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ExamNameMULTIPLE CHOICEChoose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question1Huntingtons chorea is1Aassociated with mania as well as with violent and aggressive behaviorsBassociated with excessive genetic material in chromosome 21Ccaused by homozygous recessive lethal genesDcaused by the inability to produce the proper balance of amino acidsEusually first expressed when the affected person is between 30 and 40 years of age2Which of the following statements regarding lethal genes is TRUE2ADominant lethal genes most often express themselves in spontaneous abortions and stillbornbabiesBRecessive lethal genes are only expressed when paired with a dominant lethal geneCOnly a very few lethal genetic disorders are caused by recessive lethal genesDLethal genes are usually dominant genesEOn average people carry 68 lethal genes3One technique of the fastgrowing scientific discipline of is toinsert nucleotides that3prevent the expression of a geneAheredity scienceBsociobiologyCevolutionary psychologyDmolecular geneticsEallelology4You are studying the structure of genes how they are transmitted from one generation to another4and how they operate in the populationThe area of study is known asAthe genomeBgeneticsCgenealogyDheredityEnatural evolution15The reproductive strategy in which parental investment is shared but not always equal is5AmonogamyBpolyandryCpolygynandryDpolygynyEparental involvement is shared in all reproductive strategies6An argument against the claim that sociobiology undermines human worth is that sociobiology is6actually selfless sinceAit focuses on groups not individualsBit depends heavily on selectionismCmost of its research has been with animals rather than humansDaltruism is hereditaryEit focuses on genes not individuals7The term used to describe the situation in which animals of the same species vie against one7another for access food mates and territory isAcompetitionBsurvival of the fittestCnatural selectionDintraspecies rivalryEvariation8The defining characteristic of hominids evident in fossils dating to about 35 million years ago is8Aprotruding foreheadsBbipedalismClarge handsDlarge jawsEsociality9The totality of the genetic material in a species is known as its9AgenomeBphenotypeCgenotypeDallelesEautosomes210The study of the genetic bases of social behavior is called10AbiosociologyBethologyCsociobiologyDbiopsychologyEsociogenetics11Dr Hamedi is apsychologist and is part of a new subfield within psychology that11studies the ways in which the development of behavioral patterns and cognitive strategies over theneutral history of a species is related to reproduction and survivalAphysiologicalBgeneticCcognitiveDevolutionaryEdevelopmental12Critics assert that sociobiologists overemphasize the12Aeffect of cultural practices on behaviorBimportance of atypical behavior such as acts of altruismCrelevance of research with nonhuman animalsDrole of environmental factors13The need to see far across savannah grasslands and to carry young in the arms may explain the13evolution ofAbipedalismBtool useCdivision of laborDlanguageEsociality14The synthesis of protein molecules that regulate the biological and physical development of the14body and its organs is directed byAchromosomes 1 through 9Bmeiotic synthesis of enzymesChormones produced by different DNA combinationsDgenotypes and phenotypesEdifferent sequences of adenine thymine guanine and cytosine3
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