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Parents Quiz

Take the Parent Quiz and see how you score and find out more information about teen sex, pregnancy, and childbearing.

1.) Teens say ________________ most influence their decision about sex.
          a. parents
          b. peers
          c. media
          d. teachers / sex educators

2.) Adults say _______________ most influence teens' decision about sex.
          a. parents
          b. peers
          c. media
          d. teachers / sex educators

3.) How many teens think it's important for them to be given a strong message from society that they should not have sex until they are at least out of high school?
          a. about 3 in 10
          b. about 5 in 10
          c. about 7 in 10
          d. about 9 in 10

4.) Teen boys report that they often get the message that sex and teen pregnancy is not a big deal.
          True
          False

5.) Most teens agree it would be easier for them to postpone sexual activity and avoid teen pregnancy if they were able to have more open, honest conversations about these topics with their parents.
          True
          False

6.) Most teens say they wish they were getting more information about both abstinence and contraception, rather than just one or the other.
          True
          False

7.) How many teen girls become pregnant by age 20?
          a. about 10%
          b. about 20%
          c. about 35%
          d. about 55%

8.) Among sexually active children aged 12 - 15, what percent of their parents know they are sexually active?
          a. 27%
          b. 45%
          c. 68%
          d. 84%

9.) The majority of teens who have had sex wish they had waited longer.
          True
          False

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Information for this quiz supplied by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy (www.teenpregnancy.org)