Instant Gender Aptitude Quiz

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Want to give it a whirl? Come on! No one's looking over your shoulder.

Just choose the answer that most nearly matches your ideas, and by the end we should have a good idea of what we might call your "gender aptitude."


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Just why are you taking this quiz?

    • A.

      I'm not taking this quiz. I'm just looking through the questions.

    • B.

      This kind of thought-provoking discussion is extremely interesting, even though it doesn't apply to me.

    • C.

      I like to question things I've taken for granted. It changes how I think, and I like that.

    • D.

      Oh, I'm just a sucker for anything labeled "Pandora's Box."

    Correct Answer
    A. I'm not taking this quiz. I'm just looking through the questions.
    Explanation
    The given answer explains that the person is not taking the quiz but is simply looking through the questions. They find the thought-provoking discussion interesting even though it doesn't apply to them. This suggests that they have a curiosity and interest in exploring different topics and questioning things they have taken for granted.

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  • 2. 

    How many genders do you really think there are?

    • A.

      Two. What a pointless question!

    • B.

      I'm going to guess there are several genders and two sexes.

    • C.

      Three? Four? Wait... five! No... six. Ummm... twelve? I don't know!

    • D.

      An infinite number. What a pointless question!

    Correct Answer
    C. Three? Four? Wait... five! No... six. Ummm... twelve? I don't know!
  • 3. 

    What exactly do you feel the basis of gender to be?

    • A.

      Genitalia, hormones, chromosomes, and brain structure. I mean, duh!

    • B.

      Gender may be a social construct; but it's based in, or influenced by, biology.

    • C.

      Gender is how we act, not what we are: we're all human, after all.

    • D.

      It's a lot of heretofore un-named social, biological, and psychological factors masquerading as a bi-polar system. I mean, duh!

    Correct Answer
    B. Gender may be a social construct; but it's based in, or influenced by, biology.
    Explanation
    The answer states that while gender is a social construct, it is also influenced by biology. This means that while societal factors play a role in determining gender, biological factors such as genitalia, hormones, chromosomes, and brain structure also contribute to our understanding of gender. It acknowledges that both social and biological factors are involved in shaping our understanding of gender.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following most nearly matches your own ideas about gender and sexual preference?

    • A.

      Birds do it, bees do it. Face it: heterosexuality is natural.

    • B.

      I'm straight, but sometimes I lust in my heart for... umm... other things.

    • C.

      Well, in theory, I imagine I could be attracted to anyone, no matter what gender they are.

    • D.

      Oh, come on! As long as no one's getting hurt, any pleasurable activity between any two (or more) consenting adults is just dandy.

    Correct Answer
    D. Oh, come on! As long as no one's getting hurt, any pleasurable activity between any two (or more) consenting adults is just dandy.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that as long as no one is being harmed, any consensual sexual activity between adults is acceptable, regardless of gender or sexual preference. This viewpoint promotes a non-judgmental and inclusive attitude towards different sexual orientations and preferences. It emphasizes the importance of consent and prioritizes the well-being of individuals involved in sexual activities.

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  • 5. 

    How have you lived your gendered life so far?

    • A.

      I have been living my biological destiny.

    • B.

      I may have been living a biologically-destined gender, but I don't want to any more.

    • C.

      I've been experimenting: using bits of some genders here, and bits of other genders there.

    • D.

      Let's just say that in the battle of the sexes, I'm a conscientious objector.

    Correct Answer
    A. I have been living my biological destiny.
    Explanation
    The answer suggests that the individual has been living their life according to the gender assigned to them at birth, based on their biological characteristics. They have not expressed any desire or intention to deviate from this assigned gender.

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  • 6. 

    Has anything you've seen or read about gender recently made you want to stretch your own gender?

    • A.

      No. I'm happy the way I am. Always have been, always will be.

    • B.

      Not really, but I might be more lenient when it comes to other people.

    • C.

      Yes, I might consider that... but it's a little intimidating.

    • D.

      Yup. Now I'm more determined than ever.

    Correct Answer
    D. Yup. Now I'm more determined than ever.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the person is open to the idea of exploring and stretching their own gender identity. They feel more determined than ever to do so. This response indicates a willingness to challenge traditional gender norms and explore different aspects of their own identity.

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  • 7. 

    When you see someone on the street whose gender is unclear, how might you react?

    • A.

      Honestly? With some combination of revulsion, pity and bewilderment.

    • B.

      I try to figure out if it's a man or a woman.

    • C.

      I mentally give them a makeover so they can pass better as one or the other.

    • D.

      I probably notice they're staring at me, trying to figure out what I am!

    Correct Answer
    C. I mentally give them a makeover so they can pass better as one or the other.
  • 8. 

    Which of the following most nearly matches your definition for the word "transgender"?

    • A.

      It's some disorder that results in men cutting off their penises.

    • B.

      Being born in the wrong body, or having the wrong sex for your gender.

    • C.

      Changing from one gender to another, or just looking like you've done that.

    • D.

      Transgressing gender, breaking any rule of gender in any way at all.

    Correct Answer
    B. Being born in the wrong body, or having the wrong sex for your gender.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Being born in the wrong body, or having the wrong sex for your gender." This answer accurately describes the experience of being transgender, where an individual's gender identity does not align with the sex they were assigned at birth. It acknowledges that transgender individuals may feel that their gender identity does not match their physical body, and that they may seek to transition in order to align their gender expression with their gender identity.

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  • 9. 

    Who gets to say exactly what gender you are?

    • A.

      It's not up to anyone to say. Gender is a biological fact: man or woman.

    • B.

      Gender may be a biological fact, but biologists are constantly refining their definitions... and that makes me nervous.

    • C.

      I'm thinking we're force-fed gender by a conspiracy of science, law, and the media. Oliver Stone should make a movie about this.

    • D.

      I do.

    Correct Answer
    D. I do.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I do." This answer suggests that individuals have the autonomy and right to determine their own gender identity. It implies that no external authority should dictate or define someone's gender, and that individuals should have the freedom to express and identify themselves in a way that aligns with their own understanding and experience of gender.

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  • 10. 

    Okay, what's your gender?

    • A.

      Oh, please. I'm a real (man or woman).

    • B.

      Well, I'm a biological (man or woman).

    • C.

      I was afraid I'd be asked this question... I'm just not sure anymore.

    • D.

      Fiddle-de-dee... tomorrow is another gender.

    Correct Answer
    A. Oh, please. I'm a real (man or woman).
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that the person is confident in their gender identity and believes that being a "real" man or woman is a valid and genuine expression of their identity. They do not feel the need to justify or explain their gender further.

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