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5 Matching questions

  1. spina bifida and hydrocephalus
  2. multiple births
  3. recessive traits
  4. rubella
  5. hereditary
  1. a Traits that typically do not show in a person unless both genes for the trait are inherited
  2. b A virus that can complicate pregnancy, causing miscarriage, stillbirth or congenital disorders; also called German Measles
  3. c Giving birth to more than one child at a time
  4. d 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. e All traits passed down from one generation to the next (e.g., eye, skin, and hair color)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. An inherited trait that may produce fraternal twins
  3. A threadlike structure that carries genes in living cells
  4. A condition in which the body is unable to process and use a specific protein that is present in nearly all foods
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. environmentalA virus that can complicate pregnancy, causing miscarriage, stillbirth or congenital disorders; also called German Measles

          

  2. cerebral palsyA condition caused by brain damage around the time of birth and marked by lack of muscle control and paralysis especially in the limbs

          

  3. cleft lip/cleft palateAn upper lip congenitally divided into two parts

          

  4. prenatal developmentThe development of a zygote, embryo, and fetus before birth

          

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