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Test Bank Understanding Human Sexuality 6th Edition

Test Bank Understanding Human Sexuality 6th Edition 

 

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1. Which ONE of the following is NOT a definition of sex according to the text? 
A. behaviour that increases the likelihood of gametic union
B. being male or female
C. behaviour that leads to orgasm
D. behaviour that produces arousal

 

2. Your text defines the state of being male or female as 
A. sexual anatomy
B. gender
C. sexual behaviour
D. sex

 

3. Until about 100 years ago, most information people had about sex was from 
A. religion and rumour
B. erotic pictures
C. underground sex manuals
D. paintings and sculpture

 

4. Both homosexuality and heterosexuality were normal and accepted in this society. 
A. ancient Greece
B. 20th Century Chinese
C. 15th Europe
D. Victorian Europe

 

5. There was a belief that humans were originally "double people" and were split apart by divine powers. This belief originated in 
A. the Bible
B. the teachings of Muhammad
C. Chinese philosophy
D. ancient Greece

 

6. When did the scientific study of sex begin? 
A. 15th century
B. 16th century
C. 19th century
D. 20th century

 

7. A synonym for "wet-dream" is 
A. nocturnal emission
B. incubus
C. succubus
D. dream dew

 

8. According to fifteenth-century Christians, wet dreams were caused by 
A. witchcraft and demons
B. lust
C. puberty
D. mental illness

 

9. Which religion taught that sexual pleasure was one of the finest pleasures of life? 
A. Christianity
B. Islam
C. Catholicism
D. Protestantism

 

10. Some conservative Christians still use the Bible 
A. to justify homosexuality.
B. to justify sexual pleasure.
C. to condemn homosexuality.
D. to condemn pleasure.

 

11. The early sex researchers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries began their research in a cultural context, which is best described as 
A. rigid and oppressive
B. pleasure seeking
C. liberal
D. politically correct.

 

12. Which statement BEST describes sexual attitudes in Victorian English society? 
A. Middle class men were hypocrites and kept mistresses.
B. Women were either wives or prostitutes.
C. Society was uniformly repressive.
D. Society as a whole was sexually repressed but individuals could and did deviate.

 

13. Who is considered the forerunner of modern sex research? 
A. Magnus Hirschfeld
B. Richard von Krafft-Ebing
C. Bronislaw Malinowski
D. Henry Havelock Ellis

 

14. The first institute of sexual research was founded by 
A. Magnus Hirschfeld
B. Richard von Krafft-Ebing
C. Havelock Ellis
D. Alfred Kinsey

 

15. Richard von Krafft-Ebing had a special interest in. 
A. normative sexuality
B. adolescent sexuality
C. pathological sexuality
D. female sexuality

 

16. Which early sex researcher introduced the terms sadism, masochism, heterosexuality and homosexuality? 
A. Alfred Kinsey
B. Richard von Krafft-Ebing
C. Henry Havelock Ellis
D. Clelia Mosher

 

17. The work of Henry Havelock Ellis, published in Studies in the Psychology of Sex, is described as ______ compared to that of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's work in Psychopathia Sexualis
A. subjective and intolerant
B. pathological
C. objective and tolerant
D. important

 

18. Who conducted the first investigations into the physiology of sexual response? 
A. Alfred Kinsey
B. Masters and Johnson
C. Magnus Hirschfeld
D. Krafft-Ebing

 

19. Which statement is TRUE regarding sex as a discipline? 
A. since 1969 it has been a separate discipline called sexology
B. it is a sub-discipline of psychology
C. it is a joint discipline and includes sociology, medicine, psychology and biology
D. it is a sub-discipline of biology

 

20. Alfred Kinsey was the sex researcher who 
A. coined the term transvestite
B. investigated the sexual response cycle
C. opened the first sex institute
D. conducted huge numbers of surveys on human sexual behaviour

 

21. In Mosher's survey of Victorian women, approximately _____ indicated that they experienced orgasm. 
A. one-quarter
B. one-third
C. one-half
D. three-quarters

 

22. University students who watch soap operas tend to overestimate the divorce rate. This belief that media actually reflects social reality is called 
A. mediation
B. media-saturation
C. agenda-setting
D. cultivation

 

23. Which one of the following is an example of media agenda-setting
A. soap operas which show unmarried people having sex
B. safer sex practices shown occasionally on TV
C. girls who think that most girls are pregnant before age 18 because that is what their favourite TV program shows
D. American TV coverage of Tiger Woods's sexual affairs

 

24. A survey by Finkelhor and colleagues showed that 20 percent of Internet-using youth between the ages of _________ and __________ were sexually solicited or approached over a one-year period. 
A. 8; 14
B. 10; 17
C. 15; 20
D. 16; 19

 

25. What impact is the Internet having on sexuality? 
A. It is increasing knowledge about sexuality.
B. It is expanding the range of sexually explicit activities people engage in.
C. It provides an avenue for adults to solicit sex from youth
D. All of the answers are correct.

