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Genetic Influences on Development Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements about intellectual ability is FALSE?

Question 2 2. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 3 3. How are autosomal genetic disorders different from sex-linked disorders?

Question 4 4. Why are identical twins of interest to behavioral geneticists?

Question 5 5. How does mitosis differ from meiosis?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is true of a genetic disorder?

Question 7 7. How can mistakes during meiosis affect human development?

Question 8 8. What is the main goal of behavioral genetics?

Question 9 9. How is the sex of a child determined?

Question 10 10. How are psychological disorders influenced by genetic factors?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an example of a sex-linked chromosomal error?

Question 12 12. How is sex-linked inheritance defined?

Question 13 13. The amount of variability that is genetic in origin is _____.

Question 14 14. A trait that is influenced by many different genetic and environmental factors is known as a(an) _____ trait.

Question 15 15. Polygenic traits are controlled by _____.

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Question 16 16. When does crossing over occur?

Question 17 17. Why are Y-linked traits only inherited by males?

Question 18 18. How are genetic mutations related to genetic disorders?

Question 19 19. An example of zygosity is:

Question 20 20. All of the following statements about the role of genetics in determining personality are true, EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of an autosomal chromosome mutation?

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

Question 24 24. What is it called when the father's sperm fertilizes the mother's egg?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Why will identical twins always be the same sex?

Question 27 27. Why is it difficult for researchers to fully understand schizophrenia's genetic link?

Question 28 28. What does it mean if a genetic trait is complex?

Question 29 29. The type of cell division that produces sex cells is called _____.

Question 30 30. Why are X-linked traits expressed more often in males than females?

Genetic Influences on Development Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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