Quiz: How much do you know about safe sex?
We might think that we know all there is to know about sex but sex involves more than just sleeping with someone. With sex comes responsibility and that means knowing more about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), contraceptives and consent.
So how much do you know about sex? Take the quiz below. The answers are at the bottom of the page but don’t look at them until after you’ve answered the questions. After all, the purpose of the quiz is so that YOU can see how much YOU know about sex.
What is the most common sexually transmitted infection?
What’s the best lubricant to use with latex condoms?
- Oil-based lubricant
- Water-based lubricant
Which two STIs can be cured with antibiotics?
- A) Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
- B) Chlamydia and HPV
- C) Herpes and Gonorrhea
- D) HPV and Herpes
- E) Syphilis and HIV
What are the four fluids that can transmit HIV
- Blood, semen, urine, saliva
- Blood, semen, vaginal fluid, breast milk
- Blood, semen, vaginal fluid, saliva
- Blood, semen, vaginal fluid, urine
- Blood, semen, saliva, sweat
When used consistently and correctly, how effective are latex condoms?
If you miss two birth control pills in a row you should:
- Take 3 pills the next day to prevent pregnancy. You do not need to use a back-up method after missing just 2 pills in a row
- Throw away the pills you missed, and immediately start a new pack.
- Take 2 pills, two days in a row. Never take more than 2 pills in one day. You also need to use a back-up method for at least 7 days after missing 2 pills in a row. B. C. Throw away the pills you missed, and immediately start a new pack.
You should do a Breast Self Exam
- Every month, a week before your period
- Every month, a week after your period ends
- Every six months, a week after your period ends
It’s possible to get pregnant if you have sex while on our period
___ refers to a situation where both people in a sexual encounter agree to it and either person can decide at any time that they no longer want to participate in the activity
All condoms give the same amount of protection
- True, a condom is a condom
- False, some condoms don’t protect against STIs
- False, some condoms don’t prevent pregnancy
Okay now check your answers below chomas. How did you score?
If you struggled with getting the answers right, remember that there are many articles on the Choma website that deal with safe sex. Visit Choma regularly and soon you’ll be “safe sex” smart!
Answers: 1.A, 2.C, 3.A, 4.B, 5.D, 6.C, 7.B, 8.A, 9.C, 10.B.
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