Psychology - Life Span - Chapter 3 - Book Work (pt 3 - T/f)

10 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

Psychology 237 Life Span


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Most human characteristics are multifactorial, caused by the interaction of genetic and environmental factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Research suggests that susceptibility to alcoholism is at least partly the result of genetic inheritance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The human reproductive cells (ova and sperm) are called gametes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Only a very few human traits are polygenic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The zygote contains all the biologically inherited information -the genes and chromosomes- that a person will have during his or her life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A couple should probably seek genetic counseling if several earlier pregnancies ended in spontaneous abortion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Many genetic conditions are recessive; thus, a child will have the condition even if only the mother carries the gene.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Two people who have the same phenotype may have a different genotype for a trait such as eye color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When cells divide to produce reproductive cells (gametes) each sperm or ovum receives only 23 chromosomes, half as many as the original cell.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Most genes have only one function
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False