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CHFD220 Week 5 Midterm Exam (APUS)


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CHFD220 Week 5 Midterm Exam (APUS)

Question 1 of 90

Fertilization normally takes place in the

Question 2 of 90

Sperm are viable in the female reproductive tract for ________ day(s)


Question 3 of 90

An egg's peak fertile period lasts 8 to 12 hours, but an egg can be fertilized for up to ________ hours following ovulation

Question 4 of 90

The sex of a baby is determined

Question 5 of 90

The embryonic cells that proliferate and eventually form the placenta, umbilical cord, and the amniotic sac are called

Question 6 of 90

Together, the ________ and the ________ form the lifeline between the mother and the fetus

The greatest amount of fetal growth occurs during the _______ month of pregnancy

Which of the following increases the risk of having a low-birth-weight baby?

Question 9 of 90

Dieting during pregnancy can be harmful because the breakdown of fat produces toxic substances called

Question 10 of 90

Compared with other developed countries, the United States ranks lower than ALL other countries in infant deaths

Question 11 of 90

Human sexuality is part of one's ________ personality

Question 12 of 90

Human sexuality involves the _____ dimension(s)

Question 13 of 90

Sexual arousal is a(n) ________ function

Question 14 of 90

The sexual double standard means that men may be ________ but women may not be ________.

Question 15 of 90

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the sexual therapist, says that sexual behavior "is all between the ________."

Question 16 of 90

________ is the belief that sexual identities are acquired from and influenced by the social environment

Question 17 of 90

Research should be conducted in an environment that is

Researchers choose their METHOD of research based on

Question 19 of 90

Which of the following is the order of the scientific method?


Question 20 of 90
The term "generalization" means the ability to conclude that the study's _______ could ben
obtained outside the study

2.0/ 2.0 Points
Which of the following is a characteristic of subjects that may influence an experiment?

A.researcher bias B.subject syndrome C.volunteer bias objectivity E.volunteer anxiety

Question 21 of 90


Question 22 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points Generalization can only occur if

A.the study results could have been obtained outside the study B.the study results could apply only to an isolated situation. C.the results generally occurred in the study.
D.the methods were generalized.

E.the hypothesis was formulated indirectly 

Question 23 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points Which of the following is true of self-report data?

A.Researchers tell the subjects about their previous research. B.It involves the subjects' body language.
C.It involves the subjects' or respondents' personal accounts. D.It involves the subjects' observable behaviors.

E.It includes the subjects' socioeconomic levels 

Question 24 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
When people ________, they have a tendency to forget past events or embellish them.

A.operationalize B.hypothesize

C.self-report D.randomize E.hyperbolize


Question 25 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
A(n) ________ is a written instrument designed to gather information.

A.hypothesise B.population C.interview D.sample E.questionnaire


2.0/ 2.0 Points
A(n) ________ is an in-depth study of an individual or a small, select group of individuals.

Question 26 of 90 study B.experiential study C.quantitative study D.questionnaire E.none of the above


Question 27 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

One of the pleasures of being in a long-term relationship that can eventually lead to difficulties is that

A.communication is easier with someone you trust.

B.once you have established a pattern of resolving conflict, the excitement goes out of the relationship

C.two incomes are rarely really better than one
D.the longer you date, the more direct your communication will become. E.there is such a high level of comfort that sometimes you do not talk.


Question 28 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
When sexual partners fail to communicate freely about sexuality or other topics

A.communication will persist, but at a low level.
B.their relationship is bound to become limited in scope over time. is always time to seek professional help. is not necessarily a bad thing. is mainly because the people involved are introverted.


Question 29 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
According to the basic communication model, a message can be influenced by

A.the sender's mood, background, culture, and frame of reference B.the sender's background
C.the sender's culture
D.the receiver's frame of reference

E.none of the above 

Question 30 of 90 0.0/ 2.0 Points The term "bypassing" describes _______.

A.when the receiver of a message is not engaged in active listening. B.receiving a muddled message.
C.converting an idea into words or gestures to convey meaning
D.misunderstandings that result from missed meanings. E.translating a message from its symbol form into meaning.


