Genetics And Heredity Vocab Question Preview (ID: 37028)


Genetics Vocab.

Passing of traits from parents to offspring.
a) heredity
b) reproduction
c) meiosis
d) mitosis

The study of heredity.
a) reproduction
b) heredity
c) inheritance
d) genetics

Alternate form of a gene.
a) phenotype
b) genetics
c) allele
d) genotype

Set of two genes or alleles an individual has for a trait.
a) genome
b) genotype
c) phenotype
d) heredity

Observable characteristics based on genotype.
a) phenotype
b) genome
c) allele
d) chromosome

Genotype of two dominant alleles. Example RR
a) heterozygous dominant
b) homozygous dominant
c) homozygous recessive
d) phenotype

Genotype of two recessive alleles. Example: rr
a) heterozygous dominant
b) homozygous dominant
c) homozygous recessive
d) phenotype

Genotype of one dominant and one recessive allele. Example: Rr
a) heterozygous
b) heterozygous recessive
c) homozygous dominant
d) homozygous recessive

Section of DNA on a chromosome that contains information for a trait.
a) gene
b) genome
c) nitrogenous base
d) double helix

Allele that blocks the expression of an alternate allele.
a) dominant
b) recessive
c) jerk
d) bully

Genetic trait. Example: eye color
a) acquired
b) inherited
c) environmental
d) detrimental

Environmental, not genetic, trait. Example: a scar
a) acquired
b) inherited
c) detrimental
d) beneficial

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