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MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Genetics & Heredity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a product of DNA cloning?

Question 2 2. The lac operon codes for the enzyme that help digest the sugar _____.

Question 3 3. Which is NOT a reason that bacteria are often the first choice for cloning DNA?

Question 4 4. How can mistakes during meiosis affect human development?

Question 5 5. What is recombinant DNA made of?

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Question 6 6. The enzyme used to 'paste' together the DNA strands is called

Question 7 7.

Which of the following statement(s) accurately describes an advantage provided by model organisms?

I. The laboratory environment can be controlled.

II. True-breeding strains can be generated.

III. Specific combinations of alleles can be engineered.

Question 8 8. Gregor Mendel proposed which of the following concepts?

Question 9 9. While studying for an upcoming test, your friend Jane tells you that prokaryotic cells process their RNA in the nucleus. Is this a correct statement? Why or why not?

Question 10 10. What does GMO stand for?

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Question 11 11. Polygenic traits are controlled by _____.

Question 12 12. In humans, _____ is determined by the presence or absence of the _____ chromosome.

Question 13 13.

Which of the following statements is/are true?

I. A human with an X chromosome and a Y chromosome is male.

II. A human with only one type of sex chromosome (an X chromosome) is female.

III. All children of a color blind woman and a man who is not color blind will carry a color blind allele.

Question 14 14. What is DNA technology?

Question 15 15. Which of the following describes an increase in gene expression?

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Question 16 16. What was the Human Genome Project?

Question 17 17. Which of the following describes a group of related genes in a prokaryote's DNA?

Question 18 18. In 1900 the observation of what helped other scientists realise the significance of Mendel's work?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of a phenotype?

Question 20 20. Which best describes a genome?

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Question 21 21. Why are Y-linked traits only inherited by males?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements does NOT help explain Mendel's law of segregation?

Question 23 23. Which of the following explains why bacteria do NOT follow Mendel's First Law?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would be considered recombinant DNA?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements could NOT be used to describe a multifactorial trait?

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Question 26 26. How is sex-linked inheritance defined?

Question 27 27. The following results were observed from a mating between two black and white speckled cats: 5 black cats, 12 black and white speckled cats, and 4 white cats. Which term describes the relationship between the alleles of the coat color gene?

Question 28 28. What might be used to clone DNA instead of bacteria?

Question 29 29. Why are proteomes important to study?

Question 30 30. Which best describes a vaccine?

MTTC Integrated Science (Secondary): Genetics & Heredity Chapter Exam Instructions

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