 

26. When comparing sexual attitudes of Canadians and Americans: 
A. Canadians hold more permissive attitudes
B. Canadians hold more traditional attitudes
C. They have similar attitudes
D. More Americans then Canadians approve of premarital sex

 

27. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about sex across cultures? 
A. All societies regulate sexual behaviour in some way.
B. Incest is permitted in most ancient societies.
C. There is a great deal of variety in sexual regulations across cultures.
D. Rape is condemned in most, if not all, societies

 

28. The incest taboo is 
A. nearly universal
B. common only in Western countries
C. weaker now than a century ago
D. stronger now than a century ago

 

29. Select the BEST definition of ethnocentrism
A. tendency to think the norms and behaviour of one's own society are the only "natural" ones
B. sexual repression
C. an ethnic group which does not have contact with any other ethnic groups
D. fear of change

 

30. Which of the following is TRUE, cross-culturally, with regard to the relationship between sexual expression and the infliction of pain? 
A. most people bite their partners to the point of drawing blood
B. most commonly, it is the man who inflicts pain on the woman
C. most commonly, it is the woman who inflicts pain on the man
D. most commonly, both men and women mutually inflict pain on each other

 

31. Frequency of sexual intercourse varies considerably across societies. Usually, most societies 
A. specifically suggest when sexual intercourse should take place
B. have restrictions that forbid intercourse at certain times or in certain situations
C. encourage individuals to have intercourse as frequently as possible
D. discourage married couples from having intercourse on a regular basis

 

32. Hyde, DeLamater, and Byers compare two cultures—Inis Beag, and Mangaia. In Inis Beag, women thought that menopause 
A. caused insanity
B. occurred in males and females
C. frees up women, sexually
D. was a healthy, natural passage of life

 

33. In Mangaia, a 13-year-old male gets his first sexual instructions from 
A. 13-year-old females.
B. the male who ritually slits his penis during his coming of age.
C. the oldest woman in the village.
D. his aunt.

 

34. Which ONE is NOT TRUE regarding the men of Inis Beag? 
A. they avoid nudity, even while bathing
B. they refrain from premarital sex
C. they fear menopause
D. they learn about sex from their fathers

 

35. Which statement is TRUE regarding the society in Mangaia? 
A. premarital sex is essentially unknown
B. men fear women immediately after childbirth
C. foreplay is limited to kissing and fondling of the buttocks
D. nothing is worse than a "dead partner" who won't move in bed

 

36. Why would the men of Inis Beag avoid sex? 
A. sex was only allowed on Saturdays
B. erectile disorder was common
C. sex was thought to be hard on the health
D. a lack of food made them more interested in hunting

 

37. Which statement is FALSE regarding Inis Beag? 
A. female orgasm was considered deviant
B. males and females despised nudity
C. the favourite sex position was rear-entry
D. pre-marital sex was rare

 

38. A typical 48-year-old Mangaian engages in sex 
A. once a month
B. twice a month
C. once a year
D. two to three times per week

 

39. "Nice" Mangaian girls aged 13-20 usually 
A. do not date before marriage
B. have 3-4 boyfriends before marriage
C. only have oral sex, not intercourse
D. are virgins until they get engaged

 

40. A major lesson that we can learn from examining sexual behaviour in other cultures is that 
A. all societies regulate the sexual behaviour of women in some way, but not that of men
B. learning is the biggest determinant of human sexual behaviour
C. for the most part, there is relatively little variation across societies in human sexual behaviour which demonstrates the key importance of instinct and drive in human sexual behaviour
D. with evidence from other societies and cultures, we can easily show that we differ significantly from other species of mammals

 

41. Attitudes toward masturbation vary in most societies, but there are some consistencies. For example, most societies 
A. recommend masturbation be taught to children
B. encourage masturbation during childhood and adolescence
C. condemn masturbation at any age
D. express some disapproval of adult masturbation

 

42. When sexual behaviour is examined across cultures, which is the most strictly forbidden type of sexual contact? 
A. homosexual
B. incest
C. extramarital
D. premarital

 

43. Which of the following statements about same-sex sexual behaviour is FALSE? 
A. same-sex sexuality is found universally in all societies
B. some societies strongly disapprove of same-sex sexual behaviour for people of any age.
C. same-sex behaviour is never the predominant form of sexual behaviour for adults in any society
D. same-sex sexual behaviour is accepted today by all societies

 

44. Whereas ________ societies tend to permit premarital sex, ________ societies tend to prohibit premarital sex. 
A. Mediterranean; African
B. Mediterranean; Eurasian
C. Eurasian; African
D. Eurasian; Mediterranean

 

45. Among the Nawa women of Africa, it is considered attractive to have the labia majora 
A. surgically removed
B. hairy
C. elongated
D. tattooed

 

46. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to sexual identity (gay, lesbian, bisexual, heterosexual)? 
A. Sexual identity is universally seen as the product of personality traits.
B. Some cultures believe sexual identity is a product of the situation.
C. All cultures view sexual identity as a lifelong characteristic.
D. Western cultures are more likely to believe that sexual identity changes.

 

47. Which of the following is NOT TRUE regarding cultural variations in sexual techniques? 
A. Some Ponapean men place a fish in their partner's vulva and lick it out prior to coitus.
B. Some Apinaye women bite off some of their partner's eyebrows.
C. Most societies prescribe people to engage in sexual intercourse at particular times or certain situations.
D. Young Mangaians have intercourse several times a night.

 

48. A standard of attractiveness that appears to be universal is 
A. that an attractive woman is a thin woman
B. that a poor complexion is considered unattractive
C. the custom of male adornment
D. having small ears and nose

 

49. Which one of the following standards for attractiveness is found in North American society but is rarely found in the rest of the world? The focus on 
A. attractive buttocks (tight buns)
B. the size and shape of the external genitalia of both females and males
C. features of the face
D. low body weight for women

 

50. Which sexual behaviour does not seem to vary across social class? 
A. the percentage of people who had their first intercourse before age 16
B. the percentage of people who had intercourse in the last 12 months
C. the percentage of people who have ever had intercourse
D. the percentage of people who have had at least one sexually transmitted infection

 

51. Canadians in which province are more liberal in their attitudes and behaviour? 
A. British Columbia
B. Alberta
C. Quebec
D. Ontario

 

52. Brett is in favour of same-sex marriage and has and an active sex life with his common-law partner. Which province is Brett most likely from? 
A. Ontario
B. Quebec
C. British Columbia
D. Newfoundland

 

