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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:
A lot of genetic disorders can be labeled as being caused by gene mutation, where a person’s DNA undergoes different changes. The mutations can either be deletions, insertions, or base substitutions. The quiz below is...
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Sample QuestionAn inducible gene is transcribed when a specific substance is present.
This STAAR EOC Prep quiz will demonstrate mastery of the mechanisms of genetics.
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Sample QuestionWhich of the following component of DNA is described properly?
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Sample QuestionWhich famous franciscan is considered to be the father of genetics
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.
Have you just finished chapter four in your genetics course and think that you were a hundred percent attentive? The quiz below is considered the hardest a student may come across, and for those that can tackle it, no exam can be...
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Sample QuestionIn humans SRY is the male determining gene.
Genetics Chapter 3
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Sample QuestionAlleles, genes, and loci are different names for the same thing.
All living things have chromosomes within them, which are useful when it comes to cellular reproduction. Cells usually break apart to form new ones and in so doing the chromosomes duplicate themselves. Just how much do you know...
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Sample QuestionA diploid somatic cell from a rat has a total of 42 chromosomes (2n = 42). As in humans, sex chromosomes determine sex: XX in females and XY in males. What is the total number of telomeres in a rat cell in G2?
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?
Test banks Inheritance and Genetics
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Sample QuestionFertilization normally occurs within which structure?
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Sample QuestionDuring the process of meiosis, a single homologous chromosome pair fails to separate during the first meiotic division. This failure would be most likely to produce which of the following conditions if fertilization occurs and an embryo later develops?
A patient suffering from Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by memory loss and in the late stages inability to carry a conversation or respond to the environment. Those who have direct relative with the disease have a...
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Sample QuestionThe wife of a 48-year-old male patient brings him to the emergency room and says that his memory has progressively gotten worse over the last several years. She also says his personality has been changing. The physician notes abnormal writhing movements of the man's limbs and hyperreactive reflexes. MRI reveals a loss of volume in the neostriatum and cortex. This disease is inherited via an
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Sample QuestionKaira is Awesome
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?
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 pedigree chart is used in biology to show the occurrence of a certain gene or organism from one ancestor to another. It can be essential to track medical problems that have ailed members of your family. Test your...
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Sample QuestionWhat is a pedigree chart?
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Sample QuestionWhat base is this?
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Sample QuestionExtensions of Mendelian Inheritance
Years and years ago, if somebody had a chance of developing a life-threatening illness as a result of their previous generations suffering from it, they’d have to roll the dice and hope for the best until the day that they...
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Sample QuestionWhat observation did Griffith make in his experiment with Streptococcus pneumoniae?
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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Sample QuestionSelect the CORRECT statement about DNA and RNA:
It’s time for your finals! That’s right, and it’s time to see if all that studying has been worth it or if you should’ve spent more time with your nose in a book! Never fear, because today we’ll be...
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Sample QuestionHumans have ___pairs of chromosomes
The study of human genetics is one that has brought about breakthroughs in the medical field. Genes consist of DNA and are part of a larger structure called the chromosome. There are ways in these modern days of replacing bad DNA...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the choices best describes macroevolution?
Human genetics is the art in which scientists try to understand how traits and characteristics are inherited in human beings. From your biology class, just how much do you think you know about human genetics? Do you know how to...
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Sample QuestionSequencing of the first three human genomes revealed that the percent of our SNPs likely to influence our phenotypes is
Do you want to test your genetic knowledge? This quiz is based on a pedigree diagram which represents biological relationships between an organism and its ancestors. Let's play this quiz and prove yourself!
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Sample QuestionII-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?
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.
As we continue to revise for the upcoming exam, we have been reviewing most of the things that may come up in the final exam. Below is a quick quiz to see what sorts of material should be covered in the remaining discussion...
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Sample QuestionWhich of the statements below is TRUE regarding loss of function alleles?
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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:
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Sample QuestionAt pollination the male and female gametes fuse together to make a diploid cell.
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Sample QuestionAdenine Bonds with
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Sample Question2 sets of nucler chromosomes Humans 46 chromosomes and 23 pairs
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?
Genetics is the study of heredity from parents to their offspring. Over the past few weeks, we have been able to cover the basics of this course, and I have prepared so questions that will help you see just attentive you have...
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Sample QuestionWhen the alleles are the same they are called...