What Do You Know About Genes?

Do you know the facts about your makeup? Are you familiar with genes and how they make us unique? Take this quiz to find out!
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How many chromosomes do humans have?
20 pairs
22 pairs
23 pairs
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Female chromosomes are ____.
XX
XY
YY
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Male chromosomes are ____.
XX
XY
YY
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The DNA structure was discovered in...
1930
1953
1986
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The bases of DNA are...
ACTG
ABTR
FCTG
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How many genes do humans supposedly have?
Up to 15,000
Up to 5,000
Up to 25,000
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Human genes are supposedly 98% similar to that of...
Chimps
Dogs
Bears
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The DNA molecule is structured as a...
Double helix
Triple helix
Layered square
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The double helix was discovered by...
Tiller and Yorke
Watson and Crick
Alberto and Ball
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A chromosome contains approximately how many genes?
10
100
1000
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How many amino acids are there?
20
34
40
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DNA can be seen as a recipe for...
Dopamine
Blood
Proteins
Result
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You know some facts about genes. It's a fascinating topic!

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You know your genes! Good for you for learning about this important area of science that affects us all.

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1
How many chromosomes do humans have?
20 pairs
22 pairs
23 pairs
2
Female chromosomes are ____.
XX
XY
YY
3
Male chromosomes are ____.
XX
XY
YY
4
The DNA structure was discovered in...
1930
1953
1986
5
The bases of DNA are...
ACTG
ABTR
FCTG
6
How many genes do humans supposedly have?
Up to 15,000
Up to 5,000
Up to 25,000
7
Human genes are supposedly 98% similar to that of...
Chimps
Dogs
Bears
8
The DNA molecule is structured as a...
Double helix
Triple helix
Layered square
9
The double helix was discovered by...
Tiller and Yorke
Watson and Crick
Alberto and Ball
10
A chromosome contains approximately how many genes?
10
100
1000
11
How many amino acids are there?
20
34
40
12
DNA can be seen as a recipe for...
Dopamine
Blood
Proteins