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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. environment
  2. testosterone
  3. interaction
  4. DNA
  5. x chromosome
  1. a the sex chromosome found in both men and women. females have two x chromosomes; males have one. an x chromosome from each parent produces a female child
  2. b the effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)
  3. c a complex molecule containing the genetic information that makes up the chromosomes
  4. d every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around us
  5. e the most important of the male sex hormones. Both males and females have it, but the additional testosterone in males stimulates the growth of the male sex organs in the fetus and the development of the male sex characteristics during puberty. (Myers Psychology 8e p. 130)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one's sense of being male or female
  2. an understood rule for accepted and expected behavior
  3. twins who develop from a single fertilized egg that splits in two, creating two genetically identical organisms
  4. the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next
  5. theory that children learn from their cultures a concept of what it means to be male and female and that they adjust their behaviors accordingly

5 True/False questions

  1. temperamentevery nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around us

          

  2. individualismgiving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's extended family or work group) and defining one's identity accordingly

          

  3. natural selectionthe effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)

          

  4. gender rolea set of expected behaviors for males and for females

          

  5. gender typinga set of expected behaviors for males and for females

          

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