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5 Matching questions

  1. Alternate forms of a gene are called _____________.
  2. genetic engineering
  3. pedigree
  4. Who is the "Father of Genetics"?
  5. What describes the allele that causes color blindness?
  1. a Gregor Mendel
  2. b it is carried on the X chromosome
  3. c it is a visual tool for following traits through generations of a family
  4. d alleles
  5. e experimenting with biological and chemical methods to change the arrangement of DNA that makes up a gene

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the genetic make-up of an organism
  2. sex-linked gene

  3. He was a monk who was born in Austria in 1822. He experimented with pea plants. He is known as the "Father of Genetics".
  4. heredity
  5. a factor that covers up a recessive factor; tall is dominant to short

5 True/False questions

  1. recessive genetic disordersthese genetic disorders occur when both parents have a recessive allele for a disorder; the parents my be heterozygous and not show any symptoms of a disorder, but if the child inherits a recessive gene from each parent, then the child will have ta recessive genetic disorder like cystic fibrosis.


  2. gene transferthe study of how traits are inherited through the actions of alleles


  3. geneticsthe genetic make-up of an organism


  4. purebredan organism that always produces the same traits in its offspring


  5. Human height, eye color, and skin color are all traits controlled by _____________.genes


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