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Heredity Quizzes & Trivia

Short quiz to determine understanding on Cell Boundaries


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The principles of probability can be used to predict the outcomes of genes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ________________ traits shown from one parent may be hidden for one or more generations and appear again in future generations.
  • 3. 
    Some alleles are either dominant or recessive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Many characteristics are controlled by multiple genes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    All human egg cells carry a single y chromosome.  Half of all the sperm cells carry an x chromosome, and half carry a y chromosome.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Genes for different traits can segregate independently during the formation of _____________________
  • 7. 
    X-linked alleles are expressed in females, even if they are recessive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Our understanding of genetics has lead to the devlopment of improved varieties of plans, animals, and medicines through the application of ________________________