Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
In differentiating between the terms sex and gender,
Primary sexual characteristics refer to
Which of the following occurs first developmentally?
Secondary sexual characteristics include
Menarche is to menopause as
A major sign of puberty in women is the onset of menstruation, called
__________ refers to the release of ova (eggs) from the ovaries.
__________ refers to an end to regular monthly menstrual periods.
The female hormones are called
Male as well as female hormones are secreted by the __________ glands of both sexes.
Which of the following is responsible for the secretion of sex hormones?
Development of male genitals before birth is largely due to the presence of __________ in the male.
There is no structural difference between males and females in the first __________ of prenatal development.
Which of the following statements is FALSE?
When an otherwise female child is born with male genitals because of an over-secretion of androgen, the condition is called the
Which statement is TRUE regarding male-female differences?
Females with prenatal exposure to male hormones are
Which of the following statements concerning gender identity is TRUE?
One's personal, private sense of maleness or femaleness is known as
The observable traits, mannerisms, interests, and behaviors defined by one's culture as "male" or "female" are one's
The favored pattern of behavior expected of each sex is called
According to the text, gender identity is usually formed
Given the fact that gender roles are so different culture to culture, we could assume that
Oversimplified assumptions about the nature of men and women are
Learning from one's environment how to act "masculine" or "feminine" is known as
Which dimension of gender would typically be the last to develop?
A person with a strong gender role stereotype would probably make which of the following statements?
Gender role socialization begins at
The tendency for boys to engage in instrumental behaviors and girls to engage in expressive behaviors is evidence for
People who possess the personality traits traditionally called "male" and "female" are called
Human arousal may be triggered by
Gagnon researched the unspoken plans that guide our sexual behavior and called these mental plans
The ultimate erogenous zone in both males and females is/are the
Studies of sexual arousal show that
Reduction in sex drive is most likely to accompany
The effects of sterilization in humans
The contemporary view of masturbation is that it is
Masturbation or self-stimulation in a three-year-old child would be a sign of
Which of the following is TRUE about masturbation?
__________ refers to one's degree of emotional and erotic attraction to members of the same gender, opposite gender, or both genders.
Sexual orientation refers to
Which of the following factors influences sexual orientation?
If one identical twin is homosexual or bisexual, there is a __________ percent chance that the other twin is, too.
There is research that indicates a genetic tendency for homosexuality, which is contributed by the
Simon Levay has found a difference between heterosexuals and homosexuals in
Which of the following statements concerning homosexuality is TRUE?
Psychological testing of homosexuals shows
The belief that heterosexuality is better or more natural than homosexuality is called
The most objective laboratory research on human sexual response was done by which of the following?
The Masters and Johnson studies differed from earlier studies because they included
The typical order of human sexual response is
The phase of sexual response indicated by initial signs of sexual arousal is the __________ phase.
The second stage of human sexual response is the __________ phase.
In males, a second orgasm is temporarily (or completely) prevented by a
The phase of sexual response involving a return to lower levels of sexual tension and arousal is the __________ phase.
Which of the following statements concerning sexual response is TRUE?
Which belief of Freud's was disproved by Masters and Johnson?
Which of the following are classified as a paraphilia or sexual deviation?
Pedophilia, exhibitionism, voyeurism, and frotteurism are all examples of
Desiring and having sex with children or child molesting is referred to as
Sexually touching and or rubbing against a non-willing person is called
Secretly viewing the genitals of others for sexual gratification is known as
Achieving sexual arousal by wearing clothes of the opposite sex is known as
Which of the following is NOT a sexual disorder
Gaining sexual gratification from inanimate objects is referred to as
The majority of child molesters are
Signs of child molestation include
Behavior that might indicate a child has been molested includes
The pace of the "sexual revolution" has slowed recently largely due to
According to the text, what is happening to the "double standard" regarding acceptable male and female sexual behavior?
Which of the following statements concerning date rape is true?
Facts regarding rape include which of the following?
Which of the following describes how AIDS kills its victims?
The spread of the AIDS virus occurs
After becoming infected by the HIV virus, a person can still test negative for HIV for up to
The AIDS virus can be transmitted by
Hypoactive sexual desire is said to exist when
A person who desires sexual activity but does not become sexually aroused is suffering from