Traits And Reproduction Unit Test Review Question Preview (ID: 45160)


Vocab Key Concept Review.

These are instructions for proteins.
a) genes
b) traits
c) features
d) cells

Each _______ provides a unique instruction to make a specific protein molecule in an organism's cell.
a) gene
b) traits
c) features
d) gene version

An organism has _____ copies of a gene for each feature.
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) four

The two copies of a gene for each feature can be the same (______) and provide instructions for only one type of protein.
a) homozygous
b) heterozygous
c) structure
d) function

The two copies of a gene for each feature can be different versions (______) and provide instructions for two types of protiens.
a) homozygous
b) heterozygous
c) structure
d) function

______ means to receive genes from a parent.
a) features
b) inherit
c) trait
d) reproduction

Organisms inherit their _______ through sexual reproduction.
a) proteins
b) traits
c) features
d) genes

How many copies of each gene do parents have?
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) four

How many copies of each gene does each parent pass down to their offspring?
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) four

Each offspring receives _______ copies of each gene, one from each parent.
a) one
b) two
c) three
d) four

True or False. The reason that siblings have different traits is because each offspring receives a different amount of genes from their father.
a) true
b) false
c) don't know
d) maybe

True or False: The reason that siblings have different traits is that each sibling has a different mutation.
a) true
b) false
c) don't know
d) maybe

True or False: Offspring can have different traits than their siblings or even their parents.
a) true
b) false
c) don't know
d) maybe

True or False: Each offspring can inherit a different gene version.
a) true
b) false
c) don't know
d) ask the teacher

Medium spider silk flexibility is an example of a _____.
a) gene
b) trait
c) gene version
d) feature

Any difference in traits between individual organisms is _________
a) structure
b) mutation
c) variation
d) function

A random change to a gene that sometimes results in a new trait is a ____________.
a) structure
b) mutation
c) variation
d) function

How something works is its _____________.
a) structure
b) mutation
c) variation
d) function

The way something is shaped or constructed is its ____________
a) structure
b) mutation
c) variation
d) function

A characteristic that all members of a species have is ______________
a) feature
b) function
c) structure
d) mutation

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