Heredity Chapter 5

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Heredity Quizzes & Trivia

These are some questions I need to work on for my science chapter. These are to help me with my science chapter chapter 5 on heredity.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The allele for hemophilia is on the X chromosome and is a _________________________.
    • A. 

      Recessive

    • B. 

      Hybrid

    • C. 

      Sex-linked gene

    • D. 

      Heredity

    • E. 

      Genotype

  • 2. 
    ___________________ is the passing of traits from one generation to another.
  • 3. 
    The different forms a gene may have for a trait are called ___________________.
  • 4. 
    In ___________________________ both alleles are expressed in offspring.
    • A. 

      Dominant

    • B. 

      Incomplete dominance

    • C. 

      Phenotype

    • D. 

      Genotype

    • E. 

      Punnet square

  • 5. 
    A plant that receives different genetic information from each parent is __________________.
    • A. 

      Heterozygous

    • B. 

      Recessive

    • C. 

      Dominant

    • D. 

      Hybrid

    • E. 

      Homozygous

  • 6. 
    A ________________________ trait that covers up other traits.
    • A. 

      Dominant

    • B. 

      Phenotype

    • C. 

      Genetic Engineering

    • D. 

      Genotype

    • E. 

      Genetics

  • 7. 
    In a punnet square, a small letter (t) stands for a _________________________ allele.
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Homozygous

    • C. 

      Polygenic inheritance

    • D. 

      Dominant

    • E. 

      Recessive

  • 8. 
    A tool used to predict the possible offspring of a mating called is _____________________.
    • A. 

      Pedigree

    • B. 

      Punnet Square

    • C. 

      Phenotype

    • D. 

      Genetics

    • E. 

      Genes

  • 9. 
    The genetic makeup of an organism is called its ______________________.
    • A. 

      Phenotype

    • B. 

      Genes

    • C. 

      Genetic Engineering

    • D. 

      Genetics

    • E. 

      Genotype

  • 10. 
    The genetic makeup of an organism is called its ________________________
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Genotype

    • C. 

      Phenotype

    • D. 

      Heterozygous

    • E. 

      Homozygous

  • 11. 
    ______________________ is the way an organism looks and behaves a result of its grnotype.
    • A. 

      Genotype

    • B. 

      Phenotype

    • C. 

      Heredity

    • D. 

      Polygenic Inheritance

    • E. 

      Genetic Engineering

  • 12. 
    The study of how traits are inherited through the interaction of alleles is _________________.
    • A. 

      Genetics

    • B. 

      Phenotype

    • C. 

      Genotype

    • D. 

      Gene

    • E. 

      Genetic Engineering

  • 13. 
    Through ____________________ scientists are experimenting to change the arrangement of DNA in a gene.
    • A. 

      Heterozygous

    • B. 

      Homozygous

    • C. 

      Genetic Engineering

    • D. 

      Hybrid

    • E. 

      Genotype

  • 14. 
    An organism with two alleles that are exactly the same is _________________.
    • A. 

      Heterozygous

    • B. 

      Genotype

    • C. 

      Homozygous

    • D. 

      Recessive

    • E. 

      Hybrid

  • 15. 
    __________________ occurs when a group of gene pairs acts together to produce a single trait.
    • A. 

      Heterozygous

    • B. 

      Homozygous

    • C. 

      Hybrid

    • D. 

      Dominant

    • E. 

      Polygenic Inheritance

  • 16. 
    An organism that has two different alleles for a trait is _____________________________.
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Homozygous

    • C. 

      Heterozygous

    • D. 

      Dominant

    • E. 

      Recessive