Prohibition in the 's of alcohol and access to contraceptives devices Which of the following best reflects current views toward homosexuality within Christianity?
There is much controversy within Christian denominations regarding homosexuality What view did early Taoism and Hinduism have in common? Sexual activity could help achieve spiritual growth and fulfillment The rate of teen pregnancy in the United States is the highest in the western world The rate of teen pregnancy in the United States is the highest among Western industrialized nations A factor that blurs differences between ethnic groups is that a significant, ever increasing proportion of the U.
There are great differences-some religious and cultures suggest sexual activity to promote spiritual growth Numerous research studies have demonstrated that comprehensive sex education programs increase the frequency of sexual intercourse In the early Western civilization, women's sexual power was considered a source of peril to men in the belief that the vagina has teeth.
Hypocritical and repressive "I believed that a truly spiritual person should be able to overcome sexual desire and lead a life of celibacy. Paul of Tarsus Which of the following individuals was a writer during the Protestant Reformation who recognized that marital sex was acceptable for reasons besides procreation? John Calvin Which of the following individuals would most disagree with the philosophies of Mary Wollstonecraft?
Which of the following is NOT true regarding Islam? Its followers adhere to the teachings of the Old Testament. According to Celia Mosher during the Victorian Era the majority of women experienced both sexual desires and orgasm.
Which of the following groups of individuals would be most likely to share similar sexual values? Theodore Van de Velde, Which is most accurate with respect to sexualization of the media? Greater sexualization of the media has accompanied the technological advances of TV, the internet and magazines Which of the following is the MOST likely effect of self-help articles found in magazines?
Their contributions are mixed because they may or may not provide accurate information. One of the primary reasons why homosexual behaviors were assumed to be forbidden in early Judeo-Christian traditions is probably because homosexual sex does not result in reproduction. The notion that procreation is the sole justification for having sexual relations is referred to as reproductive bias.
Which of the following statements is inconsistent with the Jezebel stereotype of black women's sexuality under slavery? Black women are considered ladylike. All of the following are undergoing an ethnic revival except Hispanic Americans. Which of the following was not suggested as a possible consequence of the view that reproduction is the only legitimate reason for sexual activity? Kissing and manual manipulation of genitals are devalued.
During the Victorian Era, men and women enjoyed great gender role flexibility False A man who feels his sex life has ended because he is no longer able to get an erection is a victim of sociobiological conditioning. The sex for procreation legacy is most clearly shown in which of the following statements? Midori thinks she is still a virgin because she has not yet had intercourse, although she has engaged in oral sex and mutual masturbation. This person saw celibacy as superior to marriage.
Paul of Tarsus The United States has the highest rate of pregnancy among adolescents in the Western world True The authors believe that the gender role legacy produces a negative impact on our sexuality. True Since China's economic reform and the Open Door policy of the s, changes in Chinese sexual attitudes and behaviors have manifest as higher rates of premarital sex Abstinence-only sex education in schools has been proven the best way to delay sexual intercourse in adolescents false Few societies have rules governng sexual behavior False Instances of sexual diversity include all but which one of the following?
Most societies regulate sexual expression but a few do not. The American Psychiatric Association no longer considers homosexuality to be a mental disorder True Which one is true concerning "sex manuals"? An early Chinese sex manual portrayed sexual techniques and intercourse positions. Thomas Aquinas Historical events, such as World War I, created an environment for increased equality and flexibility of gender roles True Sigmund Freud's subsystems of personality and behavior consisted of all of the following except Subego I believed sex, within marriage, is useful not just for procreation, but also to strengthen a relationship and relieve stress.
Martin Luther What key event of the 80s brought gay men and lesbians into the public limelight? The first AIDS diagnosis. In the original American colonies what would likely happen to a person who was known to engage in homosexual behaviors? They would be put to death, probably either by drowning or burning. Martin Luther and John Calvin Human sexuality may be expressed as ways in which we experience Jamal believes that a "real" man always makes the first sexual advance in a relationship.
Jamal's thinking best reflects adherence to rigid gender roles. Which of the following was not one of those contradictions? Which statement is true regarding homosexuality and mental health? The American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its list of mental disorders in A man prefers to have his partner initiate and be sexually aggressive with him, but he hesitates to tell her this for fear of her rejecting him Which of the following scenarios best illustrates the effects of rigid gender-role conditioning?
Which of the following persons is not associated with the view that sex is sinful? Havelock Ellis Which of the following is true regarding adolescent sex education? The majority of American public supports providing comprehensive sex educaiton inthe schools Attitudes and beliefs in the United States are becoming more polarized. Which of the following summarizes the effects of the political climate in the early 21st century on sexual attitudes and beliefs? Ancient Taoists promoted sex for pleasure as well as for spiritual reasons.
TRUE Educational levels are often associated with differing sexual behaviors and attitudes Which of the following best describes sexual differences within subcultures in the United States? TRUE Remote interactive technology now allows one person to control another's sex toy over the Internet.
