Psychology - Life Span - Chapter 3

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1.  Which statement is true?
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2.  The human genome contains about ______ on _____.
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3.  Based on recent research on twins and siblings, scientists now conclude that:
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4.  _____ refers to traits that are affected by many genes, and _____refers to traits that are influenced by many factors
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5.  Mrs. Lara wants to prevent her 5-year old daughter from developing the genetic family trait of type 2 diabetes.  What should she do?
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6.  What is formed when a sperm cell and an ovum fuse?
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7.  The process by which ova are surgically removed from a woman, and then mixed with sperm to produce a zygote, which then is inserted into the uterus, is called:
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8.  Schizophrenia is a result of:
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9.  A genetic disorder that causes the inability to metabolize phenylalinine that may lead to brain damage and mental retardation is called
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10.  If a zygote has the genes for "musical genius," which is true?
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11.  Who is more likely to be a carrier of an X-linked trait?
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12.  In general, genetic counseling is recommended for:
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13.  Because of cultural preferences, women have sometimes looked for ways to alter the sex of their embryo. Which of the following is true?
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14.  The chemicals that produce instructions on each gene are:
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15.  Multiple births from the implantation of more than one zygote may cause:
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16.  When a pair of alleles interacts, the resulting phenotype reveals the influence of one allele more than that of the other allele. This pattern is called:
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17.  The variable that most often correlates with chromosomal abnormalities is:
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18.  Approximately _____ percent of twins are dizygotic
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19.  If one monozygotic twin is nearsighted, the other twin
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20.  Which statement is true?
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21.  The full set of genes that is the instructions to make a living organism is called:
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22.  Most recessive genes on a male's X chromosome are expressed because:
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23.  Down syndrome is a condition in which an individual has 3 copies of:
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24.  Monozygotic twins, Randy and Rowdy, originated from the same zygote and therefore have identical genes.  They have many similarities, but what explains the differences in their height, weight, and behavior?
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25.  An embryo cannot develop without
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