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Heredity - Mendel And His Peas.[print questions]

In cats, there are two types of ears: normal and curly. A curly-eared cat mated with a normal-eared cat, and all of the kittens had curly ears. Are curly ears a dominant or recessive trait?
a) dominant
b) recessive
c)
d)

Why were ratios important in Mendel’s work?
a) They showed that heredity does not follow a set pattern.
b) They showed that some traits are never passed on.
c) They showed the relationship between two different things.
d) They showed that some recessive traits are really dominant.

when all offspring have the same traits as the parent
a) self-pollinating
b) cross-pollinating
c) true-breeding
d)

when one plant fertilizes another plant
a) self-pollinating
b) cross-pollinating
c) true-breeding
d)

A trait that reappears in the second generation is the
a) recessive
b) dominant
c)
d)

A trait always seen in the first generation is the
a) recessive trait
b) dominant trait
c)
d)

A feature that has different forms in a population
a) heredity
b) genes
c) traits
d) characteristics

Where did Gregor Mendel do his research?
a) in a lab
b) at a college
c) at a monastery
d) on a farm

The passing of genetic traits from parents to offspring
a) heredity
b) genes
c) genetic engineering
d) mitosis

A relationship between two different numbers that is often expressed as a fraction:
a) decimal
b) percent
c) ratio
d) fraction

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