Medical Quiz

Genetic Diseases Quiz


Huntington’s Disease is caused by

A. a breakdown of nerve cells in the brain due to a mutation of the HTT gene/Chrom 4

B. a breakdown of nerve cells in the brain due to a mutation the PKD gene

C. Fluid filled cysts in the kidneys

D. trouble falling asleep

Blood don’t clot

A. Hemophilia

B. Color blindness


Diagnostic test of down syndrome are done ..

A. Week 6-8 during pregnancy

B. Week 10-13 during pregnancy

C. After Labor

D. none of the above

some cells are sick dizziness and low oxygen


B. sickle cell anemia

C. Color blindness

Diabetes Type 1 deals with not producing enough

A. insulin

B. fats

C. sugar

Inability to see certain colors



C. Color blindness

XYY syndrome affects_____ and is caused by an extra_____ chromosome

A. females, Y

B. Males, Y

C. Females, X

D. Males, X

the genetic disease that causes personality changes at the age of 40+ is

A. Polycystic Kidney disease

B. Huntington’s Disease

Signs and symptoms of Hemophilia

A. spontaneous bleeding , hyperventilation, jaundice

B. hypoventilation, bruising, hypertension

C. spontaneous bleeding, bruising, arthritis, joint deformities

In order to help females who have Turners syndrome with short stature

A. stretching therapy is given

B. growth hormones are given

C. adrenaline injections are given

D. no way to fix this issue

What is replacemet therapy?

A. Where a doctor takes all the blood out of someone with hemophilia and replaces it with normal blood

B. Clotting factors are replaced by injecting (infusing) a clotting factor concentrate into a vein.

C. taking out the section of the brain with hemophilia

What is Hemophilia?

A. a genetic disorder affecting bloods ability to clot

B. a genetic disorder where there is a 23rd chromosome

C. a type of gene

D. an allele

Hemophilia is

A. Autosomal

B. Sex linked

Is Hemophilia curable?

A. Yes

B. No

which disease is NOT autosomal recessive


B. sickle cell anemia

C. cystic fybrosis

D. Huntington’s disease

Which disease is caused by the absence of an enzyme that breaks down fatty substances, and kills children due to the buildup of fats to toxic levels

A. Turners syndrome

B. Cystic fibrosis

C. Alzheimers disease

D. Tay sachs

Muscles aren’t coordinated well



C. cystic fybrosis

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is

A. Autosomal

B. Sex linked

PKU is

A. Autosomal recessive

B. Autosomal dominant

Which disease “turns bodies into stone”

A. Cystic Fibrosis


C. Autism

D. Huntingtons Disease

Diabetes Type 1

A. Affects Adults

B. Affects Kids

Which disease is caused by a mutation in the CFTR gene and causes sticky thick mucus in your lungs

A. Tay Sachs

B. Turners Syndrome

C. Alzheimers disease

D. Cystic fibrosis

What causes Alzheimers Disease

A. Aducanumab

B. fat build up in the body to toxic levels

C. build up of Amyloid proteins in the brain

D. kidney failure

Turners syndrome is a result of

A. having only 1 X chromosome

B. having 3 copies of chromosome 21

C. having an extra Y chromosome

Turner syndrome can cause

A. personality changes

B. mental retardation

C. tall stature

D. infertility


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