Human Sexuality: Chapter 19

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Question 1:


a) All Canadians are legally entitled to receive sexual health education.
b) Sexual health education is the responsibility of each province; in some provinces all people have the right to sexual health, in others they do not.
c) Sexual health education began in response to demand from parents.
d) The primary goal of sex education in Canada is to prevent teen pregnancy.

Question 2:


a) Producing positive outcomes
b) Preventing negative outcomes
c) Ensuring that all people of all cultures and religions receive the same sexual health training
d) Ensuring that all sexual health programs balance prevention of negative outcomes with promotion of positive outcomes

Question 3:


a) Using oral contraceptives shows that I am an adult.
b) My friends are urging me to start using oral contraceptives.
c) Oral contraceptives may help clear up my skin acne.
d) I will be less worried about being a teen parent if I use oral contraceptives.

Question 4:


a) Experience
b) Information
c) Behavioural skills
d) Motivation

Question 5:


a) Having a test on the symptoms of different STIs
b) Having students role play talking to their partner about STI screening
c) Showing a movie that tells the life story of a teenager with HIV
d) Giving out condoms at the end of each class

Question 6:


a) There is a vaccine for HIV/AIDS.
b) Condoms do not protect against herpes.
c) Oral contraceptives prevents some STIs.
d) You cannot become pregnant the first time you have sexual intercourse.

Question 7:


a) Abstinence rates were higher in teens in 2002 than in 1989.
b) There was a lower incidence of STIs among teens in 2002 than in 1989.
c) Street youth are less likely to be sexually active now than they were in 1989.
d) The teen pregnancy rate decreased between 1989 and 2005.

Question 8:


a) School
b) Friends
c) Personal experience
d) Parents

Question 9:


a) They are following what research suggests is “best.”
b) They are ignoring public opinion.
c) They are violating the sexal rights of those who take their classes.
d) They are exercising their right to free speech.

Question 10:


a) They have lower levels of sexual needs.
b) They have less sexual experience.
c) They have less knowledge about sex.
d) They have more negative attitudes towards sexuality.