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Male gametes in humans are:

A. X

B. XX

C. Y

D. X and Y


Using humans as subjects for genetic experiments is difficult because:

A. We can arrange crosses between individuals

B. Humans have a short generation time

C. Individuals tend to have relatively few offspring

D. Family history data is very accurate


Genes found in the autosomes that have different degrees of dominance depending on the sex of the individual are:

A. Sex-linked disorders

B. Inheritance influenced by sex

C. Autosomal disorders

D. Recessive disorders


The recessive allele in blood type in humans is:

A. A

B. AB

C. B

D. O


Female gametes in humans are:

A. X

B. XX

C. Y

D. X and Y


Genes found in the sex chromosomes produce illnesses called:

A. Sex-linked disorders

B. Inheritance influenced by sex

C. Autosomal disorders

D. Recessive disorders


Characters used to cathegorize members of a species into different groups are:

A. Discontinuous

B. Continuous

C. Acquired

D. Hereditary


When a female is heterozygous for a recessive sex-linked disorder, she:

A. Is a carrier

B. Is ill with that disease

C. Won’t pass the illness to her offspring


Hair colour is an example of a character that is:

A. Acquired

B. Hereditary


A chromosomal disorder in which it happens a loss of a chromosomal fragment is:

A. A deletion

B. A duplication

C. An inversion

D. A translocation


A chromosomal disorder in which a fragment of a chromosome is repited is:

A. A deletion

B. A duplication

C. An inversion

D. A translocation


Tumours that can migrate to other parts of he body are called:

A. Mutations

B. Good

C. Metastasis

D. Bening


A chromosomal disorder in which an exchange of fragments between chromosomes is produced is:

A. A deletion

B. A duplication

C. An inversion

D. A translocation




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