Heredity and Genetics Show Us What You’ve Learned It is time to put the knowledge you have learned to good use. Complete the ten question quiz and show the researchers how much you have learned. Expand Your Mind Transcription and Translation DNA Transcription & Protein Assembly Genetics 101 Part 1: What are genes? Gene mutations that can lead to cancer Heredity and Cancer DNA in Action Quiz #3: Heredity and Genetics Quiz #3: Heredity and Genetics Email this quiz to: * 1. True or false: Cancer has a hereditary component True False 2. High blood pressure and high cholesterol could most likely lead to: Allergies Heart disease Sjogrens disease Lupus 3. A functioning tumor suppressor gene acts to: Stop cancerous cells from progressing or kill cells that are mutated Kill all foreign cells Increase cancer metastasis Invite carcinogens into the body 4. Heredity is: The process by which parents pass characteristics or traits on to their children. Seen in plants People and other organisms where there are parents and offspring. A way that some diseases and disorders are passed from parents to offspring. All of the above 5. This scientist is sometimes nicknamed the father of genetics Charles Darwin Francis Crick Gregor Mendel Albert Einstein 6. The passing of traits from parent to offspring is called Heredity Hand-me-downs Metabolism DNA replication 7. Which of the following genotypes is considered to be heterozygous? TT Tt tt None of the above 8. Smoking can potentially cause which of the following diseases Asthma COPD Lung cancer All of the above 9. What carries the genetic instructions for the development of an organism? RNA DNA mRNA Enzymes 10. Which of these would represent a homozygous genotype Aa AA Bb AB If you are human, leave this field blank.