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Traits

Answer general questions about the basics of genetics including traits, genes and the impact of the environment. 16 Questions.

 
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1

What are all the features that an organism inherits?

  • genes
  • traits
  • emotions

2

Which of the following phenotypes is not an effected by the environment?

  • IQ
  • growth
  • gender

3

What is the combination of genetic makeup and the environment's effect on that makeup?

  • trait
  • genotype
  • phenotype

4

What is known as genetic makeup?

  • trait
  • genotype
  • phenotype

5

What is a part of the DNA code on a chromosome?

  • gene
  • trait
  • genotype

6

Where is our DNA located?

  • mitochondria
  • nucleus
  • cytoplasm

7

What is DNA?

  • a funny ladder that connect chromosomes
  • information required to produce a living organism
  • factories for making chromosomes

8

Who is given credit for conducting the first experiments with genetics?

  • Mendeleev
  • Punnett
  • Mendel

9

Which alleles show their effect on the phenotype whenever they are present in the genotype?

  • genes
  • recessive
  • dominant

10

What did Mendel use in his experiments?

  • monkeys
  • pea plants
  • fruit flies

11

What is the passing of traits from parents to offspring?

  • heredity
  • traits
  • alleles

12

What is the study of heredity?

  • Science
  • Gene therapy
  • Genetics

13

What are different forms of genes called?

  • alleles
  • recessive
  • dominant

14

Which alleles will show their effect on phenotypes when both of them are present in the genotype?

  • genes
  • recessive
  • dominant

15

What can help you understand and make genetic predictions?

  • human genome
  • gene mapping
  • Punnett square

16

What is referred to as the parent passing only one of the alleles for a trait to its offspring?

  • Law of Heredity
  • Principle of segregation
  • Law of independent assortment

 

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