7.4 Human Genetics And Pedigree Charts

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7.4 Human Genetics And Pedigree Charts - Quiz

A pedigree chart is used in biology to show the occurrence of a certain gene or organism from one ancestor to another. It can be essential to track medical problems that have ailed members of your family. Test your understanding of the human genes and pedigree through the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a pedigree chart?
    • A. 

      Chart that trace the phenotype and genotype of a family

    • B. 

      Chart that shows the chromosomes of a family

    • C. 

      Chart that shows different kinds of eye color

    • D. 

      Family tree

  • 2. 
    What is a karyotype?
    • A. 

      Picture that shows only the sex chromosomes

    • B. 

      Picture that shows the phenotype of a family

    • C. 

      Picture that shows all the chromosomes in a cell

    • D. 

      Picture that shows the shape of the cells

  • 3. 
    Who can be a sex-linked disorder carrier?
    • A. 

      Males

    • B. 

      Females

    • C. 

      Children

    • D. 

      Both Males and Females

  • 4. 
    How do you see the karyotype?
    • A. 

      Shine a bright light

    • B. 

      Pour water over the cell and the chromosomes

    • C. 

      Under a magnifying glass

    • D. 

      Stain the cell and the chromosomes with chemicals

  • 5. 
    How are humans, pea plants and fruit flies related?
    • A. 

      Follow the same patterns of hereditary

    • B. 

      Eat the same kind of food

    • C. 

      Behavioral similarity

    • D. 

      All of the above

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