Sex & Your Body Quiz

The HealthCentral Editorial Team | July 31, 2009

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True or false: Many women are not capable of having an orgasm.
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If you have never had an orgasm, rest assured that you are not alone. However, only 4 and 7 percent of women deal with what’s known as women’s orgasmic disorder, according to an article in American Family Physician (AFP).

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  1. True or false: Many women are not capable of having an orgasm.

    Correct Answer: False

    If you have never had an orgasm, rest assured that you are not alone. However, only 4 and 7 percent of women deal with what’s known as women’s orgasmic disorder, according to an article in American Family Physician (AFP).

  2. True or false: Around menopause, you may start experiencing symptoms of painful intercourse.

    Correct Answer: True

    During menopause, it's not uncommon for women to experience vaginal atrophy, which can make sex painful.

  3. True or false: Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon problem and difficult to treat.

    Correct Answer: True

    Most men experience some degree of erectile dysfunction at some point in their lives, and there are several effective treatment options.

  4. True or false: There are three stages of female sexual response: excitement, plateau, and orgasm.

    Correct Answer: False

    There are actually four stages: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution.

  5. True or false: Once you are no longer a virgin, your vagina will automatically respond to relax and accommodate sexual intercourse.

    Correct Answer: False

    Much more goes into whether your body will relax for sex than the fact that you've had it before: mental factors, desire, adequate lubrication, and more.

  6. True or false: Once you start experiencing symptoms of menopause, you no longer need to use birth control.

    Correct Answer: False

    You need to use birth control until you have missed your menstrual cycle for 12 consecutive months.