53. Which of the following is an accurate summary of the variations in sexual attitudes and behaviours across Canadian provinces? 
A. inconsistencies in results suggest that there are more commonalities than differences across provinces
B. wide and consistent differences in sexual behaviours but not in sexual attitudes across provinces
C. wide and consistent differences in sexual attitudes but not in sexual behaviours across provinces
D. Quebecers are different on all sexual attitudes and behaviours from the rest of Canada

 

54. Which of the following is FALSE when comparing Canadians and Americans? 
A. Canadians have lower rates of adolescent pregnancy.
B. Canadians have lower rates of sexually transmitted infections.
C. Canadians have lower rates of breast-feeding
D. Canadians have higher rates of approval of premarital sex

 

55. Before contact with Europeans, most First Nations populations were 
A. permissive in their sexual attitudes by European standards
B. restrictive in their sexual attitudes by European standards
C. no different from Europeans in their attitudes about sexuality
D. living with no sexual rules

 

56. Before contact with Europeans, Aboriginal women were _______ to take the initiative in sexual matters. 
A. encouraged
B. discouraged
C. forbidden by their traditions
D. required by their traditions

 

57. Which of the following has NOT been cited as having influenced the sexual behaviour of most Aboriginal communities? 
A. exposure to the Judeo-Christian tradition
B. poor economic conditions
C. abusive experiences in residential schools
D. improved living conditions on the reservation

 

58. Based on the federally funded study Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS (Singer et al., 1996) which of the following was NOT seen with respect to the role of women in the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. women are expected to be the caregivers in family
B. women are expected to be passive and inexperienced in sexual matters
C. women are expected to regulate the amount of sexual activity and be responsible for the use of contraception
D. women are not expected to engage in extramarital sex

 

59. Based on the federally funded study Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS (Singer et al., 1996) which of the following was NOT seen with respect to the role of men in some or all of the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. men are expected to take the leadership role in the family
B. men are expected to initiate open discussions about sex with their wives and children
C. men are expected to have extramarital sex (in some of the communities studied)
D. men are expected to be sexually experienced

 

60. Based on the federally funded study Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS (Singer et al., 1996) which of the following views was seen with respect to homosexuality in the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. homosexuality is viewed as normal and acceptable for both men and women
B. homosexuality is viewed as abnormal and shameful for both men and women
C. homosexuality is viewed as normal and acceptable for men but not for women
D. homosexuality is viewed as normal and acceptable for women but not for men

 

61. Same-sex sexual behaviour (homosexuality) is 
A. found only among humans
B. found only in primates
C. found in many species
D. very rare among humans and other species

 

62. Based on findings from the Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS study (Singer et al., 1996), which of the following observations was NOT noted with respect to adolescent dating and sexual behaviour in the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. generally, virginity at marriage is highly valued in women
B. expectations regarding adolescent dating and sexual behaviour are different than in the dominant Canadian culture
C. there are different expectations regarding adolescent dating and sexual behaviour depending on the ethnocultural community
D. generally, virginity at marriage is highly valued in men

 

63. Which of the following was NOT identified in the text as an important reason to do cross-cultural research on human sexuality? 
A. it provides a notion of the variation that exists in human sexual behaviour.
B. it helps put one's own behaviour and attitudes in perspective
C. the studies provide evidence about the importance of culture in shaping sexual behaviour
D. it provides information about the many exotic people in this world and their exotic sexual behaviours

 

64. Cross-cultural studies of human sexual behaviour show that 
A. there is a great variation in behaviour across cultures
B. there is virtually no variation in behaviour across cultures
C. variation in behaviour across cultures can be attributed to different biological makeups
D. variation in behaviour can be explained by how modern the society is

 

65. Cross-cultural studies of human sexual behaviour have shown that 
A. culture has a profound impact on sexual expression
B. human sexual behaviour is primarily determined by biological makeup
C. societies are evolving in their attitudes towards a more Western outlook on sexuality
D. in general societies are becoming more sexually permissive

 

66. There are a number of species of mammals where the males often mount other males. The most accurate explanation of this behaviour is that 
A. there is a relatively large amount of actual homosexual behaviour among most species of mammals
B. this behaviour is a reflection of the dominance hierarchy in the respective group
C. this behaviour is a consequence of a scarcity of females in the group
D. it shows bisexual impulses in primates

 

67. Compared to higher species, the BEST description of lower species' sexual behaviour is 
A. more hormonally controlled
B. less elaborate
C. more frequent
D. less pleasurable

 

68. A type of sexual behaviour that is found ONLY in humans is 
A. use of sex toys
B. female orgasm
C. same-sex sexual behaviour
D. none of the answers are correct

 

69. An example of sexual behaviour used for nonsexual purposes would be 
A. wanting to increase social status
B. engaging in sexual activity as an end in itself.
C. renting a movie on a Sunday afternoon in order to be physically stimulated so that the result is sexual intercourse
D. engaging in sexual intercourse only when the female is potentially fertile

 

70. Non-human animals might use sex for all the following EXCEPT? 
A. signaling the end of a fight
B. symbolizing rank or status
C. peacemaking
D. independence from parents

 

71. Throughout most of the animal kingdom, females engage in sexual behaviour 
A. about once a week
B. only when they are in estrus
C. only when the male initiates it
D. at regular intervals which are determined primarily by the availability of mature males

 

72. A researcher observes that female dogs engage in sexual activity only when she is in heat by allowing the male dog to mount her. The same researcher also observes that female monkeys engage in sexual activity with male monkeys and by rubbing their own genitals. What do these behaviours suggest in terms of animal sexual behaviour? 
A. Monkeys masturbate but dogs do not.
B. Mounting is the only sexual behavior observed in dogs.
C. Lower-order species' sexual behavior is driven by sex hormones
D. Higher-order species' sexual behavior is driven by sex hormones.

