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5 Matching questions

  1. epistasis
  2. gene
  3. gene expression
  4. haploid
  5. semiconservative replication
  1. a when the information in a gene converts to a structural or functional part of a cell.
  2. b Describes the process of DNA replication, by which one strand of each copy of a DNA molecule is new, and the other is a strand of the original DNA.
  3. c Heritable unit of information in DNA
  4. d products of two or more gene pairs that influence a single trait
  5. e one (n) of each type of chromosome characteristic of the species

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cell division process that halves the chromosome number, to the haploid (n) number
  2. specific alleles carried by an individual
  3. Curve that results from a range of variation for a continuous trait; plotted against the frequency
  4. One of two attached members of a duplicated eukaryotic chromosome.
  5. Enzyme that seals breaks in double-stranded DNA.

5 True/False questions

  1. nucleotideallele effects that are masked by a dominant allele on the chromosome.


  2. mutationPermanent, small-scale change in DNA. Primary source of new alleles


  3. cytosine (C)A type of nitrogen-containing base in nucleotides; also, base-pairs with adenine; does not occur in RNA.


  4. homozygous dominanta pair of dominant alleles at a locus on homologous chromosomes; e.g., AA.


  5. guanine (G)A nitrogen-containing base in nucleotides; also base-pairs with thymine in DNA and uracil in RNA.