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Cloning results in 2 organisms that are
a) genetically different b) genetically identical c) both adult mammals d) extinct
No 2 people have the same DNA, except for
a) family members b) crime suspects c) teachers d) identical twins
Sex linked genes are genes on
a) all 23 pairs of chromosomes b) the X chromosome only c) the Y chromosome only d) both the X and Y chromosomes
Genetic disorders are caused by
a) electricity b) pedigrees c) mutations d) karyotypes
Which genetic disorder causes the body to produce thick mucus in the lungs and intestines?
a) amniocentesis b) cystic fibrosis c) sickle cell disease d) pedigrees
What is a karyotype?
a) blood from a newborn baby b) a picture of a baby before it born c) a picture of the chromosomes in a cell d) sickle-shaped cells
What combination of sex chromosomes results in a male human being?
a) XX b) XY c) XXY d) YY
What is the function of DNA in a cell?
a) carrying genetic material b) providing energy for the cell c) storing and releasing chemicals d) packaging and shipping proteins
What procedure helps doctors diagnose a genetic disorder before a baby is born?
a) cloning b) genetic engineering c) mutation d) amniocentesis
How can genetic counselors predict genetic disorders?
a) By taking pictures of a baby before it is born b) by cloning c) studying karyotypes, pedigree charts and Punnett squares d) by eliminating recessive alleles in the parents
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