Lifespan Development (GRE Psychology): Questions 13 - 16 of 54

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Question number: 13

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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When a sperm and egg unite at conception, the fertilized egg, and all the body cells that eventually develop from it (except for sperm cells and ova) contain

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Choice (4) Response

a.

46 pairs of chromosomes

b.

23 chromosomes

c.

22 pairs of genes

d.

46 chromosomes in 23 pairs

Question number: 14

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Scott’s father has blue eyes, but Scott & his mother has brown eyes. As an adult, Scott marries a woman with blue eyes, and now they are expecting their first baby. Is it possible for the child to be born with blue eyes?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

No. As long as one parent has brown eyes the child will always have brown eyes.

b.

Yes. Scott may carry the recessive gene for blue eyes.

c.

cannot be determined. The color of the eye does not depend on parents eye color.

d.

No. Since Scott has brown eyes, he only carries genes for brown eyes.

Question number: 15

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Kohlberg devised his theory of moral development though the use of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

observations of individual action in contrived moral dilemmas

b.

naturalistic observations of children

c.

verbal responses to hypothetical moral dilemmas

d.

objective personality inventories

Question number: 16

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following argued that Kohlberg’s moral stages were not directly applicable to females?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Eleanor Maccoby

b.

Carol Gilligan

c.

Diana Baumrind

d.

Matina Horner

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