Lifespan Development-Nature-Nurture [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 2 of 9

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Question 1

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Mary and Eia are identical twins, but they were separated at birth and raised in different countries. When they meet as adults, they talk about all the ways in which they are the same, but also the ways in which they are different. Compared to identical twins that have been raised together, Mary and Eia probably

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a.have fewer characteristics in common than most twins because their environments were different while they were growing up.
b.have different percent of similarities as non-identical siblings
c.are as similar as identical twins who were raised in the same household.
d.have more characteristics in common than most twins because they didn’t have to prove to anyone that they are different.
e.have the same percentage of similarities as non-identical siblings.

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Dr. Scott’s class is learning about genes and explains that not all of the information contained in our genes is used, either because the environment doesn’t trigger certain tendencies, or because another genetic tendency took precedence. All of a person’s genetic information, regardless of whether particular tendencies are expressed, is called

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a.alleles.
b.eugenics
c.genotype.
d.chromosomes.
e.phenotype.