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Fertilization normally takes place in the
uterus
cervix
fallopian tubes
vagina
ovary
Sperm are viable in the female reproductive tract for ________ day(s).
one
two
three
four
five
An egg's peak fertile period lasts 8 to 12 hours, but an egg can be fertilized for up to ________ hours following ovulation
14
16
20
24
36
The sex of a baby is determined
at delivery
at the moment of conception
upon labor
during the first trimester
during the second trimester
The embryonic cells that proliferate and eventually form the placenta, umbilical cord, and the amniotic sac are called
trophoblasts.
blastocysts.
embryonic cells.
endometrial cells.
stem cells
Together, the ________ and the ________ form the lifeline between the mother and the fetus.
fallopian tubes, vagina
cervix, uterus
umbilical cord, vagina
placenta, cervix
placenta, umbilical cord
The greatest amount of fetal growth occurs during the _______ month of pregnancy
fourth
fifth
sixth
seventh
eigth

Which of the following increases the risk of having a low-birth-weight baby?
The mother is less than 18 years of age
The mother is from a low socio-economic status
The mother receives late prenatal care.
The mother smokes during pregnancy
all of the above

Dieting during pregnancy can be harmful because the breakdown of fat produces toxic substances called
hormones
pheromones
monosaccharides.
fibers
ketones

Compared with other developed countries, the United States ranks ________ in infant deaths.
10th
20th
28th
30th
35th

Human sexuality is part of one's ________ personality
emotional
total
reproductive
mental
physical

Human sexuality involves the ________, ________, and ________ dimensions.
biological, physiological, psychological
biological, physiological, sociocultural
psychological, physiological, sociocultural
biological, psychological, sociocultural
physiological, psychological, emotional
Sexual arousal is a(n) ________ function.
physiological
emotional
psychological
mental
intellectural

________ is the belief that once the cultural and historical aspects are taken away, the essence of sexuality is biological.
experientialism
existentialism
essentialism
extentialism
esteemalism

The sexual double standard means that men may be ________ but women may not be ________.
honest, promiscuous
honest, honest
promiscuous, promiscuous
sexual, sensual
sensual, sexual

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the sexual therapist, says that sexual behavior "is all between the ________."
legs
eyes
arms
ears
feet

________ is the belief that sexual identities are acquired from and influenced by the social environment.
social constructionism
social essentialism
constructional existentialism
constructional essentialism
social existentialism

Research should be conducted in an environment that is
free from bias
moderate
liberal
covertly biased
conservative

Researchers choose their METHOD of research based on
the problem being studied.
the problem and the population being studied.
the scientific method.
whether the phenomenon can be observed.
whether they like the problem being studied.

Which of the following is the order of the scientific method?
identifying a research question, formulating a hypothesis, reviewing the literature, operationalizing variables, collecting data, analyzing data
identifying a research question, reviewing the literature, formulating a hypothesis, operationalizing variables, collecting data, analyzing data
identifying a research question, collecting data, analyzing data, reviewing the literature, operationalizing variables
identifying a research question, reviewing the literature, collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, analyzing data
collecting data, analyzing data, identifying a research question, formulating a hypothesis, operationalizing variables
Question 21 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The term "generalization" means the ability to conclude that the study's _______ could be obtained outside the study.
methods
case question
variables
same results
structure

Question 22 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is a characteristic of subjects that may influence an experiment?
researcher bias
subject syndrome
volunteer bias
observer objectivity
volunteer anxiety

Question 23 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Generalization can only occur if
the study results could have been obtained outside the study
the study results could apply only to an isolated situation.
the results generally occurred in the study.
the methods were generalized.
the hypothesis was formulated indirectly

Question 24 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is true of self-report data?
Researchers tell the subjects about their previous research.
It involves the subjects' body language.
It involves the subjects' or respondents' personal accounts.
It involves the subjects' observable behaviors.
It includes the subjects' socioeconomic levels

Question 25 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
When people ________, they have a tendency to forget past events or embellish them.
operationalize
hypothesize
self-report
randomize
hyperbolize