 

73. Which of the following is an example of positive sexual rights? 
A. Anti-discrimination laws based on sexual orientation
B. Presence of Gay Pride activities
C. Prevention of over-the-counter access to the morning-after pill
D. Limited access to reproductive choices

 

74. Where do sexual rights stem from? 
A. Biological capacity
B. Sexual education
C. Basic human rights
D. Feminist research

 

75. The World Health Organization definition of sexual health includes which of the following? 
A. physical sexual health
B. emotional sexual health
C. social well-being related to sexuality
D. All these answers are correct.

 

76. Bobbi has decided to start a social marketing campaign on campus to encourage students to get tested for sexually transmitted infections. What perspective of sexuality does Bobbi's work best fall under? 
A. sexual health
B. scientific
C. media influence
D. regional influence

 

77. There is only one clear definition of the term "sex". 
True    False

 

78. Homosexuality has been prevalent historically in a number of major cultures such as in ancient Greece. 
True    False

 

79. When the term sex is used by the authors of your text they are referring both to behaviour that leads to sexual arousal as well as the state of being male or female. 
True    False

 

80. At least until about 100 years ago, most information that people used in interpreting sex and sexuality came from religion (and rumour). 
True    False

 

81. Fortunately, in today's world, most of the information that we have about sexuality comes from science and is relatively unaffected by religious thought. 
True    False

 

82. Contributions to the systematic understanding of sexuality in the modern sense began with a number of researchers during the Victorian era. 
True    False

 

83. The early sex researchers were so successful in their efforts because they were not significantly influenced by the society and culture in which they lived. 
True    False

 

84. The average person is much more likely to accept the findings of science rather than the images presented in the mass media. 
True    False

 

85. Sigmund Freud is considered a sex researcher. 
True    False

 

86. An accepted behaviour amongst the Apinaye women of South America is to bite off pieces of their partner's eyebrows during sex. 
True    False

 

87. Same-gender sexuality is found universally in all cultures and occurs more often in males than females. 
True    False

 

88. The sexual behaviour of ethnic minorities remains essentially unchanged from what is typical of their country of origin despite exposure to Canadian culture. 
True    False

 

89. The World Health Organization (WHO) definition of sexual health, adopted in 2002, includes both negative and positive rights. 
True    False

 

90. There is no known religion that advocates the cultivation of sexual techniques for the erotic needs of the individual. 
True    False

 

91. The main thing to be learned from examining sexuality in different cultures is to show how "strange" other cultures are in their handling of sexual matters. 
True    False

 

92. Humans are the only mammals who masturbate on a regular basis—this is especially true for females. 
True    False

 

93. Probably the real distinction between the sexual behaviour of humans and other species is that we are not nearly so much under the control of hormones. 
True    False

 

94. One of the things that makes humans unique in sexuality is the use of sex for non-sexual purposes. 
True    False

 

95. Discuss what is meant by sex and gender. Why are the differences between the two terms important? 


 


 


 

 

96. Discuss two early sex researchers in terms of who they were and the kind of work they did. 


 


 


 

 

97. What are the main findings of the Victorian Sex Survey described by the authors of your text? What do these findings tell us about the sexual life of Victorian women? 


 


 


 

 

98. What are some of the consistencies in sexuality across cultures? Why do these consistencies exist? 


 


 


 

 

99. Compare the various ways sexuality is viewed and performed in the three societies of Inis Beag and Mangaia. 


 


 


 

 

100. Discuss the expectations regarding adolescent dating and sexual behaviour in the ethnocultural communities in Canada. How are these adolescents influenced by the dominant Canadian culture? 


 


 


 

 

101. How have the sexual attitudes and behaviour of First Nations people been affected by contact with Europeans? 


 


 


 

 

102. What aspects of sexuality do we know are unique about human sexuality? Explain. 


 


 


 

 

103. Discuss some non-sexual uses of sexuality. Explain why sex is not just for sex. 


 


 


 

 

104. Compare and contrast the behaviours of humans and animals with respect to:

A) masturbation
B) oral sex
C) homosexual behaviours
D) female orgasm
E) the non-sexual uses of sexual behaviour 


 


 


 

 

105. Describe three ways the media can influence a person's view of sexuality. 


 


 


 

 

106. Contrast the typical Western view of sexual identity with that of other cultures. 


 


 


 

 

107. Explain how sexual health and sexual rights relate to each other. 


 


 


 

 

 


c1 Key
 

1. Which ONE of the following is NOT a definition of sex according to the text? 
A. behaviour that increases the likelihood of gametic union
B. being male or female
C. behaviour that leads to orgasm
D. behaviour that produces arousal

 


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Bloom's: Remember
Hyde - Chapter 01 #1
Learning Objective: 01-01 Identify some of the issues surrounding the terms sex and gender.
 

2. Your text defines the state of being male or female as 
A. sexual anatomy
B. gender
C. sexual behaviour
D. sex

 


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Bloom's: Remember
Hyde - Chapter 01 #2
Learning Objective: 01-01 Identify some of the issues surrounding the terms sex and gender.
 

