USC speech

May 13, 2008

Matchmaker quiz

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annoy : to make someone angry  • appeal : to interest or attract someone  • arrogant : unpleasantly proud and behaving as if you are more important than, or know more than, other people  • bookworm : a person who reads a lot  • careless : not taking or showing enough care and attention  • cheer up : If someone cheers up, or something cheers them up, they start to feel happier  • demand : to ask for something forcefully, in a way that shows that a refusal is not expected  • distract : to make someone stop giving their attention to something • encourage : to talk or behave in a way that gives someone confidence to do something  • feminist : a person who believes that women should be allowed the same rights, power and opportunities as men and be treated in the same way, or the set of activities intended to achieve this state  • gender : the physical and/or social condition of being male or female  • habitual : usual or repeated  • hint : something that you say or do that shows in an indirect way what you think or want  • in awe : feeling great respect sometimes mixed with fear or surprise  • indulge : to give someone anything they want and not to mind if they behave badly  • intuition : (knowledge obtained from) an ability to understand or know something immediately without needing to think about it, learn it or discover it by using reason  • irrational : not using reason or clear thinking  • lascivious : expressing a strong desire for sexual activity  • mistress : a woman who is having a sexual relationship with a married man  • mysterious : strange or unknown because it has not yet been explained or understood  • naked : not covered by clothes  • obey : to act according to what you have been asked or ordered to do by someone in authority or to behave according to a rule, law or instruction  • panic : a sudden strong feeling of anxiety or fear that prevents reasonable thought and action  • passion : a very powerful feeling, for example of sexual attraction, love, hate, anger or other emotion  • patient : having the ability to wait, or to continue doing something despite difficulties, or to suffer without complaining or becoming annoyed  • philosopher : someone who studies or writes about the meaning of life  • prostitute : a person who has sex with someone for money  • pursue : to try very hard to persuade someone to have a relationship with you  • react : to act in a particular way as a direct result of something else  • respect : to treat something or someone with kindness and care  • role : the position or purpose that someone or something has in a situation, organization, society or relationship  • sensitive : easily upset by the things people say or do, or causing people to be upset, embarrassed or angry  • smooth talker : a man who is very polite, confident and persuasive in a way that is not sincere  • stare : to look for a long time with the eyes wide open, especially when surprised, frightened or thinking  • tolerate : to bear something unpleasant or annoying, or to continue existing despite disadvantageous conditions  • uniform : a particular set of clothes which has to be worn by the members of the same organization or group of people  • vain : too interested in your own appearance or achievements  • volcano : a mountain with a large circular hole at the top through which lava (= hot liquid rock), gases, steam and dust are or have been forced out  • vulgar : not suitable, simple, graceful or beautiful; common or not in the style preferred by the upper classes of society  • wary : not completely trusting or certain about something or someone

♀0 Which of these would you find most distracting?

A A very handsome stranger staring at you.

B A man in uniform.

C A completely naked handsome man.

D Having a secret admirer.

Would any of these men not distract you at all? How often do people stare at you in public? Why do you think they do this? Have you ever had a secret admirer? How would you feel if you knew that you had one, but didn’t know who it was? How do you think most men react when they see you?

 

 

0 How do you generally react when you see a beautiful woman?

A You are in awe.

B You feel excited.

C You feel wary.

D You feel a mixture of fear and desire.

What famous woman do you think is very beautiful? What qualities make you feel a woman is beautiful? How did you think most women react when they see you?

 

 

 

 

1 Which of these is your dream lover most like?

A A god.

B A big tree.

C A lion.

D A lamb.

Why did you make this choice? Have you ever had a lover who was close to your ideal? Which is your current or last lover most like? Looking at the choices in the question for males, which of the choices best describes you? Why do you think so?

 

 

1 Which of these is your dream lover most like?

A A queen.

B A volcano.

C A kitten.

D An angel.

 

Why did you make this choice? Have you ever had a lover who was close to your ideal? Which is your current or last lover most like? Looking at the choices in the question for females, which of the choices best describes you? Why do you think so?

 

2 Which of these types of men do you feel most comfortable with?

A Someone mysterious.

B A patient man.

C A smooth talker.

D The strong and silent type.

Why did you answer the way you did? Which types of men make you feel uncomfortable? Which of the choices best describes your current, or last, lover? Do any of the choices in the men’s question describe you well? How would you answer the men’s question, if the genders were changed?

 

 

2 Which you of these types of women would you be least likely to fall in love with?

A An overly emotional woman.

B A lascivious woman.

C A bookworm.

D A rich but vulgar woman.

 

Why did you answer the way you did? Do any of the choices describe your current, or last, lover? Do any of the choices in the women’s question describe you well? How would you answer the women’s question, if the genders were changed?

