Practice Quizzes

Chapter 9: Gender Dimensions

1: ______ is a function of biology and of gender-role socialization.
Gender schema
Gender typing
Gender difference
Gender constance
Gender identity
2: Some ways in communication to close the gender gap include the following EXCEPT
getting locked into your role.
negotiating the division of labor.
giving each other time to change.
establishing systems.
being honest before you get angry.
3: The ideal of androgyny has proved quite workable in _______.
families
spousal relationships
sibling relationships
the workplace
schools
4: The Women's Movement is responsible for
increased attention to victims of sexual assault.
a better understanding of aggressive behavior.
improved methods and services for assault victims.
the public discussion of sexual harassment.
All of the above
5: ______ is the way our society expects males and females to behave differently and treats them differently from infancy through adulthood.
Gender schema
Gender-role socialization
Gender constancy
Gender identity
None of the above answers are correct.
6: The female's two X chromosomes, compared with the ___ of the male, may be a biological advantage.
XX
Y
XY
YY
None of the above answers are correct.
7: ______ increases a males muscle mass and skeletal development.
Androgen
Adipose
Testosterone
Estrogen
Progesterone
8: On average, women show more ______ skills than men.
mathematical
foreign language
science
social
verbal
9: ______ is often considered to be the female counterpart to male aggressiveness.
Bonding
Sharing
Tolerance
Nurturing
Perception
10: There is no difference in ______ skills between males and females.
mathematical
analytical
verbal
nurturing
none of the above
11: ______ is one's self image as a male or a female.
Gender identity
Gender schema
Gender typing
Gender constancy
Gender difference
12: For all immigrant groups, life in the United States leads to increased rates of ______ and ______.
marriage, economic difficulties
employment, domestic violence
marriage, alcohol abuse
single parenthood, divorce
None of the above answers are correct.
13: The influence of ______ becomes increasingly important by late childhood and early adolescence.
parents
siblings
peers
clergymen
neighbors
14: Transsexualism is considered a ______ orientation.
gender
sexual
pseudo
temporary
homosexual
15: The Electra complex is
a developmental stage in both boys and girls.
a developmental stage in all children 3 to 5 years of age.
resolved when a child identifies with the different gender parent.
when a girl wants to possess her father sexually and sees her mother as a rival.
None of the above answers are correct.
16: As compared to boys, females lack achievement orientation.
TRUE
FALSE
17: When it comes to gender, many social factors influence the way the biological tilts can be redirected.
TRUE
FALSE
18: Part of a teacher's job should be to foster gender roles so that children learn their place in society.
TRUE
FALSE
19: On average girls speak sooner than boys.
TRUE
FALSE
20: Gender schema theory indicates that children develop a grouping of mental representation about male and female personality traits, physical qualities, and behaviors.
TRUE
FALSE
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