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1 Teen Talk s Sexual Jeopardy Game Goal: To have fun while educating and reinforcing information learned about sexual health topics; including STIs, HIV, birth control, condoms and consent. Have Ready: Sexual Jeopardy game board pieces (see following pages) Sexual Jeopardy questions and answers (see following pages) Poster size sheet of card stock for attaching the game board pieces (optional) Tape for posting game on the wall Prize(s) for winning team (optional) Instructions: Divide the group into two teams and have them choose team names. Decide which team will go first. Tip: One way to decide is by getting them to guess a randomly chosen number between 1 and 10 that you have in mind. Have the teams take turns choosing a category and points value, and answering a question. Keep score on a chalk/white board. Encourage each team to huddle and work together to come up with the correct answer. Tip: If one team guesses incorrectly, you may want to give the other team a chance to steal if they know the correct answer. There is no need to ask every question, the game can be as brief or extended as needed. Tip: You might play a final Bonus Jeopardy round where each team chooses an amount of points to wager. See Prevention 20 for an example bonus question. 545 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB, R3C OW

2 Sexual Jeopardy Game Board Pieces Note: This page shows an example of how the game board can be laid out. Prevention STI HIV/AIDS Bonus

3 Sexual Jeopardy Questions Prevention for 10 Q: What is the only 100% effective way to prevent STIs, HIV, and pregnancy? A: Abstinence (or not having sex). Q: Which method of birth control also protects against STIs and HIV/AIDS? A: The male or female condom. Q: What are four things to look for on a condom package? A: Expiry date; if it s lubed/non-lubed/lubed with nonoxynol 9; helps prevent against STI/HIV/pregnancy; if there are any holes. Prevention for 20 Q: What are 3 things that can destroy a latex condom? A: Possible answers: Vaseline; oil; hand lotion; grease; heat; friction; sharp things. Q: What are 3 methods of Birth Control? A: Possible answers: penis and/or vagina condoms, the Pill, Depo Provera (the shot or needle), the Patch, the Nuva Ring, spermicidal foam, IUD, cervical cap, sponge, diaphragm, abstinence. Q: What are 3 things that can make sex safer? A: Going for STI/HIV testing, good communication between you and your partner, and using condoms and/or sex dams Q: What are 5 activities that are NO RISK for pregnancy and STI/HIV? A: Possible answers: massage; hugging; masturbating; dry humping; holding hands; abstaining from sexual activity with a partner Tip: This question could be used as a good Final Jeopardy question, in which the group with the most number of activities wins the points. Prevention for 30 Q: What type of birth control stops the body from releasing an egg once a month and changes the consistency (thickness) of the lining of the uterus? A: Any hormonal method of birth control. Answers may include the Pill, the Patch, the NuvaRing, Depo, or Mirena IUD. Q: What is something you could say to encourage someone to use a condom? A: Take any good line they say. Q: What are 5 steps to making a sex dam? A: 1. Take a condom and check it for expiry date, guarantee, type & holes. 2. Gently rip open the package. 3. Cut off the tip. 4. Cut the ring and unroll into a rectangle. 5. Make sure to keep each person s fluids on their own side. Q: What is the only method of birth control that can prevent a pregnancy for up to 5 days after unprotected sex; and where can you get it? A: Emergency Contraceptive Pill (or Plan B or Morning After Pill); obtained at teen clinics, some nursing stations & pharmacies.

4 STIs for 10 Q: Which STIs can be transmitted by sharing clothes, towels, or soft cloth items? A: Public lice (crabs). Q: What is the most common STI in Manitoba that often has no symptoms? A: Chlamydia. Q: What does Manitoba Public Health encourage people to do if they contract Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, HIV/AIDS, or Hepatitis B & C? A: Tell past and current partners. A public health nurse can do this for you if you want. Q: Name one sexually transmitted infection that has a vaccine. A: Possible answers: Hepatitis A, B, and HPV (strains 6, 11, 16, and 18 only). STIs for 20 Q: Which STI often causes painful blisters on or around the genitals and can be passed to the mouth through genital-to-mouth contact? A: Herpes Q: Which STI is often associated with hurting to pee? A: Gonorrhea. Q: Name 3 reasons why it is important to use lubrication? A: Pleasure; anal sex; to make sex slippery; prevent condom tearing; etc. Q: Name 3 places on the body that a sex dam can be used to prevent STIs? A: Vulva/vagina, anus, and scrotum. STIs for 30 Q: Name 5 SIGNS of an STI? A: Unusual discharge from the penis, anus, or vagina; irritation while peeing; excessive genital itching; abdominal pain; and skin changes on or around the genitals (rashes, sores, etc.). Q: Name 5 important steps to putting a condom on correctly? A: Answers may include: check expiry date; note type of condom; make sure it protects against pregnancy and STI/HIV; open carefully; make sure it s facing the right way (with the ring on the outside); pinch the tip; roll onto penis all the way down the base. Q: Which body parts can get tested for STIs? A: Penis, vagina, anus, mouth; any opening used for sex.

