Question of the Day: Genetics
Xeroderma pigmentosum is a disease where there are 7 mutated genes which were caused by UV damage. Which process of the DNA repair mechanism is defective?
homologous recombination repair
nucleotide excision repair
DNA mismatch repair
Genetics is an extensive field that covers a lot of material. While it is an interesting field, it can be quite difficult to get a handle on the subject. This may be especially true for students who are not planning on pursuing a degree in genetics. Whether you are a student who is interested in learning about the human genome, or a pre-medical student who is preparing for the MCAT, Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools have the resources available to help you get the most out of your independent study.
The Question of the Day is one of the helpful resources available on the Learning Tools website. The Question of the Day is a great way to enhance your studies and develop a greater understanding of the mechanics behind your genetics lessons. By accessing the Question of the Day, you are getting a daily dose of genetics practice that can help prepare you for any exams you may face in genetics.
One of the best features of the Question of the Day is that it may help you develop better study habits. As you complete the randomized daily genetics question, you are working to keep the relevant information at the forefront of your mind. By utilizing the Question of the Day, you have the opportunity to maximize the time you have for genetics practice. Since genetics is an extensive course of study, the questions may address genes, chromosomes, mutations, evolution, natural selection, or gene regulation. Since every question is chosen randomly, you may receive a question for which you are unprepared. The Question by the Day feature is like a virtual mini-pop quiz that encourages you to develop a deeper understanding of genetics.
After answering the Question of the Day, you are taken to a page where you can see the correct answer. In addition to checking your work, you can read a detailed explanation that helps you understand how the correct answer was reached. These detailed explanations are a great way to learn from your mistakes, as well as understand important glossary terms, concepts, and formulas. By utilizing the Question of the Day in a manner that complements your learning style, you are able to get the most out of your daily genetics practice. Furthermore, the more you become accustomed to answering the Question of the Day, the more prepared you can become for any upcoming tests.
The Question of the Day on the Learning Tools website is only one of many ways you can develop a well-rounded genetics study plan. By incorporating all of Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools, like the Flashcards, Learn by Concept, and both Practice Tests, you are able to build a balanced, customized genetics study plan. Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools are a great way to supplement your genetics practice. By customizing a unique genetics study guide to suit your needs, you are working toward preparing yourself for success inside the classroom.