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HSC Perspectives on Human Sexuality Test Answers 1

Question: According to Lips (2007), gay and lesbian couples tend to have a greater power imbalance than do heterosexual couples because of male/female disparity.
a. true
B. FALSE

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FALSE

HETEROSEXUAL COUPLES HAVE GREATER POWER IMBALANCE THAN LGBT COUPLES 'CUZ GENDER ROLES

Question: Which of the following kinds of love is something one dreams about but is difficult to sustain over time?
A. COMPANIONATE LOVE
B. ROMANTIC LOVE
C. CONSUMMATE LOVE
D. FATUOUS LOVE

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CONSUMMATE LOVE

Question: According to Blum (1997), heterosexual men have more willing partners than gay men because women are highly interested in casual sex.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

GAY MEN HAVE MORE WILLING PARTNERS THAN GAY MEN B/C WOMEN ARE NOT INTERESTED IN CASUAL SEX (POOR HETEROSEXUAL MEN!)

Question: Love burns brightly but soon flickers and dies in the storge style of love.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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FALSE

EROS BURNS BRIGHTLY; STORGE IS LOVE BETWEEN COMPANIONS

Question: Before beginning a sexual relationship, it would be wise for a woman to assess her partner's
A. SOCIAL STATUS
B. WHITE BLOOD COUNT
C. POWER ISSUES
D. SEXUAL HISTORY

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SEXUAL HISTORY

Question: Joseph and Lillian have been married for 9 years and love each other exceedingly. They share their joys and sorrows and spend significant time with each other. They go on vacation together and place a high priority on fulfilling each other's needs. However, they do not have erotic feelings for one another. Identify the sexual style that is most likely followed by Joseph and Lillian in this scenario.
A. THE EMOTIONALLY EXPRESSIVE STYLE
B. THE TRADITIONAL STYLE
C. THE COMPLEMENTARY STYLE
D. THE SOULMATE STYLE

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SOULMATE STYLE

Question: Sex therapists consider fantasies about other lovers while having sex with a partner to be
A. A SIGN OF RELATIONSHIP PROBLEMS
B. A WARNING SIGN THAT THE PERSON MAY BE UNFAITHFUL
C. PERFECTLY NORMAL AND VERY TYPICAL
D. REFLECTIONS OF TRUE UNMET NEEDS

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PERFECTLY NORMAL AND VERY TYPICAL

Question: Which of the following are like plans that organize and direct one's sexual behavior?
A. SEXUAL RIGHTS
B. SEXUAL SCRIPTS
C. SEXUAL STEREOTYPES
D. SEXUAL POSTERS

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SEXUAL SCRIPTS

Question: According to the a research study (Laumann, Gagnon, Michael, & Michaels, 1994), identify a true statement about people who engage in relatively little autoerotic activity when compared to people who engage in autoerotic activities.
A. THEY ARE MORE LIKELY TO HAVE SEX FREQUENTLY
B. THEY ARE LESS LIKELY TO REFRAIN FROM ANAL SEX
C. THEY ARE LESS LIKELY TO PREFER A WIDE RANGE OF SEXUAL TECHNIQUES
D. THEY ARE MORE LIKELY TO ENGAGE IN ORAL SEX WITH THEIR PARTNER

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THEY ARE LESS LIKELY TO PREFER A WIDE RANGE OF SEXUAL TECHNIQUES

Question: Though Zaira is less active erotically, whenever her partner initiates sex she tends to be open to his preferences. They are both committed to each other and focus on maintaining a peaceful, stable relationship giving less importance to sex. Which of the following sexual styles do Zaira and her partner most likely practice?
A. THE TRADITIONAL STYLE
B. THE COMPLEMENTARY STYLE
C. THE SOULMATE STYLE
D. THE EMOTIONALLY EXPRESSIVE STYLE

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THE TRADITIONAL STYLE

Question: During gym class at an elementary school, Ms. Yomogida sends the boys to the football field, while she teaches the girls ballet. This is a typical example of how teachers
A. EMPHASIZE PHYSICAL FITNESS FOR BOTH SEXES
B. MODEL NON-STEREOTYPIC ROLES FOR BOTH SEXES
C. USE GENDER-INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIORAL APPELLATIONS IN SOCIALIZING CHILDREN
D. SERVE AS AGENTS OF TRADITIONAL GENDER-ROLE SOCIALIZATION

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SERVE AS AGENTS OF TRADITIONAL GENDER-ROLE SOCIALIZATION

Question: Henry is born male. However, he is convinced that he is meant to be a woman and not a man. He likes cross-dressing and also does exercises at home to tone his body down and make it look feminine. Here, Henry is most likely to be concerned about
A. GENDER AFFINITY
B. HIS SEXUAL ORIENTATION
C. GENDER IDENTITY
D. SEXUAL SATISFACTION

