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Genetics Vocabulary Quiz


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Aa is an example of
A. homozygous dominant
B. homozygous recessive
C. heterozygous
D. none of these


If a pea plant were homozygous recessive for height, what is its genotype?

A. TT

B. Tt

C. tt

D. tT


Which of the following refers to the expression of traits by alleles?

A. Phenotype

B. Genotype

C. Prototype


What does the notation Tt mean to a geneticist?

A. two dominant alleles

B. at least one recessive alleles

C. two recessive alleles

D. one dominant and one recessive allele


A red four o’clock flower is crossed with a white four o’clock flower, and all the offspring are pink. What law of inheritance does this follow?

A. Dominance

B. Segregation

C. Incomplete dominance

D. Codominance


If the image were real, it would represent what type of inheritance pattern?

A. Incomplete Dominance

B. Codominance

C. Multiple Alleles

D. Polygenic Inheritance


Alternative forms of genes for a particular characteristic are called

A. Alleles

B. Genotypes

C. Phenotypes

D. Chromosomes


Heredity is the passing of traits from ________ to _________.

A. predator; prey

B. parents; offspring

C. one cell; another cell

D. one species; another species


What type of inheritance pattern does the ABO blood group represent?

A. Incomplete Dominance

B. Codominance

C. Multiple Alleles

D. Polygenic Inheritance


Dominant alleles are written using

A. capital letters

B. lowercase letters

C. both types of letters

D. neither


Which of the following refers to the pair of alleles?

A. Phenotype

B. Genotype

C. Prototype

D. Bialleleism


Recessive alleles are written using

A. capital letters

B. lowercase letters

C. both types of letters

D. neither


bb is an example of
A. homozygous dominant
B. homozygous recessive
C. heterozygous
D. none of these


What type of inheritance pattern does the diagram represent?

A. Incomplete Dominance

B. Codominance

C. Multiple Alleles

D. Polygenic Inheritance




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