Introduction to GBA Plus

Test your knowledge

Question 1 (Select all that apply.)

Now that you have explored the differences between sex and gender, try applying your knowledge. All of the statements below are a result of either sex or gender.

Select all the statements that are a result of gender influences:




Sex refers to a set of biological attributes in humans and animals. It is primarily associated with physical and physiological features including chromosomes, gene expression, hormone levels and function, and reproductive/sexual anatomy. Sex is usually categorized as female or male but there is variation in the biological attributes that comprise sex and how those attributes are expressed.

Gender Socially- constructed roles, behaviours, expressions and identities of girls, women, boys, men and gender-diverse people. It influences how people perceive themselves and each other, how they act and interact, the distribution of power and resources in society, and people’s social, health and economic outcomes.

To review the definitions of sex and gender, choose Defining sex and gender in the menu.