Biology Chapter No.8 Variations and Genetics 2nd Year Online MCQs TEST 2

Biology Chapter No. 8 Variations & Genetics 2nd Year Online MCQs TEST No.2

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Variations and Genetics
Chapter No. 8
Second Year
Multiple Choice Questions
Test No.2 (MCQ’s)
Note : All MCQ’s selected in this test are from OLD F.Sc. board , UHS and PMC(Pakistan Medical Commission) Islamabad Papers.

Book Name :  Biology
Chapter No. 08
Chapter Name : VARIATIONS and Genetics
Total MCQ from Text Book :  150
Book Version  :

Published By : Punjab Text Book Board Lahore
Approved By : Govt of the Punjab and Federal Ministry for Education
Test Type : MCQ’s
Exam conduct By : Inter Boards of Sindh, KPK, Balochistan, AJK, Gilgit Baltistan, Punjab & Federal
Class / Grade  : 12th ( F.Sc. Intermediate)
Total Marks : 150
Total Time :  150 minutes




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Drosophila males are :

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Secretors have dominant secretor gene "Se" on chromosome:

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The anaemic foetus starts to release many immature erythroblasts into his blood stream in:

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The position of a gene on the chromosome is called its:

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Diabetes mellitus type II is:

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The total genetic information encoded in the total genes in a breeding population existing at a given time is:

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X and Y chromosomes are called sex-chromosomes because these have genes for determination of:

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When a single gene affects two or more traits or when a single gene has multiple phenotypic effect, the phenomenon is called:

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B phenotype contains anti-A antibodies in the serum and agglutinate any RBC with antigen:

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Mendel called the trait, which was hidden F1, as:

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Some species like Ginkgo are:

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The gene for blue opsin is present on autosome:

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The homologous chromosomes pair up length wise:

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Each allele of a gene pair occupies the same gene locus on its respective:

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SRY gene on Y chromosome of man determines:

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A chromosomes carries its linked genes en bloc in the form of a:

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The number of chromosomes in fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster is:

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All such altered alternate forms of a gene, whose number is more than two, are called:

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A monochromat can perceive:

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XX-XY type or WZ ZZ type of sex determination pattern was discovered by. J. Seiler in 1914 in:

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The homologous pairs of chromosomes present in pea are:

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Diabetics are unable to metabolise blood:

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Mendel called the trait that appeared in F1 as:

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Any group of sexually interbreeding organisms of the same species that exist together in both time and space is:

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Bilirum damages brain cells and turn skin and whites of the eye yellow. This condition is:

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Type I diabetes arises due to deficiency of pancreatic hormone:

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Genes for sickle - cell anaemia and albinism make a linkage group on human chromosome:

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Persons having genotype DD or Dd have Rh - factor on their RBC
and are:

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An X - linked recessive trait in which both red and green cone cells are absent is:

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All the genes present on a homologous pair of chromosome are linked to each other in the form of a :

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A dichromat can perceive two primary colours but is unable to perceive the one whose opsins are missing due to:

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Some genes like bobbed gene in Drosophila are

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About 20% haemophiliacs suffer from haemophilia B due to disturbance in factor:

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The blood serum of A phenotype contains:

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Mendel called the offspring of first parents as:

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XX-XY type or WZ ZZ type of sex determination pattern is common in:

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A gamete without any sex chromosome is called :

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The insulin gene is located on short arm of chromosome:

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The expression of ABO blood type antigens by IA or 1B gene depends upon the presence of another gene:

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90% of all diabetic patients are:

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The form of appearance of a trait is:

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Genes can be mapped on a chromosome on the basis of their recombination:

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The form of appearance of a trait is called

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Hereditary characteristics pass from parents to offspring through genes in their:

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Human height is a more complex:

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All the altered alternate forms of a gene, whose number is more than two, are called:

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Phenotype AB has neither anti-A nor anti-B antibodies in the:

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An individual with a hornozygous genotype is a :

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Red colour blindness is:

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Exchange of chromosome segments logically means exchange of DNA, i.e.

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Morgan raised cultures of Drosophila flies to study different traits, such as colour of the:

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The phenomenon of staying together of all the genes of a chromosome is called:

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If a man of M blood group marries a woman of N blobd group, all their children will have blood group:

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Different alleles of a gene that are both expressed in a heterozygous condition are called:

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ABO blood group system was discovered by:

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The proportion of recombinant types between two gene pairs as compared to the sum of all combination is:

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ABO system has four different phenotypes which are distinct from each other on the basis of specific antigens on the surface of :

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A Y - linked trait 'SRY' gene on Y chromosome determines:

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The gene for eye colour in Drosophila is located on:

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Mendel proposed that each contrasting form of a trait, e.g., roundness or wrinkledness of seed was determined by particulate hereditary factors, which are called:

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The homologous pairs of chromosomes in pea is:

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In 1925 Bernstein explained the genetic basis of:

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Allele for whiteness' in Drosophila is

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All chromosomes other than sex-chromosomes are called:

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The breakdown product of RBC is called:

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Glucokinase enzyme usually converts glucose to glucose - 6 - phosphate in:

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Genes that affect growth rate in humans also influence:

