Genetics Terminology Quiz

This quiz is designed to assess your  understanding about the "Basic Genetics terms"Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
Genetics Terminology Quiz
1. Gene is a
segment of aminoacid sequence that codes for a functional polypeptide
segment of DNA that codes for proteins and RNAs
segment of DNA that codes for functional polypeptide
segment of mRNA that codes for functional polypeptide
2. Alleles are
alternative forms of a protein
alternative forms of mRNA
alternative forms of gene
alternative phenotypes expressed at a loci
3. The cross between F1 hybrid X one of the parental types is called
back cross
test cross
dominant epistasis
4. Alleles are located on the
same locus of homologous chromosomes
different locus of homologous chromosomes
same locus of sister chromatids
different locus of sister chromatids
5. A cross involving two allelic pairs (WWYY X wwyy)is called
test cross
monohybrid cross
Dihybrid cross
back cross
6. Test cross that helps to find out the genotype of the offspring is between
unknown individual X F1
unknown individual X any of the parent
unknown individual X recessive parent
unknown individual X dominant parent
7. The presence of only one allele in a pair is called as
8. All genotypes of all organisms in a population forms
gene pool
9. Locus is the
fixed position of chromosome in the mataphase plate
fixed position of a gene on a chromosome
fixed position of a DNA tandem repeats on a chromosome
fixed position of active genes on a chromosome
10. Genome represents
complete genes in a diploid cell
complete genes in a gamete
complete chromosomes in a diploid cell
complete genes and proteins in a diploid cell
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