Mendels Work-Probability and Genetics

  1. The passing of traits, or characteristics, from parents to offspring is called _________________.





    B. heredity
  2. ______________ was a young priest who experimented with pea plants to study the inheritance of traits.




    D. Gregor Mendel
  3. A ___________ plant is one that produces offspring with the same form of a trait as the parent.




    B. purebred
  4. __________ are factors that control TRAITS.

    a. alleles
    b. phenotypes
    c. genotypes
    d. genes
    d. genes
  5. ________ are different forms of a gene.




    C. alleles
  6. The female parent contributes one factor while the male parent contributes no factors.

    True
    False
    False

    BOTH the male and the female contribure factors.
  7. Individual alleles control the __________________ of traits.




    A. inheritance
  8. A ___________ allele is one whose trait aalways shows up in the organism when the allele is present.





    C. dominant
  9. A ____________ allele is masked or covered up when the dominant allele is present.





    E. recessive
  10. A _____________ controlled by a recessive allele will only show up when the dominant allele is not present.




    C. trait
  11.  A ________ is not a purebred plant because it has two different alleles for a trait.





    B. hybrid
  12. This man, because of his work, is often called the Father of Genetics.




    D. Gregor Mendel
  13. Which of the following is a dominant allele...




    d. fb
    C. F

    A dominant allele is always represented by a capital letter.
  14. Which of the following is a recessive allele...




    B. f

    A recessive allele is represented with a lowercase letter.
  15. This chart represents all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross.




    A. Punnett square
  16. A ____________ is an organism's physical appearance or visible traits.




    D. phenotype
  17. A ___________ is an organism's genetic makeup or allele combinations.




    A. genotype
  18. An organism that has two idential alleles for a trait is said to be _____________.




    C. homozygous
  19. An organism that has two different alleles for a trait is said to be _____________.




    D. heterozygous
  20. In ____________ , the alleles are neither dominant or recessive.





    A. codominance
  21. Which of the following is a codominant allele....




    • A. Fb
    • Codominant alleles are written as capital letters with a superscript.
  22. Organisms with codominat alleles for a trait will show characteristics from ______ parent(s) for that trait.




    A. both
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Mendels Work-Probability and Genetics
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A Study Guide-Mendel's Work, Probaility and Geneitcs
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