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Quiz 12, Chapter 11: Sexuality of Adolescence

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Quiz 12, Chapter 11: Sexuality of Adolescence PSYC 2351

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Multiple-choice questions taken from Chapter 11 of Adolescence by L. Steinberg.
Psychology of Adolescence
Dr. Miller
Class Notes
sexuality, lgbt, adolescence, Psychology, restrictive
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The text lists all of the following as reasons why sexuality in adolescence is a particularly  important period during the life cycle, except :     A. adolescence is the time when erotic feelings first emerge.   B. puberty brings on physical changes that allow for sexual reproduction.   C. cognitive changes in adolescence have a major impact on sexuality.   D. it is not until adolescence that sexual activity begins to take on the social meaning it will  continue to have throughout adulthood    Professor Plink is conducting research on sexual harassment of adolescents. He is likely to  learn all of the following, except:    a.  sexual harassment is widespread within American public schools.    b.  a significant number of adolescents report having been sexually harassed by their teachers.    c.  girls are often the victims of sexual harassment and boys are rarely the victims of  sexual harassment.    d.  the majority of adolescents who have been sexually harassed had themselves harassed others.  1 points    In the Mandingo tribe, boys and girls are separated until they have completed their religious  instruction. This separation also occurs because sexual contact before marriage is strictly  forbidden. According to Ford and Beach, this society would be characterized as:    a.  semi­restrictive.    b.  permissive.    c.  prohibitive.    d.  restrictive.  1 points    On Steve's 13th birthday, his father wants to educate him about sex, so they sit down to have a  "man to man" talk about the "birds and the bees." This process is called:    a.  sociosexual preparation.    b.  sexual socialization.    c.  permissive communication.    d.  human ecology.  1 points    Sex play that is innocuous during childhood is no longer innocuous during adolescence  because:   A. children report erotic feelings before puberty.   B. the hormonal changes of puberty result in an increased sex drive in adolescence.   C. children are not capable of kissing, petting, masturbating, or sexual intercourse before  puberty.   D. with puberty, pregnancy becomes a serious possibility.     Which of the following statements about boys' first sexual experience is f ​alse?​     a.  A boy's first sexual experience is usually through masturbation.    b.  Boys typically view sex as recreation.    c.  A boy's first sexual partner is likely to be someone he's in  love with.    d.  Boys are more likely than girls to keep sex and intimacy separate.  1 points    In addition to parental supervision, what else might help ​ decrease ​ the probability of adolescent  sexual activity?    a.  having their parents insist they "cannot" have sex because they aren't old enough    b.  having adolescents participate in after­school programs    c.  having their fathers talk to them about the dangers of sexual involvement    d.  providing them with books on the risks of sexual involvement  1 points    Which of the following statements about sexual orientation in adolescence is f alse?​     a Males are more likely than females to engage in same­sex activity during adolescence.  .    b Approximately 3 to 4% of adolescents identify themselves as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.  .    c Researchers have been able to identify consistent predictors for adolescents who will  .  later identify themselves as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.    d The majority of gay, lesbian, or bisexual adults engaged in heterosexual activity during  .  adolescence.  1 points    Which of the following is not considered an aspect of positive sexual development that  adolescents face?   A. becoming comfortable with one’s maturing body   B. reconciling feelings of sexual arousal with one’s religious beliefs   C. feeling comfortable in choosing to engage or not to engage in sexual activity   D. understanding and practicing safe sex     Marlene has had many sexual partners over the last 5 years but has been faithful within each  relationship. What is this pattern called?    a.  dangerous    b.  permissiveness    c.  serial  monogamy    d.  semi­restrictive  1 points      Research assessing parent­adolescent communication about sex and contraception has found  that this type of communication    a.  decreases risky sexual behavior    b.  increases the likelihood of sexual activity    c.  decreases the likelihood of sexual activity    d.  increases risky sexual behavior  1 points      Which of the following is not considered an aspect of positive sexual development that  adolescents face?   A. becoming comfortable with one’s maturing body   B. reconciling feelings of sexual arousal with one’s religious beliefs   C. feeling comfortable in choosing to engage or not to engage in sexual activity   D. understanding and practicing safe sex     AIDS is transmitted through:    a.  casual contact.    b.  bodily fluids.    c.  kissing.    d.  mosquito bites.  1 points    For adolescent girls, which is the most important factor in determining the onset of sexual  intercourse?    a.  increased levels of androgens    b.  availability of birth control    c.  the attitudes of friends toward sexual  activity    d.  receiving sex education in school  Ford and Beach found that sexual expressions varied widely from culture to culture. Their  findings suggest that:     A. biology is the key to understanding adolescent sexuality.   B. adolescent sexuality may begin in biology but ends in culture.   C. sexuality cannot be fully understood cross­culturally.   D. adolescent sexuality is very uniform within cultures. 


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