Human Sexuality Diversity in Contemporary Society 10th Edition By William Yarber – Test Bank
Human Sexuality, 10e (Yarber)
Chapter 11 Contraception and Abortion
1) Mieko and James had unprotected sex for an entire year. What is the likelihood that Mieko became pregnant?
- A) 30 percent
- B) 55 percent
- C) 98 percent
- D) 85 percent
2) According to the Guttmacher Institute (2017), what percentage of unintended pregnancies were terminated by abortion in the United States?
- A) about 10 percent
- B) about 25 percent
- C) about 40 percent
- D) about 80 percent
3) Contraception refers to the ________.
- A) natural prevention of conception or impregnation by means of a chromosomal abnormality in a woman
- B) deliberate prevention of conception or impregnation by any of various drugs, techniques, or devices
- C) government-regulated schemes of family planning
- D) inability of women to give birth due to health issues
4) Regarding responsibility for birth control, the majority of ________.
- A) men and women believe that the man has an equal responsibility as the woman for contraception
- B) men believe that the woman is more responsible for contraception
- C) women believe that they should be more responsible for contraception
- D) men and women believe that the man is more responsible for using contraception
5) A method of contraception that inhibits the release of the oocyte from the ovary is the ________.
- A) hormonal method
- B) barrier method
- C) spermicide method
- D) oogenic method
6) In the context of the methods of contraception, spermicides prevent conception or impregnation by ________.
- A) killing the sperm before they can get to the egg
- B) increasing the life span of the oocyte
- C) reducing the count of sperm released from the testes
- D) causing the uterus to expel an embryo
7) Traditionally, contraception is seen as ________.
A) a woman’s responsibility
B) a man’s responsibility
C) the government’s responsibility
D) a consulting doctor’s responsibility
8) The best method of contraception is the one that ________.
A) has a low ongoing cost
B) will be used consistently and correctly
C) one’s partner will be comfortable with
D) demands the least thought
9) According to Hatcher et al. (2011), which of the following should be considered when a person makes a birth control choice?
A) the advantages and disadvantages of each method
B) the ability to delay menopause
C) the effect of the method on sexual drive and pleasure
D) the methods used by his or her peers
10) The oldest and most reliable form of contraception is ________.
A) mutual masturbation
B) birth control pills
D) the use of condoms