Genetic Selection: Definition, Pros & Cons


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What are the two types of genetic selection?

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1. When is genetic selection done in humans?

2. Which of the following is an example of natural selection?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are both positive and negative aspects to genetic selection that the quiz and worksheet for this lesson will help you to better understand. Learn more on the types of genetic selection along with the benefits and liabilities of each one.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These items test you on the following aspects of genetic selection:

  • Types
  • Genetic screening
  • Natural selection
  • Genetic selection in humans
  • Genetic traits

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will assess the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Genetic Selection lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as natural selection and genetic trait
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the types of genetic selection

Additional Learning

Learn all that you can about genetics by reviewing the associated lesson on Genetic Selection. These objectives will be addressed in this lesson:

  • Understand the process of natural selection
  • Discover the concept of a Designer Baby
  • Know about genetic selection in humans
  • Identify the types of genetic selection
  • Discover parental choices regarding genetic traits
  • Understand the possibility of gender selection