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5 Matching questions

  1. polymorphism
  2. genetic code
  3. mutation
  4. independent assortment
  5. dyad
  1. a A set of correspondences between nucleotide triplets in RNA and amino acids in protein.
  2. b (1) The process that produces a gene or a chromosome set differing from that of the wild type. (2) The gene or chromosome set that results from such a process.
  3. c A pair of sister chromatids joined at the centromere, as in the first division of meiosis.
  4. d The occurrence in a population (or among populations) of several phenotypic forms associated with alleles of one gene or homologs of one chromosome.
  5. e See Mendel's second law.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An attribute of individual members of a species for which various heritable differences can be defined.
  2. The cloning and molecular characterization of entire genomes.
  3. (1) In general, any process in a diploid or partly diploid cell that generates new gene or chromosomal combinations not previously found in that cell or in its progenitors. (2) At meiosis, the process that generates a haploid product of meiosis whose genotype is different from either of the two haploid genotypes that constituted the meiotic diploid.
  4. An RNA type that plays a role without being translated
  5. A 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. selfTo fertilize eggs with sperms from the same individual.


  2. guanine (G)A purine base that pairs with cytosine.


  3. sex chromosomeThe location of a gene on a sex chromosome.


  4. testcrossAn individual organism homozygous for one or more recessive alleles; used in a testcross.


  5. homologA cell having one chromosome set or an organism composed of such cells.


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