Quiz

Test you understanding of key chapter concepts by working through the quiz below. To check your answer click on the orange arrow to the right. 

     1. The female gonads are:

  1. the XX chromosomes
  2. the external sexual organs, i.e. the vagina
  3. the internal sexual organs, i.e. the ovaries
  4. vaginal glands

The correct answer is: c. the internal sexual organs, i.e. the ovaries

     2. Males have chromosomes:

  1. XX
  2. XY
  3. YY
  4. XXX

The correct answer is: b. XY

     3. The principle hormone in females is:

  1. testosterone
  2. oestrogen
  3. androgen
  4. dihydrotestosterone

The correct answer is: b. oestrogen

     4. Twins that share 100% of their genes are termed:

  1. monozygotic
  2. dizygotic
  3. unizygotic
  4. bizygotic

The correct answer is: a. monozygotic

     5. What term is used to describe a person with both male and female reproductive tissues:

  1. intrasex
  2. pseudohermaphrodite
  3. hermaphrodite
  4. aphrodite

The correct answer is: c. hermaphrodite

     6. Which of the following is not a sex chromosome atypical condition:

  1. Turner’s syndrome
  2. Klinefelter’s syndrome
  3. XXX syndrome
  4. YYY syndrome

The correct answer is: d. YYY syndrome

     7. Which of the following is not used as a measure of the sex of an individual:

  1. sex chromosomes
  2. verbal ability
  3. gonads
  4. external genitalia

The correct answer is: b. verbal ability

     8. Psychosocial theorists see sexuality as a result of:

  1. environmental factors
  2. hormonal a-typicality
  3. sex chromosome a-typicality
  4. a combination of biological factors

The correct answer is: a. environmental factors

     9. Spermarche marks the onset of puberty in:

  1. males
  2. females
  3. both males and females
  4. neither males nor females

The correct answer is: a. males

    10. In developing males within the womb, receptor cells in the hypothalamus do not respond to:

  1. androgen
  2. testosterone
  3. oestrogen
  4. gonadatropins

The correct answer is: c. oestrogen