Test: Genetics - 1


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QUESTION: 1

Genetics is the branch of science which deals with the study of :-

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QUESTION: 2

The term 'genetics' was coined by :-

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QUESTION: 3

The term 'gene' was introduced by :-

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QUESTION: 4

When a gene exists in more than one form, the different forms are termed :-

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QUESTION: 5

The contrasting pairs of factors in Mendelian crosses are called :-

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The contrasting pairs of factors on Mendelian crosses are called allelomorphs. Alleles or allelomorphs are the different forms of a gene, having the same locus on homologous chromosome. 

QUESTION: 6

Alleles of a gene are found on :-

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An allele is a variant form of a given gene, meaning it is one of two or more versions of a known mutation at the same place on a chromosome.

Homologs/ homologous chromosomes have the same genes i.e. alleles in the same loci where they provide points along each chromosome which enable a pair of chromosomes to align correctly with each other before separating during meiosis.

QUESTION: 7

Which statement about alleles is not true :-

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An allele is a variant form of a given gene. On a chromosome, genes are encoded through different nucleotide sequences in DNA, and thus have a specific spot on the chromosome. The spot where a gene is located is called the locus. Genes may possess multiple variants known as alleles, and an allele may also be said to reside at a particular locus.

QUESTION: 8

An organism which receives identical alleles of a particular gene from both parents is :-

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QUESTION: 9

The genetic complement of an organism is known as :-

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QUESTION: 10

The physical appearance of an individual is known as :-

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QUESTION: 11

The terms 'genotype' and 'phenotype' were introduced by :-

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QUESTION: 12

What was Mendel's most important contribution to the modern understanding of biology :-

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QUESTION: 13

Gregor Mendel was born in :-

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Gregor Mendel was a scientist, Augustinian friar and Abbot of St. Thomas ' Abbey in Brno, of Moravia. Mendel was born in a German speaking family in the part of Austrian Empire. 

QUESTION: 14

Mendelism is related with :-

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QUESTION: 15

Mendel published the results of his experiments in the year :-

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QUESTION: 16

In 1900 AD, three biologists independently rediscovered Mendel's principles. They were :-

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QUESTION: 17

How many contrasting traits of pea were studied by mendel :-

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QUESTION: 18

Which one of the following traits of garden pea studied by Mendel was a recessive feature ?

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QUESTION: 19

Which of the following contributed to the success of Mendel :-

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QUESTION: 20

The reason why pea plants were suitable than dogs for Mendel's experiments :-

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QUESTION: 21

Mendel chose pea plants because they :-

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QUESTION: 22

Selection of homozygous plant is :-

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QUESTION: 23

When a cross is made between two parents with respect to a single character, it is called :-

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QUESTION: 24

Which of the following is the monohybrid ratio :-

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QUESTION: 25

Mendel formulated the law of purity of gametes on the basis of :-

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The reason is simple, it was due to the Monohybrid cross that Mendel could find that characters that we are not expressed in the To generation where expressed in F2 generation. This could mean gametes independently contains alleles.

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