HDEV Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 2 :

Heredity Prenatal Development

Quiz 2 :

Heredity Prenatal Development

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Parents and children have 25% overlap in genes.
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PKU is transmitted by a dominant gene.
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During the germinal period of development, the ovum is fertilized, cells divide, and the blastocyst is implanted in the uterine wall.
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Type A blood is a recessive trait.
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Commonly used drugs such as aspirin rarely cause problems for fetuses.
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Diseases such as syphilis and HIV/AIDS are rarely harmful to the fetus or newborn infant.
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Down syndrome is associated with an extra chromosome on the 21st pair.
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Use of illicit drugs such as marijuana, heroin, and cocaine during pregnancy may cause offspring to have cognitive impairments later in life.
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The placenta protects the developing organism from all harmful substances.
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Monozygotic twins share more personality traits and physical traits than dizygotic twins.
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Artificial insemination involves implanting a viable embryo into the uterus of a woman.
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The ages of both parents have been found to impact the health of a baby.
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After mitosis, a cell has 23 pairs of chromosomes.
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Rh incompatibility is primarily a problem after a first pregnancy.
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Sickle-cell anemia is more common among Caucasian North Americans than minority groups in the North America.
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Teratogens have the same effect on the developing organism throughout pregnancy.
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Since fetuses take what they need from the mothers, few babies are born malnourished.
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Vitamins cause no harm in developing fetuses.
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Diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, and peptic ulcers are caused by genetic factors alone.
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Hemophilia is a type of sex-linked genetic abnormality.
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