DNA In Genetics And Heredity Quiz

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DNA In Genetics And Heredity Quiz

In simple terms, our DNA is what makes us who we are. In forensics, DNA is how suspects and victims can be identified, as there are certain trace elements in our DNA put there through years of genetic patterns forming in our ancestry to give us a unique genetic make-up. In the following quiz, see how much you know about DNA with regards to genetics and heredity. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the father of modern genetics
    • A. 

      Gregor Mendel

    • B. 

      Evan Cassillas

    • C. 

      John Mendel

    • D. 

      Watson and Krick

  • 2. 
    How many phases are there in Meiosis
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

    • E. 

      1

  • 3. 
    This type of square predicts the possible genotypes for offspring.
    • A. 

      Mendel

    • B. 

      Watson

    • C. 

      Algbraic

    • D. 

      Johnson

    • E. 

      Punnett

  • 4. 
    This is a term for when the alles are different from one another.
    • A. 

      Homozygous

    • B. 

      Peterozygous

    • C. 

      Deterozygous

    • D. 

      Heterozygous

    • E. 

      Dominant

  • 5. 
    Genetic information that is expressed outwardly is called.
    • A. 

      Genetypical expression

    • B. 

      Mom & dad expression

    • C. 

      Phenotypical expression

    • D. 

      Dominant expression

  • 6. 
    State the principal of heredity transmission:
    • A. 

      Inheritance obeys Mendels Laws

    • B. 

      Law of independent assortment

    • C. 

      Law of gene frequencies

    • D. 

      Orginisms inherit structural and functional orgination from their parents.

  • 7. 
    Indicate the main thought behind the Law of independent assortment.
    • A. 

      Inheritance of a particular gene is by chance alone.

    • B. 

      Genes are independently assorted on the chromosome

    • C. 

      Genes are independent of their assortment

  • 8.