Genetic Disorders One Liner Questions & Answers


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1 Phenylketonuria is an example of an inborn error of metabolism. This ‘error’ refers to – Inherited lack of an enzyme
2 A person affected by phenylketonuria disease suffers form – Mental Idiocy
3 The famous ‘Bubble Baby Disease’ is so called because – The suffering baby is treated in a germ–free plastic bubble
4 Haemophilia is a genetic disease carried by – Women, Appear in Men
5 Haemophilia is – A Hereditary Defect
6 Which one of the following genetic diseases is sex–linked? Royal Haemophilia
7 Haemophilia is a hereditary disease which affects as – Absence of blood clotting
8 The heritable disease is – Haemophilia
9 In humans trisomy of chromosome number 21 is responsible for – Down Syndrome
10 Trisomy 21 is known as – Down Syndrome
11 Down syndrome is a genetic disorder, which is caused due to – Due to changes in the number of the chromosomes
12 In respect of women, men can suffer more of colour blindness because – They have only one X–chromosome
13 If a colour blind man marries with normal women, then the symptoms of colour blindness is generated in – Sons of Daughters
14 In a patient of Thalassemia, the body is unable to synthesise – Haemoglobin
15 Thalassemia is a hereditary disease which affects – Blood