Biology Quiz on “HERIDITY” for SSC 2016


1. Father of Human genetics is:
A. Gregor Mendel
B. Charles Darwin
C. Sir Archibald Garrod
D. H.G Khurana

2. A character which is expressed in a hybrid is called

A. Dominant
B. Recessive
C. Co-dominant
D. Epistatic
3. Part of molecule which deoxyribonucleic acid is named is the
__________.
A.Sugar
B.Salt
C.Acid
D.None
4. The extra chromosome found in male insect is called…
A. X-body
B. Y-body
C. homologous
D. neutral

5. The inactivated X chromosome is referred to as a _____  body.
A. Nuclear
B. Barr
C. Polar
D. Golgi
6. Nucleotides made of?              
A.nitrogenous base sugar, phosphate group
B.phosphate base sugar
C.Both
D.None
7. Which phenomena can bring about variation in a clone?
A. Genetic engineering
B. Biotechnology
C. Mutation
D. Genetic drift
8. The hereditary units are DNA molecules of certain lengths called
A. chromosomes
B. genes
C. factors
D. alleles
9. Who proved the evidence of DNA as a genetic Material?
A. Lamarck
B. Frederick
C. Gregor Mendel
D. Weismann
10. Who was the first scientist to isolate DNA?
A. Weismann mishear
B. Watson and crick
C. Frederick Miescher
D. Darwin