Aspects of Human Sexuality

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  1. In terms of forming adult relationships, which of the following people is likely to have issues with trusting or depending on a partner?

    A. Mary, who displays anxious-ambivialent attachment style.
    B. Susan, who is securely attached.
    C. John, who is securely attached.
    D. Robert, who displays avoidant attachment style.
    D. Robert, who displays avoidant attachment style.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. When summarizing research over the past two decades, which of the following BEST describes the attitudes that men and women have about the relationship between love and sex?

    A. Men are more likely than women to want sex frequently at the beginning of the relationship, but then quickly lose interest.
    B. Men and women are becoming more similar in their attitudes about the relationship between sex and love.
    C. Women are more likely than men to associate love with sex.
    D. Men and women are growing further apart in thinking about sex and love.
    B. Men and women are becoming more similar in their attitudes about the relationship between sex and love.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following is the BEST example of mutual empathy?

    A. A man lets his partner know that it excites hime when she is sexually agressive.
    B. Despite a crisis in their marraige, a couple enters into therapy with the knowledge that they both care for each other and are committed to the relationship.
    C. A women initiates sex with a man she has been dating and he responds with enthusiasm,
    D. A women assures her partner that, in spite of the sexual difficulties he is having, she loves him no matter what..
    • B. Despite a crisis in their marraige, a couple enters into therapy
    • with the knowledge that they both care for each other and are committed
    • to the relationship.
  4. According to the text, women use language to________, while men use language to ______.

    A. prevent being pushed around; achieve status in a group.
    B. Gain conrol; achieve sexual intimacy.
    C. Achieve status in a group; prevent others from pushing them away.
    D. Acheive intimacy; convey information.
    D. Acheive intimacy; convey information.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following individuals would be most likely to masturbate?

    A. A single, college educated african american man
    B. A married, college educated white man.
    C. A single, high school educated white man.
    D. A married, high school educated african american man
    B. A married, college educated white man.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which of the following individuals would be LEAST likely to experience oral sex?

    A. An African American, college educated man
    B. A white, college educated, conservative Protestant woman.
    C. An african American, high school educated, conservative protestant.
    D. a white, high school educated Catholic man.
    C. An african American, high school educated, conservative protestant.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which of the following is the BEST definition of the term homosexual?

    A. Someone who is emotionally and sexually attracted to a member of their same sex
    B. Someone who has sex with others of their own sex.
    C. Anyone who has had at least one sexual encounter with the same sex.
    D. Anyone who is not a heterosexual.
    A. Someone who is emotionally and sexually attracted to a member of their same sex
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which of the following is TRUE regarding Kinsey's research on sexual orientations.

    A. A & B are true
    B. B & C are true
    C. Most people are exclusively homosexual or heterosexual.
    D. Men are more likely to report orientations on the "ends" of Kinsey's orientation scale.
    E. Most people report orientations somewhere in the middle of Kinsey's scale.
    B. B & C are true
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Jason attended an all-male school for several years where he engages in sex with several schoolmates. Prior to attending boarding school, Jason had sexual and emotional relationships with women, and after he left boarding school, he resumed having relationships with women. He would be best described as:

    A. A true bisexual
    B. A transitional bisexual
    C. A transitory bisexual
    D. A man experiencing homosexual denial.
    C. A transitory bisexual
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of the "by default" theory of homosexual orientation?

    A. People become homosexual because they have been seduced by older homosexuals.
    B. People will be heterosexual unless something happens to make them unattracted to the opposite sex (e. g., assualt, bad relationships, rejection).
    C. A homosexual orientation may result from gender nonconforming play in child and subsequent attraction in adulthood to partners who differ from preferred sex of our childhood playmates.
    D. A distant relationship with his father and an overly close relationship with his mother might result in a man becoming homosexual.
    B. People will be heterosexual unless something happens to make them unattracted to the opposite sex (e. g., assualt, bad relationships, rejection).
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Stephanie and Brett are married and want a birth control method that has no side effects, is inexpensive, and doesnt interrupt their spontaneity during sex. although they are not really ready to have children yet, if they were to become pregnant, that would be ok with them. Based on this information, a good method of birth control for them would be:

    A. Birth control pills
    B. a diaphragm
    C. The mucus method
    D. condoms and spermicide
    C. The mucus method.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Research has indicated that individuals who ______ about sex are likely to use contraception ineffectively.

    A. are phobic
    B. feel guilty
    C. Are apathetic
    D. Feel anxious
    B. Feel guilty
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Contemporary adolescents have indicated that ______ is important in their sexually intimate relationships.

