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Genetics Vocabulary Quiz

Quiz by Heather Garcia

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  • Q1
    The passing of traits from parents to young
    Heredity
    30s
  • Q2
    Branch of biology that studies heredity
    Genetics
    30s
  • Q3
    Factors that control traits
    Genes
    30s
  • Q4
    Genetic make-up (ex. TT, Tt, or tt)
    Genotype
    30s
  • Q5
    The proportion of genotypes for a particular parental crossing
    Genotypic Ratio
    30s
  • Q6
    Specific characteristics that vary from one individual to the next
    Traits
    30s
  • Q7
    Different forms of a gene
    Alleles
    30s
  • Q8
    Effects of these genes are seen even when 2 different alleles are present
    Dominant
    30s
  • Q9
    Form of a gene not expressed when paired with a dominant alleles; only shows when another recessive allele is present
    Recessive
    30s
  • Q10
    Physical characteristics (ex: Tall or Short)
    Phenotype
    30s
  • Q11
    The proportion of phenotype for a particular cross
    Phenotypic Ratio
    30s
  • Q12
    Same
    Home or Homeo
    30s
  • Q13
    Organism that has 2 identical alleles for a trait(ex: TT or tt)
    Homozygous
    30s
  • Q14
    Different
    Hetero
    30s
  • Q15
    Organism that 2 different alleles for a trait(ex:Tt)
    Heterozygous
    30s

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