CLCH 206 Exam 1

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the highly successful approach to treatment of sexual problems developed by masters and johnson was based on
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behavioral therapy
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A bias in scientific inquiry causes us to
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select information that supports our view or belief.
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Most sex researchers view sexual behaviors
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on a continuum of typical to atypical of a specific group.
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\”Coming out\” stories on television programs with gay characters
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now focus younger characters than they did previously.
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One of the most important findings in Kinsey’s work was that
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there was extraordinary diversity in sexual behavior.
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According to the text, when we label a sexual behavior natural or unnatural, we are
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expressing whether the behavior conforms to our culture’s sexual norms.
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The position of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) along with most major mental health organizations regarding \”reparative\” therapy for homosexuality is that it should
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not be done.
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The main difference between a value judgment and an objective statement is that objective statements
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describe actual behavior.
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Which of the following statements about same-sex relationships in ancient Greece is accurate?
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Same-sex relationships between an older man and a young adolescent male were considered the highest form of love.
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What is the problem with depending on media as a source for sexual attitudes and information?
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Because of its entertainment orientation, there are few realistic depictions of sexuality.
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The thick, clear fluid that often appears on the tip of the penis before ejaculation is produced by the
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Cowper’s glands.
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In order for an embryo to develop male genitals, the embryo must
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receive hormonal and genetic signals.
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What part of a male’s penis is permanently removed in circumcision?
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the prepuce
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The size of a man’s penis is related to
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heredity
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All of the following make up the vulva EXCEPT the
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vagina
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The sole function of the clitoris is
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sexual arousal.
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Increased muscle tension accompanying the approach of orgasm is called
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myotonia
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What is the longest amount of time an egg is viable following release?
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24 hours
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A healthy male will produce __________ of sperm every day.
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several hundred million
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The phases of the ovarian cycle include all of the following EXCEPT the
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menstrual phase.
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Which of the following statements about Implanon is TRUE?
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It is one of the most effective contraceptives.
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According to your text, compared to other developed countries, the infant mortality rate in the United States is:
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far higher
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Any means of preventing a birth from taking place is a(n)
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birth control method
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Those who believe abortion should be prohibited generally label themselves as
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pro-life.
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In the United States, approximately what percentage of unintended pregnancies are terminated by abortion?
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40%
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To increase the likelihood of fertilization, a couple should have intercourse
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within 5 days before and 1 day after ovulation.
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An oocyte is
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an unfertilized egg.
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The most important consideration when choosing a contraceptive method for yourself is the
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method you will use consistently and correctly.
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For a woman who postpones pregnancy until she is over the age of 35 will likely find that her chances of conceiving ______________, whereas her risk of having a live baby with chromosome problems _____________.
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decrease; increase
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Which is the correct sequence of development for a fertilized ovum?
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zygote, blastocyst, embryo, fetus
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In response to younger girls’ earlier maturation, the American Psychological Association published a report that concluded that
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the sexualization of girls negatively affects their cognitive functioning and physical and mental health.
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For most people, anatomical sex, gender identity, and assigned gender
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are congruent.
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According to cognitive social learning theory, we learn attitudes and behaviors as a result of
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social interactions with others.
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When someone moves from adolescence to adulthood, they reevaluate their moral standards and move from moral decision making based on authority to standards based on their personal principles. This is an example of
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an evolving sexual philosophy.
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Which of these is NOT a predictor that a teen will be to be sexually active?
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having older brothers
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Edwin is fifty. He’s noticed that his erection isn’t as firm, it takes more stimulation and time to achieve erection, and ejaculation doesn’t always happen. Edwin
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is experiencing changes which are perfectly normal.
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_________ refers to whether one is biologically female or male.
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Sex
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When do psychosexual development and the ability to love begin?
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in infancy, with loving touch and handling
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Robyn has no ovaries, but her external genitals are those of a normal female. As she grows up, her body remains short, she does not develop a mature feminine physique, and she does not menstruate. Robyn most likely has
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Turner syndrome.
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The process of publicly acknowledging one’s bisexual or homosexual orientation is called
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coming out.

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