Mendels Work-Probability and Genetics

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

    A. heterozygous
    B. genomes
    C. homozygous
    D. genetics
    E. heredity
    E. heredity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. ______________ was a young priest who experimented with pea plants to study the inheritance of traits.

    A. Louis Pasteur
    B. George Washington Carver
    C. Isaac Newton
    D. Gergor Mendel
    D. Gregor Mendel
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. A ___________ plant is one that produces offspring with the same form of a trait as the parent.

    A. coniferous 
    B. deciduous
    C. hybrid
    D. purebred
    D. purebred
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. __________ are factors that control TRAITS.

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

    A. hybrids
    B. alleles
    C. phenotypes
    D. genotypes
    B. alleles
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. development
    B. size
    C. nature
    D. inheritance
    D. inheritance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. A ___________ allele is one whose trait aalways shows up in the organism when the allele is present.

    A. recessive
    B. hybrid
    C. dysfunctional
    D. dominant
    E. purebred
    D. dominant
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. A ____________ allele is masked or covered up when the dominant allele is present.

    A. dominant
    B. purebred
    C. hybrid
    D. dysfunctional
    E. recessive
    E. recessive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. A _____________ controlled by a recessive allele will only show up when the dominant allele is not present.

    A. trait
    B. gene
    C. genotype
    D. characteristic
    A. trait
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11.  A ________ is not a purebred plant because it has two different alleles for a trait.

    A. genotype
    B. hybrid
    C. phenotype
    D. graft
    E. conifer
    B. hybrid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. This man, because of his work, is often called the Father of Genetics.

    A. Isaac Newton
    B. George Washington Carver
    C. Louis Pasteur
    D. Gergor Mendel
    D. Gregor Mendel
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which of the following is a dominant allele...

    A. Fb
    B. f
    C. F
    d. fb
    C. F

    A dominant allele is always represented by a capital letter.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which of the following is a recessive allele...

    A. F
    B. Fb
    C. f
    D. fb
    C. f

    A recessive allele is represented with a lowercase letter.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. This chart represents all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross.

    A. Maslow scale
    B. Punnett square
    C. Gannett square
    D. Punnett triangle
    B. Punnett square
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. A ____________ is an organism's physical appearance or visible traits.

    A. cell structure
    B. gene
    C. phenotype
    D. genotype
    C. phenotype
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. A ___________ is an organism's genetic makeup or allele combinations.

    A. nucleus
    B. genotype
    C. phenotype
    D. gene
    B. genotype
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. An organism that has two idential alleles for a trait is said to be _____________.

    A. homozygous
    B. a purebred
    C. heterozygous
    D. a hybrid
    C. homozygous
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. An organism that has two different alleles for a trait is said to be _____________.

    A. homozygous
    B. a purebred
    C. a hybrid
    D. heterozygous
    D. heterozygous
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. In ____________ , the alleles are neither dominant or recessive.

    A. all animals
    B. heterodominance
    C. zygodominance
    D. codominance
    E. all plants
    D. codominance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Which of the following is a codominant allele....

    a. F
    b. f
    c. Fb
    d. f b
    • c. 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
    B. the male
    C. the female
    D. neither
    A. both
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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