Biology - Genetics Quiz

Random Science or biology Quiz

Can you name the Biology 2nd exam?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Score 0/124 Timer 20:00
Bind to the unpaired DNA strands after parental strands separate, keeping them from reconnecting
Humans have 46. Includes all cells of the body except gametes & their precursors.
Where replication of DNA begins.
Organism that has 2 different alleles for a gene
Organism's outward appearance/observable traits
When one trait is dominant and the other is recessive
Synthesizes discontinuously as a series of segments
Occurs while replicated homologs are paired during meiosis 1.
Genes located on the X chromosome
Produced by mitotic division of a zygote, multicellular diploid.
Any cell with 2 chromosome sets, doesn't include sex cells.
ordered list of genetic loci along a chromosome
A warehouse for receiving, sorting, shipping and manufacturing products of the ER.
Large vesicles derived from the ER & golgi apparatus, integral part of cell's endomembrane system.
X & Y chromosomes. They determine an individual's sex. (Females=XX, Males=XY)
1/3 types of animal cell junction
Genotype that is associated with a range of phenotypic possibilities due to environmental influences
An offspring whose phenotype differs from that of the true-breeding P generation parents. Also refers to the phenotype itself.
aneuploidy involving a missing chromosome
Perforate cell walls. Membrane-line channels filled with cytoplasm.
An extensive network of membrane that accounts for more than half the total membrane in many euk. cells.
Only produce the same variety as the parent organism, even over many generations.
The initial nucleotide chain that is produced during DNA synthesis is a short stretch of RNA. Starts a complimentary RNA chain so that DNA synthesis can continue.
Protein that breaks, swivels, and rejoins DNA strands. During DNA replication, helps relieve strain in the double helix ahead of rep. fork.
Inside all cells, semifluid, jellylike substance in which all subcellular components are suspended.
When neither allele is completely dominant & their phenotype is a mix between the two alleles (eg. pink flowers from white and red parents)
Membrane enclosed structures within eukaryotic cells.
Inside the centrosome, consist of 9 sets of triplet microtubules arranged in a ring.
2nd type of life, includes both diploid & haploid stages that are multicellular.
Membranous sac of hydrolytic enzymes that animal cells use to digest macromolecules.
Site of cellular respiration, metabolic process that uses oxygen to produce ATP by extracting energy from sugars, fats, and other fuels.
One of a family of closely related organelles that includes chloroplasts, chromoplasts, amyloplasts, photosynthesis.
A gene with multiple phenotypic affects
an animal's version of a cell wall. Contains glycoproteins and other carb. molecules/
Mating of two variants.
Contain a single set of chromosomes. Each has a haploid number of chromosomes. Sex cells.
When an error is missed, other enzymes remove and replace incorrectly paired nucleotides.
Alternative versions of a gene
Heterozygotes who though they don't show any phenotypic affects, could pass the recessive allele on to the next generation
Enzymes that untwist the double helix at the replication forks, separating the two parental strands and make them available as template strands.
Studded with ribosomes on the outer surface of the membrane. Proteins attach to this.
Organism that has a pair of identical alleles for a gene
Coded information in the form of hereditary units.
The purpose of meiosis I, reduces the chromosomes in half.
Genes located near each other on the same chromosome, they tend to be inherited together
Sacs made of membrane, tiny.
Breeding an organism with an unknown genotype w/ one with homozygous recessive, in order to determine the genotype of the unknown
Parental generation.
States that two alleles of a heritable character segregate from one another during gamete formation & end up with different gametes.
All other chromosomes, humans have 46.
States that each pair of alleles segregates independently of each other pair of alleles during gamete formation
Specialized metabolic compartment bonded by a single membrane. Cooperates with chloroplasts and mitochondrion in certain metabolic functions
An mishap in the distribution of chromosomes by the meiotic spindle which the members of homologs dont move apart properly or don't seperate during meiosis II
A gene's specific location along the length of a chromosome.
Eukaryotic chromatin that remains highly compact during interphase and is genetically not transcribed
encloses the nucleus, separating its contents from the cytoplasm. double membrane, lined by nuclear lamina.
2nd filial generation
Catalyses the synthesis of new DNA by adding nucleotides to the preexisting chain.
When subunits run in opposite directions
flattened, interconnected sac in chloroplast
At the boundary of every cell. Functions as a selective barrier that allows passage of enough oxygen, nutrients, and wastes to service the entire cell.
