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5 Matching questions

  1. cystic fibrosis
  2. hyperovulation
  3. cleft lip/cleft palate
  4. recessive traits
  5. PKU (phenylkentonuria)
  1. a Traits that typically do not show in a person unless both genes for the trait are inherited
  2. b An inherited trait that may produce fraternal twins
  3. c An upper lip congenitally divided into two parts
  4. d 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
  5. e A condition in which the body is unable to process and use a specific protein that is present in nearly all foods

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A condition that babies may be born with when the mother drinks during pregnancy; symptoms include shaking, crying...
  2. Giving birth to more than one child at a time
  3. A condition caused by brain damage around the time of birth and marked by lack of muscle control and paralysis especially in the limbs
  4. A medication that can be purchased by anyone off the shelf at the pharmacy without a prescription
  5. An abnormality, present at birth, that affects the structure or function of the body and may threaten a baby's health

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. genesThe basic unit of heredity; genes carry all the characteristics that will transfer from parent to child

          

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

          

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

          

  5. sickle cell anemiaCaused by inheriting defective recessive genes from both parents, more commonly occurs in African-Americans