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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is the most common fatal genetic disorder. This quiz gives an introductory lesson about the disease. If you would like more information about CF, you can visit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation website.


 

Quiz ID:#23934
Fun:*** (2.4)
Difficulty:** (2)
Category:Other
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   What does cystic fibrosis (CF) affect?






#2   Which of the following is not a symptom of cystic fibrosis?






#3   Which of the following statements about cystic fibrosis is false?






#4   What kind of test is usually the first used to diagnose CF?






#5   A father and mother, neither having CF, already have one child with CF. What are the odds that their second child will also have CF?






#6   In what group of people is cystic fibrosis most common (as a percentage within the group)?






#7   On which of the human chromosomes is the cystic fibrosis gene (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator or CFTR) found?






#8   What is the most common mutation of the CFTR?






#9   What is the basic defect of the CFTR?






#10   By what other name is cystic fibrosis known?






#11   The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) was founded in 1955.




#12   The rose is the official flower of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.




#13   Country singer Tammy Cochran's song "Angels in Waiting" was written as a tribute to her two brothers who died of CF.




 

 


   



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