ch01_genetics.pdf - Exam MULTIPLE CHOICE Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question 1 What is the name of the

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ExamMULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.1)What is the name of the company or institution that has access to the health, genealogical, andgenetic information of approximately 270,000 residents of Iceland?1)A)deCODEB)National Institutes of HealthC)BiogenD)American Cancer SocietyE)Gattaca2)A biotechnology company, deCODE, is in the process of creating a database that contains2)3)Why did deCODE select Iceland for its ambitious research project?3)4)The genetic material DNA consists of basic subunits called4)5)The immediate product of transcription is5)A)an amino acid.B)a protein.C)a carbohydrate.D)RNA.E)a phospholipid.6)In many species, there are two representatives of each chromosome. In such species, thecharacteristic number of chromosomes is called the ________ number. It is usually symbolized as________.6)1
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7)Genetics is the study of which of the following?7)SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.8)Early in the twentieth century, Walter Sutton and Theodore Boveri noted that the behaviorof chromosomes during meiosis is identical to the behavior of genes during gameteformation. They proposed that genes are carried on chromosomes, which led to the basis ofthe ________.
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