Amoeba Sisters Sex-linked Traits Quiz!

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Amoeba Sisters Sex-linked Traits Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many chromosome pairs are there?
  • 2. 
    How many individual chromosomes are there?
  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    Is the individual  male or female?
    • A. 

      Male

    • B. 

      Female

  • 5. 
  • 6. 
    Color blindness is a sex-linked recessive disorder on the X chromosome. If the allele “b” is used to denote color blindness, circle the genotype(s) that correctly represent(s) a female that is color blind. 
    • A. 

      BB

    • B. 

      Bb

    • C. 

      Bb

    • D. 

      XBXB

    • E. 

      XbXb

    • F. 

      XbXB

    • G. 

      XbY

    • H. 

      XBY

  • 7. 
    Color blindness is a sex-linked recessive disorder on the X chromosome. If the allele “b” is used to denote color blindness, circle the genotype(s) that correctly represent(s) a male that is color blind. 
    • A. 

      BB

    • B. 

      Bb

    • C. 

      Bb

    • D. 

      XBXB

    • E. 

      XbXb

    • F. 

      XbXB

    • G. 

      XbY

    • H. 

      XBY

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      That his parents aren't his parents because his genes don't support that idea

    • B. 

      His mom was Heterozygous for colorblindness

    • C. 

      His dad was homozygous recessive for colorblindness

    • D. 

      His mom was homozygous recessive for colorblindness

  • 9. 
    Uzy knows that an individual’s sex is determined by sex chromosomes. She knows that females have two X chromosomes and males have one X and one Y chromosome. She creates the Punnett square cross below to show sex inheritance. She wants to know which parent determines the sex of a baby---is it the mother, father, or both? Complete this cross. What would you tell Suzy? Why? 
    • A. 

      Mother

    • B. 

      Father

  • 10. 
    What disorder is a dominant sex-linked trait?