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GENDER IDENTITY

Question: Sydney loves participating in adventure sports and driving racing cars. She aspires to become a Formula One racer. She dresses like a tomboy and avoids making remarks when asked about her gender expectations. In this scenario, Sydney's behavior is most likely consistent with the behavior of individuals who are ________.
A. GENDER VARIANT
B. HETERONORMATIVE
C. GENDER NONCONFORMING
D. PANSEXUAL

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GENDER VARIANT

GENDER VARIANT SAME AS GENDER NONCONFORMING

Question: The umbrella term for those whose gender expression or identity is not congruent with the sex assigned at birth and whose gender is not validated by the dominant culture is
A. HOMOSEXUAL
B. CISGENDER
C. HETEROSEXUAL
D. TRANSGENDER

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TRANSGENDER

Question: Which of the following refers to the physical sex structures of a person such as gonads, uterus, vulva, vagina, and penis?
A. GENETIC SEX
B. GENDER DYSPHORIA
C. ANATOMICAL SEX
D. SEXUAL DIMORPHISM

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ANATOMICAL SEX

Question: The belief that a "real man" is not gay and therefore gay men are not "real men" is an example of
A. HETERONORMATIVITY
B. HOMOPHOBIA
C. MISANDRY
D. MISOGYNY

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HETERONORMATIVITY

Question: Aaron was genetically male at birth, but he had ambiguous genitalia. As a result, his parents raised him as a female. A medical examination revealed that Aaron was unable to produce dihydrotestosterone in utero, and hence he would most likely be infertile in the future. During adolescence, Aaron adopted a male gender role. Aaron was most likely suffering from ________.
A. KLINEFELTER SYNDROME
B. TURNER SYNDROME
C. CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA
D. 5;APHA REDUCTASE DEFICIENCY

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5-ALPHA REDUCTASE DEFICIENCY

Question: All of the following are aspects of our anatomical sex EXCEPT
A. GENITALS
B. HORMONES
C. GONADS
D. INTERNAL REPRODUCTIVE STRUCTURES

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HORMONES

THOSE ARE GENETIC SEX

Question: While being interviewed for the position of a commercial airline pilot, Julia is questioned if she would be able to handle in-flight situations as efficiently as a male pilot. Annoyed with the interviewers' attitude, she challenges them to test her abilities and hire her should she succeed. She passes all the tests and, as a result, the airline hires her. In this scenario, Julia most likely defies ________.
A. HETERONORMATIVITY
B. A GENDER-ROLE STEREOTYPE
C. GENDER DYSPHORIA
D. A GENDER SCHEMA

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A GENDER-ROLE STEREOTYPE

Question: By what age does one internalize and identify with one's gender?
A. 1 YEAR
B. 2 YEARS
C. 5 YEARS
D. 7 YEARS

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2 YEARS

Question: Pam always keeps a picture of her boyfriend in her purse. She kisses his photograph whenever she misses him and always tucks it under her pillow while going to bed at night. She exhibits
A. VOYEURISM
B. SOCIALISM
C. FETISHISM
D. EXHIBITIONISM

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FETISHISM

Question: In the nineteenth century, White middle-class Americans believed that it was part of a woman's duty to tame unruly male sexual impulses.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: What belief about two-spirits is prevalent among the Zuni of New Mexico?
A. TWO-SPIRITS ARE SHAMANS WHO POSSESS SPIRITUAL POWER
B. TWO-SPIRITS ARE UNNATURAL AND PERVERTED INDIVIDUALS
C. TWO-SPIRITS ARE CONSIDERED THIRD GENDER
D. TWO-SPIRITS ARE SACRED BEINGS

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TWO-SPIRITS ARE CONSIDERED A THIRD GENDER

Question: Normal sexual behavior is behavior that conforms to a group's average, or median, patterns of behavior.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: Because human sexual activity has such diversity, most sex researchers have advocated that in place of such terms as normal/abnormal or natural/unnatural, we use the term
A. SEXUAL DEVIANCY
B. SEXUAL VARIATION
C. SEXUAL MORALITY
D. SEXUAL ANOMALY

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SEXUAL VARIATION

Question: Which of the following statements best summarizes Havelock Ellis's view on homosexuality?
A. HE SAW IT AS A HARMLESS CONGENITAL CONDITION
B. HE BELIEVED THAT EXCESSIVE MASTURBATION LED TO HOMOSEXUALITY
C. HE VIEWED SUCH INTERESTS AS A TYPE OF IMMATURE SEXUALITY
D. HE CONSIDERED FEMALE HOMOSEXUALITY AS A SUPERIOR SEXUAL LIFESTYLE

