Genetics Quiz: Sex Linked And Multiple Allele Problems

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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

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