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Yan Bing and Dianna are college students discussing how they each define “cheating” in a romantic relationship. Yan Bing considers flirting during an IM conversation cheating, but Dianna thinks cheating only involves physical contact. Later, they continue the discussion with friends over dinner. This scenario is best explained by of the following?


-Communication is a dynamic and contextual.


-Yan Bing and Dianna are exhibiting feminine styles of communication.


-Communication is gendered


-Content level of meaning and relationship level of meaning are not the same thing


-All of these explain this scenario.

Communication is a dynamic and contextual

The term "patriarchy" literally means


rule by the fathers


oppression of females


from male standpoint


government by men


all of these.

rule by fathers

Which of the following persons would be accurately described as “cisgendered?”


-A person whose biological sex is inconsistent with their gender identity


-A person born as a biological female who embodies both masculine and feminine characteristics


-A biological female who enjoys dressing in men’s clothing


-A biological male who prefers romantic and sexual relationships with biological males


-A biological female who identifies as female and feminine

A biological female who identifies as female and feminine.

Information about sex, gender, and communication is best gleaned through


-quantitative research methods


-qualitative research methods


-critical research methods


-mixed research methods


-multiple methods; each offers useful insights into sex, gender, and communication.

multiple methods; each offers useful insights into sex, gender, and communication.

The meaning of masculinity and femininity in our lives is affected by


-our age.


-our interactions with others


-the historical time period in which we live.


-our race.


-all of these affect the meaning.

all of these affect the meaning

Your Gendered Lives book includes a text box outlining transgendered activism on college campuses. Students emphasized the connection between language and identity by creating ways of identifying themselves and others that did not specify gender. The word “ze” is


-a description of a person who is transsexual


-a verb representing transformation.


-a description of a person who is androgynous


-a description of a person who is transgendered


-a pronoun representing masculine and feminine people

a pronoun representing masculine and feminine people

Which of these chromosomal patterns has/have been found in people our society labels male?

-X0


-XXX


-XX0


-XYY


-None of these.

XYY

Write your own multiple choice question from this chapter. You must provide at least FOUR response options, the letter of the CORRECT RESPONSE, and the PAGE NUMBER where the answer can be found. The author defines culture as being made up of


a. Social groups and values


b. Expectations and assumptions


c. Structures and practices


d. Patters of behavior and meanings


e. None of these

c: structures and practices (page 31)

Rick was born with male and female sex organs. Which of the following is the best term to describe Rick as a person with biological qualities of a male and a female?


-Dual-sexed


-Intersexed


-Gender rebel


-Transsexual


-Transgendered

Intersexed

A professor says to a student, “I will not accept your paper after 5:00 p.m. today.” The content level of meaning in this message is that


-the professor can exercise power over the student


-the professor is open to negotiation


-the professor feels s/he has greater status than the student


-the professor won’t accept the paper after 5:00 p.m. today


-the professor feels s/he has to explain the policy to the student.

the professor won’t accept the paper after 5:00 p.m. today