Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Allelic Variation?

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Allelic Variation?

How Well Do You Know About Allelic Variation? In the quiz below, you are designed to help you learn more about this combination that leads to a change in the expected outcome of living things with the same gene. Di give it a try and get it to see just how attentive you have been in your classes. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Huntington disease and neurofibromatosis are
    • A. 

      Autosomal recessive

    • B. 

      Autosomal dominant

    • C. 

      X-linked recessive

    • D. 

      Mitochondrial inheritance

    • E. 

      X-linked dominant

  • 2. 
    Sickle Cell, phenylketonuria, and cystic fibrosis are
    • A. 

      Autosomal recessive

    • B. 

      X-linked recessive

    • C. 

      Autosomal dominant

    • D. 

      X-linked dominant

    • E. 

      Mitochondrial inheritance

  • 3. 
    Mechanisms of mutation include
    • A. 

      Nucleotide subsituttions

    • B. 

      Deletions and insertions

    • C. 

      Trinucleotide repeat expansions

    • D. 

      A and C only

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

  • 4. 
    Duchenne muscular dystrophy, color blindness, and hemophilia A are
    • A. 

      X-linked dominant

    • B. 

      X-linked recessive

    • C. 

      Mitochondrial inheritance

    • D. 

      Autosomal dominant

    • E. 

      Autosomal recessive

  • 5. 
    RFLP, VNTR, STR, and SNP are
    • A. 

      Classes of DNA polymorphisms

    • B. 

      Used for paternity testing

    • C. 

      Types of HPLC machines

    • D. 

      Types of mutations

    • E. 

      Classes of proteins

  • 6. 
    _________________ inheritance predominantly or exclusively affects males, but there is NO male-to-male transmission.
  • 7. 
    ________________ inheritance is transmitted only through mothers.
  • 8. 
    When all daughters of an affected father are affected, the mode of transmission is
    • A. 

      Autosomal recessive

    • B. 

      Autosomal dominant

    • C. 

      Mitochondrial

    • D. 

      X-linked dominant

    • E. 

      X-linked recessive