Genetics Quiz Posted on September 6, 2015January 12, 2021 by lrivard Test your "GQ" (genetics quotient)! 1. Type A blood is dominant to Type O blood. Is it possible for a man and a woman, each with Type A blood, to have a child that is Type O?Yes, if the man is heterozygousYes, if the woman is heterozygousYes, if both parents are heterozygousNo, it is impossible2. According to Mendel, the traits observed in offspring result from a blending of parental traits. Therefore, a tall pea plant crossed with a short pea plant will produce a pea plant of intermediate height.TrueFalse3. In cells, long pieces of DNA are organized into individual units called-microtubulesRNAnucleichromosomes4. Down Syndrome results from-an extra copy of chromosome 21a missing copy of chromosome 21a specific gene mutationnegative environmental exposures during gestation (such as to drugs, alcohol or cigarette smoke)5. During traditional genetic testing, an individual's entire genome is sequenced.TrueFalse6. Recombinant DNA technology has been used to-create bacteria that produce human insulinmake mice that glow fluorescent greengenerate rice that appears yellow in color because it produces beta caroteneall of the above7. DNA is made up of repeating subunits called-RNAnucleotidesgenesbases8. In the United States, it is currently legal to patent genes.TrueFalse9. Which of the following concerns about GM (genetically modified) crops has come true?Consumers have experienced allergic reactions.Genes from GM crops have spread widely to non-GM crops.There is a positive correlation between cancer rates and GM food consumption."Superweeds" that are resistant to pesticides have developed.10. The DNA in the skin cells of your hand is significantly different in sequence from the DNA in your liver cells.TrueFalseBe sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results! Time is Up!