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5 Matching questions

  1. thymine (T)
  2. probe
  3. wild type
  4. independent assortment
  5. uniparental inheritance
  1. a A pyrimidine base that pairs with adenine.
  2. b See Mendel's second law.
  3. c Labeled nucleic acid segment that can be used to identify specific DNA molecules bearing the complementary sequence, usually through autoradiography or fluorescence.
  4. d Inheritance pattern in which the progeny have the genotype and phenotype of one parent only, for example, inheritance of mitochrondrial genomes.
  5. e The genotype or phenotype that is found in nature or in the standard laboratory stock for a given organism.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A mutation that confers a mutant phenotype but still retains a low but detectable level of wild-type function.
  2. Recombination from assortment or crossing over at meiosis.
  3. A population of individuals all bearing the identical fully homozygous genotype.
  4. The two copies of a particular type of gene present in a diploid cell (one in each chromosome set).
  5. In a human pedigree, the person who first came to the attention of the geneticist.

5 True/False questions

  1. maternal inheritanceA type of uniparental inheritance in which all progeny have the genotype and phenotype of the parent acting as the female.


  2. gene:The entire complement of genetic material in a chromosome set.


  3. Southern blotThe transfer of electrophoretically separated fragments of DNA from a gel to an absorbent sheet such as paper; this sheet is then immersed in a solution containing a labeled probe that will bind to a fragment of interest.


  4. telomereA cell in which meiosis takes place.


  5. diploid:A pair of sister chromatids joined at the centromere, as in the first division of meiosis.