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  Personality Psychology Domain of Knowledge about Human Nature 5th Edition by Randy J. Larsen -Test Bank    To purchase this Complete Test Bank with Answers Click the link Below If face any problem or Further information contact us At Description INSTANTDOWNLOADWITHANSWERSPersonalityPsychologyDomainofKnowledgeaboutHumanNature5thEditionbyRandyJ.Larsen-TestBank c6   Student:  ___________________________________________________________________________    1.   The “Jim twins”  A. prove that personality traits are heritable. B. prove the effects of nonshared family environments. C. are very similar despite having been separated at birth. D. are identical in all ways. 2.   The term _____ refers to the complete set of genes an organism possesses. A. “genome”  B. “eugenics”  C. “phenotypic”  D. “genotypic”      3.   All human genes are located somewhere on one of _____ pairs of chromosomes. A. 12 B. 17 C. 23 D. 32 4.   The human genome contains about _____ separate genes. A. 10,000-15,000 B. 20,000-40,000 C. 30,000-40,000 D. 1,000,000-2,000,000 5.   The goal of the Human Genome Project is to A. identify which genes are related to personality. B. identify the particular sequence of DNA molecules in humans. C. identify genotypic variance. D. solve the nature-nurture debate once and for all. 6.   The Human Genome Project has A. been a large failure. B. identified the sequence of DNA molecules in humans. C. identified the functions of most human genes. D. discovered that people differ widely in their particular genes. 7.   Which one of the following is NOT one of the fears about genetic research? A. Genetic research will lead to the development of “designer” babies.  B. If criminal behavior is genetic then attempts at rehabilitation will be fruitless. C. Decoding genetic differences will reveal complexities in human nature. D. Genetic research will marginalize research in other areas of psychology. 8.   The idea that people with “desirable” characteristics should be encouraged to have children while “less desirable” people should be discouraged from having children is called  A. eugenics. B. molecular genetics.  C. selective placement. D. heritability. 9.   Most psychologists who study genetics A. support the idea of eugenics. B. believe creating “designer babies” is a worthwhile goal.  C. believe that the environment does not contribute to personality. D. are interested in the causes of individual differences. 10.   The fact that Americans are, on average, 2 inches taller than a hundred years ago demonstrates that A. the environment determines height. B. the environment can contribute to highly heritable traits. C. height is not heritable. D. height is only slightly heritable. 11.   If a score for a characteristic is divided into its different causes researchers are typically assessing the _____ due each of the causes of that score. A. genotype-environment interaction B. genotype-environment correlation C. percentage of variance D. environmentalism 12.   Behavioral geneticists are generally NOT interested in the A. percentage of variance due to environment. B. percentage of variance due to genes. C. percentage of genetic variance in an individual. D. ways in which genes and the environment interact to form personality. 13.   The proportion of phenotypic variation in a group of individuals due to genetic variance is called A. “heritability.”  B. the “phenotypic percentage of variance.”  C. the “genome.”  D. “eugenics.”    14.    _____ refers to the proportion of variance in a group of individuals that can be accounted for by genetic variance. A. Heritability B. Phenotypic percentage of variance C. The genome D. Eugenics 15.    _____ refers to observed differences among individuals. A. Heritability B. Phenotypic variance C. Genotypic variance D. Environmentality 16.    _____ refers to individual differences in the collection of genes of each person. A. Heritability B. Phenotypic variance C. Genotypic variance D. Environmentality 17.   If the heritability of sociability is .30, the environment is responsible for A. 70 percent of phenotypic variation. B. 70 percent of genotypic variation. C. 30 percent of phenotypic variation. D. 30 percent of genotypic variation. 18.   The percentage of variance in a group of individuals that can be attributed to nongenetic differences is called A. heritability. B. phenotypic variance. C. genotypic variance. D. environmentality. 19.   If the heritability of a trait is very large, then the _____ of the trait is small. A. phenotypic variance B. genotypic variance C. environmentality D. genomic variance    20.   Which of the following statements about heritability is NOT true? A. Heritability can be applied to an individual. B. Heritability can change over time. C. The heritability of the same trait can be different in different groups. D. The phenotype is the expression of a characteristic’s genotype.  21.   Which of the following is NOT a reason why heritability can vary? A. It is an imprecise estimate. B. Environments change. C. Unreliability in measurement. D. Heritability coefficients are fixed in a population. 22.   The argument over whether the environment or genes determines personality is known as A. the eugenics debate. B. the nature-nurture debate. C. heritability. D. the equal environments assumption. 23.   If we were attempting to determine how much of George’s personality was due to genetics and how much were due to the environment we would A. measure George’s genome.  B. compare George to his siblings. C. be asking an impossible question. D. map his chromosomes. 24.   At the level of the individual A. there is no nature-nurture debate. B. genes are useful in studying personality. C. the idiographic genetic approach should be used. D. genes determine most of personality. 25.   The technical term for dividing a trait’s score genetic and environmental variance at the population level is called A. apportioning. B. subdivision.
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