Question 31 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points Decoding is

A.when a receiver responds verbally or nonverbally.
B.being engaged in active listening
C.translating the message from its symbol form into meaning. D.being able to filter out noise.

E.none of the above 

Question 32 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points Nonverbal communication is ________ percent of an overall message


B.25 C.50 D.90 E.93


2.0/ 2.0 Points Which of the following is an example of feedback?

A.The receiver of a message responds verbally or nonverbally B.Words have different meanings to different people
C.The sender checks for understanding
D.A message is translated from its symbol form into meaning. E.The message is corrected.

Question 34 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points

Which of the following is not an example of nonverbal communication?

A.waving B.slouching C.crossing your arms D.sighing E.frowning


Question 33 of 90

Question 35 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
When verbal and nonverbal messages conflict, receivers often put more faith in

A.what a person says
B.nonverbal cues
C.senders who offer prolonged eye contact` D.both what was said and nonverbal cues E.none of the above

Question 36 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points

If a woman is leaning forward in her chair and paraphrasing what her companion is saying, you

would assume that she is

A.actively listening
B.bored and anxious for the class to be over C.fatigued
D.trying to cheat by looking at another student's paper E.none of the above


Question 37 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points Collectively, the external female genitals are called the

A.corpora cavernosa B.vulva


Question 38 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points The ________ lubricate(s) the labia during sexual intercourse.

A.Bartholin's glands B.copora cavernosa C.ovaries
D.hymen E.pituitary gland


2.0/ 2.0 Points Which of the following is not true about the vagina?

A.It surrounds the penis during intercourse
B.It is the route of exit for a newborn baby.
C.It receives male ejaculate during intercourse
D.It is the place of development for a fertilized egg. E.It is the place of exit for menstrual flow.


Question 40 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points The two muscles that support and encircle the vagina are the

A.pubococcygeal and vastus medialis

Question 39 of 90

B.pubococcygeal and piriformis C.bulbocavernosus and pubococcygeal D.bulbocavernosus and obturator externus E.introitus and iliopsoas


Question 41 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points Which of the following is an internal female genital?

A.clitoris B.labia minora C.uterus D.labia majora E.mons publis


Question 42 of 90

The function of the uterus is to

2.0/ 2.0 Points

A.provide sexual arousal for the female B.give birth
C.push the newborn through the fallopian tube D.hold the fallopian tubes

E.nurture a developing embryo and fetus

Question 43 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
The ________ is the mouth of the uterus through which the vagina extends

A.perimetrium B.labia minora C.clitoris D.cervix E.corpus


Question 44 of 90

The innermost layer of the uterus is the

A.endometrium B.myometrium C.perimetrium D.fundus E.epididymus


2.0/ 2.0 Points
The destination of a fertilized ovum, or egg, is the ________ of the uterus.

A.endometrium B.perimetrium C.myometrium D.fundus E.corpus

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Question 45 of 90


Question 46 of 90

Fertilization normally occurs in the

A.Graafian follicle B.corpus luteum C.fallopian tubes D.uterus


2.0/ 2.0 Points The male external genitals are the ________ and the ________.

A.glans penis, vas deferens B.penis, testes
C.penis, scrotum
D.glans, corona E.foreskin, glans penis


2.0/ 2.0 Points

Question 47 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points The average penis is about ________ when relaxed (flaccid).

A.1 to 4 inches B.2 to 5 inches

Question 48 of 90

C.3 to 4 inches
D.4 to 6 inches E.none of the above


Question 49 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
The ________ helps to form a seal with the walls of the vagina during sexual intercourse.

A.scrotum B.glans C.meatus D.van deferens E.coronal ridge


2.0/ 2.0 Points
The ________, an Indian book on erotica, classified men according to penis size.

Question 50 of 90

A.Kamakazi B.Kamasomata C.Kamakoni D.Kamasutra E.Katmandu


Question 51 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Two common contradictory views regarding penile size currently exist in our society. They are ______ and ______.

