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Select the Statements that Describe Characteristics of Genes : (I) Genes Are Specific Sequence of Bases in a Dna Molecule (Ii) a Gene Does Not Code for Proteins (Iii) in Individuals of a Given Species - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Select the statements that describe characteristics of genes :
(i) genes are specific sequence of bases in a DNA molecule
(ii) a gene does not code for proteins
(iii) in individuals of a given species, a specific gene is located on a particular chromosome
(iv) each chromosome has only one gene

(a) (i) and (ii)
(b) (i) and (iii)
(c) (i) and (iv)
(d) (ii) and (iv)

Solution

(i) and (iii)
A gene is the section in a DNA on a chromosome that codes for the formation of a protein, controlling a specific characteristic of the organism. The two genes which are responsible for a particular characteristic are always present on the corresponding position of the pair of chromosomes. There are thousands of genes on a chromosome, which control various characteristics of an organism.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Biology for Class 10 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 4: Heredity and Evolution
Q: 58 | Page no. 194
Solution Select the Statements that Describe Characteristics of Genes : (I) Genes Are Specific Sequence of Bases in a Dna Molecule (Ii) a Gene Does Not Code for Proteins (Iii) in Individuals of a Given Species Concept: Heredity - Inherited Traits.
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