Human Sexuality Chapter 7

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Which of the following are developmental issues in middle adulthood? redefining sex reevaluating one’s own sexuality accepting the biological aging process All of these.
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All of these.
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For newly married couples, the average frequency of sexual intercourse is once a day. three times a week. once a week. three times a month.
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three times a week.
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When sex between unmarried men and women is affirmed in an affectionate, stable, and loving relationship, the standard being applied is the double standard. permissiveness with affection. permissiveness without affection. the commitment standard.
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permissiveness with affection.
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Stephanie and Travon are the kind of relationship that typically has the highest level of sexual satisfaction. Stephanie and Travon are dating. cohabitating. married. married to other people but are engaged in an extramarital relationship.
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married.
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About half of men over the age of 50 are affected with benign prostatic hyperplasia prostate cancer enlarged testicles shrinkage of the prostate gland
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benign prostatic hyperplasia
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The process of publicly acknowledging one’s bisexual or homosexual orientation is called outing. coming out. self-labeling. closeting.
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coming out.
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Which of the following is NOT one of the factors that comprise a happy sexual relationship, according to study conducted by the AARP (American Association of Retired People)? sexual intercourse more than one time per week good health a younger partner absence of financial worries
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a younger partner
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The legal system has exhibited a limited recognition of cohabitation through recognition of domestic partnerships. a relaxation of divorce laws. decriminalizing adultery. equal opportunity legislation.
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recognition of domestic partnerships.
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Contrary to stereotypes, most older individuals have intercourse as often as they did when they were young. have few restrictions on their activities until they are about 85. evaluate their own sexual attractiveness in terms of fertility. express high levels of satisfaction and well-being.
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express high levels of satisfaction and well-being.
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Which of the following is NOT a developmental task of early adulthood? expanding the range of sexual experiences making fertility/childbearing decisions integrating love and sex forging intimacy and making commitments
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expanding the range of sexual experiences
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Kinsey suggested that sexual orientation was best viewed as a dichotomy: heterosexuality and homosexuality. as a continuum. as a cognitive structure, which develop when we are reinforced or punished. as two dimensions: homoeroticism and heteroeroticism.
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as a continuum.
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Which of the following is NOT a developmental concern of early adulthood? establishing sexual orientation integrating love and sex planning marriage timetables making fertility/childbearing decisions
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planning marriage timetables
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According to Meston and Buss, the reason college students have sex is: lust in the body more than a love connection in the heart. a love connection, although lust was a strong factor. a love connection, according to the women, and for lust, according to the men. to affirm that they are independent and sexual adults.
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lust in the body more than a love connection in the heart.
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All of these are reasons for why cohabitation has become more widespread and accepted EXCEPT Marriage is no longer thought of as being necessarily permanent. More gay and lesbian couples are “out” and living together. The general climate regarding sexuality is more open-minded than it was a generation ago. Young adults are continuing to defer marriage.
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More gay and lesbian couples are “out” and living together.
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Which term best describes our culture’s attitude toward marital sexuality? supportive ignoring ambivalent punishing
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ambivalent
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The dramatic increase in the number of unmarried adults has occurred largely as a result of the high divorce rate. the greater availability of birth control. men and women marrying later. a decline in morality in society as a whole.
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men and women marrying later.
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According to your text, a growing number of cohabitating couples are elderly. lesbians. interracial couples. Asian American.
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elderly
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Which of the following does NOT contribute to the difficulty of accurately estimating the prevalence of homosexual orientation? Researchers use different definitions of homosexuality. Many gays and lesbians are reluctant to divulge their sexual orientation. An individual’s sexual expression may change over time. Many young adults claim to be homosexual in order to gain attention.
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Many young adults claim to be homosexual in order to gain attention.
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If Roxie wants to be successful using an online dating site, she should advertise herself as a __________ object. sex love success all of these
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sex
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Which of the following is a reason that homosexual relationships are stereotyped as less committed? Homosexual marriages are viewed as a threat to the institution to marriage. Many heterosexuals view the love between gay couples as less “real.” Homosexual couples cannot legally marry in most states. All of these.
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All of these.

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