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Genetic Influences on Development: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The type of cell division that produces sex cells is called _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements about intellectual ability is FALSE?

Question 3 3. All of the following statements about the role of genetics in determining personality are true, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true of a genetic disorder?

Question 5 5. How are autosomal genetic disorders different from sex-linked disorders?

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Question 6 6. All of the following statements are true about single gene-pair inheritance, EXCEPT:

Question 7 7. 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?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is true of a recessive trait?

Question 9 9. Polygenic traits are controlled by _____.

Question 10 10. All of the following are true about fraternal twins, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. How does mitosis differ from meiosis?

Question 12 12. Why is it difficult for researchers to fully understand schizophrenia's genetic link?

Question 13 13. How are genetic mutations related to genetic disorders?

Question 14 14. Why are adoption studies useful to the field of behavioral genetics?

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. Which of the following is FALSE about intellectual ability?

Question 17 17. How is sex-linked inheritance defined?

Question 18 18. What does it mean if a genetic trait is complex?

Question 19 19. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

Question 20 20. All of the following statements are true, EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. What is it called when the father's sperm fertilizes the mother's egg?

Question 22 22. Why will identical twins always be the same sex?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of a sex-linked chromosomal error?

Question 24 24. Why are Y-linked traits only inherited by males?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is an example of an autosomal chromosome mutation?

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Question 26 26. How are psychological disorders influenced by genetic factors?

Question 27 27. The amount of variability that is genetic in origin is _____.

Question 28 28. How is the sex of a child determined?

Question 29 29. A trait that is influenced by many different genetic and environmental factors is known as a(an) _____ trait.

Question 30 30. An adult who has been diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder will likely display _____.

Genetic Influences on Development: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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