) Jewel who is 35, Black, has a family history of breast cancer and breastfed her 2 children

In cultures that practice female circumcision, the procedure typically occurs at birth.
A) True
B) False

B) False

What is the primary function of the mons veneris?
A) To release hormones in a cyclical pattern
B) To aid in the maturation of the ova
C) To protect the genitals during intercourse
D) To facilitate conception

C) To protect the genitals during intercourse

The withdrawal bleeding that occurs while women are using oral contraceptives is different from the bleeding that occurs when women who do not use oral contraceptives have their periods.
A) True
B) False

A) True

In which stage of the menstrual cycle does the endometrium reach its maximum thickness in preparation to receive and nourish a fertilized egg?
A) Follicular
B) Ovulatory
C) Luteal
D) Menstrual

C) Luteal

Which of the following does NOT characterize the vagina?
A) Primary female organ involved in sexual arousal
B) Passageway for sperm
C) Canal through which menstrual fluid flows
D) The birth canal

A) Primary female organ involved in sexual arousal

What factor is often related to the onset of puberty?
A) Age at first intercourse
B) Height
C) Weight
D) All of these

C) Weight

The clitoris is the only human organ whose sole function is to bring sexual pleasure.
A) True
B) False

A) True

Current recommendations suggest routine pap smears beginning at the age of 17.
A) True
B) False

B) False

Sadaf has irregular menstruation, is overweight, and has excessive body and facial hair, and acne. What condition could she have?
A) Menstrual toxic shock syndrome (mTSS)
B) Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
C) Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB)
D) Premenopausal dysphoric syndrome (PMDS)

B) Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Which type of cancer of the female reproductive system is most likely to lead to death?
A) Cervical
B) Endometrial
C) Ovarian
D) Breast

C) Ovarian

Decreasing estrogen during the years leading up to and after menopause can lead to all of the following EXCEPT:
A) Enlargement of the clitoris and labia
B) Growth of hair on upper lip and chin
C) Increased risk for osteoporosis
D) Vaginal dryness

A) Enlargement of the clitoris and labia

What is one factor that makes women more susceptible than men to urinary tract infections?
A) A shorter urethra
B) Location of the urethra and introitus
C) Earlier onset of puberty
D) Hormones produced during the menstrual cycle

A) A shorter urethra

If a woman has pain and swelling in the labial and vaginal areas due to an infected cyst, we could infer that the infection most likely came from:
A) The cervix
B) The urethral opening
C) The hymen
D) The Bartholin's glands

D) The Bartholin's glands

What are two functions of the ovaries?
A) To produce eggs and regulate sexual arousal
B) To produce eggs and secrete hormones
C) To produce estrogen and regulate menstruation
D) To produce estrogen and fertilize sperm

B) To produce eggs and secrete hormones

What is the area of tissue between the vagina and the anus called?
A) Vulva
B) Hymen
C) Perineum
D) Rectum

C) Perineum

Couples who are more comfortable with their sexuality report higher levels of sexual intercourse during menstruation.
A) True
B) False

A) True

The uterus is the female's most important producer of female sex hormones.
A) True
B) False

B) False

What female external sex organ sits inside the labia majora and joins together to form the prepuce?
A) Clitoris
B) Perineum
C) Vulva
D) Labia minora

D) Labia minora

What does the term mittelschmerz refer to?
A) Slight pain or sensation felt by some women during ovulation
B) A German celebration that occurs upon a female's first period
C) The time when the ovaries first begin producing estrogen
D) The pain felt prior to childbirth when the cervix softens and dilates

A) Slight pain or sensation felt by some women during ovulation

What is the primary function of the fimbriae?
A) Direct the ova from the ovaries to the fallopian tubes.
B) Direct the release of hormones
C) Provide lubrication during sexual stimulation
D) Implant the fertilized egg into the uterus

A) Direct the ova from the ovaries to the fallopian tubes.

