Human Sexuality: Chapter 9

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Question 1:


a) She probably has not noticed gender yet.
b) She probably knows there are two genders.
c) She probably knows there are two genders and that each has different anatomy.
d) Chloe will only know that there are two genders if her parents have been proactive with sex education.

Question 2:


a) 24.9
b) 26.3
c) 29.1
d) 31.1

Question 3:


a) Compared to boys, puberty starts earlier and takes longer to complete.
b) Compared to boys, puberty starts later and takes longer to complete.
c) Compared to boys, puberty starts earlier and takes less time to complete.
d) Compared to boys, puberty starts later and takes less time to complete.

Question 4:


a) They are more likely to have intercourse because of love.
b) They are more likely to have intercourse because of curiosity/experimentation.
c) They are more likely to have intercourse because of alcohol intoxication.
d) They are more likely to have intercourse in order to secure a relationship with their partner.

Question 5:


a) It tends to make them more fearful of sex and appearing sexy.
b) It has not been found to have an effect.
c) It has led to a generation of girls who are less sexually stereotyped as teens because they want to rebel against the media images.
d) It tends to make them endorse sexual stereotypes.

Question 6:


a) Couples in LDDRs are more likely to break up than those in GCRs.
b) Couples in LDDRs struggle to communicate compared to those in GCRs.
c) Couples in LDDRs report a decrease in feelings of intimacy compared to those in GCRs.
d) Couples in LDDRs report being more in love than those in GCRs.

Question 7:


a) It is normal.
b) It is somewhat unusual, but about 30 per cent of children do touch themselves.
c) It is unusual, but about 5 per cent of children do touch themselves.
d) It is highly abnormal for children of normal cognitive functioning to touch themselves.

Question 8:


a) Aaron who is 17 and has been in a relationship for six months
b) Talitha who is 15 and just had sex for the first time
c) Kasia who is 14 and has been in a relationship for three months
d) Javier who is 16 and just had sex for the first time

Question 9:


a) 12 per cent
b) 29 per cent
c) 40 per cent
d) 55 per cent

Question 10:


a) Lack of desire to have sex
b) Lack of access to people with whom to have sexual encounters
c) Lack of privacy
d) Physical limitations that prevent sexual activity