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Reading Chapter 12

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   Which of the following includes all the others?

a.

DNA molecule

b.

histone

c.

chromosome

d.

nucleus

 

 

____    2.   How many chromosomes are shown in a normal human karyotype?

a.

2

b.

23

c.

44

d.

46

 

 

____    3.   Which of the following statements is NOT true?

a.

A person with Huntington’s disease might not pass the allele for the disease to his or her offspring.

b.

A person with Huntington’s disease might be homozygous for the disease.

c.

Huntington’s disease is caused by a recessive allele.

d.

A person who inherits one allele for Huntington’s disease will develop the disease.

 

 

____    4.   The sex-linked allele for colorblindness is located on

a.

chromosome 21.

b.

the X chromosome only.

c.

the Y chromosome only.

d.

both the X chromosome and the Y chromosome.

 

 

____    5.   Which of the following information CANNOT be obtained from the Human Genome Project?

a.

genes associated with human disorders

b.

amino acid sequences of human proteins

c.

locations of genes on chromosomes

d.

whether an allele is dominant or recessive

 

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