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10.Corrine, a genetic counselor, has occasion to advise women from a variety of different ethnic groups as to their likelihood of giving birth to twins. Which woman would you inform has the highest chance of giving birth to fraternal twins?A. a Japanese womanB. an East Indian womanC. a Chinese womanD. an African-American womanAnswer:APage: 65Guidepost: 2Type:C11.Statistically speaking, who would be leastlikely to give birth to identical twins?12.The increased use of fertility drugs, along with delayed childbearing, has resulted in13.You tell your parents that in college you wish to study the science of genetics. What will be the focus of your study?14.The human genome project was established toA.develop successful human cloning proceduresB.map the precise order in which genes are expressed or activatedC.provide DNA information for use in criminal defensesD.established the differences in humans and animal DNAAnswer:DPage: 65Guidepost: 3Type:C15.You meet a scientist who tells you that she studies the chemical that directs protein synthesis in cells. What chemical does she study?A. teratogenic substancesB. adenosine monophosphateC. arachidonic acidD. deoxyribonucleic acidAnswer:BPage: 65Guidepost: 3Type:F16.Meiosis33
17.Within each cell nucleus are these coils of DNA called