Television Which of the following continues to make the most significant impact on sexual attitudes? Which of the following attacked the concept of giving girls dolls instead of schoolbooks? Mary Wollstonecraft Masters and Johnson"s book Human Sexual Response highlighted women's capacity for orgasm The cultural theme of sex-for-procreation may devalue sexual behaviors other than intercourse increased visibility of various "right-to-life" groups Which of the following events has had the LEAST impact in bringing sexual decision-making into the personal domain?
The L word and Queer as Folk The first cable programs portraying the lives - and highlighting the sex lives - of lesbian and gay individuals were Mary Wollstonecraft Which of the following individuals asserted that premarital and extramarital sex were NOT sinful? A women may feel reluctant to express her sexual desires to her male partner Which of the following is the BEST example of a potential effect of rigid gender-role conditioning?
Increased equality and flexibility of gender roles Witch hunts were the partial result of Eve the Temptress The opposing images of women as the virgin Madonna and evil temptress Eve originated during The witch hunts that began in the 15th century were reflective of a belief that women who were filled with carnal lust engaged in orgies with the devil All of the above Which of the following advances in technology lead to the possibility of "remote controlled sex"?
Which of the following best defines the psychosocial approach to understanding human sexuality? The view that emotions, attitudes, motivations, and social conditioning have a strong impact on sexual attitudes, values and behaviors.
TRUE The authors of the text argue that our history of gender role expectations continues to have a negative effect on our sexuality. Which of the following best describes the concept of acculturation? Replacing traditional beliefs with those of the dominant subculture A majority of parents support having sex education in schools. TRUE Components of sexual intelligence include All of the above responsible decisions, personal values One's personal understanding and the ability to make healthy sexual decisions defines one's sexual intelligence TRUE Sexual intelligence will help us make responsible decisions about our sexual behavior based on personal values.
TRUE Development of the oral contraceptive pill helped women feel able to explore their sexuality with reduced fear of the consequences. TRUE In China, the rates of sexually transmitted diseases and extramarital sex have been increasing since the s.
TRUE In China, the rates of sexually transmitted diseases and extramarital sex have been increasing Sexual knowledge and safe-sex skills have not kept up with the loosening of restrictions on sexual behavior in China as shown by an increase in single women obtaining abortions and the increasing rates of HIV infections. All of the above Sexual behaviors that provide pleasure without the possibility of procreation have been viewed at various times as Gay Pride month June started with the Stonewall incident Which one of the following was found in an analysis of music videos?
TRUE Some states now have laws which allow a pharmacist to refuse to fill a prescription for birth control based on their own moral values FALSE Fundamentalists hold a liberal view towards sexual behavior. FALSE It is safe to say that laws support social norms and an individual's right to privacy and personal choice.
Experiments A theory may be described as all of the following except measuring an independent variable in research Which of the following studies provided one of the most expansive, nationally representative studies of sexual behavior and condom use to date?
NSSHB survey Most or our scientific information about human sexuality has been obtained through surveys Which of the following statements regarding case studies is false? Masters and Johnson's research is an example of the case study method. Their final sample population consisted primarily of individuals with above average intelligence from an academic community. Subjects who had used sexually violent pornography indicated a greater likelihood of using sexual force against a woman than did those who used only nonviolent pornography.
TRUE Research ethics require that subjects be informed regarding what their participation in a research project will involve. True likely will have more difficulty finding people willing to participate in her study. For her dissertation project, Tolu intends to interview people who identify themselves as having test anxiety regarding the origins of their fears and what they do to cope. Destiny's dissertation involves interviewing college students about their first episode of sexual intercourse, includidng whether they say it as a positive experience.
TRUE The penile strain guage can measure changes in penis size has been used to measure arousal in experimental research informed consent refers to getting written permission from the volunteer Feminist sexology theorists may be male or female Feminist theory has criticized sex research for all of the following EXCEPT Not 2 What statement best fits with feminist theory?
The social construct of sexuality is based on power. At present, a "digital divide" exists, meaning that Not 4 Which of the following goals of sexology is most difficult to achieve? Controlling sexual behavior is less likely to tolerate sexually aggressive behavior toward women Axel spends a lot of time viewing violent pornography. Axel's roommate, Ira, does not like violent pornography and makes an effort to avoid it.
Compared to Axel, Ira False Researchers do not view the Internet as a valid platform for conducting sex research. Experimental research Which of the following research methods would be most appropriate if you wished to examine the effects of different room temperatures on physiological sexual response? The researcher measures the degree of penile erection in each group to each of the tapes. The dependent variable is WRONG - not 2 Taylor has volunteered to participate in a research study focused on subjects' recollections of their earlier sexual experiences.
Most likely, Taylor True A research method that is being used with increasing frequency is experimental research, because it allows for more investigative control.
The impact of ethnic diversity on sexual behavior has improved as a result of many research studies, particularly NHSLS Kinsey's research involved a respresentative sample of the American population False is still considered relevant to understanding sexuality in America Masters and Johnson If you wanted information on how men and women respond physiologically during sexual arousal and orgasm, your best source of information would be Kinsey's research exemplifies a representative sample of the American population.
WRONG - not 1.