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Genetic Terms

Quiz by Kristen Frailey

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  • Q1
    Different Physical Characteristics
    Traits
    30s
  • Q2
    The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
    Heredity
    30s
  • Q3
    The scientific study of heredity.
    Genetiecs
    30s
  • Q4
    One that always produces offspring with the same form of a trait as the parent.
    Purebred
    30s
  • Q5
    The factors that control traits.
    Genes
    30s
  • Q6
    The different forms of a gene.
    Alleles
    30s
  • Q7
    One whose trait always shows up in the orgniasm when the allele is present.
    Dominant Allele
    30s
  • Q8
    A trait will only show up if the orgaism does not have the dominant allele.
    Recessive Allele
    30s
  • Q9
    The likelihood that a particular event will occur.
    Probability
    30s
  • Q10
    A chart that shows all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross.
    Punnett Square
    30s
  • Q11
    An organism's physical appearance, or its visible traits.
    Phenotype
    30s
  • Q12
    An organism's genetic makeup, or allele combinations.
    Genotype
    30s
  • Q13
    An organism that has two identical alleles for a trait.
    Homozygous
    30s
  • Q14
    An organism that has two different alleles for a trait.
    Heterozygous
    30s

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