Question 26 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
A(n) ________ is a written instrument designed to gather information.
hypothesise
population
interview
sample
questionnaire

Question 27 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
A(n) ________ is an in-depth study of an individual or a small, select group of individuals.
case study
experiential study
quantitative study
questionnaire
none of the above

Question 28 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
One of the pleasures of being in a long-term relationship that can eventually lead to difficulties is that
communication is easier with someone you trust.
once you have established a pattern of resolving conflict, the excitement goes out of the relationship
two incomes are rarely really better than one
the longer you date, the more direct your communication will become.
there is such a high level of comfort that sometimes you do not talk.

Question 29 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
When sexual partners fail to communicate freely about sexuality or other topics
communication will persist, but at a low level.
their relationship is bound to become limited in scope over time.
it is always time to seek professional help.
it is not necessarily a bad thing.
it is mainly because the people involved are introverted.

Question 30 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
According to the basic communication model, a message can be influenced by
the sender's mood, background, culture, and frame of reference
the sender's background
the sender's culture
the receiver's frame of reference
none of the above

Question 31 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The term "bypassing" describes _______.
when the receiver of a message is not engaged in active listening.
receiving a muddled message.
converting an idea into words or gestures to convey meaning
misunderstandings that result from missed meanings.
translating a message from its symbol form into meaning.

Question 32 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Decoding is
when a receiver responds verbally or nonverbally.
being engaged in active listening
translating the message from its symbol form into meaning.
being able to filter out noise.
none of the above

Question 33 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Nonverbal communication is ________ percent of an overall message
10
25
50
90
93

Question 34 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is an example of feedback?
The receiver of a message responds verbally or nonverbally
Words have different meanings to different people
The sender checks for understanding
A message is translated from its symbol form into meaning.
The message is corrected.

Question 35 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is not an example of nonverbal communication?
waving
slouching
crossing your arms
sighing
frowning

Question 36 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
When verbal and nonverbal messages conflict, receivers often put more faith in
what a person says
nonverbal cues
senders who offer prolonged eye contact`
both what was said and nonverbal cues
none of the above

Question 37 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
If a student in a class is leaning forward in her chair and maintaining consistent eye contact with the teacher, you would assume that she is
actively listening
bored and anxious for the class to be over
fatigued
trying to cheat by looking at another student's paper
none of the above

Question 38 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Collectively, the external female genitals are called the
corpora cavernosa
vulva
hymen
vagina
cervix

Question 39 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________ lubricate(s) the labia during sexual intercourse.
Bartholin's glands
copora cavernosa
ovaries
hymen
pituitary gland

Question 40 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is not true about the vagina?
It surrounds the penis during intercourse
It is the route of exit for a newborn baby.
It receives male ejaculate during intercourse
It is the place of development for a fertilized egg.
It is the place of exit for menstrual flow.

Question 41 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The two muscles that support and encircle the vagina are the
pubococcygeal and vastus medialis
pubococcygeal and piriformis
bulbocavernosus and pubococcygeal
bulbocavernosus and obturator externus
introitus and iliopsoas

Question 42 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is an internal female genital?
clitoris
labia minora
uterus
labia majora
mons publis

Question 43 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The function of the uterus is to
provide sexual arousal for the female
give birth
push the newborn through the fallopian tube
hold the fallopian tubes
nurture a developing embryo and fetus

Question 44 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________ is the mouth of the uterus through which the vagina extends
perimetrium
labia minora
clitoris
cervix
corpus

Question 45 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The innermost layer of the uterus is the
endometrium
myometrium
perimetrium
fundus
epididymus

Question 46 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The destination of a fertilized ovum, or egg, is the ________ of the uterus.

endometrium
perimetrium
myometrium
fundus
corpus

Question 47 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Fertilization normally occurs in the
Graafian follicle
corpus luteum
fallopian tubes
uterus
ovary

Question 48 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The male external genitals are the ________ and the ________.
glans penis, vas deferens
penis, testes
penis, scrotum
glans, corona
foreskin, glans penis

