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Genetics Vocabulary

Quiz by Jerrod Russell

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  • Q1
    Transfer of genetic information from parent to offspring.
    DNA
    genetics
    trait
    heredity
    10s
  • Q2
    A compacted/condensed strand of DNA
    nucleotide
    chromosome
    gene
    phosphate
    10s
  • Q3
    A section of DNA that codes for a trait
    genotype
    gene
    trait
    homozygous
    10s
  • Q4
    The physical appearance of an organism
    phenotype
    genotype
    purebred
    DNA
    10s
  • Q5
    A characteristic of an organism.
    gene
    genetic makeup
    trait
    nitrogen base
    10s
  • Q6
    An allele that is always expressed
    heterozygous
    homozygous
    dominant
    recessive
    10s
  • Q7
    Organelle that contains genetic material in eukaryotes.
    cytoplasm
    nucleus
    mitochondria
    nucleolus
    10s
  • Q8
    A macromolecule that contains all of the genetic information.
    protein
    carbohydrate
    DNA
    nucleic acid
    10s
  • Q9
    Genetic makeup of an individual.
    genotype
    genome
    genes
    allele
    10s
  • Q10
    A different form of a gene
    locus
    dominant
    allele
    co-dominant
    10s
  • Q11
    An allele that is only expressed when no dominant allele is present.
    recessive
    homozygous
    weak
    heterozygous
    10s
  • Q12
    Pairs of alleles that are the same.
    identical genes
    heterozygous
    homozygous
    twins
    10s
  • Q13
    Pairs of alleles that are different.
    deoxyribose
    nucleotides
    heterozygous
    purebred
    10s

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