Practice Exams
General Genetics

These practice exams were put here to help you monitor your progress in genetics. Do not study only these questions as new questions will be written for each test and old questions will be modified. It is important that you understand the question and why the correct answer is correct. Many of these questions have appeared on tests given in previous semesters.

Exam #1
Chapter 2 -- Chromosomes and Cellular Reproduction
Chapter 3 -- Basic Principles of Heredity
Chapters 4 and 6 -- Sex Determination, Sex-linked Traits, Pedigrees
Chapter 3 -- Probability and Statistics

Exam #2
  • Chapter 7 -- Linkage, Recombination, and Eukaryotic Gene Mapping
  • Chapter 8 -- Bacterial and Viral Genetic Systems
  • Chapter 9 -- Chromosome Variation
  • Chapter 22 -- Quantitative Inheritance

    Exam #3
  • Chapter 23 -- Population and Evolutionary Processes (H-W Equi., Nonrandom Mating)
  • Chapter 23 -- Population and Evolutionary Processes (Allele Frequencies Change)
  • Chapters 10 and 12 -- Chemical Nature of Gene, Replication

    Final
  • Chapters 13 and 14 -- Transcription and RNA Processing
  • Chapter 15 -- The Genetic Code and Translation
  • Chapter 16 -- The Control of Gene Expression (Prokaryotes)
  • Chapters 16 and 21 -- Gene Expression (Eukaryotes), Developmental and Cancer Genetics
    Provide comments to Dwight Moore at dmoore@emporia.edu.
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