. Select the statements that describe characteristics of genes


(i) genes are a 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)
 

Best Answer

Answer: (b) (i) and (iii)

Explanation:
 
Statement ii) is wrong because genes code for specific proteins. Statement 4 is wrong because chromosomes have any number of genes.

Talk to Our counsellor