Human Sexuality: Chapter 3

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Question 1:


a) Having a large sample
b) Having a random sample
c) Having a general sample
d) Having a convenience sample

Question 2:


a) The positive approach incorporates subjective experience.
b) The positive approach avoids problems of bias.
c) The positivist approach allows a researcher to say whether an experimental manipulation had a quantitative effect on what is being observed.
d) The positive approach is inexpensive.

Question 3:


a) a) She had more than incidental heterosexual behaviour.
b) b) She had more than incidental homosexual behaviour.
c) c) She had exclusively homosexual behaviour.
d) d) She had exclusively heterosexual behaviour.

Question 4:


a) Freud
b) Masters and Johnson
c) Krafft-Ebing
d) Kinsey

Question 5:


a) It allows the researcher to observe cause-and-effect relationships.
b) It is easier to develop than most other research designs.
c) It does not rely on quantitative methods.
d) It provides the best description of a phenomenon.

Question 6:


a) Sexual bias
b) Memory bias
c) Responder bias
d) Prejudicial bias

Question 7:


a) Experiment-like procedures
b) Random assignment
c) Independent variables
d) Dependent variables

Question 8:


a) Participants interviews
b) Anonymous surveys
c) Archival data-mining
d) Psychophysiological methods

Question 9:


a) The tight-fitting apparatus is preferred by male participants over other methods.
b) It is reliable.
c) It provides information about the size and firmness of the erection.
d) It is the least expensive method available.

Question 10:


a) When they are not aroused
b) When they are aroused
c) When they are ovulating
d) When they are not ovulating