3. Until about 100 years ago, most information people had about sex was from 
A. religion and rumour
B. erotic pictures
C. underground sex manuals
D. paintings and sculpture

 


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Bloom's: Understand
Hyde - Chapter 01 #3
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

4. Both homosexuality and heterosexuality were normal and accepted in this society. 
A. ancient Greece
B. 20th Century Chinese
C. 15th Europe
D. Victorian Europe

 


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Bloom's: Remember
Hyde - Chapter 01 #4
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

5. There was a belief that humans were originally "double people" and were split apart by divine powers. This belief originated in 
A. the Bible
B. the teachings of Muhammad
C. Chinese philosophy
D. ancient Greece

 


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Bloom's: Remember
Hyde - Chapter 01 #5
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

6. When did the scientific study of sex begin? 
A. 15th century
B. 16th century
C. 19th century
D. 20th century

 


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Bloom's: Remember
Hyde - Chapter 01 #6
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

7. A synonym for "wet-dream" is 
A. nocturnal emission
B. incubus
C. succubus
D. dream dew

 


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Bloom's: Understand
Hyde - Chapter 01 #7
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

8. According to fifteenth-century Christians, wet dreams were caused by 
A. witchcraft and demons
B. lust
C. puberty
D. mental illness

 


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Bloom's: Remember
Hyde - Chapter 01 #8
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

9. (p. 3-4) Which religion taught that sexual pleasure was one of the finest pleasures of life? 
A. Christianity
B. Islam
C. Catholicism
D. Protestantism

 


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Bloom's: Remember
Hyde - Chapter 01 #9
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

10. Some conservative Christians still use the Bible 
A. to justify homosexuality.
B. to justify sexual pleasure.
C. to condemn homosexuality.
D. to condemn pleasure.

 


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Bloom's: Understand
Hyde - Chapter 01 #10
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

11. The early sex researchers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries began their research in a cultural context, which is best described as 
A. rigid and oppressive
B. pleasure seeking
C. liberal
D. politically correct.

 


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Bloom's: Understand
Hyde - Chapter 01 #11
Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

12. Which statement BEST describes sexual attitudes in Victorian English society? 
A. Middle class men were hypocrites and kept mistresses.
B. Women were either wives or prostitutes.
C. Society was uniformly repressive.
D. Society as a whole was sexually repressed but individuals could and did deviate.

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

13. Who is considered the forerunner of modern sex research? 
A. Magnus Hirschfeld
B. Richard von Krafft-Ebing
C. Bronislaw Malinowski
D. Henry Havelock Ellis

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

14. The first institute of sexual research was founded by 
A. Magnus Hirschfeld
B. Richard von Krafft-Ebing
C. Havelock Ellis
D. Alfred Kinsey

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

15. Richard von Krafft-Ebing had a special interest in. 
A. normative sexuality
B. adolescent sexuality
C. pathological sexuality
D. female sexuality

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

16. Which early sex researcher introduced the terms sadism, masochism, heterosexuality and homosexuality? 
A. Alfred Kinsey
B. Richard von Krafft-Ebing
C. Henry Havelock Ellis
D. Clelia Mosher

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

17. The work of Henry Havelock Ellis, published in Studies in the Psychology of Sex, is described as ______ compared to that of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's work in Psychopathia Sexualis
A. subjective and intolerant
B. pathological
C. objective and tolerant
D. important

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

18. Who conducted the first investigations into the physiology of sexual response? 
A. Alfred Kinsey
B. Masters and Johnson
C. Magnus Hirschfeld
D. Krafft-Ebing

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

19. Which statement is TRUE regarding sex as a discipline? 
A. since 1969 it has been a separate discipline called sexology
B. it is a sub-discipline of psychology
C. it is a joint discipline and includes sociology, medicine, psychology and biology
D. it is a sub-discipline of biology

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

20. Alfred Kinsey was the sex researcher who 
A. coined the term transvestite
B. investigated the sexual response cycle
C. opened the first sex institute
D. conducted huge numbers of surveys on human sexual behaviour

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

21. In Mosher's survey of Victorian women, approximately _____ indicated that they experienced orgasm. 
A. one-quarter
B. one-third
C. one-half
D. three-quarters

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

22. University students who watch soap operas tend to overestimate the divorce rate. This belief that media actually reflects social reality is called 
A. mediation
B. media-saturation
C. agenda-setting
D. cultivation

 


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Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

23. Which one of the following is an example of media agenda-setting
A. soap operas which show unmarried people having sex
B. safer sex practices shown occasionally on TV
C. girls who think that most girls are pregnant before age 18 because that is what their favourite TV program shows
D. American TV coverage of Tiger Woods's sexual affairs

 


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Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

24. (p. 8) A survey by Finkelhor and colleagues showed that 20 percent of Internet-using youth between the ages of _________ and __________ were sexually solicited or approached over a one-year period. 
A. 8; 14
B. 10; 17
C. 15; 20
D. 16; 19

 


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Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

25. What impact is the Internet having on sexuality? 
A. It is increasing knowledge about sexuality.
B. It is expanding the range of sexually explicit activities people engage in.
C. It provides an avenue for adults to solicit sex from youth
D. All of the answers are correct.

 


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Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

26. When comparing sexual attitudes of Canadians and Americans: 
A. Canadians hold more permissive attitudes
B. Canadians hold more traditional attitudes
C. They have similar attitudes
D. More Americans then Canadians approve of premarital sex

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

27. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about sex across cultures? 
A. All societies regulate sexual behaviour in some way.
B. Incest is permitted in most ancient societies.
C. There is a great deal of variety in sexual regulations across cultures.
D. Rape is condemned in most, if not all, societies

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

28. The incest taboo is 
A. nearly universal
B. common only in Western countries
C. weaker now than a century ago
D. stronger now than a century ago

 


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29. Select the BEST definition of ethnocentrism
A. tendency to think the norms and behaviour of one's own society are the only "natural" ones
B. sexual repression
C. an ethnic group which does not have contact with any other ethnic groups
D. fear of change

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

30. Which of the following is TRUE, cross-culturally, with regard to the relationship between sexual expression and the infliction of pain? 
A. most people bite their partners to the point of drawing blood
B. most commonly, it is the man who inflicts pain on the woman
C. most commonly, it is the woman who inflicts pain on the man
D. most commonly, both men and women mutually inflict pain on each other

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

31. Frequency of sexual intercourse varies considerably across societies. Usually, most societies 
A. specifically suggest when sexual intercourse should take place
B. have restrictions that forbid intercourse at certain times or in certain situations
C. encourage individuals to have intercourse as frequently as possible
D. discourage married couples from having intercourse on a regular basis

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

32. Hyde, DeLamater, and Byers compare two cultures—Inis Beag, and Mangaia. In Inis Beag, women thought that menopause 
A. caused insanity
B. occurred in males and females
C. frees up women, sexually
D. was a healthy, natural passage of life

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

33. In Mangaia, a 13-year-old male gets his first sexual instructions from 
A. 13-year-old females.
B. the male who ritually slits his penis during his coming of age.
C. the oldest woman in the village.
D. his aunt.

