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The passing of traits from parent of offspring genetically is known as
a) Heredity
b) Hetersygous
c) Phenotype
d) Autosome

The inheritance pattern in which neither of two alleles for a given trait is dominant
a) Incomplete dominance
b) Codominance
c) Modifier gene
d) Recessive

The combination of alleles for a given trait (FF, Ff,ff)
a) Genotype
b) Phenotype
c) Gene
d) Dominant

Chromosomes that are NOT the X and Y chromosome (do not determine sex)
a) Autosomes
b) Allele
c) Genotype
d) Sex chromosomes

The name for the science of heredity
a) Genetics
b) Sex-linked traits
c) Phenotype
d) Heredity

A cell containing two different alleles for a given trait
a) heterozygous
b) homozygous
c) incomplete dominance
d) dominant

Those genetic characteristics that are linked with the sex an individual member of a species are called
a) sex-linked traits
b) autosomal traits
c) multiple alleles
d) codominance

Each of the two alternative forms of a gene for a given trait
a) Allele
b) Genotype
c) Gene
d) Modifier gene

Each of the two factors for a trait, one deriving from the sperm and the other from the egg is known as
a) a gene
b) recessive
c) phenotype
d) autosome

Thet form of a trait which is masked or hidden
a) recessive
b) dominant
c) modifier gene
d) incomplete dominance

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