5 HIV/AIDS for 10 Q: What are 3 things you could do or say to encourage someone to get tested? A: Possible answers: offer to go with them (and/or get testing too); describe the testing process to them so they re not afraid; tell them the earlier they get tested the easier it is to treat if they do have an STI; tell them about good places to go that are the most convenient for them (teen clinics, health centres, nursing stations); tell them it will be confidential; non-judgmental; etc. Q: Name two body fluids that are NOT a risk for HIV. A: Possible answers: sweat; spit/saliva; tears; urine; feces; snot. Q: What type of test is an HIV test? A: A blood test. HIV/AIDS for 20 Q: What are 3 ways that someone can reduce their risk of getting HIV/AIDS? A: Safer: using condoms, cleaning needles properly (for HIV, not Hep C) & getting tested regularly. Safest: abstinence, avoiding fights, using new needles & not sharing needles. Q: How soon can people with HIV transmit the virus to others? A: As soon as someone contracts HIV- it doesn t matter if they have symptoms or not. Q: When and how often should people get tested for HIV? A: Every time you change partners; or every 6 months to 1 year. HIV/AIDS for 30 Q: What are four risky behaviours/activities for contracting HIV? A: Unprotected vaginal or anal sex, sharing sex toys, sharing needles, fighting, and breast feeding if mom is HIV positive. Q: What is the fastest growing group of people contracting HIV? (age & sex) A: year old females. Q: How long does it take for HIV to show up on a blood test? A: 1-3 months after the point of infection. This is called the window period, which is also when someone is highly infectious (can spread the virus easily).

6 Bonus for 10 Q: True or False: You can t get an STI/HIV the very first time you have sex. A: False! Q: True or False: Once you have an STI cured, you can t get it again. A: False! Q: Why would someone who s not having sex choose to take the Birth Control Pill? A: Possible answers: to regulate their period (make it come at the same time each month); to reduce period cramps; to decrease acne; etc. Q: In addition to going for regular STI testing, what test can girls/women get to check their cervix? A: Pap test. Guidelines recommend pap testing should begin 3 years after first sexual contact, and be repeated every two years. 1 Bonus for 20 Q: What should you do before touching someone s bum (or kissing, making-out, having sex, etc.)? A: Get their consent (or ask them, get permission, etc.) Q: Certain medications (such as antibiotics, antacids, anticonvulsants, and some herbs like St. John s Wart), are known to have an effect on what type of birth control? A: Hormonal birth control, like the birth control pill. Some medications can decrease the effectiveness of the Pill, making it more likely that someone could get pregnant. Q: Name 2 places you can get condoms and safer sex supplies? A: Possible answers: Teen Clinics; Community health centres; Pharmacies; Nursing Stations, Community Health Clinics, Q: Name the location of a teen clinic or public health nurse? A: Whatever correct statement they give! Bonus for 30 Q: What is the definition of consent? A: Permission for any sexual activity; only yes means yes; you have to ask; etc. Q: What are 3 things you need to talk about before sex? A: Possible answers: birth control; condom use; STI testing; consent; comfort level and boundaries; what if birth control fails; etc. Q: What is one advantage of the female condom over the male condom? A: Possible answers: Can be inserted up to 8 hours before sex; doesn t require a hard penis; alternative to latex if someone is allergic; added protection against STIs that are transmitted by skinto-skin contact (such as Herpes and Genital Warts). 1 Manitoba Cervical Cancer Screening Program Screening Guidelines,

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