Question 49 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The average penis is about ________ when relaxed (flaccid).
1 to 4 inches
2 to 5 inches
3 to 4 inches
4 to 6 inches
none of the above

Question 50 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________ helps to form a seal with the walls of the vagina during sexual intercourse.
scrotum
glans
meatus
van deferens
coronal ridge

Question 51 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________, an Indian book on erotica, classified men according to penis size.
Kamakazi
Kamasomata
Kamakoni
Kamasutra
Katmandu

Question 52 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Two common contradictory views regarding penile size currently exist in our society. They are ______ and ______.
some men are showers, some men are growers
short flaccid penises grow larger when erect, longer penises overall are shorter when erect
the larger the penis, the more satisfied the female; sexaul partners do not care about penis size
women do not care about size, the vagina adapts to any size
none of the above

Question 53 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
When it comes to sexual satisfaction, experts have concluded that penis width and length are
unrelated to sexual satisfaction
related to some degree with satisfaction.
high sources of anxiety for men.
related psychologically to women and how they feel about their breasts
none of the above

Question 54 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Kegel exercises are designed to do what for men?
tone the stomach
make erections possible
make intercourse easier
strengthen the muscle around the penis for more intense orgasms
none of the above

Question 55 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The foreskin is also known as the
prepuce
glans penis
meatus
smegma

Question 56 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Temperature control of sperm by the scrotum and the spermatic cords is necessary because sperm need to be
about 2 degrees F warmer than body temperature
about 5.6 degrees F cooler than body temperature
about 5.6 degrees F warmer than the rest of the body
exactly the same as normal body temperature
about 2 degrees F cooler than normal body temperature

Question 57 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The testes are male gonads that are known to produce
500 sperm every second
500 sperm every minute
50,000 sperm every second
50,000 sperm every minute
1 million sperm every day

Question 58 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
When males reach puberty, _________ increases their muscle mass and skeletal development
estrogen
adipose tissue
protein
androgen
prolactin

Question 59 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Miscarriage rates are
higher for male fetuses
lower for male fetuses
about the same for both male and female fetuses
extremely low for both genders in the United States
none of the above

Question 60 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
At menarche, estrogen levels increase the development of
fat tissue and the enlargement of the female pelvis
physical differences
adipose tissue in boys
hormones responsible for the cessation of the menstrual cycle.
none of the above

Question 61 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
In early adolescence, girls outperform boys at which of the following types of tasks?
visual-spatial
math
physical
language and verbal
none of the above

Question 62 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
In general, women _______ than men, but they also experience more ________ and make more extensive use of the health-care system.
live longer, male doctor preference
die earlier, illnesses
live longer, physical trauma
are smarter, mental illnesses
live longer, health problems

Question 63 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
When it comes to gender differences and dating,
more females than males are actually deceptive
males are especially sensitive to rejection.
females assume that males will attempt to deceive them.
females are more likely to be introverted than males
males are more cautious about dating

Question 64 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Women often derive intimacy from
sexual behaviors
the act of coitus
talking
physical closeness
physical touch

Question 65 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
According to Peplau (2003), which of the following important gender differences is related to sexuality?
Women place greater emphasis on committed relationships as a context for sexuality
Women's sexuality tends to be more malleable and capable of change over time.
Aggression is more strongly linked to sexuality for men than for women.
all of the above

Question 66 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________ system is called the "seat of emotions."
reticular activating
nervous
limbic
physiological
endocrine

Question 67 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________ can be considered the connection between mind and body.
medulla oblongata
reticular activating system
cerebellum
limbic system
autonomic nervous system

Question 68 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is not a reaction of the body when a person is sexually aroused?
muscles relax
the mind starts to race
perspiration occurs
heart rate increases
certain arteries are instructed to open

Question 69 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________ is responsible for the secretion of hormones that travel to various body parts instructing them how to behave.
autonomic nervous system
limbic system
diencephalons system
reticular activating system
endocrine system

