Human Genetic Disorders
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which disease or disorder is caused by the inheritance of two mutated alleles?
    answer choices
    Down Syndrome
    Colorblindness
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Hemophilia
  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q. Which disease or disorder causes people to have abnormal hemoglobin?
    answer choices
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Albinism
    Sickle-cell Disease
    Down Syndrome
  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q. Which disease or disorder is the result of having an extra chromosome?
    answer choices
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Down Syndrome
    Colorblindness
    Sickle-cell Disease
  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q. What are the two ways that genetic disorders can be inherited?
    answer choices
    Through blood transfusions and meiosis.
    Mutations in DNA and changes in structure or number of chromosomes.
    Missing chromosomes or premature egg splitting.
    Unhealthy environments and heredity.
  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. What is the name of the protein that is not normal in people with sickle-cell disease?
    answer choices
    mucus
    clotting protein
    karyotype
    hemoglobin
  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q. A doctor may use a _________ to examine the chromosomes in a cell.
    answer choices
    x-ray
    blood test
    karyotype
    hemoglobin
  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q. Which genetic disorder or disease is a sex-linked trait and carried on the X chromosome?
    answer choices
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Sickle-cell Disease
    Hemophilia
    Down Syndrome
  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q. Which disorder or disease has alleles that are co-dominant with each other?
    answer choices
    Cystic Fibrosis
    Sickle-cell Disease
    Down Syndrome
    Hemophilia
  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q. In order to trace occurrence of a trait through several generations of a family, you could create a ____________.
    answer choices
    karyotype
    hemoglobin
    pedigree
    chromosomal map
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. A couple that have a family history of a genetic disorder might wish to receive advice from a ___________.
    answer choices
    mutated allele
    genetic counsellor
    family doctor
    brother or sister
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