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If a base has been added to a sequence of DNA, what type of mutation would it be?
a) insertion
b) omission
c) substitution
d) deletion

A mutation in DNA could result in
a) a genetic disorder
b) all of the above
c) no change at all
d) death

If a mutation occurs in a base sequence of DNA, it might cause a different___to be substituted in a protein.
a) nucleic acid
b) ribosome
c) amino acid
d) enzyme

In a pedigree, a solid square or circle indicates that the person
a) does not have a certain trait.
b) is a carrier of a certain trait.
c) has a certain trait.
d) died.

How many amino acids does the DNA sequence ACCTGACCACTT code for?
a) 1
b) 4
c) 6
d) 12

What part of the cell makes proteins?
a) mitochondria
b) golgi complex
c) nucleus
d) ribosome

DNA is made up of
a) dead cells
b) mutagens
c) nucleotides
d) ribosomes

Things that can cause damage to DNA are called____.
a) mutations
b) mutagens
c) carcinogens
d) nucleotides

This is a tool that traces genetic traits through generations of a family
a) punnett square
b) family tree
c) pedigree
d) none of these

______are made of DNA and protein.
a) chromosomes
b) genes
c) bases
d) phosphates

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