Practice Quizzes

Chapter 12: Sexuality in Adulthood

1: According to Greek philosophy, selfless or giving love is
agape
storge
eros
ludus
mania
2: Most North Americans marry someone who shares the same _______ characteristics.
physical
socio-cultural
intellectual
emotional
psychological
3: In mate selection, women prefer males who are ______ ______.
somewhat younger
physically fit
financially secure
extremely masculine
somewhat feminine
4: Singles delay marriage because
improved social attitudes toward being single.
the increase of structured religions.
increased availability of effective contraceptives.
of answers A and B
of answers A and C
5: Couples who cohabit are _______ _______
emotionally unstable
emotionally stable
financially insecure
financially secure
less religious
6: The following is (are) true regarding marriage:
The number of interracial marriages has increased.
More adults marry than never marry.
Most people marry in their late teens.
Answers A and B are correct.
Answers A and C are correct.
7: After 5 years, stepfamilies are more _______ than first marriages.
stable
unstable
troublesome
happy
unhappy
8: The number of households headed by single fathers has been increasing.
TRUE
FALSE
9: A psychological change which may effect aging males is
the shift from career to family.
a challenge to the male role as leader and protector of the family.
an irritation and anger with aging.
an increased need for affirmation and acceptance.
all of the above
10: A psychological change which may effect aging females is
stress.
lifestyle changes.
hormone replacement therapy.
menopause.
all of the above
11: When dealing with paralyzed individuals, it is important to note that
usually the ability to bear children is lost among women with spinal cord injuries.
sexual activity may need to take place in different positions.
the site of a spinal cord injury has no influence on sexual functioning.
answers A and C are correct
answers B and C are correct
12: A _______ family is a married couple and their children.
normal
extended
nuclear
modern
step
13: ________ is the situation in which unmarried people live together and share a sexual relationship.
coherence
habituation
cooperation
cohabitation
collaboration
14: Mania is a passionate or romantic love.
TRUE
FALSE
15: People are more likely to experience jealousy if they see a large difference between what they are and what they want to be.
TRUE
FALSE
16: When selecting a mate, males place emphasis on the female's financial security.
TRUE
FALSE
17: In a steady relationship, college students tend to use a condom.
TRUE
FALSE
18: An honest marriage is a marriage in which partners allow each other to have intimate and emotional relationships with others.
TRUE
FALSE
19: The number of men who have tried treatments to improve their sexual functioning doubled from 1999 to 2005.
TRUE
FALSE
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