Question 70 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
In men, sex flush occurs during the ________ phase, whereas in women it may occur during the plateau or in the ________ phase.
plateau, excitement
plateau, resolution
refractory, excitement
excitement, plateau
excitement, resolution

Question 71 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The process that results in vaginal lubrication during the excitement phase is a(n)
orgasmic platform
transudation
uterine orgasm
myotonia
tachycardia

Question 72 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The second phase of Masters and Johnson's sexual response cycle is the ________ phase.
orgasm
excitement
emission
plateau
resolution

Question 73 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The increase in heart rate that occurs during sexual activity is known as
myotonia
hyperventilation
vasocongestion
tachycardia
sex flush

Question 74 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Increased blood flow to the pelvic area during sexual arousal is called
vasocongestion
tachycardia
myotonia
hyperventilation
sex flush

Question 75 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Females sometimes experience a sexual response cycle similar to that of males EXCEPT
they can have multiple orgasms with a refractory period
they generally move from excitement to plateau and then to orgasm
when they are menstruating
the resolution phase is shorter in duration than in males
they can have multiple orgasms without a refractory period

Question 76 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Contraception is the means of preventing _______ from occurring during sexual intercourse.
pleasure
pregnancy
STDs
pain
infertility

Question 77 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following forms of contraception helps provide protection against STDs?
condoms
oral contraceptives
hormonal implants
sterilization
IUDs

Question 78 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Which of the following is the only 100-percent effective method of fertility control and STI protection?
condoms and spermicide together
condoms and a hormonal contraceptive together
abstinence
oral contraceptions
condoms

Question 79 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
________ is the avoidance of any type of sexual intercourse.
withdrawal
abstinence
monogamy
polygamy
avoidance

Question 80 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
________ is the contraceptive method of removing the penis from the vagina before ejaculation.
abstinance
sterilization
monogamy
withdrawal
avoidance

Question 81 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
______ condoms do not provide protection against STDs.
latex
lambskin
trojan
polyurethane
all of the above

Question 82 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Oral contraceptives
suppress ovulation.
mimic the changes that occur in pregnancy.
can be taken by both males and females.
a and b
a and c

Question 83 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
An advantage of using condoms is that they
are easy to get
can help a man control ejaculation
are relatively inexpensive
reduce the risk of HIV transmission 10-fold with consistent use
all of the above

Question 84 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
________ is the stimulation of one's own genitals for sexual pleasure
mutual masturbation
masturbation
coitus
fellatio
cunnilingis

Question 85 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Many of our attitudes regarding sexual activity are part of our ________ past.
cultural
shameful
joyful
creative
proud

Question 86 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The ________ believed they were partners with ________ in replenishing the Earth, and thus enacted laws against ________ sexual behavior.
Ancient Egyptians, Osiris, same sex
Ancient Hebrews, Moses, same sex
Medieval Europeans, God, any
Ancient Hebrews, God, nonprocreative
Ancient Christians, God, nonprocreative

Question 87 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
________ is a nickname for masturbation that was often used in the past.
sin
spilling of seed
onanism
adamism
hairy palm disease

Question 88 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
The majority of research indicates that approximately ________ of males and _________ of females report having masturbated.
45%, 30%
25%, 5%

15%, 30%
60%, 90%
90%, 60%

Question 89 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Sexual fantasies provide people with a ________ means of engaging in sexual activities in which they may never wish to partake.
realistic
safe
coercive
voyeuristic
group

Question 90 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
Foreplay is the ________ contact that usually precedes coitus or oral-genital sexual activity.
emotional
spiritual
social
physical
planned

Question 91 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
________ is the stimulation of the female genitalia by the mouth, lips, and/or tongue of the sexual partner.
fellatio
cunnilingis
69
analingus
none of the above

Question 92 (Multiple Choice Worth .107 points)
________ is oral contact with a male's penis.
fellatio
cunnilingis
69
analingus
none of the above

________ is when two partners simultaneously stimulate each other's genitalia orally.
fellatio
cunnilingis
69
analingus
none of the above

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