The labia minora join at the clitoris to form the prepuce.
A) True
B) False

A) True

When is it common for a woman to discover she has endometriosis?
A) When having severe pain during intercourse
B) When trying to become pregnant
C) After having multiple miscarriages
D) After having irregular periods for more than 2 years

B) When trying to become pregnant

What is the most probable diagnosis for a woman whose menstrual cycles are normal except that she experiences higher than normal menstrual flow?
A) Dysmenorrhea
B) Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
C) Menorrhagia
D) Premenstrual dysphoric disorder

C) Menorrhagia

Douching can destroy healthy bacteria in the vagina.
A) True
B) False

A) True

In 2010, the U.S. Food and Drug Association approved the first vaccine for:
A) Prostate cancer
B) Testicular cancer
C) Gynecomastia
D) Priapism

A) Prostate cancer

Which best describes the corpus spongiosum?
A) It contains tissue that fills with blood to cause an erection.
B) It is a muscle that helps the penis remain erect during intercourse.
C) It is one of the two bones of the penis.
D) It attaches the penis to the abdomen.

A) It contains tissue that fills with blood to cause an erection.

What part of the penis is made up of the corona, frenulum and urethral opening?
A) Root
B) Foreskin
C) Glans penis
D) Perineum

C) Glans penis

What term refers to the decrease of blood testosterone concentrations as a male ages?
A) Gynecomastia
B) Priapism
C) Andropause
D) Cryptorchidism

C) Andropause

If a young male's body is just beginning the process of producing sperm, when is it likely that he would ejaculate mature, viable sperm?
A) At the same time as sperm production
B) Within the next 1-2 months
C) Within the next 1-2 years
D) Just prior to the onset of puberty

C) Within the next 1-2 years

According to recent research with college populations what was found related to sperm production?
A) Sperm production was highest for college males who had several sexual partners.
B) Sperm production was lower during exam periods than at the beginning of the semester.
C) Sperm production was higher in students attending college in warmer parts of the U.S. (i.e. Florida, Texas) than those attending college in places with cooler climates (i.e. Minnesota, New York).
D) Sperm production was highest for college males who masturbated daily.

B) Sperm production was lower during exam periods than at the beginning of the semester.

What type of stimulation causes erections?
A) Olfactory (smells)
B) Cognitive (thoughts)
C) Auditory (sounds)
D) All of these

D) All of these

All of the following statements describe the epididymis EXCEPT:
A) It is a comma-shaped organ that sits on top of the testicle.
B) It is where sperm can be stored for several months.
C) If uncoiled, it would be about 20 feet long.
D) It is the place where sperm mature.

B) It is where sperm can be stored for several months.

What is the 18-inch tube that carries sperm away from the testicles and mixes it with other seminal fluids?
A) Epididymis
B) Vas deferens
C) Ejaculatory duct
D) Prostate

B) Vas deferens

A man is experiencing a bump in his scrotum. This happened while he was lifting heavy boxes. Which of the following conditions is he most likely to have?
A) Hydrocele
B) Prostate cancer
C) Inguinal hernia
D) Scrotal hernia

C) Inguinal hernia

Jay often wakes up with an erection and sometimes experiences erections throughout the night. What is the most likely reason for this?
A) Jay looks at porn before falling asleep which causes erotic dreams.
B) Jay's REM cycles occur throughout the night and right before he wakes up.
C) Jay drinks too much fluid before going to bed which causes the need to urinate and pressure in his penis.
D) Jay does not masturbate frequently enough to release built up amounts of semen.

B) Jay's REM cycles occur throughout the night and right before he wakes up.

Next to skin cancer, what is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men?
A) Testicular
B) Prostate
C) Penile
D) Anal

B) Prostate

What is the primary function of the Cowper's glands?
A) Provide fluid to neutralize vaginal acidity
B) Propel the sperm from the testicles to the urethra
C) Produce the bulk of seminal fluid
D) Produce fluid to clean and lubricate the urethra

D) Produce fluid to clean and lubricate the urethra

What factor is found to be highly correlated with a man's penis size?
A) Size of hands
B) Size of feet
C) Father's penis size
D) Height

C) Father's penis size

A 21-year old male has just been diagnosed with cancer of the reproductive organs. Given his age, which of these cancers is more likely?
A) Penile
B) Prostate
C) Testicular
D) Breast

C) Testicular

If the semen of a man has a bitter taste, one could suspect that he:
A) Is old
B) Is infertile
C) Is a vegetarian
D) Is a coffee drinker

D) Is a coffee drinker

What happens to faulty sperm and sperm that are not ejaculated?
A) They result in severe pain for the man.
B) They are reabsorbed into the body.
C) They reduce sexual arousal.
D) They cause temporary infertility.

