heredity - Category wise Question and Answer Practice Test with Solutions


set 1

Question : 1 [PCS (Pre) 2016]

Gene is

a) A segment of DNA and histone

b) A segment of DNA

c) A segment of DNA, RNA and histone

d) All of the above

Answer: (b)

Question : 2 [PCS (Pre) 2011]

Who is the father of modern genetics?

a) Hugo De Vries

b) Gregor Johann Mendel

c) Charles Darwin

d) Thomas Hunt Morgan

Answer: (b)

Question : 3 [PSC (Pre) 2015]

Which of the following professional(s) are more likely to run the risk of a permanent change in their cell’s DNA?

  1. Researchers using carbon 14 isotope
  2. X-ray technician
  3. Coal miner
  4. Dyer and painter
Select the correct answer by using the codes given below.Code

a) 1, 2 and 3

b) Only 2

c) 1, 2 and 4

d) 1, 3 and 4

Answer: (b)

Question : 4 [UPPCS (Mains) 2016]

The sugar present in DNA is

a) Fructose

b) Glucose

c) Deoxyribose

d) Ribose

Answer: (c)

Question : 5 [PSC (Pre) 2019]

Who delivered the principle of ‘jumping gene’?

a) Tomas Hunt Morgan

b) Gregor Johann Mendel

c) Barbara Mc Clintock

d) Watson and Crick

Answer: (c)

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