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HE SAW IT AS A HARMLESS CONGENITAL CONDITION

ELLIS IS A KING AND SUPPORTS LGBT RIGHTS

Question: One way to assess the credibility of a website with information about sexuality is to
A. ASK A LICENSED SEX THERAPIST ABOUT IT
B. INVESTIGATE ITS SPONSOR
C. LOOK FOR THE INFORMATION ON GOOGLE SCHOLAR
D. LOOK FOR TESTIMONIALS ABOUT THE SITE

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INVESTIGATE ITS SPONSOR

Question: Value judgments tend to
A. CLARIFY VIEWS ABOUT HUMAN SEXUALITY
B. FOSTER OBJECTIVITY IN THE STUDY OF SEXUALITY
C. OBSCURE THE SEARCH FOR UNDERSTANDING IN TERMS OF SEXUALITY
D. UNDERMINE SEXUAL NORMS IN A SOCIETY

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OBSCURE THE SEARCH FOR UNDERSTANDING IN TERMS OF SEXUALITY

VALUE JUDGEMENTS < OBJECTIVITY

Question: According to Sigmund Freud, the fear that a phallic-stage boy feels because of his desires toward his mother leads to
A. NEUROSIS
B. PENIS ENVY
C. A SUPPRESSED LIBIDO
D. CASTRATION ANXIETY

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CASTRATION ANXIETY

Question: Which of the following is true of African Americans' traditional ideologies of sexuality?
A. WOMEN SHOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDOM USE
B. MEN MUST AVOID SEX WITH NUMEROUS WOMEN
C. IT IS ACCEPTABLE FOR MEN TO BE GAY OR BISEXUAL
D. WOMEN MUST ENGAGE IN CONCURRENT SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS

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WOMEN SHOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDOM USE

MEN SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE SEX WITH NUMEROUS WOMEN, NOT BE GAY OR BISEXUAL, AND ALSO ENGAGE IN CONCURRENT SEXUAL RELATIONSHIPS

Question: As Cathy is approaching orgasm, she notices what appears to be a rash on her chest. This is most likely to be a
A. SEX FLUSH
B. PROSTAGLANDIN SURGE
C. MYOTONIC RASH
D. POSTURAL HYPOTENSION RASH

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sEX FLUSH

Question: A group of physical and psychological symptoms that may occur 7-14 days before a woman's menstrual period is known as ________.
A. TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME
B. MENARCHE
C. PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
D. AMENORRHEA

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PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME

Question: Heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding is called
A. DYSMENORRHEA
B. AMENORRHEA
C. MENARCHE
D. MENORRHAGIA

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MENORRHAGIA

Question: Erin, a middle-aged woman, often gets depressed, angry, and irritated about 7-14 days before her menstrual cycle. She gets headaches and feels tired during this period. Which of the following menstrual problems is Erin most likely experiencing in this scenario?
A. DYSMENORRHEA
B. PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
C. AMENORRHEA
D. TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME

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PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME

Question: One of the biological purposes of vaginal lubrication caused by sexual excitement is to
A. MAXIMIZE EXPOSURE TO INFECTION
B. CREATE A MORE HOSPITABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR SPERM
C. REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF PREGNANCY
D. CREATE A MORE ACIDIC ENVIRONMENT FOR SPERM

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CREATE A MORE HOSPITABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR SPERM

Question: The scrotum is
A. THE MALE REPRODUCTIVE GLAND THAT PRODUCES HORMONES
B. A POUCH OF LOOSE SKIN THAT HOLDS THE TESTES
C. A WRINKLED PROTECTOR OF THE GLANS
D. THE CARRIER OF SPERM FROM THE TESTES TO THE URETHRA

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A POUCH OF LOOSE SKIN THAT HOLDS THE TESTES

Question: The root of the penis attaches the penis within the pelvic cavity.
A. TRUE
B. FALSE

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TRUE

Question: The point at which ejaculation will occur even if stimulation ceases is called
A. ORGASM
B. EMISSION
C. EJACULATORY INEVITABILITY
D. RETROGRADE EJACULATION

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EJACULATORY INEVITABILITY

Question: The glans penis is important in sexual arousal because it contains a relatively high concentration of ________, making it responsive to stimulation.
A. SEMINAL FLUID
B. TESTOSTERONE
C. MELANIN
D. NERVE ENDINGS

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NERVE ENDINGS

Question: The frenulum is
A. THE RIM AT THE TIP OF THE PENIS
B. THE LOOSE SKIN COVERING THE SHAFT OF THE PENIS
C. A TRIANGULAR AREA OF SENSITIVE SKIN THAT ATTACHES THE GLANS TO THE FORESKIN
D. A GLAND UNDER THE FORESKIN

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A TRIANGULAR AREA OF SENSITIVE SKIN THAT ATTACHES TO THE GLANS OF THE FORESKIN

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