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5 Matching questions

  1. What is Huntington's disease?
  2. What is co-dominance?
  3. What defines a recessive pedigree?
  4. How do you know if a recessive pedigree is sex linked?
  5. How are human blood types determined?
  1. a The expression of both alleles
  2. b When parents do not show the trait, but have children who do; a generation is skipped
  3. c By the presence or absence of certain molecules on the surfaces of red blood cells
  4. d A lethal genetic disorder caused by a rare dominant allele; It results in the breakdown of certain areas of the brain; normally deadly
  5. e More males than females affected; Female carriers pass trait on to male sons

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1) Achondroplasia
    2) Huntington's Disease
    3) Hypercholesterolemia
  2. Traits controlled by genes located on the sex chromosomes
  3. Roughly equal numbers of males and females are affected; female carriers pass trait on to BOTH sons and daughters equally
  4. One or both parents show the trait; no generations are skipped
  5. Progressive weakening and loss of skeletal muscle - missing protein needed from proper muscle development

5 True/False questions

  1. What is Tay-Sachs Disease?Lipid accumulation in brain cells; mental deficiency; blindness


  2. Normal female (image)


  3. What is Cystic Fibrosis?Lack of pigment in skin, hair and eyes


  4. Male carrier (image)


  5. 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


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