Introduction To Genetics! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Introduction To Genetics! Trivia Questions Quiz

Introduction to genetics trivia questions quiz. A person's DNA holds all their genetic information with each cell in the body containing 23 pairs of chromosomes. The study of genetics has been beneficial throughout the years in observing how some diseases or traits are passed on from parents to their offspring. If you think you have basic knowledge of genetics, this quiz is for you, give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An organism expressed physical trait is called its ...
    • A. 

      Genotype

    • B. 

      Law of inheritance

    • C. 

      Phenotype

  • 2. 
    According to the law of independent assortment, the pair of alleles of each parent separate and only one allele passes from each parent on to an offspring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ____________ are changes in the DNA sequence of a cell's genome and are caused by radiation, viruses, and chemicals, as well as errors that occur during meiosis or DNA replication.
  • 4. 
    If the allele for blue eyes is B and the allele for brown eyes is b, what phenotype will give brown eyes?
    • A. 

      BB

    • B. 

      BB

    • C. 

      Bb

  • 5. 
    Who first described Natural Selection?
    • A. 

      Lineaus

    • B. 

      Darwin

    • C. 

      Jesus

    • D. 

      Weinberg

  • 6. 
    How many chromosomes are in one human cell?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      92

    • D. 

      12

  • 7. 
    Sex cells such as the sperm and egg are produced during mitosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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