Genetic Jeopardy!

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Jeopardy Quizzes & Trivia

Test your genetic knowledge and answer questions about Gregor Mendel, his experiments, and his Law of Segregation and Law of Independent Assortment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Gregor Mendel was an Austrian monk. ($200)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Gregor Mendel was interesting in: ($400)
    • A. 

      Evolution

    • B. 

      Genetics

    • C. 

      Communism

    • D. 

      Art

    • E. 

      Mathematics

  • 3. 
    Mendel's Law of Independent Assortment states that ____ pairs seperate independenlty during the formation of _____. ($600)
  • 4. 
    Recessive traits are always masked in crosses. ($400)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Mendel's conclusion that alleles separate and enter different gametes is his Law of: ($600)
    • A. 

      Dominance.

    • B. 

      Segregation.

    • C. 

      Independent Assortment

    • D. 

      Linkage

    • E. 

      Supply and Demand.

  • 6. 
    The organism Mendel used for his experiments was: ($200)
    • A. 

      Drosophila

    • B. 

      The garden pea

    • C. 

      The mouse

    • D. 

      Corn

    • E. 

      Neurospora

  • 7. 
    Daily Double! The mistaken idea that life routinely arose from non-living material was the theory of _________.