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Who was the father of genetics?
a) Gregor Mendel
b) Gregory Madison
c) George Mundel
d) Gregory Mondell

The passing of traits from parent to offspring.
a) Heredity
b) Genetics
c) Cross-Pollination
d) Self-Pollination

Does not transfer pollen from one flower to another.
a) stigma
b) birds
c) insects
d) wind

Pollen from one plant fertilizes the ovule of a flower on a different plant.
a) Cross-pollination
b) Self-pollination
c) Heredity
d) True-breeding

A feature that has different forms in a population.
a) characteristic
b) trait
c) dominant
d) recessive

This is not true of Mendel's first experiment.
a) In each case, some of the offsping had the recessive trait.
b) All the offspring expressed the dominant trait.
c) The recessive trait seemed to disappear.
d) He used plants that were true breeding.

This is not true of Mendel's second experiment.
a) All the offspring expressed the dominant trait.
b) The dominant-recessive ratio was 3:1.
c) In each case, some of the second generation plants had the recessive trait.
d) Mendel allowed the first generation plants to self-pollinate.

Which of the follwing is a characteristic?
a) Feather color
b) Red feathers
c) Blue eyes
d) Tall

Which of the following is a trait?
a) short
b) wing span
c) eye color
d) height

The trait that is hidden by the presence of an overpowering triat.
a) recessive
b) dominant
c) true-breeding
d) weak

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