Display of condensed chromosomes arranged in pairs. Used to screen for defective chromosomes associated with certain congenital disorders.
1st filial generation
When an incorrect segment of nucleotides is incorrect, they're cut out and refilled.
Solid rods, short, and can for structural networks
Larger than microfilaments but shorter than microtubules. Specialize in bearing tension.
fluid outside chloroplast DNA
A region often located near the nucleus and is considered a 'microtubule organization center'
When the two alleles affect the phenotype in seperate, distinguishable ways
Catalyses the lengthening of telomeres compensating for the shortening during DNA replication.
A netlike array of protein filaments that maintain the shape of the nucleus by mechanically supporting the nuclear envelope
A gene located on the X chromosome
Synthesizes completely using just one primer
Extracellular structure of plant cells. distinguishes them from animal cells. protects plant cells, maintains its shape, and prevents excessive uptake of water.
1/3 types of animal cell junction
Exists at the point where a cross-over has occured.
Complex of DNA and protein, fits into the nucleus through an elaborate, multilevel packing system.
Tiny complexes that make proteins according to instructions from the genes, all cells have these. Made of RNA and protein.
At the ends of replication bubbles, y-shaped region where particular strands of DNA are being unwound
Type of DNA replication in which the replicated double helix consists of one old strand, derived from the parental molecule, and one newly made strand.
Many factors including genetics, and the environment collectively affect phenotype
The interior of a cell.
A group of genetically identical individuals.
The phenotypic expression of a gene at one locus alters that of a gene at a second locus
The inactive X in each cell of a female condenses into a compact object.
Gamete cells require this, reduces # of sets of chromosomes from 2 to 1 in gametes.
Variation in phenotype depending on whether an allele came from the male or the female
Two chromosomes that have the same length, centromere, position, & staining pattern.
Infoldings of an inner membrane
Found in plants and algae, sites of photosynthesis
Contains most of the genes in the eukaryotic cell.
Diagram used for predicting the allele composition of offspring
Multicellular haploid that's named for its production by mitosis of haploid gametes.
Family tree describing the traits of parents & children across the generations
Individual chromosomes that carry genes derived from 2 different parents.
A long cellular appendage specialized for locomotion
Organism's genetic makeup, outward appearance does not display the full picture
DNA molecules that contain no genes used to protect organism's genes from cutting too far.
aneuploidy involving an extra/third chromosome
A framework of protein fibres extending throughout the nuclear interior
Outer surface lacks ribosomes. Synthesis of lipids, metabolism of carbs, detox of poison, and storage of calcium.
Short appendage used for movement
Proteins that have carbs covalently bonded to them.
The lesser condensed form of chromatin that can be transcribed
Hollow rods constructed from tubulin, grow in length by adding tubulin dimers.
A network of fibers extending through the cytoplasm
Characters that don't vary categorically (eg. height, skin color)
A single individual is the sole parent & passes copies of all its genes to its offspring without the fusion of gametes.
stacks of thylakoids
Each variant for a character of an individual.
proteins responsible for the first level of DNA packing in chromatin.
Proteins built into the plasma membrane. Transmit signals between the ECM and cytoskeleton and indicate changes.
Reproductive cells which are the vehicles that transmit genes from one generation to the next.
2nd compartment of the mitochondrion, enclosed by the inner membrane. contains many different enzymes as well as mitochondrial DNA and ribosomes.
Includes the nuclear envelope, the ER, golgi apparatus, lysosomes, various types of vesicles and vacuoles, and the plasma membrane.
When an abnormal gamete unites with a normal gamete, the zygote will also have an abnormal number of a particular chromosome
Specialized structure in the nucleus that consist of chromosomal regions containing rRna genes and ribosomal protein. The site of rRna synthesis and ribosomal subunit assembly.
An additive effect of 2 or more genes on a single phenotype character.
1/3 types of animal cell junction
Two parents give rise to offspring that have unique combinations of genes inherited from the two parents.
During Prophase I duplicated homologs are connected to each other via the synaptonemal complex. Doesn't occur in Mitosis.
genetic map based on recombination frequencies
During Prophase I chromosomes attach to their non-sister chromatid counterparts and exchange DNA segments, doesn't occur in Mitosis.
The phenotype for a character most commonly observed in a natural population

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments