10 most difficult genetics riddles A list of genetics related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Nature quiz 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. very hard 31% Down syndromeDown syndrome8%MicrocephalyMicrocephaly14%ProgeriaProgeria31%Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch teamWiedemann-Rautenstrauch team44%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 744 answers in 2 languages »diseases riddles » 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.very hard 37% 4413%121219%464629%17417437%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 1242 answers in 2 languages »fruits 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).hard 54% a malea male15%a femalea female54%it is not possible to tellit is not possible to tell26%it is not a cat at allit is not a cat at all3%Created by: Sara Amoncio. Statistics based on 27054 answers in 4 languages »colors 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.hard 54% The distance between molecules in solutionThe distance between molecules in solution13%The length of chemical bondsThe length of chemical bonds15%the The distance between chromosome positionsthe The distance between chromosome positions54%The length of protein structuresThe length of protein structures16%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 5277 answers in 2 languages »biology 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.average 61% ManxManx61%AbyssinianAbyssinian15%BirmanBirman17%SiameseSiamese5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 16988 answers in 4 languages »cats 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. average 61% ManxManx61%Abyssinian catAbyssinian cat15%Burmese catBurmese cat17%Siamese catSiamese cat5%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 16988 answers in 4 languages »pets 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.average 63% 62627%636363%64648%It is infertile and does not have chromosomesIt is infertile and does not have chromosomes20%Created by: karate kid. Statistics based on 23375 answers in 5 languages »zoology riddles » Which diseases are exceptionally common among Amishes?Genetic disorders. Since almost all Amish descend from about 200 18th-century founders, genetic disorders that come out due to inbreeding increase the mortality rate among Amish children. In contrast, cancer rates are 56 percent of the national rate.easy 70% CancersCancers4%Genetic disordersGenetic disorders70%Mental disordersMental disorders13%Viral infectionsViral infections11%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 21638 answers in 2 languages »religions 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.easy 71% 232371%464617%52523%26266%Created by: 12 year old genius. Statistics based on 14812 answers in 3 languages »medicine 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.easy 72% gorillasgorillas14%chimpanzeeschimpanzees72%orangutansorangutans10%gibbonsgibbons2%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 18303 answers in 4 languages »apes riddles » Play nature quiz and see all the questions.