7th Grade Science Test- Genetics

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This is a quiz about Mendel, his contributions, Punnett Squares, Probability, and Genetics.

  
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1.  What happens when an egg and sperm join?
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2.  A penny is tossed 6 times and has landed on heads each time. Knowing those results is the penny going to land on heads the next toss?
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3.  When the Dominant Allele is Green Pod Color and the Recessive Allele is a Pinched Pod Shape is it possible for an organism to have both of the traits?
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4.  Mendel's experiments demonstrated that parents traits to not always go to their _________. 
5.  In pea plants, the dominant trait for Seed Color is Yellow. What is the Recessive trait?
6.  When colored chips are pulled out of a bag AND NOT put back in, is the probability still independent?
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7.  After Mendel died scientists began to recognize the importance of his ideas. They called him a name. What was the name that they called him?
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8.  Mendel wondered why different pea plants had _________ ____________?
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9.  When a capital letter is used, what kind of allele is being represented?
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10.  When Mendel crossed the pea plants the trait that seemed to disappear happened to reappear. During what generation did it reappear?
11.  If the probability of something is 75% will the event really occur 75% of the time?
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12.  If a Purebred Tall Plant and a Purebred short plant are crossed when will be the outcome of the F1 generation?
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13.  A wrinkled seed shape is the Recessive Allele, what is the Dominant Allele?
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14.  When two identical alleles for a trait are in an organism, the organism is said to be ____________? (there are two possible answers)
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15.  If a pea plant has a gray seed coat color, is that the pea plants phenotype of genotype?
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16.  The passing of physical characteristics from parent to offspring is __________.
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17.  What is happening when pollen from one plant is put into another?
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18.  Mendel decided to cross pea plants with ____________ traits.
19.  Black is the dominant color of bunny's fur, it can be expressed using what genotype combination?
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20.  If Tall is the dominant trait and short is the recessive trait what letter(s) do you represent a short plant with?
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21.  If a coin is tossed 10 times, what is the probability that it will land on heads? (answer is a percent)
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22.  A Punnett Square shows all the possible combinations of what?
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23.  When an organism has two different alleles for a trait they are said to be ________________. (two possible answers)
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24.  If a heterozygous chicken has both black and white feathers, they have neither a dominant or recessive trait. What is having neither a dominant or recessive trait called?
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