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

34. Which ONE is NOT TRUE regarding the men of Inis Beag? 
A. they avoid nudity, even while bathing
B. they refrain from premarital sex
C. they fear menopause
D. they learn about sex from their fathers

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

35. Which statement is TRUE regarding the society in Mangaia? 
A. premarital sex is essentially unknown
B. men fear women immediately after childbirth
C. foreplay is limited to kissing and fondling of the buttocks
D. nothing is worse than a "dead partner" who won't move in bed

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

36. Why would the men of Inis Beag avoid sex? 
A. sex was only allowed on Saturdays
B. erectile disorder was common
C. sex was thought to be hard on the health
D. a lack of food made them more interested in hunting

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

37. Which statement is FALSE regarding Inis Beag? 
A. female orgasm was considered deviant
B. males and females despised nudity
C. the favourite sex position was rear-entry
D. pre-marital sex was rare

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

38. A typical 48-year-old Mangaian engages in sex 
A. once a month
B. twice a month
C. once a year
D. two to three times per week

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

39. "Nice" Mangaian girls aged 13-20 usually 
A. do not date before marriage
B. have 3-4 boyfriends before marriage
C. only have oral sex, not intercourse
D. are virgins until they get engaged

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

40. A major lesson that we can learn from examining sexual behaviour in other cultures is that 
A. all societies regulate the sexual behaviour of women in some way, but not that of men
B. learning is the biggest determinant of human sexual behaviour
C. for the most part, there is relatively little variation across societies in human sexual behaviour which demonstrates the key importance of instinct and drive in human sexual behaviour
D. with evidence from other societies and cultures, we can easily show that we differ significantly from other species of mammals

 


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41. Attitudes toward masturbation vary in most societies, but there are some consistencies. For example, most societies 
A. recommend masturbation be taught to children
B. encourage masturbation during childhood and adolescence
C. condemn masturbation at any age
D. express some disapproval of adult masturbation

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

42. When sexual behaviour is examined across cultures, which is the most strictly forbidden type of sexual contact? 
A. homosexual
B. incest
C. extramarital
D. premarital

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

43. Which of the following statements about same-sex sexual behaviour is FALSE? 
A. same-sex sexuality is found universally in all societies
B. some societies strongly disapprove of same-sex sexual behaviour for people of any age.
C. same-sex behaviour is never the predominant form of sexual behaviour for adults in any society
D. same-sex sexual behaviour is accepted today by all societies

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

44. Whereas ________ societies tend to permit premarital sex, ________ societies tend to prohibit premarital sex. 
A. Mediterranean; African
B. Mediterranean; Eurasian
C. Eurasian; African
D. Eurasian; Mediterranean

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

45. Among the Nawa women of Africa, it is considered attractive to have the labia majora 
A. surgically removed
B. hairy
C. elongated
D. tattooed

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

46. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to sexual identity (gay, lesbian, bisexual, heterosexual)? 
A. Sexual identity is universally seen as the product of personality traits.
B. Some cultures believe sexual identity is a product of the situation.
C. All cultures view sexual identity as a lifelong characteristic.
D. Western cultures are more likely to believe that sexual identity changes.

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

47. Which of the following is NOT TRUE regarding cultural variations in sexual techniques? 
A. Some Ponapean men place a fish in their partner's vulva and lick it out prior to coitus.
B. Some Apinaye women bite off some of their partner's eyebrows.
C. Most societies prescribe people to engage in sexual intercourse at particular times or certain situations.
D. Young Mangaians have intercourse several times a night.

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

48. A standard of attractiveness that appears to be universal is 
A. that an attractive woman is a thin woman
B. that a poor complexion is considered unattractive
C. the custom of male adornment
D. having small ears and nose

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

49. Which one of the following standards for attractiveness is found in North American society but is rarely found in the rest of the world? The focus on 
A. attractive buttocks (tight buns)
B. the size and shape of the external genitalia of both females and males
C. features of the face
D. low body weight for women

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

50. Which sexual behaviour does not seem to vary across social class? 
A. the percentage of people who had their first intercourse before age 16
B. the percentage of people who had intercourse in the last 12 months
C. the percentage of people who have ever had intercourse
D. the percentage of people who have had at least one sexually transmitted infection

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

51. Canadians in which province are more liberal in their attitudes and behaviour? 
A. British Columbia
B. Alberta
C. Quebec
D. Ontario

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

52. Brett is in favour of same-sex marriage and has and an active sex life with his common-law partner. Which province is Brett most likely from? 
A. Ontario
B. Quebec
C. British Columbia
D. Newfoundland

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

53. Which of the following is an accurate summary of the variations in sexual attitudes and behaviours across Canadian provinces? 
A. inconsistencies in results suggest that there are more commonalities than differences across provinces
B. wide and consistent differences in sexual behaviours but not in sexual attitudes across provinces
C. wide and consistent differences in sexual attitudes but not in sexual behaviours across provinces
D. Quebecers are different on all sexual attitudes and behaviours from the rest of Canada

