The Ultimate Sex And Sexuality Quiz!

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The Ultimate Sex And Sexuality Quiz!


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are not a part of the anatomical structures which comprise the primary sex characteristics of males:
    • A. 

      Ejaculatory ducts

    • B. 

      Seminal vesicles

    • C. 

      Penis

    • D. 

      Testes

    • E. 

      Mammary glands

  • 2. 
    ______________produce semen, a fluid that activates and protects the sperm after it has left the penis during ejaculation
  • 3. 
    The two____________ within the scrotum produce sperm and testosterone.
  • 4. 
     ___________a sac that hangs behind and below the penis, and containts the testes, the male sexual glands
  • 5. 
      ___________a roll of skin which covers the head of the penis in uncircumsized men.
  • 6. 
    The _____________ is the traditional "symbol" of virginity.
  • 7. 
     _____________ the usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces "eggs" and, in vertebrates, estrogen and progesterone.
  • 8. 
    The first well known, surviving post operative transsexual was American ex-G.I. who became ______________ in 1953.
  • 9. 
    In ancient Rome, Phrygian worshipers of the Goddess Cybele, knowns as __________ ran through the streets and threw their own severed genitalia into open doorways, as a ritualistic act. The household receiving these remains considered them a great blessing.
  • 10. 
    What makes an individual a _______________ is the belief that one’s gender identity is different from his or her biological sex.
  • 11. 
    Which of the following are not a part of the anatomical structures which comprise the primary sex characteristics of males:
    • A. 

      Ejaculatory ducts

    • B. 

      Seminal vesicles

    • C. 

      Penis

    • D. 

      Testes

    • E. 

      Mammary glands

  • 12. 
     The point that Carole Tavris does not make is that
    • A. 

      Beliefs in male dominance are central to American macrocultural thought

    • B. 

      Male norms and stereotypical traits are the standards against which female characteristics are measured and evaluated.

    • C. 

      Even male norms for the prescription of medice are imposed on women

    • D. 

      Professional women wear apparel for the work place cut along masculine lines.

    • E. 

      A woman’s competence is measured against criteria derived from the experience of women in the workplace.

  • 13. 
    The existence of human beings with primary and secondary sex characteristics that vary widely from culturally recognized and established central tendencies of male and female anatomical structures are effectively denied by
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Scientific method

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      Social class

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 14. 
      Gender stratification in a patriarchial society is
    • A. 

      The ranking of genders in such a way that men are equal in power, privilege and status.

    • B. 

      The ranking of genders in such a way that women are equal in power, privilege and status.

    • C. 

      The ranking of genders in such a way that women are unequal in power, privilege and status.

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 15. 
    The ranking of genders in such a way that women are unequal in power, privilege and status is called ___________.
  • 16. 
    People who are unable to conform to societal gender norms associated with their physical sex or who choose not to are described as _____________
  • 17. 
    A combination of factors including one's biological sex (primary and secondary sex characteristics), the sets of specific culturally defined beliefs, values attitudes and behavioral patterns associated with being male or female. This includes certain naturally selected drives and impulses which the individual experiences and interprets as the essence of his or her maleness or femaleness.
  • 18. 
    French endocrinologist Paul Descourt and Jacques Guinier estimate that on the basis of variations in appearance of external genitalia alone, the category "true hermaphrodite" may contain as many as 69 subcategories.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Intersexuality is a group of medical conditions that blur or make nonstandard the physical sex of the individual intersexual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which of the following behaviors by women in patriarchical societies cause men to withdraw their approval and/or protection?
    • A. 

      Women who work in traditionally "male" occupations

    • B. 

      Women who resist male controlling behavior

    • C. 

      Women who demand the same rights and privileges as men

    • D. 

      Women who supervise men

    • E. 

      All of these

  • 21. 
    Gender identity disorder has been removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. It is no longer considered a mental disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Transvestic fetishism has been removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. It is no longer considered a mental disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Homosexuality has been removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM. It is no longer considered a mental disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A ______________ is a person who is attracted primarily to persons of the same sex rather than to the opposite sex.
  • 25. 
    According to the Mennonite Listening Committee, which of the following are not plausible theories of the cause or are causes of homosexuality?
    • A. 

      Homosexuality comes from a genetic "accident" taking place within the genetic processes. This accident causes homosexual orientation or a predisposition toward homosexuality.

    • B. 

      Homosexuality arises from hormonal accidents. For unknown reasons chemical irregularities occur in the developing zygote or fetus in the early stages of pregnancy and result in an abnormal release of hormones, estrogen or testosterone, for example. This accidental exposure triggers the condition, homosexual orientation.

    • C. 

      Homosexuality is the result of a curse by Noah on his son Han for seeing him naked

    • D. 

      Homosexuality is that it is acquired through defective socialization relationships between the child and parents.