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Multiple choice questions

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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1.
The sex chromosomes of females are ______ and the sex chromosomes of males are ______.

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Question 2.
During early foetal development, the ______ has the capacity to develop into the male reproductive system and the ______ has the capacity to develop into the female reproductive system.

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Question 3.
Females with congenital adrenal hyperplasia:

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Question 4.
In Turner's syndrome:

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Question 5.
During early development, sex hormones are sometimes said to have ______ on the development of the nervous system.

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Question 6.
When John Money (1984) questioned 30 young women who had a history of adrenogenital syndrome, the majority (40%) described themselves as:

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Question 7.
During the menstrual cycle, a surge of luteinizing hormone causes:

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Question 8.
During the menstrual cycle, progesterone levels are at their highest during the:

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Question 9.
John Manning has shown that males with longer ring fingers (4th digit) compared to the index (2nd digit) are more likely to show:

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Question 10.
Raisman and Field (1973) found that ______ had more synapses in female rats than in males.

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Question 11.
According to Simon LeVay, the third interstitial nuclei in the anterior hypothalamus (INAH-3) is:

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Question 12.
Which of the following structures appears to be relatively larger in human female brains compared to males?

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Question 13.
The Leydig cells are found in the:

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Question 14.
Rose et al (1975) showed that a monkey's testosterone level prior to being put into a social group:

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Question 15.
In a study of soccer fans during the 1994 World Cup (Fielden et al 1994), it was found that those who supported the victorious team (i.e. Brazil) showed:

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Question 16.
The structure which is responsible for detecting pheromones is called the:

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Question 17.
In groups of female mice, the tendency for oestrus cycles to lengthen and eventually stop is known as the:

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Question 18.
Males who have been made paraplegic by transaction of the spinal cord:

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Question 19.
In male rats, lesions of the medial preoptic area has been shown to:

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Question 20.
In female rats, lesions of the ventromedial hypothalamus:

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