MB1 - Genes and Evolution

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  • Created on: 04-05-18 17:05

1. What are the 'big five' personality traits?

  • Conscientiousness, neuroticism, agreeableness, extroversion, openness
  • Openness, stability, introversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness
  • Extroversion, awareness, obedience, neuroticism, openness
  • Introversion, neuroticism, awareness, agreeableness, openness
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2. 'Unlearned behaviours automatically triggered by releasing (specific) stimulus'. What does this describe?

  • Environment shaping adaptation
  • Culturally universal behaviour
  • Fixed action pattern
  • Inherited behavioural adaptations

3. Which of these statements about mating preferences is true?

  • Men and women agree on desire to settle with one partner
  • Men and women's sexual desires match
  • Men and women agree on desirable traits in a partner
  • Men and women have opposite sexual desires

4. What is a heritability co-efficient?

  • Proportion of shared characteristics between individuals
  • Estimate of the relative contribution of genes within a group on a particular phenotypic characteristics
  • How closely related individuals are/proportion of shared genes
  • Extent to which variation in a phenotypic characteristic is caused by genes

5. Which of these facts about the big five are false?

  • Helped survival and reproduction
  • Have equal importance
  • Universal traits
  • Important through evolution

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