# 300+ TOP MCQs on Hardy Weinberg Law and Answers

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## MCQs on Hardy Weinberg Law :

1. In the Caucasian population of the US, 1 in 2500 babies is affected by a recessive condition – cystic fibrosis. In this population, the frequency of the dominant allele is
(a) 0.02
(b) 0.36
(c) 0.56
(d) 0.98

2. A sampled “a” population has 36% of homozygous recessive genotype (aa). Then the frequency of allele “a” is
(a) 0%
(b) 20%
(c) 60%
(d) 70%

3. 360 out of 1000 individuals in a population have a genotype of AA while 480 have Aa genotype. The rest 160 belong to aa. Frequency of allele A in this population is
(a) 0.7
(b) 0.6
(c) 0.5
(d) 0.4

4. A gene locus has two alleles A and a. If the frequency of dominant allele A is 0.4, then the frequency of homozygous dominant, heterozygous and homozygous recessive individuals in the population is
(a) 0.16(AA); 0.48(Aa); 0.36(aa)
(b) 0.16(AA); 0.24(Aa); 0.36(aa)
(c) 0.16(AA); 0.36(Aa); 0.48(aa)
(d) 0.36(AA); 0.48(Aa); 0.16(aa)

5. What does p2 in the below mentioned Hardy-Weinberg equation indicate?
(p+q)2 = p2 + 2pq + q2

(a) individuals that are heterozygous dominant
(b) individuals having a lethal allele
(c) individuals that are homozygous dominant
(d) individuals that are homozygous recessive

6. 25 individuals in a population are homozygous dominant, then the individuals that are expected to be homozygous recessive are
(a) 100
(b) 75
(c) 50
(d) 25

7. Consider a population of sheep to be in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium. The allele for black wool(w) has an allele frequency of 0.81 while the allele for white wool(W) has an allele frequency of 0.19. Then the percentage of heterozygous individuals in the population is
(a) 4%
(b) 15%
(c) 31%
(d) 66%

8. This condition is essential for a population to be in the Hardy-weinberg equillirbirum
(a) random mating
(b) no mutations
(c) large population
(d) all of these

9. This statement describes the Hardy-Weinberg law the best
(a) it is impossible to predict expected allele frequencies mathematically
(b) in large populations, dominant alleles become more prevalent
(c) allele frequency changes over a period of time in a large population
(d) mechanism of inheritance in a large population does not change allele frequency