Genetics Basic Questions! Quiz

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Genetics Basic Questions! Quiz

Genetics is the study of heredity from parents to their offspring. Over the past few weeks, we have been able to cover the basics of this course, and I have prepared so questions that will help you see just attentive you have been so far. Give it a shot and be sure to keep testing your understanding with each new topic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the alleles are the same they are called...
    • A. 

      Heterozygous

    • B. 

      Homozygous

    • C. 

      Dominant

    • D. 

      Recessive

  • 2. 
    Gregor Mendel was the person who found the fundamental principles of genetics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    _________ are various alternative forms of a gene for the same trait.
  • 4. 
    Recessive traits are the ones that are expressed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A way to predict the offspring of 2 individuals is called a  ________.