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Genetics Quiz

Genetics Quiz - 4

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1. A person having Klinfelter's syndrome is characterised by

A. Male with some secondary sexual characters of female

B. Female with some sexual characters of male

C. Having both male and female sex organs

D. Female internal sex organs and male external sex organs

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2. A 'supermale' has a genetic constitution of





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3. Dancing gait and bizarre grimacing are characteristics of

A. Schizophrenia

B. Alzheimer's disease

C. Huntignton's disease

D. Paralysis agitans

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4. Cystic fibrosis is caused by

A. Recessive autosomal allele

B. Dominant autosomal allele

C. Recessive sex linked allele

D. Dominant sex linked allele

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5. Allele for cystic fibrosis occurs over

A. Chromosome 21

B. Chromosome 14

C. Chromosome 7

D. Chromosome 4

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6. Geneome represents

A. Haploid chromosome set

B. Complete chromosome set

C. Diploid chromosome set

D. All the genes present in the population

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7. Webbed neck is characteristic of





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8. Haemophilia is more common in males because, it is

A. Recessive character carried by Y-chromosome

B. Dominant character carried by Y-chromosome

C. Dominant trait carried by X-chromosome

D. Recessive character carried by X-chromosome

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9. Which of the following aget is known to interfere with organization of spindle during cell division and cause polyploidy?

A. Colchisine

B. Ethylene

C. Acridines

D. Hydralazine

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10. Ultimate source of organic variation is

A. Mutations

B. Natural selection

C. Isolation

D. Hormonal activity

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11. XY chromosomes where discovered by

A. Gregor Johann Mendel

B. M.J.D White

C. Nettie Stevens

D. Robert Brown

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12. A point mutation is

A. Sickle cell anaemia

B. Tahlassemia

C. Night blindness

D. Down's syndrome

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13. Which is a sex-linked disease?

A. Haemophilia

B. Night blindness

C. Huntington's chorea

D. Alzhieme's disease

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14. Genes exclusively present on Y-chromosome are called

A. Sex-linked

B. Holandric

C. Hologynic

D. Histone

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15. Shape of chromosome is determined by position of

A. Centrosome

B. Centromere

C. Telomere

D. Micromere

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1. A
2. D
3. C
4. A
5. C
6. A
7. D
8. D
9. A
10. A
11. C
12. D
13. A
14. B
15. B
  1. Nettina, Sandra M.; Mills, Elizabeth Jacqueline. Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, 8th Edition. Copyright ©2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  2. Bhatti K. Dinesh Companion to Biology. S. Dinesh & Co. New Delhi, 2009.
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