Genetics questions This is a list of recently added questions about genetics. Play genetics quiz and see all the questions. Man has 46 chromosomes. How many chromosomes does kiwi plant have?174. The cultivated kiwifruit, Actinidia deliciosa, is a hexaploid species with total number of 174 chromosomes. Many of cultivated plants are polyploids created by selective breeding, and are usually unable to interbreed with their diploid ancestors.Created by: Tschuka very hard 36% 4415712121984646339174174396fruits riddles » The characteristic appearance of a person from a photo is a symptom of ...Progeria is an extremely rare genetic disorder in which symptoms resembling aspects of aging are manifested at a very early age. Those born with progeria typically live to their mid-teens to early twenties. It is a genetic condition that occurs as a new mutation, and is rarely inherite as carriers usually do not live to reproduce. Created by: Tschuka very hard 29% Down syndromeDown syndrome62MicrocephalyMicrocephaly99ProgeriaProgeria199Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch teamWiedemann-Rautenstrauch team306diseases riddles » Which cat breed is tailless?Manx. Many Manx have a small stub of a tail, but Manx cats are best known as being entirely tailless; this is the most distinguishing characteristic of the breed, along with elongated hind legs and a rounded head. Manx are prized as skilled hunters, and thus have often been sought by farmers with rodent problems, and been a preferred ship's cat breed. Created by: Tschuka average 61% ManxManx10242Abyssinian catAbyssinian cat2562Burmese catBurmese cat2845Siamese catSiamese cat983cats riddles » What can be measured in centimorgans?The The distance between chromosome positions. In genetics, a centimorgan (abbreviated cM) is a unit for measuring genetic linkage. It is defined as the distance between chromosome positions for which the expected average number of intervening chromosomal crossovers in a single generation is 0.01. It is often used to infer distance along a chromosome. However, It is not a true physical distance.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskahard 53% The distance between molecules in solutionThe distance between molecules in solution685The length of chemical bondsThe length of chemical bonds760the The distance between chromosome positionsthe The distance between chromosome positions2604The length of protein structuresThe length of protein structures821biology riddles » How many pairs of chromosomes does a human have?23. A typical human possesses 23 pairs of chromosomes, which add up to 46. Two of the chromosomes are gender related. A female will have two X chromosomes and a male will have one x and y chromosome. As you may have noticed, females do not have y chromosome.Created by: 12 year old geniuseasy 71% 2323102944646252652525682626929medicine riddles » Which cat breed is characterized by its lack of tail?Manx. The Manx taillessness gene is dominant; kittens from two Manx parents are generally born without any tail. However, having two copies of the gene is lethal in utero, so breeders avoid breeding two entirely tailless Manx cats together. Typically, when bred with non-Manx cat, tail length is random throughout a litter of kittens.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% ManxManx10240AbyssinianAbyssinian2562BirmanBirman2845SiameseSiamese983pets riddles » Which animals are the closest relatives to humans?Chimpanzees and humans share a common ancestor about four to six million years ago. The genetic similarity is so high, that the two species of chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes and Pan paniscus, have been proposed to belong with H. sapiens in the genus Homo, rather than in Pan.Created by: Hitter smashereasy 72% gorillasgorillas2613chimpanzeeschimpanzees12965orangutansorangutans1969gibbonsgibbons433apes riddles » Is this a male, or a female cat?A female. This kind of coat coloring, which combines two colors other than white (black and red in this case), is known as tortoiseshell, and it is found almost exclusively in female cats. This is because the X chromosome determines the color of the cat, and there are no color genes in Y chromosome. Thus, female cats with XX chromosomes may be three colored (including white), while male cats with XY chromosomes cannot. (with the exception of very rare XXY sterile males).Created by: Sara Amonciohard 54% a malea male3986a femalea female14423it is not possible to tellit is not possible to tell7162it is not a cat at allit is not a cat at all1015colors riddles » How many chromosomes does a mule have? (A horse has 64, a donkey has 62)63. A mule is the offspring of a male donkey and a female horse. Mules have 63 chromosomes, a mixture of the horse's 64 and the donkey's 62.Created by: karate kidaverage 63% 6262177263631458864641902It is infertile and does not have chromosomesIt is infertile and does not have chromosomes4720zoology riddles » Who is more likely to be colorblind?Men. It is much less likely for a woman to be red-green colorblind than a man, since this common type of color blindness is caused by a recessive gene in the X chromosome. For a woman, both of her X chromosomes would have to be affected. A man only has one X chromosome, so he is more likely to be color-blind.Created by: Mike Stanawayvery easy 81% menmen15482womenwomen561sailorssailors437everyone with the same probabilityeveryone with the same probability2474medicine riddles » Play nature quiz and see all the questions.