Genetic Influences on Development Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When does crossing over occur?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is not true?

Question 3 3. If one parent has a gene-pair of 'AA' and the other parent has a gene-pair of 'aa', what will the gene-pairs of their children look like?

Question 4 4. Which of the following refers to a field of study dedicated to understanding the genetic components of personality?

Question 5 5. How is sex-linked inheritance defined?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following develops if one of the mother's eggs is fertilized and then splits into two genetically identical parts before the embryo starts to develop?

Question 7 7. Why is it difficult for researchers to fully understand schizophrenia's genetic link?

Question 8 8. Why are X-linked traits expressed more often in males than females?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is true of a dominant trait?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about identical twins?

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Question 11 11. How can mistakes during meiosis affect human development?

Question 12 12. How does mitosis differ from meiosis?

Question 13 13. Which of the following types of studies involve an analysis of similarities between biological relations vs. adoptive relations?

Question 14 14. FILL IN THE BLANKS: _______ occurs when a trait is linked to one of the sex chromosomes, while ________ occurs when traits are controlled by more than one gene.

Question 15 15. The process by which genes are passed down from parents to their offspring is called _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is an important process that occurs during meiosis?

Question 17 17. The amount of variability that is genetic in origin is _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements about intellectual ability is FALSE?

Question 19 19. How are genetic mutations related to genetic disorders?

Question 20 20. You have the gene-pair Aa. This gene controls your eye color. You have brown eyes because brown is the dominant trait. Which of the following is true?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true of a genetic disorder?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is characterized by a disregard for the rights, feelings, and safety of others?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is true of a recessive trait?

Question 24 24. FILL IN THE BLANKS: _______ is a type of cell division that produces the sex cells and reduces the original number of chromosomes in half, while ________ refers to the process by which a single cell divides into two identical cells, each containing the same number of chromosomes and genetic content as the original cell.

Question 25 25. What is the main goal of behavioral genetics?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following terms refers to a deviation from normal behavior or mental processes?

Question 27 27. Polygenic traits are controlled by _____.

Question 28 28. An adult who has been diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder will likely display _____.

Question 29 29. FILL IN THE BLANKS: _______ occur when genetic material is either missing or duplicated, while ________ is a permanent, heritable change in the genetic code that can occur during mitosis or meiosis.

Question 30 30. How are psychological disorders influenced by genetic factors?

Genetic Influences on Development Chapter Exam Instructions

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