Sociology Study Guide 3

Sociology Study Guide 3 - 1. Sexual orientation refers to...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1. Sexual orientation refers to the gender that a person is attracted to a. emotionally. b. physically. c. sexually. d. romantically. e. all of these are true 2. Which of the following is true about defining sexuality? a. When behavior and beliefs are in conflict, sexuality is usually defined by beliefs b. Sexual experimentation does not necessarily define sexual orientation c. Female homosexuals prefer the term gay to describe themselves d. Sexual fantasies are the most accurate representation of sexual orientation e. all of these are true 3. Kinsey thought that homosexuality was a. more dependent on emotions and fantasies than on behavior. b. all or none c. best understood as a continuum of behavior. d. impossible to measure. e. based on past experience. 4. Who developed the model that attempts to incorporate seven dimensions of sexual orientation and the concept of time-the past and the present? a. Klein b. Hooker c. Bieber d. Cass e. Kinsey 5. How has the frequency of same-sex behavior in the United States changed over the years? a. It has increased over the years due to the changes in the social status of homosexuality. b. It has only increased among women but not among men. c. It has only increased among men but not among women. d. It has remained constant over the years in spite of the changes in the social status of homosexuality. e. It has decreased over the years due to increased homophobia. 6. The earliest attempts to understand what causes homosexuality focused on a. physical characteristics.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
fantasy life. c. brain differences. d. environmental factors. e. character flaws. 7. What group of theories suggests that homosexuals are innately different from heterosexuals as a result of either biological or developmental processes? a. continuist b. constructionist c. homosexist d. reparativist e. essentialist 8. What do constructionists believe about sexual orientation? a. Homosexuals are innately different from heterosexuals. b. Most homosexuals can be identified by examining their chromosomes. c. There are clear neurological differences between heterosexuals and homosexuals. d. Homosexuality is a social role that has developed differently in different cultures and times. e. all of these are true 9. Comparing the finger lengths of lesbians and heterosexual women falls into what theoretical perspective? a. biological Theories b. constructionist Theories c. sociological Theories d. interactional Theories e. Developmental Theories 10. Which of the following is not a biological theory of sexual orientation? a. birth order b. gender-role nonconformity c. physiology d. genetics e. hormones 11. Our best evidence about genetic transmission of homosexuality suggests that genes account for about ______ percent of the variance in sexual orientation. a.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This document was uploaded on 04/07/2008.

Page1 / 25

Sociology Study Guide 3 - 1. Sexual orientation refers to...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online