Heredity Part I

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Heredity Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Heredity is best described as the -  
    • A. 

      Storage of waste materials produced by cells

    • B. 

      Passage of genetic material from generation to generation

    • C. 

      Communication of information between an organism's cells

    • D. 

      Production of energy for use in an organism's cells

  • 2. 
    The primary function of the chromosome is to -
    • A. 

      Store the genetic instructions needed to specify traits.

    • B. 

      Release energy by breaking down food molecules.

    • C. 

      Transport waste materials rapidly out of the cell.

    • D. 

      Relay messages between different cells in animals.

  • 3. 
    Genes are located in which part of the cell?
    • A. 

      Endoplasmic reticulum

    • B. 

      Chromosome

    • C. 

      Cytoplasm

    • D. 

      Lysosome

  • 4. 
    Which of the following cell organelles contains chromosomes?
    • A. 

      Vacuole

    • B. 

      Ribosome

    • C. 

      Mitochondria

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 5. 
    An organism inherits its genetic instructions from its -
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Offspring

    • C. 

      Parent

    • D. 

      Food source