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A genetic algorithm is a way of solving some optimization problems doesn’t matter if they are constrained or unconstrained. It is derived from Charles Darwin biological evolution theory. It is important for one to get a...

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      In the choice phase of problem solving, normative models involve selecting an optimal or best outcome

Do you want to test your genetic knowledge? This quiz is based on a pedigree diagram that represents biological relationships between an organism and its ancestors. Let's play this quiz and prove yourself!

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    II-3 in the pedigree below has two brothers with hemophilia A, a bleeding disorder that is inherited as an X‑linked recessive trait. What is the risk of hemophilia for her children?  

Welcome to a simple biology quiz on genetics. The study of genetics has led to many breakthroughs in the health sector. It helps one to know their likely hood of developing some diseases. Take up the quiz below and see just...

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 14025   |  Last updated: Nov 6, 2020
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    What is the study of heredity?

Human genes hold a lot of things that scientists are still trying to figure out. If you are a medical student, you have probably read up on human genetics. The quiz below is designed to test just how much you know about genetics....

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 14414   |  Last updated: Jun 19, 2020
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    What type of cell does mitosis create?

This is a quiz on genetics! A good understanding of how evolution theory is based on understanding how genes keep changing. Did you know that intelligence cannot be tested by DNA kits? The trivia questions below ae perfect...

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    What is a genetic mutation?

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Genetics Questions & Answers

What are genes inherited from parents?
50% for a son, zero for a daughter. II3 is clearly heterozygous. Therefore, there is a 50/50 chance that a son will have hemophilia. If we know nothing about II3 except that hemophilia is in siblings, then it is 25% for sons.
What type of trait is albinism based on the information? Below is a pedigree for albinism.
The answer to this question is X linked and recessive. If you are not familiar with Albinism, this is a type hereditary disorder that is often related to hypopigmentation. One of the most common forms of Albinism is OCA or Oculocutaneous Albinism. Th
What percentage of the alleles for hair length in this population are the long hair (h) allele? With a population of mice, long hair (h) is recessive and short hair (H) is dominant. The population...
The correct answer to this question is 30%. This type of question could be found on both a math or science test. It is related to the Hardy–Weinberg Principle. This principle is also known as HWE or the Hardy–Weinberg law. It is named aft
What is the most common disease in America?
According to USA Today, the most common disease in America is hypertension. Hypertension is a disease or disorder of abnormally high blood pressure. Hypertension happens when the force that is against the flow of blood is high beyond the expected ran
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