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5 Matching questions

  1. rubella
  2. prenatal development
  3. dominant traits
  4. birth defect
  5. genes
  1. a The basic unit of heredity; genes carry all the characteristics that will transfer from parent to child
  2. b A virus that can complicate pregnancy, causing miscarriage, stillbirth or congenital disorders; also called German Measles
  3. c The development of a zygote, embryo, and fetus before birth
  4. d Traits that always show in a person even if only one gene of the pair is inherited for the trait
  5. e An abnormality, present at birth, that affects the structure or function of the body and may threaten a baby's health

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A progressive weakness and shrinking of the muscles most commonly inherited
  2. A genetic disease that principally affects those of Jewish ancestry, marked by an accumulation of certain fats in the brain and nerves resulting in brain damage, loss of sight and brain functions
  3. Giving birth to more than one child at a time
  4. An inherited trait that may produce fraternal twins
  5. A congenital condition in which part of the spinal cord or meninges protrudes through a cleft in the spinal column, resulting in loss of voluntary movement in the lower body. An increase of cerebrospinal fluid around the brain, resulting in an enlargement of the head in infants, because the bones of the skull are still unfused and the fluid can be drained into the abdominal cavity.

5 True/False questions

  1. Down syndromeA threadlike structure that carries genes in living cells

          

  2. chromosomesA threadlike structure that carries genes in living cells

          

  3. PKU (phenylkentonuria)A condition in which the body is unable to process and use a specific protein that is present in nearly all foods

          

  4. environmentalThings and people in a person's surroundings (ex. mother's health, family, friends, home, community, life experiences)

          

  5. cystic fibrosisGiving birth to more than one child at a time