Genetics Quiz

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?
2. 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.
3. In cells, long pieces of DNA are organized into individual units called-
4. Down Syndrome results from-
5. During traditional genetic testing, an individual's entire genome is sequenced.
6. Recombinant DNA technology has been used to-
7. DNA is made up of repeating subunits called-
8. In the United States, it is currently legal to patent genes.
9. Which of the following concerns about GM (genetically modified) crops has come true?
10. The DNA in the skin cells of your hand is significantly different in sequence from the DNA in your liver cells.

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