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Quiz for Chapter 16

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. By the mid-1990s, what theory was making its mark on the study of sexuality?

a) Freudian theory
b) queer theory
c) neurosexism
d) gender theory

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2. Judith Butler argued that all gender is created and sustained through ________.

a) politics
b) sexual practices
c) consumerism
d) performativity

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3. Why were academics critical of Humphreys' research?

a) He violated ethical standards.
b) He did not have academic qualifications.
c) They objected to the subject matter of his research.
d) They objected to his methodology.

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True or False Questions

1. Queer theorists argue that sexuality cannot be understood through the presumed natural binary of heterosexual–homosexual.

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2. Sociologists have traditionally focused on the customers of sex workers.

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3. Almost 9 per cent of men between the ages of 16 and 44 and living in London had paid for sex in the previous 5 years

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. According to the APA, although we can choose whether to act on our feelings, psychologists do not consider ________ to be a conscious choice that can be voluntarily changed.

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2. ________, or fear of and antipathy towards persons with non-heteronormative sexual orientations, remains strong in many societies.

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3. In 2001, ________ became the first country in the world to adopt legislation authorizing same-sex marriages.

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Short Answer Questions

1. What does heteronormativity include?

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2. What are sociologists mainly concerned with when it comes to sexual orientation?

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3. What did Bill C-150 challenge?

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