Human Sexuality: Chapter 10

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Question 1:


a) Gender develops from a neutral point at birth through biological mechanisms in childhood.
b) People can assume either gender role at any point during their lifespan.
c) Gender develops through social cues.
d) All fetuses are gender neutral unless hormones exert an influence, creating male and female gonads.

Question 2:


a) Sexual genotype
b) Sexual phenotype
c) Gender identity
d) Gender role

Question 3:


a) FOXL2
b) WNT4
c) DAX1
d) SOX9

Question 4:


a) The gender identities of children raised in cultures where there is little media (e.g. magazines, advertising) will not be as strong as those of children raised where there is a great deal of media.
b) A child born with a mismatched sexual genotype and phenotype will always develop the gender characteristics consistent with the genotype.
c) Females will develop nurturing roles because they can only have a limited number of offspring.
d) A child who is raised in a culture where males and females have different roles in the workforce will have greater differences in their gender roles.

Question 5:


a) Heterosexual women put greater emphasis on their partner’s social status.
b) Lesbian women put greater emphasis on their partner’s social status.
c) Heterosexual women preferred more youthful partners; lesbian women were indifferent to age.
d) Lesbian women preferred more youthful partners; heterosexual women were indifferent to age.

Question 6:


a) Intersex
b) Transgender
c) Transsexual
d) Hermaphrodite

Question 7:


a) They are more aggressive than boys without CAH.
b) They are more caring than boys without CAH.
c) They are taller than boys without CAH.
d) In adulthood, they are more likely to prefer men as sexual partners than boys without CAH.

Question 8:


a) One
b) Two
c) Four
d) Eight

Question 9:


a) Tal was born female.
b) Tal was born male.
c) Tal’s sex at birth is not related to being transwoman.
d) Tal could have been male or female.

Question 10:


a) Proof of past or impending sex reassignment surgery
b) Proof of having lived as the other sex for at least three years
c) Proof of having lived as the other sex for at least ten years
d) It is not possible to change the sex on your passport in Canada.