Werner Syndrome Questions

True or False?
1. The parents of the child with Werner's Syndrome show the mutation.

2. There is a cure to Progeria.

Choose the correct answer:
3. How many copies of the mutated gene need to be present in order for the child to be affected?
(a) None
(b) One
(c) Both

4. When do people with Progeria stop developing normally?
(a) childhood
(b) puberty
(c) adulthood

5. Where is Werner's Syndrome most common?
(a) America
(b) Japan
(c) Canada
(d) Russia

6. What is atherosclerosis?
(a) the loss of teeth
(b) the loss of hair
(c) the hardening of artieries
(d) the shrinking of bones

7. How many mutations must occur to the WRN gene for Werner’s Syndrome to occur?
(a) 50
(b) 60
(c) 70
(d) 80


Short Answer:
7. Name three symptomes of Progeria.