B) They are reabsorbed into the body.

According to an evolutionary scientist, what characteristic of the penis would serve an important function related to sperm competition (when the sperm of two or more men is present in the female reproductive tract)?
A) The force of ejaculation
B) Sperm count
C) Coronal ridge
D) Penis size

C) Coronal ridge

What is 60-70% of semen made up of?
A) Sperm
B) Fluid from the seminal vesicles
C) Fluid from the prostate gland
D) Water

B) Fluid from the seminal vesicles

What structure releases gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH), signaling the physiological start of puberty in boys?
A) The hypothalamus
B) The prostate gland
C) The testicles
D) The Cowper's gland

A) The hypothalamus

Which of the following statements is most descriptive of a hydrocele?
A) An excessive accumulation of fluid in the tissue surrounding the testicle common in newborn males
B) An excessive accumulation of fluid in the tissue surrounding the testicle which requires immediate surgery to correct
C) A pain or swelling in the scrotum that is typically caused by a sports injury or vigorous sexual activity
D) A pain or swelling in the scrotum that causes severe pain and is most common in adolescent males

A) An excessive accumulation of fluid in the tissue surrounding the testicle common in newborn males

How many sperm per milliliter on average does each ejaculation contain?
A) 10,000-20,000 per milliliter
B) 500,000-700,000 per milliliter
C) 50-150 million per milliliter
D) 500-700 million per milliliter

C) 50-150 million per milliliter

What term refers to the enlargement of the breast in men?
A) Areolitis
B) Gynecomastia
C) Andropause
D) Hydrocele deficiency

B) Gynecomastia

What describes the process of erection?
A) Rapid muscle contractions of the penile root
B) Blood engorgement of the testicles which push the penis up
C) Erectile tissues filling with blood
D) Temporary hardening of the penile cartilage

C) Erectile tissues filling with blood

Research worldwide shows that the overall sperm count in men has been decreasing.
A) True
B) False

A) True

Self-love is another name used for narcissism.
A) True
B) False

B) False

"If I could never be with ____, I would feel miserable" is an example from which part of Rubin's Love Scale?
A) Needing
B) Caring
C) Intimacy
D) Security

A) Needing

What did Robert Sternberg's research propose?
A) Love is made up of three different elements combined in different ways.
B) Each person has a style of love that remains consistent over time.
C) Most people will choose relationships with those who have similar love styles.
D) Love that begins as romantic love is not likely to be long lasting.

A) Love is made up of three different elements combined in different ways.

Which style of attachment is most likely used to describe babies who have caregivers who are uncomfortable with affection and force separation at an early age?
A) Secure
B) Ambivalent
C) Avoidant
D) Inflexible

C) Avoidant

When asked to describe his relationship with his partner, Jason says he knew it was love at first sight and that he loves to close his eyes and feel the touch and smell of his lover. According to Lee what is Jason's love style?
A) Ludic
B) Storge
C) Manic
D) Erotic

D) Erotic

When a person is in love, his or her body releases the drug phenylethylamine which is also found in which of the following?
A) Alcohol
B) Chocolate
C) Heroine
D) Breast milk

B) Chocolate

Brian and Ann have been married for over 20 years and they describe their feelings for each other as intimate, trusting, loyal, and romantic. What term best describes their love?
A) Romantic love
B) Passionate love
C) Companionate love
D) Sacrificial love

C) Companionate love

What is a term that identifies the group of people a person may be attracted to?
A) Love repertoire
B) Attraction index
C) Personality profile
D) Field of eligibles

D) Field of eligibles

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