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1. The process of making a copy of a DNA molecule is: (Points: 5)


        transcription.


        replication.


        translation.


        protein synthesis.


 


 


2. __________ describes how a cell makes a protein from the protein coding sequence of a gene. (Points: 5)


        Transcription


        Gene expression


        Translation


        Gene phrasing


 


 


3. The process of translation can be broken down into three basic steps. Which of the following is NOT one of these steps? (Points: 5)


        Initiation


        Elongation


        Translocation


        Termination


 


 


4. When only one nucleotide base is involved in a mutation, this is called: (Points: 5)


        chromosomal mutation.


        template error.


        point mutation.


        nonsense codon.


 


 


5. There are four types of chromosomal aberrations. Which of the following does NOT belong in this group? (Points: 5)


        Inversions


        Translocations


        Inherent


        Deletions


 


 


6. Fibers extending from cell pole to cell pole are called the: (Points: 5)


        cleavage furrow.


        cell plate.


        cell equator.


        spindle.


 


 


7. An organelle used during animal cell division is the: (Points: 5)


        lysosome.


        mitochondrion.


        Golgi apparatus.


        centriole.


 


 


8. The time it takes for cells to divide: (Points: 5)


        varies, but it takes sophisticated equipment to measure this small difference.


        depends on the health and environment of the cell.


        does not vary at all, but is controlled by an internal clock.


        varies widely and unpredictably in cells of the same local area of the same organism during any specific time period.


 


 


9. __________ may cause cancer. (Points: 5)


        Chemotherapeutic agents


        Mutagenic agents


        The polymerase chain reaction


        Cytokinesis


 


 


10. The separation of homologous chromosomes is called: (Points: 5)


        synapsis.


        segregation.


        mitosis.


        fertilization.


 


 


11. Different forms of the same gene are referred to as: (Points: 5)


        loci.


        alleles.


        homozygotes.


        hybrids.


 


 


12. The expression of a gene is called: (Points: 5)


        probability.


        phenotype.


        genotype.


        pleiotropy.


 


 


13. In humans, the genes for blood type A and B show lack of dominance to one another and both dominate O. Two type O people would be able to have: (Points: 5)


        IO IA IB IAB type children.


        only O type children.


        IO IA type children.


        only AB type children.


 


 


14. A case of more than one gene influencing one phenotypic characteristic is called: (Points: 5)


        pleiotropy.


        polygenic inheritance.


        X-linked.


        monohybrid.


 


 


15. The sex of mammals is determined by: (Points: 5)


        the autosomes they receive.


        the type of sex chromosomes received.


        the number of recessive chromosomes received.


        None of these answers is or may be a factor.


 


 


16. Using __________ it is possible to show the nucleotide sequence differences among individuals since no two people have the same nucleotide sequences. (Points: 5)


        mutagenesis


        polymerase chain reaction


        genetic fingerprinting


        translocation


 


 


17. The laboratory procedure for copying selected segments of DNA is: (Points: 5)


        the polymerase chain reaction.


        translation.


        jumping genes.


        a point mutation.


 


 


18. The __________ was a 13-year effort to determine the normal or healthy human DNA sequence. (Points: 5)


        Embryo Cloning Project (ECP)


        Human Genome Project (HGP)


        Stem Cell Research Project (SRP)


        Gene Therapy Project (GTP)


 


 


19. __________ reproduces many varieties of fruit trees and other plants by making cuttings of the plant and rooting the cuttings. (Points: 5)


        Cloning


        Sexual reproduction


        Meiosis


        Somatic cell transfer


 


 


20. __________ involves inserting genes, deleting genes, or manipulating the action of genes in order to cure or lessen the effect of genetic diseases. (Points: 5)


        Gene therapy


        The role of a DNA librarian


        Genetic counseling


        Genetic therapeutic medicine

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.

Hello Roger,

 

Sorry, but as I replied your other post, I had an emergency this morning and couldn't answer by 7:30.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Let's make the deadline by 1:00 PM EST.

Thanks,

Roger

Expert:  Chris M. replied 2 years ago.
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