Chapter 3 Part 3

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Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Review of the third part of our unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hair color cannot be explained just by one gene structure.  As such, hair color would be an example of
    • A. 

      Gene dominance

    • B. 

      Gene recessivity

    • C. 

      Polygenic inheritance

    • D. 

      The stroop effect

    • E. 

      Incomplete dominance

  • 2. 
    The interactionst model suggests that
    • A. 

      Though AA and Aa pairings produce the same trait, its expressivity may differ.

    • B. 

      Genes play little to no role in behavior. It is entirely based on how one interacts with other people.

    • C. 

      People have the tendency to adapt to one's envionment.

    • D. 

      We do not inherit traits that will make us act a certain way, but rather dispositions to act in a certain way.

    • E. 

      Genes interact in order to create a particular trait.

  • 3. 
    According to evolutionary psychology, younger women are attracted to older men, and vice versa, most likely because
    • A. 

      Women seek a mate who will provide enough substance so that her children are more likely to survive.

    • B. 

      Men seek a suitable mate that is healthy and enough to bear children.

    • C. 

      The "gold digging phenomenon" exists in young women that goes away over time.

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 4. 
    Broca's area is responsible primarily for
    • A. 

      Second language acquisition

    • B. 

      Language comprehension

    • C. 

      Text-to-speech understanding

    • D. 

      Language production

    • E. 

      Lingual memory

  • 5. 
    Wernicke's Area is responsible for
    • A. 

      Second language acquisition

    • B. 

      Language comprehension

    • C. 

      Text-to-speech understanding

    • D. 

      Language production

    • E. 

      Lingual memory

  • 6. 
    Suppose a person has his or her corpus collosum severed and is presented with a picture of a rose in his or her left visual field.  The person is told to say what it was and point it out with his or her hand at the same time.  That person will most likely
    • A. 

      Be able to say it was a rose but be unable to point it out with his/her right hand.

    • B. 

      Be able to say it was a rose but be unable to point it out with his/her left hand.

    • C. 

      Be unable to say it was a rose but be able to point it out with his/her right hand.

    • D. 

      Be unable to say it was a rose but be able to point it out with his/her left hand.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Suppose a person has his or her corpus collosum severed and is presented with a picture of a rose in his or her right visual field.  The person is told to say what it was and point it out with his or her hand at the same time.  That person will most likely
    • A. 

      Be able to say it was a rose but be unable to point it out with his/her right hand.

    • B. 

      Be able to say it was a rose but be unable to point it out with his/her left hand.

    • C. 

      Be unable to say it was a rose but be able to point it out with his/her right hand.

    • D. 

      Be unable to say it was a rose but be able to point it out with his/her left hand.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    One's _______________________ is how one's gene's are expressed in their physical and observable state.
    • A. 

      Phenotype

    • B. 

      Genotype

    • C. 

      Stereotype

    • D. 

      Prototype

    • E. 

      Anomotype

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Pancreas - hormones to regulate sugar metabolism

    • B. 

      Thyroid - hormones to regulate general metabolism

    • C. 

      Adrenal - salt metabolism

    • D. 

      Gonads - sex hormones

    • E. 

      All of the above are correctly paired.

  • 10. 
    When looking at adoption studies, we should conclude at a particular trait is likely based mostly on heredity when
    • A. 

      Dizygotic twins raised apart show a high correlation for the same trait, but monozygotic twins raised apart do not.

    • B. 

      Dizygotic twins raised together show a high correlation for the same trait, but monozygotic twins raised together do not.

    • C. 

      Monozygotic twins raised apart show a high correlation for the same trait, but dizygotic twins raised apart do not.

    • D. 

      Monozygotic twins raised together show a high correlation for the same trait, but dizygotic twins raised together do not.

    • E. 

      Monozygotic and dygotic twins raised together show a high correlation when raised together, but not when raised apart.