Genetics Test: Would You Pass?

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Genetics Test: Would You Pass?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Diploid

    • B. 

      Haploid

    • C. 

      Gamete

    • D. 

      Sperm

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Somatic cells have 1/2 the DNA of a sex cell

    • B. 

      Somatic cells are haploid

    • C. 

      Sex cells are produced by meiosis

    • D. 

      Sex cells are diploid

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A gene is a small piece of DNA

    • B. 

      Genes contain 2 alleles

    • C. 

      Genes are found in the nucleus

    • D. 

      Genes are found on chromosomes

    • E. 

      Genes are only in somatic cells

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Dd

    • B. 

      DG

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      G

    • E. 

      Gg

  • 5. 
    Who is considered the father of genetics?
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin

    • B. 

      Gregor Mendel

    • C. 

      James Watson

    • D. 

      Francis Crick

    • E. 

      Thomas Morgan

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      DNa sequence the parents

    • B. 

      DNA fingerprint the organism

    • C. 

      Look at the physical characteristics of the organism

    • D. 

      Do a duhybrid cross

  • 7. 
    If a disease is said to be sex-linked, what pair of chromosomes must contain the gene responsibile for the disease?
    • A. 

      21st pair

    • B. 

      22nd pair

    • C. 

      23rd pair

    • D. 

      46th pair

    • E. 

      47th pair

  • 8. 
    An entire gene has been removed from a chromosome by a mutation.  This type of mutation is best described as a....
    • A. 

      Deletion

    • B. 

      Duplication

    • C. 

      Translocation

    • D. 

      Inversion

    • E. 

      Substitution

  • 9. 
    If an organism is trisomy 21, how many total chromsomes do they have?
    • A. 

      46

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      47

    • D. 

      24

    • E. 

      18

  • 10. 
    During anaphase of Meiosis, the chromosomes fail to separate properly This causes there to be an unever amount distributed to the resulting daughter cells. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Non-disjunction

    • B. 

      Separation failure

    • C. 

      Mutagenic determination

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 11. 
    Sister chromatids are joined together by
    • A. 

      Centromeres

    • B. 

      Centrosomes

    • C. 

      Chromasomes

    • D. 

      Chromameres

  • 12. 
    If a diploid cell in a plant has 32 chromosomes, how many chromsomes will be in each of it's gametes?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      14

  • 13. 
    Mendels law of ___________________ states that some alleles are dominant over other alleles.
    • A. 

      Independent assortment

    • B. 

      Dominance

    • C. 

      Segregation

    • D. 

      Recession

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      RrSs

    • B. 

      Tt

    • C. 

      TTss

    • D. 

      Ss

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements describes an organism that produces offspring that would be an exact copy of the original?
    • A. 

      Asexually reproducing human offspring

    • B. 

      Sexually reproducing human offspring

    • C. 

      Asexually reproducing bacteria

    • D. 

      Sexually reproducing bacteria