The Science Of Love Trivia Quiz

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The Science Of Love Trivia Quiz

Although the scopes of philosophy and poetry cover the subject of love, science explains mechanisms responsible for the affectionate feeling. Certain biochemical changes alter the expression and perception of love among humans. Specifically, three parts of love have been identified to be driven by a unique blend of neurochemicals. Do you know them?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What hormone is responsible for lust in males?
    • A. 

      Estrogen 

    • B. 

      Testosterone 

    • C. 

      Relaxin

    • D. 

      Cortisol 

  • 2. 
    Which of these hormones is not responsible for attraction in humans?
    • A. 

      Dopamine 

    • B. 

      Adrenaline 

    • C. 

      Serotonin 

    • D. 

      Cortisol 

  • 3. 
    Which of these encourages longterm attachment and intimate bonding?
    • A. 

      Vasopressin

    • B. 

      Relaxin 

    • C. 

      Oxytocin

    • D. 

      Estrogen 

  • 4. 
    Which of these is responsible for craving cuddles from loved ones?
    • A. 

      Adrenaline

    • B. 

      Oxytocin

    • C. 

      Vasopressin 

    • D. 

      Calmudulin 

  • 5. 
    How many stages are in the process of falling in love according to science?
    • A. 

      Three stages 

    • B. 

      Four stages 

    • C. 

      Six stages 

    • D. 

      Seven stages 

  • 6. 
    Which of these is not a stage in falling in love?
    • A. 

      Lust 

    • B. 

      Attraction 

    • C. 

      Attachment 

    • D. 

      Addiction 

  • 7. 
    What part of the brain is responsible for the initial stage of love?
    • A. 

      Reward system

    • B. 

      Motor system

    • C. 

      Limbic system

    • D. 

      Sensory system 

  • 8. 
    What is the second stage of love?
    • A. 

      Attachment 

    • B. 

      Attraction 

    • C. 

      Obsession 

    • D. 

      Lust 

  • 9. 
    How many hormones are responsible for attachment to loved ones?
    • A. 

      Three hormones 

    • B. 

      Four hormones 

    • C. 

      Two hormones 

    • D. 

      Five hormones 

  • 10. 
    What system of the body is concerned with the gratification for physical intimacy?
    • A. 

      Motor system

    • B. 

      Limbic system

    • C. 

      Reward system 

    • D. 

      Sensory system

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