Genetics Quizzes & Trivia
What do you know about DNA and RNA Transcription? Transcription takes place in two broad steps. The first stage involves the pre-messenger RNA being formed with the involvement of RNA polymerase enzymes. Do you remember the rest...
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Sample QuestionTranscription is the process in which complementary mRNA is formed from a DNA template.
Welcome to a quiz on applied genetics for intellectuals, where we’ll be dishing out a plethora of questions regarding all things to do with genes, zygotes, traits, haemophilia, colour-blindness, red blood cells and much...
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Sample QuestionA normal human diploid zygote contains a full set of
Genetics is a branch of biology concerned with the study of genes and heredity in organisms. By studying genetics we get to have a clear idea of some diseases and consequently prevent diagnose and cure them. With the...
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Sample QuestionDominant will always mask the recessive allele.
Genetics is a branch of the scientific study of biology which deals with heredity, genes and genetic variation, and allows us to gain specific knowledge about our bodies that we couldn’t be able to tell with the naked eye....
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Sample QuestionIn honeybees, fertilized eggs develop into:
Genetics gives us a chance to study genes, genetic variation and heredity within living organisms. Did you know that humans share a large percent of genetic material with mice and chimpanzees? Let’s see how much you...
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Sample QuestionTriploidy is a condition in which cells contain
A gene is the basic physical and functional unit of heredity, whereas genetics involves the study of specific and limited numbers of genes. As an aspiring medical practitioner, just how much do you know about genes as a whole and...
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Sample QuestionEmbryonic lethal alleles cannot be dominant.
There are so many ways in which the study of biology have allowed us to know our bodies on a whole new level as opposed to those hundreds of years ago. And one of those innovations is through the use of genetics – a...
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Sample QuestionA(n) is a segment of DNA that carries the instructions for producing a specific trait (Intermediate Core Curriculum 2.2a)
A genetic disorder is a condition that is caused by an abnormality in an individual's DNA. There are different types of genetic disorders, and these can be either chromosome disorders, single gene disorders, or multifactorial...
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Sample QuestionThe term that describes a mistake in the separation of homologous chromosomes during anaphase 1 is
If you take up time to try and understand human genetics, there is a lot that you can get to understand about your body. Are you a new student and wish to understand more of the basics when it comes to genetics? Worry not like...
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Sample QuestionToday, scientists call the chemical factors that determine traits
That’s right! Billy has been kind enough to share a helpful and informative quiz he’s made on the biological study of genetics, which looks at the genes, heredity and genetic variation of a person so that they might...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following is not a nitrogen base that is found in DNA?
Please do your best because you will only get one chance to pass. If you do not pass this quiz you will have to come back to your seat and do the section review from your textbook.
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Sample QuestionA cross is made between two parents, both with genotype Aa. What is the probability that an offspring will have the genotype aa?
There are a lot of genetic disorders that exist in the world today, and each is as a result of an abnormal gene either from the parents or it can be as a result in the mutation of a person’s DNA. The quiz below is a summary...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following human diseases is least likely to be caused by aneuploidy?
The scientific study of biology encompasses a vast variety of topics regarding life all over the world. But one significant discovery that has been made is the study of genetics, which allows us to analyze the genes, genetic...
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Sample QuestionWhich of these results when one nitrogenous base replaces another in a segment of genetic material?
The topic of Genetics contains some new terms that students must be familiar with. This test is designed to assist students with testing their knowledge of the terminology covered so far.
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Sample QuestionThe term allele means:
This quiz is on Transcription and Translation of DNA and RNA! It is perfect for anyone who just got introduced about what DNA really is and how to draw a conclusion from examining it. Do you think you have what it takes to tackle...
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Sample QuestionThe backbone of the DNA molecule is composed of __________ __________?
What Do You Know About Chromosomal Inheritance? This theory was formed by Walter Sutton in the early nineties and stated that genes could only be found in certain sites of the chromosome. Do you understand the basis for this...
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Sample QuestionThe features of an organism are its
There is a lot of new terminology associated with the study of Genetics. You will need to understand these terms in order to fully understand the concepts covered during this unit.
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Sample QuestionThe term allele means:
There are a number of reasons why studying our genetics would be beneficial to us, but perhaps the most important one involves the ability to understand our genetic variation and heredity, to see if we are likely to suffer from...
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Sample QuestionThe passing on of traits from an organism to its offspring is known as
Human DNA is a thing of wonder, and as human, we are 99.9% similar to every other human in the world. DNA is in genes, and genes are on chromosomes. DNA is composed of four amino acids, which are adenine, guanine, thymine, and...
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Sample QuestionHas one arm with a stalk, and often with a bulb this a what?
Studying genetics offers a chance to understand some of the health problems we may experience due to some inherited factors such as cancer or heart disease. Would you like to know how much you know about genetics? Then take up...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following is incorrect about Dna?
This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge of age-related macular degeneration and genetics. You have 1 hour to complete the quiz. A passing grade is a 90% or above.
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Sample QuestionWhich layer of retina falls between Bruch's membrane and photoreceptors?
This quiz is twelve questuions that mainly touches on asexual and sexual reproduction. There is also a couple of punnett squares and monohybrid crosses.
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Sample QuestionWhat is the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction ?
Differentiate the process of transcription and translation. Recognizing the two major functions of DNA.
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Sample QuestionList the three main types of RNA.
Find out just how much you know about genetics by taking this short quiz. You just might learn something new!
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Sample QuestionHow many total chromosomes does a human being have?
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Sample QuestionAt pollination the male and female gametes fuse together to make a diploid cell.
Our body is made up of millions of cells, and each cell has chromosomes within it. Different chromosomes perform different tasks, and it is important to ensure that you know these chromosomes and how they form a person’s...
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Sample QuestionWhat are homologus chromosomes?
As humans, there are a lot of things that go into giving us a certain persona and most people don’t know this, but most of who you are is a little of what your parents were. A genotype is a certain gene that is tasked with...
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Sample QuestionWhat is a karyotype?
The genetic makeup of an organism is the total of all the genetic information in the organism. The study of human genetics is the study of human variation that is carried in the genes. Having just covered level 3 of the genetic...
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Sample QuestionWhat is the phenotype ratio for a heterozygous cross when the type of inheritance is complementary
Genetics affect a lot of attributes for a person, such as behavior, shape, and even appearance. Genes are the basic units of heredity. Genes carry information that determines what characteristics are inherited from an...
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Sample QuestionDNA replication on the leading strand
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Sample QuestionIn cats, the Manx (M) allele results in cats without tails, while the recessive allele (m) allows for tail growth. Homozygous M/M cats dies before birth. If 2 Manx cats mate, and they have 3 offspring, what is the chance that at least one has a tail?
Do you go to Westmont College and are taking human anatomy class? If so, then I have prepared a genetics quiz that is designed to help you review what we covered this semester. Do give it a try and see just how much you know...
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Sample QuestionIn our experiment in lab, which bacteria was able to grow on the LB + amp plates?
Create 3 multiple choice questions each about genetics. Use our class notes, this wiki, your pracs and your textbook as a guide. Each question should have one correct answer and 3 incorrect answers, plus an explanation. Submit...
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Sample QuestionName the two groups into which most cells are separated.
In biology class, we got to cover much about the human body and even went on to see what some of the structures within our body and genes look like. Do you feel confident that you can answer the following questions correctly by...
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Sample QuestionWhat is structure "A"