Genetics Vocabulary Question Preview (ID: 37484)


Basic Genetics Vocabulary Terms.[print questions]

Observable traits of an organism. It's an organisms PHYSICAL traits.
a) Genotype
b) Phenotype
c) Allele
d) Chromosome

The genetic makeup of an organism. Example Xx or RR.
a) Genotype
b) Phenotype
c) Allele
d) Chromosome

Refers to a pair of genes where one is dominant and one is recessive Example (Aa or Xx)
a) Homozygous
b) Heterozygous
c) Phenotype
d) Genotype

Having identical pairs of genes. Example AA or bb
a) Homozygous
b) Heterozygous
c) Phenotype
d) Genotype

In genetics a trait that WILL appear in the offspring if one of the parents contributes it. Represented by a capital letter. Example- X or B
a) Dominant trait
b) Recessive trait
c)
d)

Can be carried in a person's genes without it appearing in that person. Represented by a lower case letter. Example x or f.
a) Dominant trait
b) Recessive trait
c)
d)

This helps us to predict the traits of a particular cross or breed.
a) Genetic Mutations
b) Gregor Mendel
c) Punnett Square
d) Allele

This is one member (letter) of a chromosome pair.
a) Chromosome
b) Phenotype
c) Allele
d) Genotype

What is it called when the parents have the same genes for a particular trait? Example: gg from mom and gg from dad.
a) Hybrid
b) Purebred
c) Pureblood
d) Half blood

When you have a mixture of genes from the parents it is called? Example: GG from mom and Gg from dad.
a) Hybrid
b) Purebred
c) Pureblood
d) Half blood

Xx is an example of
a) Heterozygous trait
b) Homozygous dominant trait
c) Homozygous recessive trait
d)

xx is an example of
a) Heterozygous trait
b) Homozygous dominant trait
c) Homozygous recessive trait
d)

XX is an example of
a) Heterozygous trait
b) Homozygous dominant trait
c) Homozygous recessive trait
d)

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