Heredity Quiz

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Heredity Quiz
Ch. 3 Sections 1 & 2 (Mendel's Work/Probability and Heredity)

  
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1.  Gregor Mendel is often called:
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2.  Heredity is:
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3.  What are genes?
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4.  The passing of traits from parents to offspring is called:
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5.  An organism with two different alleles for a trait is said to be:
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6.  An allele whose trait is masked in the prsence of a dominant allele is:
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7.  The letter P in a "P" Generation stands for:
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8.  Homozygous alleles are also considered to be:
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9.  Heterozygous alleles are also considered to be:
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10.  A chart that shows all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross is called a:
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11.  What would be the results of a genetic cross between parents that have a BB and a Bb? (Making a chart will help)
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12.  If the results of a genetic cross were TT, TT, Tt, tt What would be the probalilty of getting a homozygous short? Note that T is dominant (tall) and t is recessive (short)
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13.  If the results of a genetic cross were TT, TT, Tt, tt What would be the probalilty of getting a purebred tall? Note that T is dominant (tall) and t is recessive (short)
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14.  Which of the following is considered to be heterozygous?
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15.  It is NOT possible for two hybrid black rabbits (both Bb) to produce a white rabbit.
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16.  A number that describe how likely it is that an event will occur is:
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17.  Your body weight and your skin color are two traits that are:
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18.  Which of the following is an example of a genotype?
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19.  Which of the following is an example of a phenotype?
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20.  An inheritance pattern in which the alleles are neither dominant nor recessive is called:
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