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5 Matching questions

  1. prenatal development
  2. multiple births
  3. sickle cell anemia
  4. cystic fibrosis
  5. PKU (phenylkentonuria)
  1. a Giving birth to more than one child at a time
  2. b A condition in which the body is unable to process and use a specific protein that is present in nearly all foods
  3. c A hereditary disease that results in secretion of thick mucus that blocks internal passages, including those of the lungs, causing respiratory infections. The pancreas is also affected, resulting in a deficiency of digestive enzymes and impaired nutrition
  4. d Caused by inheriting defective recessive genes from both parents, more commonly occurs in African-Americans
  5. e The development of a zygote, embryo, and fetus before birth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An upper lip congenitally divided into two parts
  2. Things and people in a person's surroundings (ex. mother's health, family, friends, home, community, life experiences)
  3. A threadlike structure that carries genes in living cells
  4. All traits passed down from one generation to the next (e.g., eye, skin, and hair color)
  5. A genetic disorder characterized by a broad skull, blunt facial features, short stature, and learning difficulties; caused by the presence of an extra chromosome 21

5 True/False questions

  1. dominant traitsTraits that typically do not show in a person unless both genes for the trait are inherited

          

  2. rubellaThe basic unit of heredity; genes carry all the characteristics that will transfer from parent to child

          

  3. cerebral palsyAll traits passed down from one generation to the next (e.g., eye, skin, and hair color)

          

  4. recessive traitsTraits that always show in a person even if only one gene of the pair is inherited for the trait

          

  5. muscular dystrophyGiving birth to more than one child at a time

          

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