Pedigree Question Preview (ID: 30191)


Introduction To Pedigrees.[print questions]

___________ is a diagram that traces one trait through several generations of a family.
a) Punnett Square
b) Pedigree
c) Cross Trait Board
d) Microscope

A male is represented by a _________.
a) Triangle
b) Square
c) Circle
d) Rectangle

A female is represented by a ________.
a) Heart
b) Square
c) Rectangle
d) Circle

Children on a pedigree are arranged from youngest to oldest.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

A horizontal line connecting two shapes represents a ___________.
a) trait
b) pedigree
c) cross/marriage
d) has children

A vertical line extending down from a marriage/cross represents that the couple _____________.
a) has children
b) traits
c) cross/marriage
d) has a disease

A dominant traits is shown by using a _____________.
a) Empty shape
b) Shaded shape
c) A shape with a slash through it
d) A shape shaded in half

How are carriers traits represented on a pedigree?
a) Empty shape
b) Shaded shape
c) A shape with a slash through it
d) A shape shaded in half

How are recessive traits represented on a pedigree?
a) A shape shaded in half
b) A shape with a slash through it
c) Shaded shape
d) Empty shape

How are traits represented that are mutated?
a) Empty shape
b) Shaded shape
c) A shape with a slash through it
d) A shape shaded in half

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