Genetics And Biotechnology! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Genetics And Biotechnology! Trivia Questions Quiz

Understanding the human genetics can help us figure out most of the things that affect our bodies and even predict their occurrence. Are you a genetics student and think that you have what it takes to tackle this genetics and biotechnology questions? Do give it a try and get to see just how much you know about it. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are punnett squares used to show?
    • A. 

      Result of meiosis

    • B. 

      Probable outcome of a cross

    • C. 

      Result of segregation

    • D. 

      Actual outcome of a cross

  • 2. 
    How are dominant traits denoted in a punnett square?
    • A. 

      Capital letters

    • B. 

      No letters

    • C. 

      Lower case letters

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    How are recessive traits denoted in a punnett square?
    • A. 

      Capital letters

    • B. 

      One capital letter, one lower case letter

    • C. 

      Lower case letters

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Different forms of a gene are called
    • A. 

      Hybrids

    • B. 

      Dominant factors

    • C. 

      Alleles

    • D. 

      Recessive factors

  • 5. 
    If a homozygous tall pea plant and a homozygous short pea plant are crossed
    • A. 

      The recessive trait disappears

    • B. 

      The offspring are of medium height

    • C. 

      No hybrids are produced

    • D. 

      All offspring are short

  • 6. 
    What is the phenotype of a punnett square?
    • A. 

      Have two identical alleles

    • B. 

      Physical characteristics

    • C. 

      Genetic make-up of an organism

    • D. 

      True-breeding for a particular trait

  • 7. 
    What is the genotype of a punnett square?
    • A. 

      Have two identical alleles

    • B. 

      Physical characteristics

    • C. 

      Genetic make-up of an organism

    • D. 

      True-breeding for a particular trait

  • 8. 
    What does a monohybrid cross show?
    • A. 

      The information of two traits

    • B. 

      Multiple alleles

    • C. 

      The information of one trait

    • D. 

      The information of one trait

  • 9. 
    What is phenotype of a plant if you cross a (PP) purple tulip with a (Pp) blue tulip?
    • A. 

      Purple tulip

    • B. 

      Recessive

    • C. 

      Incomplete dominance

    • D. 

      Blue tulip

  • 10. 
    What is the percentage that the child will be tall (Tt)? (Tt)tall  (tt)short.
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      100%

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