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Genetics Vocabulary Quiz

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  • Q1
    A characteristic passed down from parent to offspring is called a
    DNA.
    allele.
    trait.
    chromosome.
    300s
  • Q2
    The passing of traits from parents to offspring is called
    meiosis.
    asexual reproduction.
    genetics.
    heredity.
    300s
  • Q3
    Which is true about dominant and recessive alleles?
    Dominant alleles will only show up if the recessive alleles are absent.
    Recessive alleles will never be expressed in the offspring.
    Dominant alleles are represented by lowercase letters.
    Dominant alleles will always show up when present.
    300s
  • Q4
    Which is true about phenotype and genotype?
    Phenotype is represented by letters.
    Phenotype is the physical appearance of a trait.
    Genotype is the physical appearance of a trait.
    Genotype is a description of what someone looks like.
    300s
  • Q5
    Which is true about homozygous and heterozygous genotypes?
    Heterozygous is the same alleles.
    Heterozygous is represented by capital letters.
    Homozygous is different alleles.
    Homozygous is the same alleles.
    300s
  • Q6
    Which is an example of a phenotype?
    rr
    RR
    red flower
    Rr
    300s
  • Q7
    Which is an example of a genotype?
    red flower
    white flower
    rr
    pink flower
    300s
  • Q8
    Which is an example of a homozygous dominant genotype?
    rr
    Tt
    TT
    tt
    300s
  • Q9
    Which is an example of a heterozygous genotype?
    Tt
    tt
    TT
    RR
    300s
  • Q10
    Which is an example of a homozygous recessive genotype?
    RR
    TT
    Tt
    tt
    300s

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