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Simple Genetics Quiz

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Simple Genetics Quiz

Test how much you know with simple genetic vocab, alleles, and he's and ho's.

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Hereditology

    • B. 

      DNA

    • C. 

      Genetics

    • D. 

      Biology

  • 2. 
    What is heredity?
    • A. 

      The passing of genes from one's parents to offspring

    • B. 

      The study of genes

    • C. 

      Genetics

    • D. 

      Plants scattering pollen

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A double helix

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      A code of DNA

    • D. 

      The study of Genetics

  • 4. 
    What does DNA stand for?
    • A. 

      Dominant Nuclear Acid

    • B. 

      Deoxyribonucleic acid

    • C. 

      Daily Nursing Applejuice

    • D. 

      Denominater of Numerous Alleles

  • 5. 
    Alleles are
    • A. 

      Not part of genetics

    • B. 

      The color of the eyes

    • C. 

      The shape of the nose

    • D. 

      Available forms of genes

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Your eye color

    • B. 

      Your skin color

    • C. 

      The shape of your body

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Alleles are
    • A. 

      Dominant

    • B. 

      Acid

    • C. 

      Recessive

    • D. 

      Both a and c

  • 8. 
    Which term means "same alleles?"
    • A. 

      Heterozygous

    • B. 

      Hybrid

    • C. 

      Homozygous

    • D. 

      There is no term

  • 9. 
    Homozygous dominants are represented with a
    • A. 

      Capital letter

    • B. 

      Roman numeral

    • C. 

      Hair color

    • D. 

      Lower case letter

  • 10. 
    Which word is a synonym to homozygous dominant?
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Regular

    • C. 

      Purebred

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Purebred

    • C. 

      Regular

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 12. 
    Which word is a synonym to heterozygous?
    • A. 

      Hybrid

    • B. 

      Purebred

    • C. 

      Regular

    • D. 

      Irregular

  • 13. 
    A genotype is
    • A. 

      A physical apperance

    • B. 

      A made-up word for gene

    • C. 

      Not a word at all

    • D. 

      Two alleles

  • 14. 
    A phenotype is
    • A. 

      Physical appearance

    • B. 

      A made-up word for gene

    • C. 

      Not a word at all

    • D. 

      Two alleles

  • 15. 
    For the genotype below determine what phenotypes are possible. Purple flowers are dominant to white flowers.
    • A.