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5 Matching questions

  1. x chromosome
  2. role
  3. norm
  4. chromosomes
  5. gender role
  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 threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the genes
  3. c a set of expected behaviors for males and for females
  4. d a set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave
  5. e an understood rule for accepted and expected behavior

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.
  2. a random error in gene replication that leads to a change
  3. The proportion of variation among individuals that we can attribute to genes. The heritability of a trait may vary, depending on the range of populations and environments studied.
  4. the study of the relative power and limits of genetic and environmental influences on behavior
  5. the theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished

5 True/False questions

  1. genomethe complete instructions for making an organism, consisting of all the genetic material in that organism's chromosomes


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


  3. genesthe biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosomes; a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a protein


  4. testosteronea set of expected behaviors for males and for females


  5. culturethe enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next