Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 14: The Human Genome Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is proteomics?

Question 2 2. How are genes affected in Down Syndrome?

Question 3 3. A scientist is studying an animal and determines that a gene is located on autosome two. It controls antler production in the male animals. Note that females do not produce antlers. This is an example of a:

Question 4 4.

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 5 5. Which one of these is a blood disorder that results in abnormally shaped red blood cells?

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Question 6 6.

Which of the following is an example of aneuploidy?

I. A haploid cell with one copy of chromosome 21

II. A diploid cell with three copies of chromosome 21

III. A diploid cell with four copies of the X chromosome

Question 7 7. What did J. Craig Venter do?

Question 8 8. Why are proteomes important to study?

Question 9 9. Why is anaemia a symptom of sickle-cell disease?

Question 10 10. Why are Y-linked traits only inherited by males?

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Question 11 11. A diploid cell which has one copy of chromosome 16 would be _____.

Question 12 12. Polygenic traits are controlled by _____.

Question 13 13. Which best describes a genome?

Question 14 14. How is sex-linked inheritance defined?

Question 15 15. Why are X-linked traits expressed more often in males than females?

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Question 16 16.

A genetic disorder X can be inherited, predisposed to, or developed with initially healthy genes due to things like sunlight exposure, smoking, or viruses.

Identify X.

Question 17 17.

Hemophilia is an X-linked recessive trait. Consider a cross between a woman who is a carrier and a man who suffers from hemophilia. Which of the following statements is/are true?

I. All sons of these parents will be a hemophiliac.

II. A son who suffers from hemophilia received the hemophilia allele from his mother.

III. Half of the daughters of this cross are predicted to be hemophiliacs.

Question 18 18. The process by which genes are passed down from parents to their offspring is called _____.

Question 19 19. Two aberrant cells are found in the dividing skin tissue of an otherwise normal human. One cell has only one copy of chromosome 16, while the other has three copies. The cause of these aberrant cells is most likely due to _____.

Question 20 20. _____ is a neurodegenerative condition affecting children, causing paralysis and death by the age of 4 and 5.

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Question 21 21. What was the Human Genome Project?

Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 14: The Human Genome Chapter Exam Instructions

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