Human Karyotypes Quiz

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A karyotype is a type of chromosome. Play this informative quiz and find out how well you know about it. The process of making a karyotype begins with taking a sample of cells and separating them according to their size, shape, and other physical characteristics. This quiz will offer you unlimited attempts and allows you to enhance your learning about Karyotype. Play the quiz to know more. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During mitosis, 23 pairs of human chromosomes condense and are visible with a light microscope.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A common misconception is that bands located on Giemsa dye chromsomes represent_____ gene(s).
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      50,000

    • E. 

      1,000,000

  • 3. 
    How many patient cases were presented in the human karyotyping lesson?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      0

  • 4. 
    Which characteristic is not a piece of information obtained from a karyotype?
    • A. 

      Sex of the individual

    • B. 

      Number of autosomes

    • C. 

      Number of sex chromosomes 

    • D. 

      Number of Giiemsa bands

    • E. 

      Placement of centromere

  • 5. 
    The cooperative effort between Zooweb and the University of Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene published each karyotype in three forms or formats.  Which formats are correct?
    • A. 

      Original unmodified smear

    • B. 

      Original unmodified cross-section

    • C. 

      Original with extraneous materials removed

    • D. 

      Chromosomes arranged in standard order

    • E. 

      Chromosomes arranged in the biological order

  • 6. 
    The cooperative effort between Zooweb and the University of Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene published each karyotype in three forms or formats. How many chromosomes does a patient have with Trisomy-18?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      47

    • D. 

      52

  • 7. 
    In the karyotyping activity, patient A, how many chromosomes did you have to match up to form a correct karyotype?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      8

  • 8. 
    What is the correct sex of patient B?
    • A. 

      Female

    • B. 

      Male

    • C. 

      Male & Female

    • D. 

      There is no patient B

  • 9. 
    A sperm has
    • A. 

      Both an X and a Y chromosome

    • B. 

      An X OR a Y chromosome

    • C. 

      Only a Y chromosome

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What makes this person's karyotype abnormal?
    • A. 

      An extra autosome

    • B. 

      A missing sex chromosome

    • C. 

      An extra sex chromosome

    • D. 

      None of the above

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