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Passing of traits from parents to offspring
a) heredity
b) genetics
c) Mendel
d) homozygous

The study of heredity
a) Mendel
b) genetics
c) hybrid
d) monohybrid cross

When alleles of a gene separate from each other during meiosis.
a) Law of Independent Assortment
b) Law of Dominance
c) Law of segregation
d) Chromosome theory

When tall plants and short plants are crossed and all offspring are tall it is
a) Law of Independent Assortment
b) law of Dominance
c) law of Segregation
d) Chromosome theory

When a couple have kids are some have brown curly hair and some have straight brown hair it is
a) Law of Independent Assortment
b) Law of Dominance
c) Law of Segregation
d) Chromosome Theory

Which generation in Mendel's experiment was pure breeding homozygous plants
a) p generation
b) F1 generation
c) F2 generation
d) none

When the alleles are the same in an organism it is called
a) pure bred
b) hybrid
c) hemizygous
d) heterozygous

Which generation in Mendel's experiment has PP cross pollinate with pp and all offsrping are Pp and purple.
a) P generation
b) F1 generation
c) F2 generation
d) none

When the alleles in an organism are different the organism is called
a) purebred
b) hybrid
c) homozygous
d) hemizygous

The type of dominance when the phenotype in a heterozygous individual results in a new color that is a BLEND
a) complete dominance
b) codominance
c) incomplete dominance
d) recessive

The father of genetics is
a) Franklin
b) Hooke
c) Watson and Crick
d) Mendel

Which generation in Mende's experiment has heterozygous plants that self pollinate resulting in 75% of purple offsrping and 25% white flower offspirng.
a) P generation
b) F1 generation
c) F2 generation
d) none

What type of dominance has both alleles showing in a heterozygous individual
a) complete dominance
b) codominance
c) incomplete dominance
d) recessive

Which gender is represented by XX?
a) male
b) female
c) this does not represent gender
d) This is an autosome

What type of dominance is represented when the heterozygous organisms has the phenotype of the dominant allele?
a) complete dominance
b) codominance
c) incomplete dominance
d) none

The process that occurs in meiosis that allows for genetic variations on chromosomes
a) law of dominance
b) law of segregation
c) crossing over
d) law of independent assortment

The type of heredity when recessive traits are passed from mother to son. These traits are more likely to occur in men.
a) sex- linked
b) multiple alleles
c) incomplete dominance
d) codominance

A segment of DNA that is in a specific location on a chromosome is called
a) allele
b) gene
c) nitrogen bases
d) double helix

The parent that determines the gender of the offspring is
a) female
b) male
c) both equally determine the gender
d) no parent determines the gender

What type of heredity has 3 or more allele of a gene. An example is blood type.
a) sex-linked
b) incomplete dominance
c) codominance
d) multiple alleles

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