Test Your Knowledge About Spermicide! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Test Your Knowledge About Spermicide! Trivia Questions Quiz

Spermicide is a contraceptive substance that destroys sperm and is usuallyused before sexual intercourse. The use of this method is not so effective compared to other contraceptives even though it is one of the oldest methods and that is why people are advices to use protection. Take our quiz and find out how much you know about spermicides.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The common active ingredient for all spermicidal products in the US, contain ______________ as their active ingredient.
    • A. 

      Nonoxynol - 8

    • B. 

      Nonoxynol - 9

    • C. 

      Octoxynol - 9

    • D. 

      Octoxynol - 8

  • 2. 
    After intercourse, how long should a woman wait until she rinses out the vaginal area?
    • A. 

      At least 3 hours after intercourse

    • B. 

      At least 6 hours after intercourse

    • C. 

      At least 12 hours after intercourse

    • D. 

      Immediately after intercourse

  • 3. 
    Which of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Spermicides can be applied up to 1 hour before intercourse and must be reapplied with each act of intercourse

    • B. 

      Possible mucosal damage to the vagina and cervix can occur with low or short exposure

    • C. 

      Some disadvantages of spermicides include: lower effectiveness, compared to other contraceptive methods, no protection against STIs, and increased risk of vaginal irritation

  • 4. 
    Which of the following forms of spermicides is considered the most difficult to use?
    • A. 

      Gels

    • B. 

      Films

    • C. 

      Suppositories

    • D. 

      Foams

  • 5. 
    What is the failure rate for this form of birth control?
    • A. 

      28%

    • B. 

      36%

    • C. 

      14%

    • D. 

      3%