Sexuality & Gender: Difference & Definitions


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How does gender identity differ from sexual identity?

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1. The way a person thinks of themselves in terms of whom they are romantically and sexually attracted to is called:

2. Which of the following is integral to our evolutionary survival?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sexuality and gender can be tricky topics to discuss, especially if you don't know all of the correct terminology. Our helpful quiz and worksheet will assist in teaching you about identities, preferences, and orientations when it comes to gender and sexuality.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will teach you about the following terms:

  • Sexual and gender identity
  • Sexual preference
  • Gender adoption
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related gender and sexuality lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as sexual orientation and sexual preference
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as gender adoption and gender identity

Additional Learning

Get a closer look at the meanings behind these terms by viewing the lesson called Sexuality & Gender: Difference & Definitions. It will prepare you to:

  • Define sexuality and gender and explain how they're different
  • Describe what it means for someone to achieve gender identification
  • Distinguish between the three major sexual orientations
  • Explain how traditional gender characteristics affect someone's gender identity