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1) What is a genome? A) the complete complement of an organism's genes B) a specific sequence of polypeptides within each cell C) a specialized polymer of four different kinds of monomers D) a specific segment of DNA that is found within a prokaryotic chromosome E) an ordered display of chromosomes arranged from largest to smallest 2) Which of the following statements about genes is incorrect ? A) Genes correspond to segments of DNA. B) Many genes contain the information needed for cells to synthesize enzymes and other proteins. C) During fertilization, both the sperm and the ovum contribute genes to the resulting fertilized egg. D) Under normal circumstances, each chromosome contains precisely one gene. E) Genetic differences can result from changes in the DNA called mutations. 3) How do the two members of a pair of homologous chromosomes differ from each other? A) their length B) the identity and relative position of the genes present on each of the chromosomes C) their staining patterns D) the position of the centromere within each of the chromosomes E) the precise sequence of the DNA within each of the chromosomes 4) What is a karyotype? A) the set of unique physical characteristics that define an individual B) the collection of all the mutations present within a genome C) a unique combination of chromosomes found in a gamete D) a system of classifying cell nuclei E) a display of every pair of homologous chromosomes within a cell, organized according to size and shape 5) At which stage of mitosis are chromosomes photographed in the preparation of a karyotype? A) prophase
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This note was uploaded on 07/27/2008 for the course BIO SCI 05115 taught by Professor Mcnulty during the Summer '08 term at UC Irvine.

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