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When a genotype is made up of two alleles that are in different forms, it is said to be
a) heterozygous
b) homozygous
c) dominant
d) recessive

When a genotype contains two of the same alleles, it is said to be
a) heterozygous
b) homozygous
c) dominant
d) recessive

Which is NOT true of asexual reproduction?
a) offspring are genetically unique
b) does not take a large investment of time or energy
c) involves only one parent
d) includes budding and binary fission

Which is NOT true of sexual reproduction?
a) offspring receive half of their genetic material from each parent
b) offspring are diverse and show variation
c) disadvantages include a large investment of time and energy
d) offspring are genetically identical to the parent

The allele that is always expressed when it is present because it is represented by a capital letter is
a) dominant
b) recessive
c) heterozygous
d) homozygous

The allele that is expressed ONLY if there are two lowercase letter present is
a) dominant
b) recessive
c) heterozygous
d) variation

Which of these CANNOT be inherited from parent to offspring
a) traits
b) characteristics
c) features
d) selective breeding

These are highly organized and structured pieces of DNA
a) chromosomes
b) DNA
c) nucleus
d) genetics

This is the hereditary material that is housed inside the nucleus of the cell
a) DNA
b) trait
c) cytoplasm
d) genetics

The physical appearance of an organism determined by the alleles present is an organism's
a) genotype
b) phenotype
c) dominant
d) recessive

The exact genetic information carried by a single gene made up of an allele from each parent is called
a) genotype
b) phenotype
c) chromosome
d) heredity

The passing of genetic material from parent to offspring is called
a) heredity
b) gene
c) chromosome
d) genetics

The basic physical and functional unit of heredity made up of DNA is called a
a) gene
b) allele
c) heredity
d) genotype

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