DNA, Chromosomes & Genes 1. How many genes do we have? ___________________________ 2. This complete set of genes is called the _____________________________. 3. What is a chromosome? __________________________________________ 4. How many chromosomes do humans have? ______________________ and where are they found? ________________________________ 5. Which is longer…DNA or a chromosome? ____________________________ 6. How does DNA fit? ______________________________________________ 7. What is a gene? ________________________________________________ 8. Sequences of genes carry the information needed for ________________________. 9. What percentage of your DNA is identical to everyone else’s? _________________ 10.Besides genetics, what else influences our traits? __________________________ 11. The father of Genetics is _____________________________________ Chromosomes are located in the nucleus of our cells. They are made up of long strands of DNA. Genes are “hereditary units” made up of DNA. Image Source: The New Genetics: Chapter 1: How Genes Work - National Institute of Medical Sciences.