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

54. Which of the following is FALSE when comparing Canadians and Americans? 
A. Canadians have lower rates of adolescent pregnancy.
B. Canadians have lower rates of sexually transmitted infections.
C. Canadians have lower rates of breast-feeding
D. Canadians have higher rates of approval of premarital sex

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

55. Before contact with Europeans, most First Nations populations were 
A. permissive in their sexual attitudes by European standards
B. restrictive in their sexual attitudes by European standards
C. no different from Europeans in their attitudes about sexuality
D. living with no sexual rules

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

56. Before contact with Europeans, Aboriginal women were _______ to take the initiative in sexual matters. 
A. encouraged
B. discouraged
C. forbidden by their traditions
D. required by their traditions

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

57. Which of the following has NOT been cited as having influenced the sexual behaviour of most Aboriginal communities? 
A. exposure to the Judeo-Christian tradition
B. poor economic conditions
C. abusive experiences in residential schools
D. improved living conditions on the reservation

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

58. Based on the federally funded study Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS (Singer et al., 1996) which of the following was NOT seen with respect to the role of women in the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. women are expected to be the caregivers in family
B. women are expected to be passive and inexperienced in sexual matters
C. women are expected to regulate the amount of sexual activity and be responsible for the use of contraception
D. women are not expected to engage in extramarital sex

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

59. Based on the federally funded study Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS (Singer et al., 1996) which of the following was NOT seen with respect to the role of men in some or all of the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. men are expected to take the leadership role in the family
B. men are expected to initiate open discussions about sex with their wives and children
C. men are expected to have extramarital sex (in some of the communities studied)
D. men are expected to be sexually experienced

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

60. Based on the federally funded study Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS (Singer et al., 1996) which of the following views was seen with respect to homosexuality in the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. homosexuality is viewed as normal and acceptable for both men and women
B. homosexuality is viewed as abnormal and shameful for both men and women
C. homosexuality is viewed as normal and acceptable for men but not for women
D. homosexuality is viewed as normal and acceptable for women but not for men

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

61. Same-sex sexual behaviour (homosexuality) is 
A. found only among humans
B. found only in primates
C. found in many species
D. very rare among humans and other species

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

62. Based on findings from the Ethnocultural Communities Facing AIDS study (Singer et al., 1996), which of the following observations was NOT noted with respect to adolescent dating and sexual behaviour in the ethnic minority groups studied? 
A. generally, virginity at marriage is highly valued in women
B. expectations regarding adolescent dating and sexual behaviour are different than in the dominant Canadian culture
C. there are different expectations regarding adolescent dating and sexual behaviour depending on the ethnocultural community
D. generally, virginity at marriage is highly valued in men

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

63. Which of the following was NOT identified in the text as an important reason to do cross-cultural research on human sexuality? 
A. it provides a notion of the variation that exists in human sexual behaviour.
B. it helps put one's own behaviour and attitudes in perspective
C. the studies provide evidence about the importance of culture in shaping sexual behaviour
D. it provides information about the many exotic people in this world and their exotic sexual behaviours

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

64. Cross-cultural studies of human sexual behaviour show that 
A. there is a great variation in behaviour across cultures
B. there is virtually no variation in behaviour across cultures
C. variation in behaviour across cultures can be attributed to different biological makeups
D. variation in behaviour can be explained by how modern the society is

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

65. Cross-cultural studies of human sexual behaviour have shown that 
A. culture has a profound impact on sexual expression
B. human sexual behaviour is primarily determined by biological makeup
C. societies are evolving in their attitudes towards a more Western outlook on sexuality
D. in general societies are becoming more sexually permissive

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

66. There are a number of species of mammals where the males often mount other males. The most accurate explanation of this behaviour is that 
A. there is a relatively large amount of actual homosexual behaviour among most species of mammals
B. this behaviour is a reflection of the dominance hierarchy in the respective group
C. this behaviour is a consequence of a scarcity of females in the group
D. it shows bisexual impulses in primates

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

67. Compared to higher species, the BEST description of lower species' sexual behaviour is 
A. more hormonally controlled
B. less elaborate
C. more frequent
D. less pleasurable

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

68. A type of sexual behaviour that is found ONLY in humans is 
A. use of sex toys
B. female orgasm
C. same-sex sexual behaviour
D. none of the answers are correct

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

69. An example of sexual behaviour used for nonsexual purposes would be 
A. wanting to increase social status
B. engaging in sexual activity as an end in itself.
C. renting a movie on a Sunday afternoon in order to be physically stimulated so that the result is sexual intercourse
D. engaging in sexual intercourse only when the female is potentially fertile

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

70. Non-human animals might use sex for all the following EXCEPT? 
A. signaling the end of a fight
B. symbolizing rank or status
C. peacemaking
D. independence from parents

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

71. Throughout most of the animal kingdom, females engage in sexual behaviour 
A. about once a week
B. only when they are in estrus
C. only when the male initiates it
D. at regular intervals which are determined primarily by the availability of mature males

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

72. A researcher observes that female dogs engage in sexual activity only when she is in heat by allowing the male dog to mount her. The same researcher also observes that female monkeys engage in sexual activity with male monkeys and by rubbing their own genitals. What do these behaviours suggest in terms of animal sexual behaviour? 
A. Monkeys masturbate but dogs do not.
B. Mounting is the only sexual behavior observed in dogs.
C. Lower-order species' sexual behavior is driven by sex hormones
D. Higher-order species' sexual behavior is driven by sex hormones.

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

73. Which of the following is an example of positive sexual rights? 
A. Anti-discrimination laws based on sexual orientation
B. Presence of Gay Pride activities
C. Prevention of over-the-counter access to the morning-after pill
D. Limited access to reproductive choices

 


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Learning Objective: 01-07 Explain the principles of the sexual health and sexual rights perspectives.
 

