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Two spotted leopards produce a litter of four cubs. Three of the cubs are spotted and one is solid black. The black coat is probably what type of trait?
a) dominant
b) recessive
c) polygenic
d) sex-linked

In a Punnett square, a capital letter (T) stands for a ________ allele.
a) dominant
b) heterozygous
c) recessive
d) sex-linked

The combination Tt represents a ______________________ genotype.
a) heterozygous
b) homozygous
c) incomplete
d) recessive

The instructions that determine coat color in dogs are stored in the ___________.
a) cytoplasm of skin cells
b) membrane of every cell
c) mitochondria of hair cells
d) chromosomes of every cell

A basketball player is seven feet tall. Why did he most likely grow that tall?
a) His birth parents played basketball.
b) His birth parents are also tall.
c) He stretched his legs every day.
d) He learned how to play sports

In fruit flies, gray body color (G) is dominant over black body color (g). What kind of offspring would you expect from parents who are both heterozygous (Gg x Gg)?
a) 0% gray, 100% black
b) 25% gray, 75% black
c) 75% gray, 25% black
d) 100% gray, 0% black

If a purebred, normal feathered bird (FF) is crossed with a frizzy feathered bird (ff), how many different feather phenotypes are possible in the offspring?
a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

A mature plant is tall and has white flowers. Another mature plant of the same species is short and has white flowers. The 2 plants are cross bred. Which of these BEST describes the offspring of these 2 plants?
a) tall plants with white leaves
b) short plants with dark leaves
c) tall plants with colored flowers
d) short plants with white flowers

If Jessica has light eyes (bb) and both of her parents have dark eyes (Bb) which statement is true?
a) Jessica inherited BOTH genes from her father.
b) Jessica inherited BOTH genes from her mother.
c) Jessica inherited one recessive form of the gene from each parent.
d) Jessica inherited on dominant form of the gene from each parent.

Solar radiation caused a skin cell mutation in an individual. Who will be affected by this mutation?
a) only the individual
b) only male offspring
c) only female offspring
d) both the individual and all offspring

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