 

 

 

 

3 Which of these men would most appeal to you as a lover?

A A philosopher.

B A psychologist.

C A musician.

D A powerful leader.

 

Why did you answer the way you did? Which of the above men do you think would be least suitable for you? Why? Have you ever had a lover who had any of the above jobs, or similar ones? Do any of the types listed in the men’s question describe you?

 

 

3 Which of these women would most appeal to you as a lover?

A A proud and intelligent woman who was desired by many men.

B A very sexual woman.

C An extremely romantic woman.

D A woman who would do anything for her lover.

Why did you answer the way you did? Have you ever had a lover who fit one of the descriptions? Which of the jobs listed as choices in the women’s question do you think is most suitable for you? Why?

4 Which of these things do you pay the most attention to?

A Your man’s social life.

B Your man’s health.

C Your man’s lifestyle and personal habits.

D Your man’s career.

Why did you answer the way you did? Which of the above do you pay the least attention to? Why? How would you answer the men’s question, if the genders were changed?

 

 

4 To cheer your woman up, which of these things are you most likely to do?

A Joke with her.

B Indulge her.

C Hug or kiss her.

D Demand that she change her mood.

 

If you were in a bad mood, how would you prefer that your lover cheer you up? Why? How would you answer the women’s question, if the genders were changed?

 

 

 

 

5 Which of these men sounds like the worst lover?

A A vain man in love with himself.

B An arrogant man who didn’t respect your opinions.

C A habitual liar.

D A guy who tells you, “Don’t think about it so much! Let’s have sex!”

Have you ever had a lover who fit any of the descriptions? Which of the above would you be most likely to tolerate? Are you guilty of any of the things listed in the men’s question?

 

 

5 Which of these do you find most annoying in a woman?

A Endless talking.

B Careless lies.

C Being overly sensitive.

D Irrational behavior.

 

Have you ever had a lover who fit any of the descriptions? Have you ever been interested in a woman at first, but then lost interest when you found out that she did any of the things listed as an answer choice? Do any of the answer choices listed in the women’s question describe you?

 

 

 

 

6 How would you react if you had a lover, but knew that there was another man pursuing you?

A Feel proud of yourself.

B Be very happy.

C Not have any particular reaction.

D Actively encourage him.

 

Is there anyone pursuing you now? How is he or they pursuing you? Have you ever pursued a man? Would you ever pursue a man in the future? How would you feel if a woman were pursuing your lover?

 

 

6 If another man were pursuing your lover, how would you respond?

A Feel proud that your lover was so attractive.

B Feel panicked.

C Not really care.

D Feel very angry.

 

Have you ever had this experience? Are you pursuing anyone now? Have you ever pursued a woman who already had a lover? How would you answer the women’s question if the genders were changed?

 

 

 

 

7 When you’re with your man, which of these roles do you most enjoy playing?

A Mother.

B Child.

C Prostitute.

D Man.

 

Does your lover enjoy it when you play this role? Which of the roles would you least enjoy playing? Why? Are there any roles that you would dislike playing, or would never play at all? What roles would you like your lover to at least sometimes play—for example, father?

 

 

7 Which of these roles do you think that a woman should most often play when she is with her man?

A Mother.

B Sister.

C Mistress.

D Feminist.

 

Have you ever had a lover who often played any of the above roles? Are there any roles that you would dislike your lover playing?

8 What do you demand of your lover?

A Everything.

B Nothing.

C That he understand what you’re thinking and feeling without your needing to tell him.

D That he make you feel like a woman.

Why did you answer the way you did? If you have had a lover before, which of the above qualities did he have? Would you demand any of the things listed in the men’s question? Which of the things listed in the men’s question could you give to your lover?

 

 

8 What do you demand of your lover?

A That she be kind and thoughtful.

B That she not ask too many questions.

C That she be beautiful, obey you, and enjoy sex very much.

D That she do whatever you want, when you want it!

 

Why did you answer the way you did? If you have had a lover before, which of the above qualities did she have? Overall, do you think you are a very demanding person?

 

 

 

 

9 If you were about to begin a great love affair, how would you probably be feeling?

A Like you were going crazy.

B Just happy.

C Already burning with passion.

D Nothing special.

 

Do you think you have had a “great love affair”? Would you like to have one in the future? Why or why not? How would you answer the men’s question, if the genders were changed?

 

 

9 How would you judge if a relationship with a woman were ready to become sexual?

A Use my intuition.

B After you have kissed.

C If she gives you some kind of hint.

D Only after it already happened.

 

Do you think you can understand women very well? How well do you think you can “read” your current, or last, lover? How would you answer the women’s question, if the genders were changed?

 

 

 

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