Biology: Chapter 6

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Where in a cell is genetic material found?
In the nucleus
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A chromosome is a very long molecule of _______
DNA
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What type of factor is involved in determining language?
Enviromental
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What type of factor is involved in determining body mass?
Both environmental factors and inherited factors
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What type of factor is involved in determining eye colour?
Inherited factors
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What is the name of fusion of the male and female gametes?
Fertilisation
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What is a gamete?
Sex cells; (sperm and egg cell)
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What is a gene?
A short length of a chromosomes
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Give two examples of genes
Eye colour, hair colour
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When different versions of the same genes are created, what's it called?
Alleles
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An example of a characteristic controlled only by environmental factors
Ear piercing
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An example of a characteristic controlled by a mixture of genes and environmental factors
Weight
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How many single chromosomes are in a sex cell (male or female)?
23 Chromosomes
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How many chromosomes does a zygote contain?
46 Chromosomes
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What is the name of the union of two gametes?
Zygote
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What are the two factors which control some characteristics?
Genes and the enviroment
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Briefly describe how plant clones can be produced using cuttings
A branch from the parent plant is cut off, its lower leaves removed and the stem planted in damp compost
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