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Week Five Assignment
Historical and Scientific Perspectives on Homosexuality
*Refer to the Course Materials Forum for information regarding successful completion of this test. Multiple Choice:
1. The term that describes the direction of one‘s romantic interests and erotic attractions is
A) homosexual.
B) heterosexual.
C) sexual orientation.
D) sexual behavior.
2. The term that refers to an erotic attraction to and preference for developing romantic relationships with, members of the other sex is A) homosexuality.
B) heterosexuality.
C) bisexuality.
D) transsexuality.
3. The term that refers to an erotic attraction to and preference for developing romantic relationships with, members of the same sex is A) homosexuality.
B) heterosexuality.
C) bisexuality.
D) transsexuality.
4. All of the following are reasons why the term homosexuality is controversial EXCEPT A) some gay people feel that it draws attention to sexual behavior. B) the term is associated with concepts of deviance and mental illness. C) the term is often used to refer only to gay males.

D) most gays are ashamed of the use of this term because they are ashamed of being gay.
5. Which of the following statements is most accurate in comparing the sexual orientations of women and men? A) Women‘s sexual orientations seem to be more plastic or flexible than those of men.

B) Men tend to avoid labeling their orientations, whereas women tend to spend considerable time labeling themselves accurately.
C) The ways that men and women experience their sexual orientations are remarkably similar.
D) Men‘s sexual orientations change more over time than do the orientations of women.
6. How many points are on Kinsey's heterosexual-homosexual continuum? A) 3B) 5
C) 7
D) 9
7. Based on Kinsey‘s heterosexual-homosexual continuum, Mike is rated as a 6. This means A) Mike is exclusively heterosexual.
B) Mike is exclusively homosexual.
C) Mike is bisexual.
D) none of the above.
8. According to Kinsey‘s study, approximately ________ percent of the United States population was gay or predominantly gay. A) 1
B) 10
C) 20
D) 50
9. The Storms (1980) model of sexual orientation is different from the Kinsey continuum model in that it includes which additional orientation? A) asexuals
B) bisexuals
C) ambisexuals
D) pansexuals
10. George is walking down the street one day and sees two men across the street walking hand-in-hand. He is thoroughly disgusted by this. George‘s behaviors are connected to A) homophobia, a characteristic more common in women.

B) biphobia, a characteristic more common in men.
C) homophobia, a characteristic more common in men.
D) biphobia, a characteristic more common in women.
11. Which of the following terms is defined as negative attitudes or feelings toward people who are attracted to either the same or other sex? A) intolerance
B) biphobia
C) homophobia
D) hetero-homophobia
12. Which of the following is characteristic of the ancient Greeks? A) Relationships were common among men and adolescent boys. B) Highly feminine gay men dressing flamboyantly, with showy hair styles and mannerisms, and cruised certain neighborhoods searching for partners. C) The “Office of the Night” convicted over 3,000 sodomites and required them to go to jail.

D) Any nonprocreative sexual act was viewed as sinful.
13. Which of the following is characteristic of the early Christians? A) Relationships were common among men and adolescent boys. B) Highly feminine gay men dressing flamboyantly, with showy hair styles and mannerisms, and cruised certain neighborhoods searching for partners. C) The “Office of the Night” convicted over 3,000 sodomites and required them to go to jail.

D) Any nonprocreative act was viewed as sinful.
14. For which of the following religions is homosexuality...
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