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5 Matching questions

  1. telomere
  2. gene
  3. genotype
  4. codon:
  5. histone
  1. a The tip, or end, of a chromosome.
  2. b The fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity, which carries information from one generation to the next; a segment of DNA composed of a transcribed region and a regulatory sequence that makes transcription possible.
  3. c The allelic composition of an individual or of a cell—either of the entire genome or, more commonly, of a certain gene or a set of genes.
  4. d A section of RNA (three nucleotides in length) that encodes a single amino acid
  5. e A type of basic protein that forms the unit around which DNA is coiled in the nucleosomes of eukaryotic chromosomes.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A chain of linked nucleotides (having deoxyribose as their sugars). Two such chains in double helical form are the fundamental substance of which genes are composed.
  2. The location of a gene on a sex chromosome.
  3. A type of nuclear division (occurring at cell division) that produces two daughter nuclei identical with the parent nucleus.
  4. The differential rate of reproduction of different types in a population as the result of different physiological, anatomical, or behavioral characteristics of the types.
  5. A purine base that pairs with cytosine.

5 True/False questions

  1. model organismA polymorphism with only two forms.

          

  2. zygoteAn individual organism that is homozygous.

          

  3. traitA cell formed by the fusion of an egg and a sperm; the unique diploid cell that will divide mitotically to create a differentiated diploid organism.

          

  4. homologA member of a pair of homologous chromosomes.

          

  5. crossA type of nuclear division (occurring at cell division) that produces two daughter nuclei identical with the parent nucleus.

          

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