Genetics, DNA, And Punnet Squares

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Genetics, DNA, And Punnet Squares

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Genetics is
    • A. 

      The study of family trees

    • B. 

      The study of Heredity

    • C. 

      The passing of traits from parent to offspring

    • D. 

      The study of Reproduction

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Homozygous- Organisms that inherit two _______ alleles
  • 3. 
    Describe as best you can what a Punnet square is
  • 4. 
    Genotype is ______ characteristics
  • 5. 
    Alleles are/is
    • A. 

      A tables used to predict what traits offspring will have, based on the traits parents have

    • B. 

      A genetic code that is found on the cells nucleus

    • C. 

      A pair of genes that determine a particular trait

    • D. 

      DNA stored inside a cell's membrane

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Describe as best you can who Gregor Mendal was
  • 7. 
    Dominant Alleles
    • A. 

      A pair of genes that determine a particular trait

    • B. 

      In a pair of alleles, the one that, if present, determines that trait

    • C. 

      Is homozygous in nature

    • D. 

      Is heterozygous in nature

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    ______ always pairs with ______
  • 9. 
    DNA stands for
    • A. 

      Deoxyribonucleic acid

    • B. 

      Reoxyribonucleic acid

    • C. 

      Neoxyribonucleic acid

    • D. 

      Deoxyflibonucleic acid

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What is a gene exactly
  • 11. 
     Describe the parents of this punnent square in terms of homozygous and heterozygous.  The parent on top is parent #1, The parent on the left is Parent number 2
  • 12. 
    If the green capital N represents blue eyes and the small a represents green eyes, describe the possibel offspring of these two parents
  • 13. 
    The sides of the double helix are made of
    • A. 

      Deoxyribose and glucose

    • B. 

      Phosphate and genes

    • C. 

      Phosphate and heterozygous genes

    • D. 

      Deoxyribose and phosphate

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Describe in as much detail as possible DNA
  • 15. 
    Dave Watson and Marcus Crick 
    • A. 

      Created the gene model

    • B. 

      Created a hereditary model

    • C. 

      Created the DNA model

    • D. 

      Created the punnet square

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The double Helix is described as
    • A. 

      The twisted genes

    • B. 

      The twisted ladder

    • C. 

      The crooked genes

    • D. 

      The crooked ladder

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Genes
    • A. 

      Create disease in the body

    • B. 

      Are stored in the nucleus of the cell

    • C. 

      Hold the traits passed from your parents

    • D. 

      Are tasty candy treats

    • E. 

      Both A and C

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