Grade: Chapter 6 Study Guide
The following list of questions and activities are intended to help you prepare for your upcoming
test. This is
not an assignment
to be turned in for credit. You may turn this paper in for 10 points
extra credit. In order to receive the extra credit you must have your
verifying that you have completed the tasks.
turn in flash cards, an
sheets, diagrams, etc., that you produce as a result of this study guide.
________ Make flash cards for all Key Terms on page189. Have someone drill you with
the cards for a total of 20 minutes before the test.
________ Make a chart that compares
the inheritance patterns of single gene traits, multiple
allele traits, multiple gene traits, and sex
________ Explain to another person how the gender of an organism is determined
_________ Write the definition for sex chromosomes 5 time
_________ Explain to two other people why males are more likely to inherit sex
traits than females.
_________ List two sex
_________ Write a description about the influence an organism’s environment has on the
effects of its
_________ List 4 genetic disorders discussed in the textbook and describe how each is
inherited. Also, describe the symptoms of each disorder.
_________ Study the pedigree at the bottom of page 216. Answer question # 21 on page
scribe to another person how a karyotype can be used to detect chromosomal
_________ Write a job description for a genetic counselor.
_________ Make a Venn Diagram
to compare and contrast the two methods of selective
breeding: inbreeding and hybridization.
_________ Write a description of cloning. Why might cloning be more advantageous than
selective breeding? How is cloning accomplished in animals?
_________ Draw a diagram of the genetic engineering process in bacterial cells. Label your
_________ Describe some genetic engineering techniques used in other organisms.
_________Explain to another person how gene therapy may help individ
ual with genetic
_________ Write an argument supporting genetic engineering and another argument
opposing genetic engineering.
_________Describe the purpose of the Human Genome Project.
_________Explain to two other people how DNA finger prin
ting is different than regular