Chapter 14 - Biology

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Chapter 14 - Biology

Complete each question with a word to complete the statement, a true or false notation or by checking the answer that best answers the question. Each question is worth 5 points


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A picture of a cell's chromosomes grouped in pairs is called ____________________________
  • 2. 
    A chart that shows how the sex chromosomes segregate during meiosis is called a ___________________________
  • 3. 
    A small change in the DNA of a single gene affects the structure of a protein, causing a serious genetic disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    2 of the 46 chromosomes are called the ________________
  • 5. 
    Males have on X chromosome.  Thus, all X-linked alleles are expressed in males, even if they are a ______________________ trait
  • 6. 
    An example of a sex-linked disorder where blood clotting is affected . . . 
    • A. 

      Down Syndrome

    • B. 

      Sickle-Cell

    • C. 

      Hemophilia 

    • D. 

      Being a calico cat

  • 7. 
    Colorblindness is typically found in females.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    ______________________ is when homologous chromosomes fail to separate. 
  • 9. 
    An example of when homologous chromosomes fail to separate. 
    • A. 

      Turner's Syndrome

    • B. 

      Down Syndrome

    • C. 

      Klinefelter's syndrome

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    DNA evidence is not reliable enough to be used to convict criminals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Why are biotechnology companies interested in genetic information?
  • 12. 
    Gene therapy is the process of changing the gene that causes a genetic disorder
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Biologists search the volumes of the human genome using sequences of ________________________________
  • 14. 
    What changes could be made to the human genome by manipulating human cells? height, hair color, eye color, sex, blood group etc
    • A. 

      Eye color

    • B. 

      Hair type

    • C. 

      Height 

    • D. 

      Number of black and orange spots

    • E. 

      Blood Group

  • 15. 
    A diagram that shows family relationships is called a ___________________________________________
  • 16. 
    The test used to identify individuals by analyzing sections of DNA is called __________________________________
  • 17. 
    A change in just one DNA base for the gene that codes for the protein can cause this altered shape in red blood cells, called ____________________________________
  • 18. 
    __________________________ is the student from Nest 1 who has been at HPS the longest.
  • 19. 
    Select all of the staff who are connected to the Nest.
    • A. 

      Ms. Horton

    • B. 

      Ms. Willsey

    • C. 

      Mr. Fenwick

    • D. 

      Mr Halloran

  • 20. 
    Please describe the method for studying and assessing information that best works for you.
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