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The observation that women’s ratings of male attractiveness vary across the menstrual cycle suggests that receptiveness to certain male traits may be influenced by

Response:

Male secretions.

Cultural context.

Hormones.

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Hormone levels change throughout the menstrual cycle, so the change in ratings of attractiveness would most likely be caused by hormones. 

Neurotransmitters.

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In men, bicycle shorts, strenuous exercise, and saunas may affect fertility by 

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Inducing genetic mutations in the gametes.

Inhibiting sperm production by decreasing testicular temperatures.

Inhibiting sperm production by increasing testicular temperatures.

Blocking the vas deferens 

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The strongest arguments for circumcision of male infants focus on ________.  The strongest arguments against it focus on ________. 

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Preventing tissue damage; increased risk of disease.

Preventing disease; tissue damage and denial of child’s right to choose for himself.

Increasing sexual pressure; tissue damage and denial of child’s right to choose for himself.

Preventing disease; decreasing sexual pleasure.

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People who do not experience sexual attraction are termed:

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Asexual

Antiphilic

Autophilic

Anti-sexual

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Question:

Sodomy is a(n)

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Painful infection of the penis.

Tryst between lovers.

Sudden urge to have sex.

Obsolete term for anal sex.

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A woman’s chances of developing breast cancer may be decreased by all of the following except 

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Limiting alcohol intake.

Prolonged breastfeeding.

Having a hysterectomy.

Maintaining a healthy weight.

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Question:

If prenatal testosterone exposure leads to male gender development, then we would expect girls affected by congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) to exhibit all of the following behaviors more than unaffected girls except

Response:

Overt aggression.

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CAH is an affliction in females who have overactive adrenal glands. It produces extra cortisol, a hormone that is similar to testosterone, and causes females to develop masculinized genitalia. They often take on other traditionally masculine traits, such as the ones listed above.

Exceptional navigation skills.

Optimal mental rotation skills.

Malicious gossip.

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Question:

The body’s system that elevates or lowers the testicles is designed to

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Protect the testicles from potential trauma.

Regulate testicular temperature in order to  maintain fertility.

Increase genital attractiveness to potential mates.

Regulate testicular temperature in order to protect the penis from cold.

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Question:

________ cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men.

Response:

Scrotal

 

Testicular

Anal

 

Prostate

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According to the American Cancer Society, about 10% of men in the United States will develop prostate cancer at some time in their life, and 40,000 men die each year due to it in the U.S. alone.

 

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Question:

Cosmetic surgery is most commonly performed on which part of the vulva?

Response:

Clitoris

Oviducts

Labia majora

Labia minora

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Labiaplasty is one of the most common elective surgeries. It reduces the size and shape of the labia minora while also creating a more symmetrical appearance.

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Sperm account for about _________ % of the total volume of semen.

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5

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About 30 % of the ejaculate is an alkaline fluid that comes from the prostate. The remaining 70% of fluid comes from the seminal vesicles and contains fructose.

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Question:

Menstrual blood comes from the _______ layer of the uterus.

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Endometrial

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The endometrium functions as a lining of the uterus. During the menstrual cycle it grows to a thick, blood vessel-rich, glandular tissue layer that sheds and undergoes cyclic regeneration.

Peritoneal

Urethral

Myometreal