Test Your Sex Quotient

Contraceptives...
Test Your Knowledge


1. Which of the following may cause the birth control pill to not work:

a. Illness
b. Drug interaction--taking other drugs with the pill
c. Skipping pills
d. All of the above
e. None of the above; the pill never fails


2. Norplant implants are the same as Depo-Provera shots.

True
False


3. Which of the following may cause a condom to break:

a. Unrolling the condom before putting it on
b. Reusing condoms
c. Exposing a condom to heat
d. Using oil-based lubricants
e. All of the above.


4. If a woman needs birth control, it is okay for her to borrow a friend's birth control pills, diaphragm or cervical cap.

True
False


5. Abstinence:

a. Is 100% effective only when practiced every time and all the time
b. Has medical or hormonal side effects
c. Is 100% effective if practiced every other month
d. All of the above


6. If a woman is on the pill, she doesn't have to worry about using a condom.

True
False


7. The most frequent reason teens give for not using contraceptives, or birth control, when having sex is:

a. Cost--they don't have the money
b. Availability--they don't know where to get birth control
c. Lack of planning--they did not expect to have sex
d. Lack of knowledge--they do not know how to use it


8. Which of the following is true about the IUD (Intrauterine Device):

a. The IUD is the best method of birth control for adolescent women.
b. The IUD lasts for only one month.
c. Once the IUD is in place you never have to worry about it.
d. The IUD is best for women who have never had children.
e. None of the above are true.


9. Which of the following is true about Emergency Contraception:

a. Emergency Contraception can prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex.
b. Emergency Contraception should not be used all the time as a birth control method.
c. One method of Emergency Contraception works by taking a specific amount of birth control pills up to 72 hours after unprotected sex and another dose 12 hours later.
d. All of the above are true.


10. A female having unprotected sex will not get pregnant as long as her partner ejaculates outside of the vagina (which is better know as the Withdrawal method ).

True
False


11. Rank in order the following methods of birth control from the best to the worst method of preventing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs):

a. Abstinence, condom, birth control pill, Depo Provera, Norplant
b. Condom, abstinence, birth control pill, Depo-Provera, Norplant
c. Abstinence, birth control pill, Depo-Provera, condom, Norplant
d. All of the methods are equally effective at preventing STDs.