Do You Have Basic Knowledge About Genetics? Quiz

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One of the best ways to understand the human body is through understanding the genetics of your patients and their family tree. The study of genetics has improved a lot of things when it comes to medicine and illness predictions. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to this study/ take up the quiz and get to find out. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these was Gregor Mendel not know as?
    • A. 

      Father of Genetics

    • B. 

      Monk

    • C. 

      Botanist

    • D. 

      Australian

  • 2. 
    What does monohybrid mean?
    • A. 

      Cross of one trait

    • B. 

      Cross of two traits

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was not a name Mendel gave to his pea plant generations?
    • A. 

      P1

    • B. 

      P2

    • C. 

      F1

    • D. 

      F2

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was not a dominant trait in peas
    • A. 

      Tall stems

    • B. 

      Short Stems

    • C. 

      Purple Flowers

    • D. 

      All of these are dominant

  • 5. 
    What is the study of heredity?
    • A. 

      Genealogy

    • B. 

      Gene therapy

    • C. 

      Genes

    • D. 

      Genetics

  • 6. 
    What is the name for the carrier for a single trait?
    • A. 

      Gene

    • B. 

      Chromosome

    • C. 

      Allele

    • D. 

      Gamete

  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a reason Mendel chose pea plants?
    • A. 

      Their breeding is easy to control

    • B. 

      They produce a lot of offspring

    • C. 

      They have distinct traits

    • D. 

      They have pretty flowers

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would be the Alleles for a pea plant that is heterozygous for height?
    • A. 

      TT

    • B. 

      Tt

    • C. 

      Tt

    • D. 

      None of these are heterozygous for height

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would be the Alleles for a pea plant that is homozygous recessive for height?
    • A. 

      TT

    • B. 

      Tt

    • C. 

      Tt

    • D. 

      None of these are homozygous recessive for height

  • 10. 
    What is the genotypic ratio of a cross between two heterozygous individuals
    • A. 

      4:0

    • B. 

      1:1

    • C. 

      1:2:1

    • D. 

      3:1

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