A.some men are showers, some men are growers

B.short flaccid penises grow larger when erect, longer penises overall are shorter when erect

C.the larger the penis, the more satisfied the female; sexaul partners do not care about penis size

D.women do not care about size, the vagina adapts to any size E.none of the above


Question 52 of 90 0.0/ 2.0 Points
When it comes to sexual satisfaction, experts have concluded that penis width and length are

A.unrelated to sexual satisfaction

B.related to some degree with satisfaction.
C.high sources of anxiety for men.
D.related psychologically to women and how they feel about their breasts E.none of the above


Question 53 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points Kegel exercises are designed to do what for men?

A.tone the stomach
B.make erections possible
C.make intercourse easier
D.strengthen the muscle around the penis for more intense orgasms

E.none of the above 

Question 54 of 90

The foreskin is also known as the

A.prepuce B.glans penis C.meatus D.smegma


Question 55 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Temperature control of sperm by the scrotum and the spermatic cords is necessary because sperm need to be

A.about 2 degrees F warmer than body temperature B.about 5.6 degrees F cooler than body temperature C.about 5.6 degrees F warmer than the rest of the body D.exactly the same as normal body temperature
E.about 2 degrees F cooler than normal body temperature


Question 56 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points The testes are male gonads that are known to produce

A.500 sperm every second

2.0/ 2.0 Points

B.500 sperm every minute C.50,000 sperm every second D.50,000 sperm every minute E.1 million sperm every day


2.0/ 2.0 Points
When males reach puberty, _________ increases their muscle mass and skeletal development

Question 57 of 90

A.estrogen B.adipose tissue C.protein D.androgen E.prolactin


Question 58 of 90

Miscarriage rates are

2.0/ 2.0 Points

A.higher for male fetuses
B.lower for male fetuses
C.about the same for both male and female fetuses D.extremely low for both genders in the United States E.none of the above


Question 59 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points At menarche, estrogen levels increase the development of

A.fat tissue and the enlargement of the female pelvis
B.physical differences
C.adipose tissue in boys
D.hormones responsible for the cessation of the menstrual cycle. E.none of the above


Question 60 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
In early adolescence, girls outperform boys at which of the following types of tasks?

A.visual-spatial B.math
C.physical D.language and verbal E.none of the above


Question 61 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

In general, women _______ than men, but they also experience more ________ and make more extensive use of the health-care system. longer, male doctor preference B.die earlier, illnesses longer, physical trauma
D.are smarter, mental illnesses longer, health problems 

Question 62 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points When it comes to gender differences and dating,

A.more females than males are actually deceptive
B.males are especially sensitive to rejection.
C.females assume that males will attempt to deceive them. D.females are more likely to be introverted than males E.males are more cautious about dating


Question 63 of 90

Women often derive intimacy from

A.sexual behaviors B.the act of coitus C.talking
D.physical closeness E.physical touch


Question 64 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

According to Peplau (2003), which of the following important gender differences is related to sexuality?

2.0/ 2.0 Points

A.Women place greater emphasis on committed relationships as a context for sexuality

B.Women's sexuality tends to be more malleable and capable of change over time. C.Aggression is more strongly linked to sexuality for men than for women.
D.all of the above


Question 65 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points The ________ system is called the "seat of emotions."

A.reticular activating B.nervous
C.limbic D.physiological E.endocrine


2.0/ 2.0 Points
The ________ can be considered the connection between mind and body.

A.medulla oblongata B.reticular activating system C.cerebellum
D.limbic system E.autonomic nervous system


Question 66 of 90

Question 67 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Which of the following is not a reaction of the body when a person is sexually aroused?

A.muscles relax
B.the mind starts to race C.perspiration occurs
D.heart rate increases
E.certain arteries are instructed to open


Question 68 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

The ________ is responsible for the secretion of hormones that travel to various body parts instructing them how to behave.

A.autonomic nervous system B.limbic system C.diencephalons system D.reticular activating system E.endocrine system


Question 69 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

In men, sex flush occurs during the ________ phase, whereas in women it may occur during the plateau or in the ________ phase.

