Out of the following terms, which term is related with inheritance of characters?
(a) Cell wall and cell membrane
(b) Chromosome and mitochondria
(c) Chloroplast and cell membrane
(d) Chromosome and genes

Correct Answer(d) Chromosome and genes


  Gene is a basic physical and functional unit of heredity which is made up of DNA. Gene carries the genetic information which determines the traits and this information is transmitted from one generation to the next generation. Gene is located on the chromosome. Chromosomes are in the form of a packed structure along with proteins that form DNA.

Gregor Johann Mendel is the first scientist who studied the inheritance of traits from one generation to the next.  


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Updated on: 12-Jan-2023


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