Mid-Book Test (up to Chapter 6, Interlude: A Sketch of the Terrain)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. In what year was Barbara McClintock born?
2. How often did fruit flies give geneticists a new generation to study?
a) Every 10 days.
b) Every 5 days.
c) Every 15 days.
d) Every 20 days.
3. How does a chemist see chromosomes?
a) Through a math formula.
b) As a property of the organism.
c) As very small rod-shaped bodies possibly present in all cells.
d) As representing a chemical structure and a genetic code.
4. There were elements of the bacterial genome that were discovered that seemed to "jump around". These were called transposons, insertion elements, or...
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