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Biology Exam Review (Semester 2)

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  • Q1
    The basic subunit of DNA is a
    Phosphate Group
    Nucleotide
    Codon
    300s
  • Q2
    To make new cells, we have to copy our DNA. This is called
    Protein Synthesis
    Replication
    Translation
    300s
  • Q3
    DNA has the code to instruct cells to make
    Carbohydrates
    Proteins
    Sugars
    300s
  • Q4
    Hereditary information is contained within your cell's __________________.
    ATP
    Ribosomes
    DNA
    300s
  • Q5
    Which of the following explains why dogs and cats can't interbreed?
    They have their own specific DNA
    They are unable to communicate effectively
    They are genetically programmed to avoid each other
    300s
  • Q6
    Why can DNA be used to identify a person in a crime?
    within the DNA is encoded each person's name
    DNA contains clues that help investigators to solve the crime
    Each person has their own unique DNA
    300s
  • Q7
    Changes to our DNA code is called a
    change
    DNA modification
    mutation
    300s
  • Q8
    Which of the following is not responsible for genetic mutations?
    Tobacco
    Lack of Sleep
    UV Radiation
    Certain Viruses
    300s
  • Q9
    True or False: Mutations always cause negative health problems
    True
    False
    300s
  • Q10
    What type of cells can you NOT use for a karyotype
    blood cells
    stem cells
    sex cells
    300s
  • Q11
    When a cell loses control and starts dividing uncontrollably it is called
    cancer
    deletion
    progeny
    300s
  • Q12
    In most cases a living thing grows because it produces
    larger cells
    smaller cells
    more cells
    300s
  • Q13
    How many chromosomes does a healthy human body cell have?
    46
    44
    23
    48
    300s
  • Q14
    A human egg cell will have how many chromosomes?
    22
    23
    46
    44
    300s
  • Q15
    The male sex cell is called
    egg
    sperm
    300s

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