Biology: What Do You Know About Chromosomal Inheritance?

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Biology: What Do You Know About Chromosomal Inheritance?

What Do You Know About Chromosomal Inheritance? This theory was formed by Walter Sutton in the early nineties and stated that genes could only be found in certain sites of the chromosome. Do you understand the basis for this theory? Do take up the quiz below and get to see just how much you understand the theory. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The features of an organism are its
    • A. 

      Clothes

    • B. 

      Characteristics

    • C. 

      Environments

    • D. 

      Species

  • 2. 
    Characteristics we get from parents have been
    • A. 

      Cloned

    • B. 

      Gifted

    • C. 

      Passed on

    • D. 

      Inherited

  • 3. 
    Chromosomes are found in the
    • A. 

      Cell membrane

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Cytroplasm

    • D. 

      Cytoplasm

  • 4. 
    How many chromosomes are in each body cell?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      46

    • D. 

      44

  • 5. 
    Male sex chromosomes are
    • A. 

      XY

    • B. 

      YY

    • C. 

      XX

    • D. 

      ZZ

  • 6. 
    Which alleles will only work if there are two copies?
    • A. 

      Dominant

    • B. 

      Homozygous

    • C. 

      Recessive

    • D. 

      Variant

  • 7. 
    Cystic fibrosis is a disease of
    • A. 

      Arms

    • B. 

      Legs

    • C. 

      Worms

    • D. 

      Lungs

  • 8. 
    Down syndrome and sickle cell are caused by
    • A. 

      Solutions

    • B. 

      Mutations

    • C. 

      Variations

    • D. 

      United nations

  • 9. 
    Evidence for Darwins theory of evolution comes from
    • A. 

      The bible

    • B. 

      Old bones

    • C. 

      Jurassic park

    • D. 

      Fossils

  • 10. 
    Natural selection is known as
    • A. 

      Survival of the richest

    • B. 

      Survival of the fattest

    • C. 

      Survival of the fittest

    • D. 

      Survival of the biggest