A.plateau, excitement B.plateau, resolution C.refractory, excitement

D.excitement, plateau E.excitement, resolution


Question 70 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
The process that results in vaginal lubrication during the excitement phase is a(n)

A.orgasmic platform B.transudation C.uterine orgasm D.myotonia E.tachycardia


2.0/ 2.0 Points
The second phase of Masters and Johnson's sexual response cycle is the ________ phase.

A.orgasm B.excitement C.emission D.plateau E.resolution


Question 71 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points
The increase in heart rate that occurs during sexual activity is known as

Question 72 of 90

A.myotonia B.hyperventilation C.vasocongestion D.tachycardia flush


2.0/ 2.0 Points Increased blood flow to the pelvic area during sexual arousal is called

A.vasocongestion B.tachycardia C.myotonia D.hyperventilation flush


Question 73 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points
Females sometimes experience a sexual response cycle similar to that of males EXCEPT

A.they can have multiple orgasms with a refractory period
B.they generally move from excitement to plateau and then to orgasm C.when they are menstruating
D.the resolution phase is shorter in duration than in males
E.they can have multiple orgasms without a refractory period


Question 74 of 90

Question 75 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Contraception is the means of preventing _______ from occurring during sexual intercourse.

A.pleasure B.pregnancy C.STDs D.pain E.infertility


2.0/ 2.0 Points
Which of the following forms of contraception helps provide protection against STDs?

Question 76 of 90

B.oral contraceptives C.hormonal implants D.sterilization E.IUDs


Question 77 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

Which of the following is the only 100-percent effective method of fertility control and STI protection?

A.condoms and spermicide together
B.condoms and a hormonal contraceptive together C.abstinence
D.oral contraceptions


Question 78 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points ________ is the avoidance of any type of sexual intercourse.

A.withdrawal B.abstinence C.monogamy D.polygamy E.avoidance


Question 79 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

________ is the contraceptive method of removing the penis from the vagina before ejaculation.

A.abstinance B.sterilization C.monogamy D.withdrawal E.avoidance


2.0/ 2.0 Points ______ condoms do not provide protection against STDs.

Question 80 of 90

A.latex B.lambskin C.trojan D.polyurethane E.all of the above


Question 81 of 90

Oral contraceptives

2.0/ 2.0 Points

A.suppress ovulation.
B.mimic the changes that occur in pregnancy. C.can be taken by both males and females. D.a and b
E.a and c


Question 82 of 90

An advantage of using condoms is that they

2.0/ 2.0 Points

A.are easy to get
B.can help a man control ejaculation
C.are relatively inexpensive
D.reduce the risk of HIV transmission 10-fold with consistent use E.all of the above


Question 83 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points ________ is the stimulation of one's own genitals for sexual pleasure masturbation B.masturbation C.coitus
D.fellatio E.cunnilingis


2.0/ 2.0 Points
Many of our attitudes regarding sexual activity are part of our ________ past.

Question 84 of 90

A.cultural B.shameful C.joyful D.creative E.proud


Question 85 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

The ________ believed they were partners with ________ in replenishing the Earth, and thus enacted laws against ________ sexual behavior.

A.Ancient Egyptians, Osiris, same sex B.Ancient Hebrews, Moses, same sex C.Medieval Europeans, God, any D.Ancient Hebrews, God, nonprocreative

E.Ancient Christians, God, nonprocreative 

Question 86 of 90 2.0/ 2.0 Points ________ is a nickname for masturbation that was often used in the past.

B.spilling of seed C.onanism D.adamism
E.hairy palm disease


2.0/ 2.0 Points
Foreplay is the ________ contact that usually precedes coitus or oral-genital sexual activity.

Question 87 of 90

A.emotional B.spiritual D.physical E.planned


Question 88 of 90

2.0/ 2.0 Points

________ is the stimulation of the female genitalia by the mouth, lips, and/or tongue of the sexual partner.

A.fellatio B.cunnilingus
E.none of the above


Question 89 of 90

________ is oral contact with a male's penis.

A.fellatio B.cunnilingis
E.none of the above


2.0/ 2.0 Points
________ is when two partners simultaneously stimulate each other's genitalia orally.

A.fellatio B.cunnilingis
E.none of the above

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