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Green colour blindness is called:

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Normal trichromat c colour vision is based on three different kinds of cone cells in the:

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An O recipient can only be given transfusion from a donor:

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A physiological effect of an allele over its partner allele on the same gene locus is:

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Intelligence is also a case of polygenic inheritance which is strongly influenced by:

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Crossing over is an exchange of segments between non-sister chromatids of homologous chromosomes during:

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Each type of cone cell has specific light absorbing proteins called:

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Hypophosphatemic rickets is an X linked:

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The true colour blindness is:

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A continuously varying trait is encoded by alleles of two or more different gene pairs found at different loci, all influencing the same trait in an:

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Human skin colour is also a quantitative trait which is controlled by:

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Chances for a son or daughter in human birth are:

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XO - XX type of sex determination is found in:

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Tritanopia is:

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Linked genes do not obey Menders law of independent assortment, because these cannot assort independently during:

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Chances for a man to be affected by haemophilia A & B than a woman are:

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A true - breeding variety upon self - fertilization always produced offspring identical to :

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All the gene / alleles found in a breeding population at a given time are collectively called the:

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The quantitative traits are called ,polygenic traits, and their genes are:

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The farther apart two genes lie, greater are chances of their separation through:

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About 50% of cases of MODY are caused by mutations in:

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The individuals called universal recipients have:

90 / 150

Partners of a gene pair are called:

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An unusual white-eye male Drosophila fly mutant was observed by:

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Mendel called the trait that appeared in F1 as:

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The basic unit of biological information is:

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The X- and -Y linked genes are also called:

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Diabetes mellitus type II accounts for _____ of all diabetic patients:

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Test cross is a mating in which an individual showing a dominant phenotype is crossed with an individual showing its:

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XO Turner's syndrome in humans produced through non- disjunction is sterile:

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80% haemophiliacs, suffer from haemophilia A due to abnormality of factor

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Rh - blood group system is defined on the basis of Rh factor present on the surface of:

100 / 150

Mendel presented his findings to Brunn Society for the study of Natural Science in.:

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O blood has neither A nor B antigen, but it does have:

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The amount of wheat grain colour is influenced by environmental factors:

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The genetics of wheat grain colour was studied by:

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The inheritance of eye colour in Drosophil, some how seemed to be related to the:

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T cells of immune system attack pancreas and destroy insulin producing:

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The interaction between different genes occupying different loci is:

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Normal fruit flies, the wild type, have eyes:

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T. H. Morgan provided experimental evidence in support of chromosomal theory of heredity through discovery of sex linkage in fruit fly:

109 / 150

Individuals called universal donors are:

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An individual with a heterozygous genotype is a :

111 / 150

In cats, melanocyte failure causes both phenotypes, i.e.,

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The two coexisting alleles for each trait in an individual segregate from each other, so that each gamete receives only one of the two alleles:

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The search for mechanism of inheritance of sex started after discovery of:

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The genes for red and green opsins are on:

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The chance of an event to occur is called:

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Genes for colour blindness, haemophilia, gout and hypophosphatemic rickets form one linkage group on human:

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Type I diabetes is also called Juvenile diabetes because it usually occurs in early age before:

118 / 150

Rh - blood group system is named Rh after:

119 / 150

When two contrasting pairs of trait are followed in the same cross, then alleles assort independently in:

120 / 150

A woman can be bald only when she is:

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XXY individual produced through non disjunctional gametes in humans is a sterile male called:

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A sex- limited trait is limited to only one sex due to:

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Pattern baldness is a:

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The recombination frequency is directly proportional to the distance between the:

125 / 150

Linked genes can be separated by:

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In humans, presence of 'SRY' gene on Y chromosome is essential for triggering the development of

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Persons with genotype dd do not have Rh factor and are:

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The type of sex determination found in Drosophila, man and many other organisms is:

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Morgan's discovery of sex-linked inheritance was a great contribution to the understanding of:

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When the phenotype of the heterozygote is intermediate between phenotypes of the two homozygotes, it is called:

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SRY is the male determining gene which is located at the tip of short arm of:

132 / 150

Genes are located at specific loci on

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The relationship between alleles of the same gene occupying the same locus is:

134 / 150

Rh - antigen was first discovered in it by:

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Blue cone monochromacy is also called:

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The number of linkage groups in man is:

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A clear picture of the genetic basis of sex determination emerged after the discovery of :

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Tallness in humans is recessive to:

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Landsteiner and Levine discovered MN blood types in man on the basis of specific antigens present on:

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White eye gene in Drosophila also affects the shape of:

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Humans have many X - linked traits of. which haemophilia and colour blindness- are:

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Maternal - foetal (Erythroblastosis foetalis) incompatibility results when an Rh- woman, married to an Rh+ man conceives a child who is

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The male grasshopper has:

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Less than 1% people suffer from haemophilia C due to reduction in factor.

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ABO locus is on chromosome 9, while H locus is on chromosome:

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The blood serum containing antibodies is called:

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In Drosophila XO is a sterile:

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A gene with multiple phenotypic effect is called :

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In cats the dominant allele W not only makes fur pure white but also causes:

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The serum of O blood type contains:

Your score is

The average score is 43%


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