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5 Matching questions

  1. genes
  2. genome
  3. fraternal twins
  4. gender role
  5. collectivism
  1. a a set of expected behaviors for males and for females
  2. b the biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosomes; a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a protein
  3. c giving priority to the goals of one's group (often one's extended family or work group) and defining one's identity accordingly
  4. d the complete instructions for making an organism, consisting of all the genetic material in that organism's chromosomes
  5. e twins who develop from separate eggs. They are genetically no closer than brothers and sisters, but they share a fetal environment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. giving priority to one's own goals over group goals, and defining one's identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
  2. the study of the evolution of behavior and the mind, using principles of natural selection.
  3. a set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave
  4. the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next
  5. twins who develop from a single fertilized egg that splits in two, creating two genetically identical organisms

5 True/False questions

  1. chromosomesthe sex chromosome found only in males. When paired with an X chromosome from the mother, it produces a male child.


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


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


  4. testosteronea random error in gene replication that leads to a change


  5. gener schema theorytheory that children learn from their cultures a concept of what it means to be male and female and that they adjust their behaviors accordingly