Genetics Quiz: Sex Linked And Multiple Allele Problems

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Genetics Quiz: Sex Linked And Multiple Allele Problems

Welcome to the Biology Electronic Learning Environment for the 21st century. This test has been designed to trigger problem solving skills using basic genetics and sex-linked disorders. You may want to make reference to a science website "Mitchell's Cosmic Adventure" for additional information. This test has an unlimited number of attempts to better satisfy your learning and test-taking skills in biology. Each attempt will display 25 random generated questions from a bank of 40. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), sex color is a sex linked trait. Red is dominant to white. What is the sex and eye color for this genotype  ?   (NOTE: Please enter your answers in all lower case letters and separate with a comma and space)
  • 2. 
    In fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), sex color is a sex linked trait. Red is dominant to white. What is the sex and eye color for this genotype  ?   (NOTE: Please enter your answers in all lower case letters and separate with a comma and space)
  • 3. 
    In fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), sex color is a sex linked trait. Red is dominant to white. What is the sex and eye color for this genotype  ?   (NOTE: Please enter your answers in all lower case letters and separate with a comma and space)
  • 4. 
    In fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), sex color is a sex linked trait. Red is dominant to white. What is the sex and eye color for this genotype  ?   (NOTE: Please enter your answers in all lower case letters and separate with a comma and space)
  • 5. 
    In fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), sex color is a sex linked trait. Red is dominant to white. What is the sex and eye color for this genotype  ?   (NOTE: Please enter your answers in all lower case letters and separate with a comma and space)
  • 6. 
    In a parent cross of   and  .  What are the possible results in the  generation?
    • A. 

      50% females are red eyed

    • B. 

      50% males are white eyed

    • C. 

      75% females are white eyed

    • D. 

      25% male are red eyed

    • E. 

      100% females are white eyed

  • 7. 
    In a parent cross of   and  .  What are the possible results in the  generation?  (NOTE: Please select all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      25% white-eyed, male

    • B. 

      0% white eyed, female

    • C. 

      25% red eyed, male

    • D. 

      50% red eyed, female

    • E. 

      100% white eyed, female

    • F. 

      100% red eyed, male

  • 8. 
    In humans, hemophila is a sex linked trait. Female can _____, _____, or _____. Males will either have the disease or not (but they will not ever be a carrier.)
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Carriers

    • C. 

      Have the disease

    • D. 

      Never have the disease

    • E. 

      Half-carriers

  • 9. 
    In humans, hemophila is a sex linked trait. Female can normal, carriers, or have the disease. Males will either be _____,  _____ or _____.
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Carriers

    • C. 

      Have the disease

    • D. 

      Never have the disease

    • E. 

      Never be a carrier

  • 10. 
    In humans, hemophila is a sex linked trait. Given the following  genotype select the correct phenotype.
    • A. 

      Female, normal

    • B. 

      Female, carrier

    • C. 

      Female, hemophiliac

    • D. 

      Male, normal

    • E. 

      Male, hemophiliac

    • F. 

      Male, carrier

  • 11. 
    In humans, hemophila is a sex linked trait. Given the following  genotype select the correct phenotype.
    • A. 

      Female, normal

    • B. 

      Female, carrier

    • C. 

      Female, hemophiliac

    • D. 

      Male, normal

    • E. 

      Male, hemophiliac

    • F. 

      Male, carrier

  • 12. 
    In humans, hemophila is a sex linked trait. Given the following  genotype select the correct phenotype.
    • A. 

      Female, normal

    • B. 

      Female, carrier

    • C. 

      Female, hemophiliac

    • D. 

      Male, normal

    • E. 

      Male, hemophiliac

    • F. 

      Male, carrier

  • 13. 
    In humans, hemophila is a sex linked trait. Given the following  genotype select the correct phenotype.
    • A. 

      Female, normal

    • B. 

      Female, carrier

    • C. 

      Female, hemophiliac

    • D. 

      Male, normal

    • E. 

      Male, hemophiliac

    • F. 

      Male, carrier

  • 14. 
    In humans, hemophila is a sex linked trait. Given the following  genotype select the correct phenotype.
    • A. 

      Female, normal

    • B. 

      Female, carrier

    • C. 

      Female, hemophiliac

    • D. 

      Male, normal

    • E. 

      Male, hemophiliac

    • F. 

      Male, carrier

  • 15. 
    In a marriage of a man who has hemophila and a woman who is a carrier of hemophila.  What is the probability that their male children will have the disease?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 16. 
    In a marriage of a man who has hemophila and a woman who is a carrier of hemophila.  What is the probability that their female children will have the disease?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 17. 
    In a marriage of a man who has hemophila and a woman who is a carrier of hemophila.  What is the probability that their male children will not have the disease?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 18. 
    In a marriage of a man who is normal and a woman who is a carrier of hemophila.  What is the probability that their sons children will have the disease?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 19. 
    In a marriage of a man who is normal and a woman who is a carrier of hemophila.  What is the probability that their sons are normal?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 20. 
    In a marriage of a man who is normal and a woman who is a carrier of hemophila.  What is the probability that their daughters will be a carrier?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 21. 
    In a marriage of a man who is normal and a woman who is a carrier of hemophila.  What is the probability that their daughters will be normal?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 22. 
    In a marriage of a man who is normal and a woman who has hemophila.  What is the probability that their daughters will be normal?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 23. 
    In a marriage of a man who is normal and a woman who has hemophila.  What is the probability that their daughters will be carriers?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 24. 
    In a marriage of a man who is normal and a woman who has hemophila.  What is the probability that their sons will have hemophila?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

    • E. 

      100%

  • 25. 
    In cats, the gene for calico (multicolored) cats is ______.
    • A. 

      Codominant

    • B. 

      Dominant

    • C. 

      Sex-linked

    • D. 

      Recessive

    • E. 

      Sex-determinate