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Carnal knowledge: Quiz


Question 1: The word "carnal" derives from Latin carnalis, meaning "fleshly", and the word "knowledge" in this phrase derives from the "Biblical sense" of "to know", which means "to have ________ with".
MasturbationSexual intercoursePregnancyHuman sexual behavior

Question 2: Carnal knowledge has also sometimes meant sexual intercourse outside of marriage, and sometimes refers to sex with someone under the ________.
Sex and the lawAge of consentProstitutionSexual abuse

Question 3: The definition sometimes includes a set of sex acts that include sodomy and/or ________, while some statutes specifically exclude such acts.
Anal–oral sexOral sexCunnilingusFellatio

Question 4: The phrase is often found in this sense in modern legal usage, being equivalent to statutory rape in some jurisdictions, as the term "________" implies lack of consent, and consent is considered irrelevant to such cases.
RapeSexual abuseSexual assaultProstitution

Question 5: Carnal knowledge is an archaic or legal ________ for sexual intercourse.
Book burningMedia biasCensorshipEuphemism

Question 6: In ________, the phrase has had different meanings at different times and in different jurisdictions.
TortDuressCriminal lawFraud

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