Biology - Chapter 5 Test

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1.  An example of a species characteristic in humans would be
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2.  In which phase of mitosis do the chromosomes begin to coil in the nucleus?
3.  Multiple gene interaction occurs when several different sets of genes work together to produce a single trait.
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4.  The study of heredity is called
5.  In the case of a sex-linked trait, which of the following could not happen?
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6.  Asexual reproduction takes place in all the following except
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7.  A histone is a protein that helps protect and maintain the shape of a chromosome.
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8.  The principle of genetics involved when one gene in a pair masks or prevents the expression of the other is called the principle of
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9.  The exchange of genetic material between homologous chromosomes during meiosis is
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10.  A gene is a section of DNA that can produce a particular polypeptide chain of amino acids and thereby cause a trait.
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11.  What is the third phase of the cell cycle?
12.  The scientist who established the first laws and principles of heredity was
13.  The human diploid chromosome number is
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14.  Hair and eye color, body build, and facial features are inherited and are called
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15.  When two haploid gametes unite, they form a diploid cell called a/an
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16.  A chart showing the phenotype of the individuals in several generations of a family is a
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17.  Which of these is a difference between mitosis and meiosis?
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18.  In codominance, the individual expresses both alleles with no blending of traits.
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19.  In which phase of mitosis are the sister chromatids aligned at the center of the mitotic spindle?
20.  A test cross involves mating an organism that has an unknown genotype but dominant phenotype with
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21.  What is the second phase of the cell cycle?
22.  A carrier of a sex-linked trait has the gene and exhibits the physical characteristics of the trait.
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23.  Possessing a pair of different alleles for one trait is the
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24.  In what phase of mitosis does the centrosome divide and migrate to the opposite poles?
25.  What is the first phase of the cell cycle?
26.  For a simple dominant and recessive characteristic, a cross between organisms of genotypes AA and aa will produce offspring that all have the same genotype.
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27.  A condition in which both alleles of a heterozygous condition is expressed is
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28.  For a simple dominant and recessive characteristic, a cross between organisms of genotypes Bb and Bb will produce offspring that all have the same phenotype.
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29.  In which phase of mitosis do the kinetochore fibers pull the sister chromatids apart?
30.  Section of a chromosome that code for a trait are called
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