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5 Matching questions

  1. y chromosome
  2. environment
  3. gender
  4. molecular genetics
  5. natural selection
  1. a every nongenetic influence, from prenatal nutrition to the people and things around us
  2. b in psychology, the biologically and socially influenced characteristics by which people define male and female
  3. c the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variations, those that lead to increased reproduction and survival will most likely be passed on to succeeding generations
  4. d the sex chromosome found only in males. When paired with an X chromosome from the mother, it produces a male child.
  5. e the subfield of biology that studies the molecular structure and function of genes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a person's characteristic emotional reactivity and intensity
  2. one's sense of being male or female
  3. the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next
  4. giving priority to one's own goals over group goals, and defining one's identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
  5. twins who develop from a single fertilized egg that splits in two, creating two genetically identical organisms

5 True/False questions

  1. gender typingthe acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role


  2. mutationa random error in gene replication that leads to a change


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


  4. aggressionthe effect of one factor (such as environment) depends on another factor (such as heredity)


  5. personal spacea set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave


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