5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is Huntington's disease?
- What is co-dominance?
- What defines a recessive pedigree?
- How do you know if a recessive pedigree is sex linked?
- How are human blood types determined?
- a The expression of both alleles
- b When parents do not show the trait, but have children who do; a generation is skipped
- c By the presence or absence of certain molecules on the surfaces of red blood cells
- d A lethal genetic disorder caused by a rare dominant allele; It results in the breakdown of certain areas of the brain; normally deadly
- e More males than females affected; Female carriers pass trait on to male sons
5 Multiple choice questions
- 1) Achondroplasia
2) Huntington's Disease
- Traits controlled by genes located on the sex chromosomes
- Roughly equal numbers of males and females are affected; female carriers pass trait on to BOTH sons and daughters equally
- One or both parents show the trait; no generations are skipped
- Progressive weakening and loss of skeletal muscle - missing protein needed from proper muscle development
5 True/False questions
What is Tay-Sachs Disease? → Lipid accumulation in brain cells; mental deficiency; blindness
Normal female (image) →
What is Cystic Fibrosis? → Lack of pigment in skin, hair and eyes
Male carrier (image) →
What is a pedigree? → A graphic representation of genetic inheritance. A diagram made up of a set of symbols that identify males and females; individuals affected by the trait being studied; and family relationships