    A. Similarity in family background.
    B. Good sex
    C. Emotional attachment
    D. gaining peer approval
    C. Emotional attachment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. According to the NHSLS study, ______ was the most common reason reported by women for having first intercourse, and ______was the most common reason reported by men.

    A. affection for partner; curiosity and readiness for sex
    B. Peer pressure and curiosity; readiness for sex
    C. Affection for partner; affection for partner
    D. Curiosity and readiness for sex; curiosity and readiness for sex
    A. affection for partner; curiosity and readiness for sex
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Which two factors are MOST CLOSELY correlated with delay of first intercourse?

    A. Relationship with father and religious affiliation
    B. affluence and religious affiliation
    C. Relationship with mother and religious affiliation
    D. affluence and maternal relationship
    C. Relationship with mother and religious affiliation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Of the persons below, who is MOST likely to correctly and consitantly use contraception?

    A. Brianna, whose boyfriend is six years older than her.
    B. Adam, who had first intercourse at age 12
    C. John, who has frequently talked to his mother about birth control.
    D. Betse, who has intercourse infrequently
    C. John who has frequently talked to his mother about birth control.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which of the following statements regarding Gottman's research on predicting marital satisfaction is MOST true?

    A. Showing contempt or disgust for one's partner is one pattern that can predict eventual marital dissatisfaction or separation
    B. Validating couples are the most healthy
    C. Avoiding conflict with one's partner is one pattern that can predict eventual marital dissatisfaction or separation.
    D. Volatile couples are at the highest risk for maintaining marital satisfaction
    A. Showing contempt or disgust for one's partner is one pattern that can predict eventual marital dissatisfaction or separation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. According to the NHSLS study, those most likely to engage in extramarital sex are:

    A. Over the age of 45.
    B. Those with more traditional gender roles
    C. People who work jobs that take them out of town/away from home
    D. Men
    C. People who work jobs that take them out of town/away from home
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. Sternberg's dimensions of love:
    • Intimacy= emotional component of love; trust, self-disclosure, warmth, sharing
    • Passion= motivational component of love; physical desire; attraction
    • Commitment = conscious decision to lve another, to maintain relationship over time.
  20. According to one study of dating couples, which of the dimensions of love are predictive of relationship stability and longevity?
    Intimacy and commitment are most predictive of relationship stability and longevity
  21. Kinds of Love: Liking----
    Intimacy only
  22. Kinds of Love: Empty love----
    Commitment only
  23. Kinds of Love: Infatuation---
    Passion only
  24. Kinds of Love: Romantic love---
    Intimacy+passion
  25. Kinds of Love: Fatuous love-----
    passion + commitment
  26. Kinds of love: Companionate----
    intimacy + commitment
  27. Kinds of Love: Consumate love----
    Intimacy + passion + commitment
  28. During the ______ phase of ejaculation, a man will usually experience the "point of no return."

    A. Rapid-eye movement
    B. Expulsion
    C. Retrograde
    D. Emission
    D. Emission
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. The Vas deferens is:

    A A tube through which urine passes from the bladder to the outside of the body
    B. The tube that is severed in a vasectomy
    C. Located inside the penis
    D. where sperm production take place.
    B. The tube that is severed in a vasectomy
  30. In ______, semen is expelled into the bladder.

    A. Spermatogenesis
    B retrograde ejaculation
    C. Penile inhibition
    D. Seminal retraction
    B. Retrograde ejaculation.
  31. Hypoactive sexual disorder
    Lack of interest prior to and during sexual activity
  32. Sexual aversion disorder
    Extreme and irrational fear of sexual activity
  33. Female genital arrousal disorder
    Persistant inability to attain or maintain the lubrication or swelling response
  34. Dyspareunia
    Pain or discomfort during intercourse
  35. Peyronie's disease
    abnormal tissue and calcium deposits in the penis
  36. Vulvar vestibulitis syndrome
    a small area at the entrance of the vagina that causes severe pain
  37. Vaginisimus
    Involuntary spasms of the muscles of the outer third of the vagina
  38. Vulva
    The external genitals of the female, including the pubic hair, mons veneris, labia majora/minora, clitoris, and urinary and vaginal openings.
  39. Vasocongestion
    the engorgement of blood vessels in particular to body parts in response to sexual arousal.
  40. Menarche
    the initial onset of menstural periods in a young woman.
  41. Emission phase
    The first stage in male orgasm, in which the seminal fluid is gathered in the urethral bulb
  42. Expulsion phase
    The second stage of male orgasm, during which the semen is expelled from the penis by muscular contractions.

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