Final Phy265 Essay

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This is your final exam in PSY265. These questions compose a plethora of topics read and discussed in our class for the past nine weeks. This exam consists of73multiple choice questions worth 1 point each, 13 fill in the blank questions worth 6 points each, and an essay question worth 99 points. The total possible points for the exam is 250. All of these questions were taken directly from the textbook, therefore you should not use any other outside source. Since information can sometimes contradict each other, if you use outside sources you run the risk of getting the question wrong even though it may appear correct outside the text.
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5). In examining patterns of marital sexuality across cultures, which of the following has been found across cultures?
B) Male dominance and female submission

6). Researchers have found evidence linking a region on ________ to a gay male sexual orientation.
A) the X sex chromosome

7). Which of the following correctly identifies the psychological profile of most convicted rapists?
D) There is no single set of psychological characteristics that define the majority of convicted rapists.

8). During which phase of Masters and Johnson's sexual response cycle do men and women first
experience full vasocongestion and muscular myoton

D) Excitement

9). In order to help maximize the detection of breast cancer, the American Cancer Society continues to recommend (despite recent controversy) that
C) women over 40 have a clinical breast exam every year.

10). Interest in examining gender from the sociological perspective was spurred by the early work of
A) Mead and Malinowski.

11.) What do Margaret Nosek and her colleagues consider to be a factor for sexual wellness, even among the disabled?
D) All of the above

12). Some theorists have proposed that sexual masochism might provide temporary relief from
D) the responsibilities of independent selfhood.

13). The scrotum contains the following male reproductive organs EXCEPT which one?
D) Epididymis

14). Considering the value systems used to make sexual decisions, a person using situational ethics differs from one using ethical relativism in what main way?
D) Situational ethics focuses on the situations in which decisions are made, while ethical relativism focuses on differences between cultures.

15). Feminist theory challenges a variety of traditional views. Name four discussed in the text.
1.) Gender differences
2.) Gender Inequality
3.) Gender oppression
4.) Structural oppression

16). The biological tie between pleasure and pain may be due to the release of ________ when
experiencing pain.
B) norepinephrine.

17). A clear difference between the clitoris and the penis is that the clitoris has
A) no known function other than sexual pleasure.

18). From an evolutionary perspective,
D) women have to be more selective with respect to their mating partners.

19). As men approach orgasm,
A) men typically apply less pressure to the shaft of their penis.

20). Married women in Kinsey's sample reported an average length of foreplay of
D) 12 minutes.

21). Which of the following is NOT a potential psychosocial cause of sexual dysfunction?
A) Hypertension

22). The hypothalamus regulates the menstrual cycle by releasing which of the following hormones?
D) Gonadotropin-releasing hormone

23). Psychologists examine how sexual attitudes and behaviors are shaped by what five concepts?
1.) Perception
2.) Learning
3.) Thought
4.) Motivation & Emotion
5.) Personality

24.) Which of the following is a stage of sexual response according to Kaplan...

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