Human Sexuality Midterm

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1.  According to Richard von Krafft-Ebing, the cause of all sexual deviations is
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2.  Which statement most accurately describes Iwan Bloch's contribution to our understanding of sexual behavior?
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3.  Alfred Kinsey contributed greatly to our understanding of sexual behavior by
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4.  The recent study on American sexual behavior that is generally considered the most accurate is the
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5.  In conducting sex research, the best type of sample is a _____ sample
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6.  The external female sex organs are collectively called the
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7.  The rounded pad of fatty tissue located over the female pubic bone is called the 
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8.  Which external female sex organ becomes hard and erect during arousal?
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9.  In some sub-Saharan African and East Asian cultures, clitoridectomies are performed
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10.  One result of clitoridectomy is to
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11.  The purpose of infibulation is to
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12.  Where does fertilization usually take place?
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13.  The hairlike projections that help move the ovum through the fallopian tubes are called
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14.  Over-the-counter drugs that claim to reduce the symptoms of PMS act by
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15.  At birth, the testes are normally contained in the 
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16.  Healthy sperm production should have a scrotal temperature that is
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17.  Semen contains all of the following substances EXCEPT
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18.  Both the seminal vesicles and the prostate gland
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19.  Which is the correct pathway for the sperm?
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20.  When Antonio and Tamara make love, he often inserts his penis in her vagina until he feels that ejaculation is close. Then, he puts on a condom. Why is this behavior risky?
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21.  In males, the FSH works to stimulate
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22.  During intercourse, Nathan experiences orgasm, but no semen appears. His physician diagnoses his problem as retrogade ejaculation. This means that
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23.  The masculine version of menopause is called
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24.  The phase of Masters and Johnson's sexual response cycle in which blood flow is concentrated in the pelvic region and the body begins to show signs of arousal is called
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25.  The sequence of phases in Masters and Johnson's model of sexual response is
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26.  Some sex scholars have suggested that an important flaw in Masters and Johnson's research on human sexual response is
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27.  Which statement most accurately describes Helen Singer Kaplan's model of sexual response?
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28.  Nick finds the idea of sexual activity to be repulsive. Even when he is with men or women he likes, sexual thoughts do not enter his mind. Helen Singer Kaplan would describe Nick's problem as one of
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29.  Most women tend to reach orgasm most quickly through
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30.  According to recent research, multiple orgasms among women appear to depend on
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31.  An ongoing controversy that surrounds the female orgasm is whether or not
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32.  During intercourse, Camille prefers really deep penetration that stimulates her cervix. Camille's resulting orgasmic experience is called
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33.  Which of the following statements best reflects current research regarding female ejaculation?
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34.  There is some evidence that regular exercise of the pubococcygeal muscle
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35.  Can men have multiple orgams?
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36.  The terms berdache and hijra refer to
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37.  In fetal development, it is not possible to determine the sex of a human embryo by its appearance until at least
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38.  The term nocturnal emission refers to
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39.  One gender difference between gay and lesbian adolescents is that
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40.  The tendency toward equal status contact means
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41.  The contemporary concesus in medicine and psychology holds that masturbation is a(n)
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42.  A paraphilia is a
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43.  Mitchell can experience orgasm only if he is wearing and touching leather garments. This behavior is an example of
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44.  As professionals use the term today, a person's sexual orientation
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45.  Hermaphroditism is defined as the presence of high frequencies of both masculine and feminine behaviors and traits in the same individual.
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46.  Pseudohermaphrodites have both testes and ovaries.
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47.  Human beings have an inner sense of themselves as female, male, or a postion between the two.
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48.  Transvestitism is a sociocultural expression of cross-genderism.
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49.  Feminists are women whose primary aim is to improve the status of feminine traits.
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50.  Because transgendered people cross socially determined barriers relating to gender expression, they may be met with harsh judgment and prejudice.
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