74. Where do sexual rights stem from? 
A. Biological capacity
B. Sexual education
C. Basic human rights
D. Feminist research

 


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Learning Objective: 01-07 Explain the principles of the sexual health and sexual rights perspectives.
 

75. The World Health Organization definition of sexual health includes which of the following? 
A. physical sexual health
B. emotional sexual health
C. social well-being related to sexuality
D. All these answers are correct.

 


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Learning Objective: 01-07 Explain the principles of the sexual health and sexual rights perspectives.
 

76. Bobbi has decided to start a social marketing campaign on campus to encourage students to get tested for sexually transmitted infections. What perspective of sexuality does Bobbi's work best fall under? 
A. sexual health
B. scientific
C. media influence
D. regional influence

 


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Learning Objective: 01-07 Explain the principles of the sexual health and sexual rights perspectives.
 

77. There is only one clear definition of the term "sex". 
FALSE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-01 Identify some of the issues surrounding the terms sex and gender.
 

78. Homosexuality has been prevalent historically in a number of major cultures such as in ancient Greece. 
TRUE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

79. When the term sex is used by the authors of your text they are referring both to behaviour that leads to sexual arousal as well as the state of being male or female. 
FALSE

 


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Hyde - Chapter 01 #79
Learning Objective: 01-01 Identify some of the issues surrounding the terms sex and gender.
 

80. At least until about 100 years ago, most information that people used in interpreting sex and sexuality came from religion (and rumour). 
TRUE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

81. Fortunately, in today's world, most of the information that we have about sexuality comes from science and is relatively unaffected by religious thought. 
FALSE

 


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Hyde - Chapter 01 #81
Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

82. Contributions to the systematic understanding of sexuality in the modern sense began with a number of researchers during the Victorian era. 
TRUE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

83. The early sex researchers were so successful in their efforts because they were not significantly influenced by the society and culture in which they lived. 
FALSE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

84. The average person is much more likely to accept the findings of science rather than the images presented in the mass media. 
FALSE

 


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Hyde - Chapter 01 #84
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

85. Sigmund Freud is considered a sex researcher. 
TRUE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

86. An accepted behaviour amongst the Apinaye women of South America is to bite off pieces of their partner's eyebrows during sex. 
TRUE

 


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Hyde - Chapter 01 #86
Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

87. Same-gender sexuality is found universally in all cultures and occurs more often in males than females. 
TRUE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

88. The sexual behaviour of ethnic minorities remains essentially unchanged from what is typical of their country of origin despite exposure to Canadian culture. 
FALSE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

89. The World Health Organization (WHO) definition of sexual health, adopted in 2002, includes both negative and positive rights. 
TRUE

 


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Hyde - Chapter 01 #89
Learning Objective: 01-07 Explain the principles of the sexual health and sexual rights perspectives.
 

90. There is no known religion that advocates the cultivation of sexual techniques for the erotic needs of the individual. 
FALSE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

91. The main thing to be learned from examining sexuality in different cultures is to show how "strange" other cultures are in their handling of sexual matters. 
FALSE

 


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Hyde - Chapter 01 #91
Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

92. Humans are the only mammals who masturbate on a regular basis—this is especially true for females. 
FALSE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

93. Probably the real distinction between the sexual behaviour of humans and other species is that we are not nearly so much under the control of hormones. 
TRUE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

94. One of the things that makes humans unique in sexuality is the use of sex for non-sexual purposes. 
FALSE

 


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Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

95. Discuss what is meant by sex and gender. Why are the differences between the two terms important? 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #95
Learning Objective: 01-01 Identify some of the issues surrounding the terms sex and gender.
 

96. Discuss two early sex researchers in terms of who they were and the kind of work they did. 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #96
Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

97. What are the main findings of the Victorian Sex Survey described by the authors of your text? What do these findings tell us about the sexual life of Victorian women? 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #97
Learning Objective: 01-03 Describe the contributions of the major sex researchers to sex research and education.
 

98. What are some of the consistencies in sexuality across cultures? Why do these consistencies exist? 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #98
Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

99. Compare the various ways sexuality is viewed and performed in the three societies of Inis Beag and Mangaia. 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #99
Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

100. Discuss the expectations regarding adolescent dating and sexual behaviour in the ethnocultural communities in Canada. How are these adolescents influenced by the dominant Canadian culture? 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #100
Learning Objective: 01-05 Identify the influences of social class; gender; ethnicity; and geographic region in the sexual behaviour of Canadians.
 

101. How have the sexual attitudes and behaviour of First Nations people been affected by contact with Europeans? 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #101
Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

102. What aspects of sexuality do we know are unique about human sexuality? Explain. 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #102
Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

103. Discuss some non-sexual uses of sexuality. Explain why sex is not just for sex. 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #103
Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

104. Compare and contrast the behaviours of humans and animals with respect to:

A) masturbation
B) oral sex
C) homosexual behaviours
D) female orgasm
E) the non-sexual uses of sexual behaviour 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #104
Learning Objective: 01-06 Compare sexual behaviour in humans and other species.
 

105. Describe three ways the media can influence a person's view of sexuality. 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #105
Learning Objective: 01-02 Show the influences on sexuality of religion; science; the media; and the Internet.
 

106. Contrast the typical Western view of sexual identity with that of other cultures. 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #106
Learning Objective: 01-04 Differentiate between sexual attitudes and behaviours in Canada and in other cultures.
 

107. Explain how sexual health and sexual rights relate to each other. 

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Hyde - Chapter 01 #107
Learning Objective: 01-07 Explain the principles of the sexual health and sexual rights perspectives.