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What is genetics?
a) The study of heredity
b) The study of nuclei
c) The study of the environment
d) The study of cells

How many chromosomes do you inherit from your parents?
a) 100
b) 5
c) 46
d) 23

The strongest type of trait is the __________ ________.
a) Heredity traits
b) Recessive traits
c) Funny traits
d) Dominant traits

What is a trait?
a) a type of microscope
b) a cell membrane
c) an offspring
d) a physical characteristic

How many chromosomes do you inherit from your mother?
a) 23
b) 46
c) 47
d) 100

Where is DNA located?
a) in the cell membrane of the cell
b) on the chromosome inside the nucleus of a cell
c) in a gene
d) outside of the cell

What does DNA stand for?
a) Do not admit
b) Deoxyribonucleic Acid
c) Dinosaurs Not Allowed
d) all answers listed are correct

Where are genes located?
a) in the cell membrane
b) on the endoplasmic reticulum
c) in traits
d) On the DNA helix

The process of traits being passed from parents to offspring is ____________.
a) genetics
b) DNA
c) heredity
d) chromosomes

What is the shape of the chromosome?
a) a triangle
b) an X shape
c) a Z shape
d) a circle

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