Medical Quiz

Genes and Cells Quiz


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True or false: Your body is multicellular.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


True or false: A cell is the smallest unit of life that can reproduce itself independently.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The gel-like material in each cell is called ________________.

A. slime

B. welch’s

C. cytoplasm

D. aloe vera


A part of the code that controls the development of traits.

A. heredity

B. genes

C. DNA

D. nucleus


True or false: Traits are the only things that can be inherited.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


True or false: The mitochondria is a structure that contains DNA—the genetic code for all life.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The transition of traits from parent to offspring.

A. heredity

B. disease

C. offspringing

D. evolution


Each person has approximately ______________________ genes.

A. 20,000

B. 250,000

C. 2500

D. 25,000


The smallest, most basic unit of heredity is the _____________.

A. cell

B. atom

C. gene

D. molecule


True or false: Ribosomes are molecules that make protein.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


True or false: Traits never skip a generation.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


True or false: A living things are made of cells.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


True or false: All cells have a cell wall.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE




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