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Gender psychology Unit-I understanding the concepts

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  • Q1
    What is gender psychology?
    The study of how social factors impact mental health.
    The study of how individuals' gender identity and experiences influence their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
    The study of how gender is biologically determined.
    The study of how gender roles are developed and maintained in society.
    The study of how men and women differ in their mental abilities.
  • Q2
    What is the main focus of gender psychology?
    Investigating the importance of physical appearance in gender identity.
    Studying the impact of gender on physical health.
    Analyzing genetic factors that determine gender.
    Examining the influence of biological sex on mental health.
    Exploring how societal, cultural, and personal factors influence gender identity development, gender roles, and the differences and similarities between genders.
  • Q3
    What is the role of gender stereotypes in gender psychology?
    They have a minor influence on gender identity development.
    They are solely based on biological differences between genders.
    They determine individuals' gender identities.
    They have no impact on individuals' thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
    They can influence individuals' behaviors, attitudes, and expectations, shaping their experiences and self-perceptions.
  • Q4
    Which of the following is NOT a focus of gender psychology?
    Examining the impact of gender stereotypes on behavior.
    Studying the biological differences between genders.
    Exploring how socialization influences gender identity.
    Investigating the role of culture in shaping gender roles.
    Analyzing the psychological effects of gender discrimination.
  • Q5
    What is the concept of gender dysphoria?
    A term used to describe individuals who do not conform to traditional gender norms.
    A temporary state of confusion about one's gender identity.
    A physical condition that causes hormonal imbalances in relation to gender.
    A mental illness characterized by an extreme fear of the opposite gender.
    A psychological condition where an individual experiences distress or discomfort due to a misalignment between their gender identity and assigned sex at birth.
  • Q6
    What is the difference between gender identity and gender expression?
    Gender identity relates to biological differences between genders, while gender expression relates to cultural expectations.
    Gender identity and gender expression are the same thing.
    Gender identity is solely influenced by genetics, while gender expression is influenced by social factors.
    Gender identity is the way others perceive an individual's gender, while gender expression is how an individual perceives their own gender.
    Gender identity refers to one's deeply held sense of being male, female, or another gender, while gender expression refers to the way individuals express their gender through behavior, clothing, and appearance.
  • Q7
    What is the concept of gender socialization?
    The study of how society constructs gender roles.
    The idea that gender is determined solely by biological factors.
    The physical differences between male and female bodies.
    The belief that gender is a social construct with no inherent meaning.
    The process through which individuals learn and internalize societal norms, expectations, and roles associated with their assigned gender.
  • Q8
    How does gender psychology contribute to understanding mental health?
    By investigating the effects of hormone levels on psychological disorders in individuals of different genders.
    By studying the differences in brain structure and function between men and women.
    By analyzing genetic factors that influence mental health differently in males and females.
    By focusing on the impact of physical health conditions on mental health in different genders.
    By examining how gender roles, societal expectations, and gender-related stressors impact individuals' psychological well-being.
  • Q9
    What is gender identity?
    The process by which individuals conform to societal gender norms.
    The societal expectations and roles assigned to individuals based on their sex.
    The physical characteristics that determine an individual's sex.
    The biological and genetic factors that define an individual's gender.
    An individual's deeply held sense of their own gender, which may be male, female, or something else.
  • Q10
    What is gender role socialization?
    The study of how genetics influence gender identity development.
    The process of conforming to traditional gender norms and stereotypes.
    The belief that gender is purely a social construct with no biological basis.
    The process of assigning gender to individuals based on their biological sex.
    The process through which individuals learn and internalize societal expectations and behaviors associated with their gender.
  • Q11
    What is gender dysphoria?
    A condition where a person is not comfortable with any gender identity.
    A condition where a person experiences distress or discomfort because their gender identity differs from the sex they were assigned at birth.
    A condition where a person identifies as both male and female.
    A condition where a person has no gender identity.
  • Q12
    How is gender dysphoria diagnosed?
    Through self-diagnosis.
    Through a physical examination.
    Through a thorough assessment by a mental health professional.
    Through a blood test.
  • Q13
    What is the difference between gender dysphoria and being transgender?
    Gender dysphoria is a mental illness, while being transgender is a personal choice.
    Gender dysphoria refers to the distress or discomfort experienced by individuals, whereas being transgender refers to a person identifying as a gender different from the sex assigned to them at birth.
    There is no difference, they mean the same thing.
    Gender dysphoria is a temporary condition, while being transgender is a lifelong identity.
  • Q14
    What are some possible causes of gender dysphoria?
    Parental influence and upbringing.
    Psychological trauma experienced in adolescence.
    The exact causes of gender dysphoria are not fully understood.
    Exposure to certain hormones during prenatal development.
  • Q15
    What is gender fluid?
    A person who is attracted to both males and females.
    A person who identifies as both male and female.
    A person who does not identify with a single fixed gender.
    A person who can switch their gender at will.

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