Genetic Mutation (Grade 10)

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Genetic Mutation

1. 
What is a genetic mutation?





2. 
Which of the following is not a type of mutation?
  1. Base substitution
  2. Deletion
  3. Inversion
  4. Replication
  5. Insertion
3. 
What does the following image demonstrate?

Mutation - Base Substitution



4. 
What does the following image demonstrate?

Mutation - Deletion



5. 
What does the following image demonstrate?

Mutation - Insertion



6. 
What does the following image demonstrate?

Mutation - Inversion



7. 
Below is an example of what type of mutation?

AGTCGATTA to AGTCATTA
  1. Inversion
  2. Deletion
  3. Replication
  4. Base substitution
  5. Insertion
8. 
Below is an example of what type of mutation?

AGTCAATAC to AGTACAATAC
  1. Inversion
  2. Deletion
  3. Replication
  4. Base substitution
  5. Insertion
9. 
Below is an example of what type of mutation?

TCGATCCTGA to TCCATCGTGA
  1. Inversion
  2. Deletion
  3. Replication
  4. Base substitution
  5. Insertion
10. 
Below is an example of what type of mutation?

CGTACAATGA to CGTACCATGA
  1. Inversion
  2. Deletion
  3. Replication
  4. Base substitution
  5. Insertion
11. 
What are some common mutagenic agents?



12. 
Cancer is a type of genetic mutation in which what happens?



13. 
Mutation and sexual reproduction are responsible for what?



14. 
Most hereditary mutations occur in what part of the cell?
  1. Ribosome
  2. Mitochondrion
  3. Nucleus
  4. Rough endoplasmic reticulum
  5. Lysosome
15. 
Which type of mutations can be passed on to offspring?



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