Psychology - Life Span - Chapter 3 - Pt 2

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1.  A person's genetic inherited potential is called the _______, while a person's actual appearance and behavior is called the________.
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D.
2.  Which type of twin is created from two separate zygotes?
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3.  IVF zygotes have been surgically implanted into Norma's womb.  What is the chance of one of them implanting and developing?
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4.  Each of the following results from an atypical number of chromosomes, except:
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5.  Why does genetic testing and counseling produce uncertainty?
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D.
6.  Carriers of the sickle-cell trait are:
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D.
7.  Which of the following statements about individuals with Down syndrome is true?
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8.  Differentiation occurs when:
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9.  Approximately the same number of males and females are born every year. If scientists found a way to cure stressful pregnancies, how would this effect the number of males born every year:
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D.
10.  The genetic explanation for the differences between chimps and humans concerns differences in:
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11.  Each molecule of DNA is called a:
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12.  In the United States, it is illegal to:
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13.  What is the correct order of the processes that occur after a zygote is formed?
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14.  According to the text, some historians believe that a disease was an underlying cause of the Russian revolution of 1917. What was this disease?
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15.  Examples of the interaction of genotype and phenotype can be easily identified in:
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16.  A slight variation of a particular gene is called an:
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17.  The chemicals that send instructions to cells are:
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18.  Most humans have ____ pair(s) of autosomes and ____ pair(s) of sex chromosome
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19.  Eric has been identified as having cells with 45 chromosomes and others with 46 chromosomes.  This condition is called:
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D.
20.  Which genetic disorder is sex-linked, appears on the X chromosome, and may result in mental retardation?
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21.  Why is it important to be knowledgeable about chromosomal and genetic abnormalities?
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22.  Research reported in The Relationship Code found that:
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23.  Additive genes contribute to the:
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24.  Dr. Chan has diagnosed 8-year old Hsu with myopia.  He recommends that Hsu should spend more time playing outside in the sun.  Why would Dr. Chan make this recommendation?
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25.  A person whose genotype includes a gene that is not expressed in the phenotype is called:
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