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Quiz for Chapter 14

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. What achieved status corresponds to the sense of being male or female?

a) sexuality
b) sexual identity
c) sex
d) gender

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2. By the middle of the eighteenth century, physicians in Germany and France had begun to notice ________.

a) biological superiority of men
b) male–female sex differences
c) gender-based cognitive differences
d) that men begin as women

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3. In the history of Western thought there have been some doubts about the existence of ________.

a) gender
b) sexuality
c) bi-sexuality
d) two sexes

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True or False Questions

1. Early experiences and learning do not alter the chemistry and function of genes.

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2. A child is born with this intersex syndrome only if he inherits the genetic code from both parents

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3. Girls learn early on to fight in indirect, relational ways

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. Ideas of ________ played a pivotal role in the development of liberal political thought during the eighteenth century.

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2. Galen compared the ________ female organs to the eye of a mole.

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3. Genes are bundled together in each cell in 23 pairs of microscopic packages called ________.

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Short Answer Questions

1. What did neuroscientist Michael J. Meaney and his colleagues at McGill University discover?

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2. Why did finding sex-based differences between males and females become a priority during the late-eighteenth century?

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3. During the Enlightenment, as the cause of equality was being promoted, what counter-appeal was being made?

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