BANC 111: Human Population Genetics
TUTOR MARKED ASSIGNMENT
Course Code: BANC 111
Assignment Code: BANC 111/ASST/TMA/ July 2023-January 2024
Total Marks: 100
Read the instructions carefully and answer accordingly. There are three Sections in the
Assignment. Answer all questions from all the sections.
Answer the following in about 500 words each. 20×2= 40
a. Discuss Mendel’s laws of inheritance with suitable examples.
b. Define Genetic polymorphism? Discuss various genetic markers that exhibit
Answer any two of the following questions in about 250 words each. 10×2=20
a. What are complex diseases? Briefly discuss the role of environmental factors
affecting complex diseases.
b. Briefly describe the family Pongidae
c. Write an account positive and negative assortative mating.
Answer the following questions in about 50 words each. 2×5=10
a. Consanguineous Marriages
c. Gene Flow
d. Sickle Cell Haemoglobin
e. Bottleneck effect
Answer the following questions in about 250 words 10×3=30
a. Briefly describe the procedure for phenotyping of ABO and RH blood groups with
b. Describe the procedure for the Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
c. Briefly describe the technique to detect the tasting ability of a person using the serial