Genetics Quizzes & Trivia

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The human genes hold a lot of things that scientist 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...

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    What type of cell does mitosis create?

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 how much you understand about simple...

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 7925
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    What is the study of heredity?

You may have heard a medical professional describe the illness as “genetic” or “hereditary” at some point in your life, but do you know what the distinction is there? Don’t they mean the same thing?...

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    Which of these is an inherited trait?

This quiz will be used as a pre-test and a post-test to measure students gain scores on the topic of genetics.  Do your best, if you don't know the answer it is best to guess rather than leave a blank. 

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 3042
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    Find the answer that best fits: Asexual organisms:

There are so many ways in which we can put our knowledge of genetics to good use. The most effective way, for example, is that we can look at our heredity to see if our parents or someone else in generations further up suffering...

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    Select the CORRECT statement about DNA and RNA:

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Genetics Questions & Answers

What is the risk of hemophilia for her children? II3 in the pedigree below has two brothers with hemophilia A, a bleeding disorder that is inherited as an Xlinked recessive trait.
Wheres the explanation? I have no idea why this is the answer. Her mom didn't display the trait, but she had it in her, so there is a 1/2 chance that she has the recessive trait. And if she does, her husband would not be able to have the trait even a
What is the risk of hemophilia for her children? II3 in the pedigree below has two brothers with hemophilia A, a bleeding disorder that is inherited as an Xlinked recessive trait.
Use a pundit square. They kindly give the mode of inheritance as X-linked recessive. Both sons are affected. Daughter unaffected. Father unaffected. Mother unaffected. Therefore, mother must be aA and father A. Sons are aY, daughter is either Aa but
How likely is it that this child will also have hemophilia? II-3 in the below family has two brothers and three sons with classical hemophilia (factor vIII deficiency). Now she is pregnant again.
The quiz answer is wrong. The correct answer is 50% for a son 0% for a daughter. As the mother has affected sons there is 100% chance that she is a carrier.
Which of the following could be its genotype if an offspring is said to be homozygous recessive?
Let's go through a short vocabulary lesson about Mendelian GeneticsHomozygous-sameHeterozygous-differentGenotype- Genes being expressed ( letters)Recesssive- A trait that can be masked by another ( lowercase letters)Allele- an alternate form of a gen