Genetic Abnormalities in Human Growth and Development


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How are genetic mutations related to genetic disorders?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a sex-linked chromosomal error?

2. Which of the following is an example of an autosomal chromosome mutation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will aid you in your study of genetic abnormalities by asking you about various types of genetic disorders and the corresponding vocabulary terms. You'll get your scores as soon as you finish the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you score when answering questions about the following:

  • The definition of 'mutation'
  • Chromosomal errors
  • Chromosome mutation
  • Characteristics of a genetic disorder
  • Characteristics of an autosomal genetic disorder

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on genetic abnormalities
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of chromosomes and how chromosomal errors and mutation cause genetic abnormalities
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as mutations and disorders
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of sex-linked chromosomal errors

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Genetic Abnormalities in Human Growth and Development offers further details on this subject. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate between autosomal and sex-linked mutations versus chromosomal errors
  • Understand the role that chromosomes play in the cause of genetic disorders
  • Know the most common types of genetic disorders and their effects