Biological Variation and Heredity

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This quiz is about heredity, biological variation amongst species, DNA and genes and Heritable characteristics! Can you get a perfect score?

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Question 1

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What is heredity?
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  • The passing on of cells from the mother's body to the fetus' during gestation
  • The passing on of characteristics from one generation to the next
  • The passing on of genome from the fertilized zygote

Question 2

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True or False: The Punnet diagram helps us to understand how heritable characteristics and diseases are passed down through generations?
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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What is the symbol for someone who is unnafected by a disease but is a carrier of the genetic makeup for that disease?
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  • Aa
  • aa
  • AA
  • aA

Question 4

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What is biological variation?
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  • The variety of human characteristics for all living things on earth
  • The differences in individuals of the same species (variety of life)
  • Variety/diversity of nature

Question 5

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What happens when a person is missing 1 chromosome?
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  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Mono-Chromosal Syndrome
  • Down Syndrome

Question 6

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What are genes sections of?
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  • Chromosomal Pairs
  • The DNA double helix

Question 7

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What are genes made up of?
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  • DNA Molecules
  • Protein Base pairs
  • Cell Nucleii

Question 8

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Why is the DNA molecule called "The molecule of life"
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  • Because your DNA controls all of your cells, and without it, your vital functions would fail
  • The DNA controls your other cells, and makes you who you are

Question 9

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What is a species?
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  • A category with in the classification system
  • A group of animals that have made habitats together

Question 10

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True or False: It is due to the mixing of heritable characteristics during fertilization that siblings are made the same or different
Answer
  • True
  • False
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