Science Heredity Quiz

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Heredity Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you respond with a behavior without even thinking about it, you are probably acting out of _____.
    • A. 

      Instinct

    • B. 

      Learned behaviors

    • C. 

      Anger

  • 2. 
    A behavior that you have learned to do is called a _________.
    • A. 

      Instinct

    • B. 

      Learned behavior

  • 3. 
    Mary's pet bird has many talents.  She can climb up a ladder, ring a bell, and even tweet a song that Mary taught her.  She also sleeps, likes to sit on the highest perch in her cage and pecks your hand if she is scared.  Check the behaviors that are instincts.
    • A. 

      Sleeping

    • B. 

      Tweeting the song Mary taught her

    • C. 

      Ringing the bell

    • D. 

      Pecking your hand when she is scared

  • 4. 
    An example of an inherited trait is your height.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which is the stronger trait, the dominant or recessive trait?
  • 6. 
    It is impossible for two brown eyed people to have a blue eyed baby.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Write INSTINCT, LEARNED BEHAVIOR, or ENVIRONMENT in the blank. A dog licks its feet to clean them.  This is a(n) ____________.
  • 8. 
    A frog has body defects because of pollution in the river. This is caused by:
    • A. 

      A learned behavior

    • B. 

      Instinct

    • C. 

      The environment