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5 Matching questions

  1. fetal alcohol syndrome
  2. multiple births
  3. cystic fibrosis
  4. sickle cell anemia
  5. hereditary
  1. a 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
  2. b Caused by inheriting defective recessive genes from both parents, more commonly occurs in African-Americans
  3. c Giving birth to more than one child at a time
  4. d All traits passed down from one generation to the next (e.g., eye, skin, and hair color)
  5. e A condition that babies may be born with when the mother drinks during pregnancy; symptoms include shaking, crying...

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A medication that can be purchased by anyone off the shelf at the pharmacy without a prescription
  2. Traits that typically do not show in a person unless both genes for the trait are inherited
  3. An upper lip congenitally divided into two parts
  4. The basic unit of heredity; genes carry all the characteristics that will transfer from parent to child
  5. Things and people in a person's surroundings (ex. mother's health, family, friends, home, community, life experiences)

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Tay-Sachs diseaseA 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

          

  3. birth defectAn abnormality, present at birth, that affects the structure or function of the body and may threaten a baby's health

          

  4. muscular dystrophyA progressive weakness and shrinking of the muscles most commonly inherited

          

  5. Down syndromeThe basic unit of heredity; genes carry all the characteristics that will transfer from parent to child

          

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