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Basic Genetics for Teachers: Professional Development Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Because hydrogen bonds are weak bonds, they create a perfect site for _____.

Question 2 2. Spatial isolation is the main reason why _____ do not mate.

Question 3 3. Which type of post-translational control primarily marks proteins that are located in the cell membrane or are secreted out of the cell?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is FALSE about removing a gene?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an example of phenotypic variability?

Question 6 6. The main purpose of a multiple cloning site is:

Question 7 7. A scientist mates a blue population of lizards with a red population of lizards. She observes that one out of ten hybrid offspring survive to adulthood compared to, roughly, eight out of ten blue or red lizards. This is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. When collecting samples to study the genetics of a complex disease, which of the following factors would you NOT want to be equally represented in both the affected and unaffected groups?

Question 9 9. The location where the process of DNA replication begins is called the _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 11 11. How does Tay-Sachs Disease progress?

Question 12 12. What is the cellular process in which a new copy of DNA is created?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the process of transferring genetic information from DNA to RNA?

Question 14 14. A scientist isolates a human DNA repair gene and inserts it into a plasmid. The plasmid is inserted into a bacterial cell, so more plasmid can be produced. After isolating the plasmid from the bacterial cells, the scientist inserts the plasmid DNA into a human tissue culture cell using a virus. Which of the following statements regarding VECTORS is TRUE?

Question 15 15. The protein structure on a chromosome to which microtubules may attach is a

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