The Hardy Weinberg Principle Quiz! Trivia

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The Hardy Weinberg Principle Quiz! Trivia - Quiz

The Hardy Weinberg Principle Quiz: When it comes to mating, there exist two types of alleles, which are A and B. In the absence of evolutionary forces where the genotype frequencies stay constant, the population is said to have hit Hardy–Weinberg equilibrium. In this quiz, you will get to test out just how much you know about this equilibrium in different circumstances and what you can agree on when it comes to the population.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    With a population of mice, long hair (h) is recessive and short hair (H) is dominant. The population of the mice is 100, and there are 9 mice with long hair. How many of the mice have short hair?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      91

    • D. 

      100

  • 2. 
    With a population of mice, long hair (h) is recessive and short hair (H) is dominant. The population of the mice is 100, and there are 9 mice with long hair. What percentage of the alleles for hair length in this population are the long hair (h) allele?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      60%

  • 3. 
    With a population of mice, long hair (h) is recessive and short hair (H) is dominant. The population of the mice is 100, and there are 9 mice with long hair. What percentage of the alleles for hair length in this population are the short hair (H) allele?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 4. 
    In snapdragons, there are two alleles for flower color, red flower color (R), and white flower color (r). The heterozygotes have pink flowers. In a particular population of snapdragons, 81% of the flowers are red.  What is the frequency of the red flower color allele in this population of snapdragons?
    • A. 

      0.1

    • B. 

      0.3

    • C. 

      0.5

    • D. 

      0.9

  • 5. 
    In snapdragons, there are two alleles for flower color, red flower color (R), and white flower color (r). The heterozygotes have pink flowers. In a particular population of snapdragons, 81% of the flowers are red. What is the frequency of the white flower color allele in this population of snapdragons?
    • A. 

      0.1

    • B. 

      0.3

    • C. 

      0.5

    • D. 

      0.9

  • 6. 
    In snapdragons, there are two alleles for flower color, red flower color (R), and white flower color (r). The heterozygotes have pink flowers. With a particular population of snapdragons, 81% of the flowers are red. What percentage of snapdragons in this population will exhibit white flowers?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      1%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 7. 
    In humans, unattached earlobes are dominant, and attached earlobes are recessive. In China, it is reported that 64% of the population exhibit unattached earlobes. What percentage of the Chinese population exhibit attached earlobes
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      36%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      66%

  • 8. 
    In humans, unattached earlobes are dominant, and attached earlobes are recessive. In China, it is reported that 64% of the population exhibit unattached earlobes. What is the frequency of the recessive (attached ear lobe) allele in the Chinese population?
    • A. 

      0.3

    • B. 

      0.5

    • C. 

      0.6

    • D. 

      0.8

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