100+ Cell Biology Questions and Answers Pdf - 1

Question: 1

Define Chromosome mutation?

The structural changes occurring in chromosomes which effect the phenotype of the organism are called chromosomal mutations.

Question: 2

What are the two types of nucleic acid?

DNA - Deoxy ribonucleic acid

RNA - Ribonucleic acid

Question: 3

What is genetic engineering?

Genetic engineering is the manipulation of genetic material either by molecular biological techniques or by selective breeding.

Question: 4

What is mutation?

Mutation may be defined as a heritable change in a gene or chromosome or change in the number of chromosome. This results in phenotypic change of individuals.

Question: 5

What are the types of mutation?

Spontaneous mutation

Induced mutation

Somatic mutation

Germinal mutation

Chromosomal mutation

Gene mutation

Lethal mutation

Morphological mutation

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