Pysch 230 Final Quiz 7

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What is true of teenage pregnancy rate?
A. teen birth rates in the U.S. have increases steadily since the early 1990's
B. teen birth rates in the U.S. are significantly lower than those in other industrialized nations
C. the Unites States is ahead of most other Western countries in providing specialized services for teen mothers
D. Rates of pregnancy, birth and abortion since 1990 have dropped among African-American teens

D. Rates of pregnancy, birth and abortion since 1990 have dropped among African-American teens

What was the most common motivation given by boys for engaging in sexual intercourse for the first time?

Curiosity

Who typically communicates about sexuality between parents and children?

Mothers to both sons and daughters

Sexuality education programs in Sweden typically include information about masturbation, contraception, pregnancy and childbirth starting at age 7.
TRUE or FALSE?

True

Children's earliest friendships tend to be activity-based, whereas in early adolescence friendships are more based on:
A. affective qualities
B. physical qualities
C. social status
D. sexual orientation

A. Affective qualities

All of he following are true EXCEPT:
A. On average, teenage girls masturbate less often than teenage boys.
B.Boys are more likely than girls to masturbate in groups
C. By the age of twelve, most children are capable of stimulating themselves to orgasm.
D. Girls most often learn about masturbation form other girls.

D. Girls most often learn about masturbation form other girls.

Young boys are often told to call their penis a "wiener." What are young girls often told to call their clitoris?
A. Man in the boat
B. pee pee
C. Tee tee
D. None of above

D. None of above

What percent of high school students commonly report being unsure about their sexual orientation?
A.10%
B. 20%
C. 25%
D. 30%

A. 10%

What was the focus of early 20th century sexuality education movement of the American Society of Sanitary and Moral Prophylaxis?

STI prevention

The best approach for parents whose 5 year old child walks in on them while they are having sexual intercourse is to:
A. explain to the child that he or she should not imitate their behaviors
B. teach the child to knock before entering the bedroom in the future
C. Have an honest discussion about love and intercourse
D. All of these

D. All of these

What was the most common motivation given by girls for engaging in sexual intercourse for the first time?
A. Affection for partner
B. Curiosity
C. Just went along with it
D. Physical pleasure

A. Affection for partner

According to the most recent sexuality studies, oral sex among teens has increased.
TRUE or FALSE

True

What is the significance of the Quinceanera celcebration in Latino communitites?

A time to celebrate a young girl's transition into adolescence

Which of the following statements describes patterns of teens and oral sex?
A. African American females are more likely than White and Hispanic females to give oral sex
B. Teens from lower socioeconmic classes are more likely than those from higher socioeconomic classes to engage in oral sex
C. The majority of heterosexual tend engage in oral sex after they have already engaged in sexual intercourse
D. Equal numbers of males and females engage in both giving and receiving oral sex

C. The majority of heterosexual tend engage in oral sex after they have already engaged in sexual intercourse

Research on parent-adolescent communication has found that boys are more likely to learn about sex from:
A. religious figures and siblings
B. Their peer and the media
C. their mothers and peers
D. their fathers and the media

B. Their peer and the media

Which statement describes typical abstinence-only sexuality education programs?
A. They typically promote abstinence as the only choice that will fully protect against pregnancy and STIs while providing information about contraception as a backup plan
B. They promote abstinence and do not commonly present information about anatomy or STIs
C. Abstinence-only programs promote abstinence until individual is old enough to be emotionally, socially and cognitively ready to have sex
D. Abstinence-only programs are supported by the majority of Americans and backed up with research evidence showing that these achieve their desired results

B. They promote abstinence and do not commonly present information about anatomy or STIs

What hormone is released in response to a baby's crying which in turn facilitates the release of breast milk?

Oxytocin

What type of sexuality related questions are most common for children to ask first?

Why do boys have a penis and girls have a vagina

People from which country are least likely to engage in sexual intercourse as teenagers?

Japan

Teen pregnancy rates across Europe are about the same as in the U.S.
TRUE or FALSE?

False

Related to peer influences, what is true of how peers influence each other related to sexual behaviors?
A. A person's perception of hat peers are doing has a greater influence than peers; actual behaviors
B. Peers' actual behavior are the most strongest predictor of sexual behavior within peer groups
C. Peer influences are only correlated with patterns of casual sex but have not been found to greatly teens in serious dating relationships
D. Contrary to popular belief, peer influences are not related to decisions about sexual activities during adolescence

A. A person's perception of hat peers are doing has a greater influence than peers; actual behaviors

Heterosexual teens who delay sexual intercourse are more likely to:
A. Live with both biological parents
B. Feel a personal connection to their families
C. Have higher intelligence levels
D. All of these

D. All of these

Which of the following is true related to religion and sexual activity?
A. Religion has not been found to be a significant factor in delaying first intercourse
B. religious teens are more likely to have higher incidents of premarital sexual activity out of curiosity
C.Once a teen begins engaging in sexual behaviors, the influence from religion has been found to have little impact on the frequency of sexual behaviors
D. Religious teens are more likely to use contraception when they do become sexually active

C.Once a teen begins engaging in sexual behaviors, the influence from religion has been found to have little impact on the frequency of sexual behaviors

Laura asks questions such as "how far should you go on a date" and "why do people think it is wrong to have sex before marriage?" How old is Laura likely to be?

12 to 14

Research finds that more adolescent and young adult males masturbate than females. What is one possible reason for this?"
A. Females may under-report their masturbation
B. Females do not typically enjoy masturbation
C. Females do not reach orgasm as easily through masturbation
D. All of these

A. Females may under-report reason for this?

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