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5 Matching Questions

  1. second filial generation (F2)
  2. ascus
  3. heterogametic sex
  4. natural selection
  5. product rule
  1. a The differential rate of reproduction of different types in a population as the result of different physiological, anatomical, or behavioral characteristics of the types.
  2. b In a fungus, a sac that encloses a tetrad or an octad of ascospores.
  3. c The progeny of a cross between two individuals from the F1 generation.
  4. d The probability of two independent events occurring simultaneously is the product of the individual probabilities.
  5. e The sex that has heteromorphic sex chromosomes (e.g., XY) and hence produces two different kinds of gametes with respect to the sex chromosomes.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The inheritance pattern of genes found on the Y chromosome but not on the X chromosome (rare).
  2. A member of a pair of homologous chromosomes.
  3. The transfer of electrophoretically separated fragments of DNA from a gel to an absorbent sheet such as paper; this sheet is then immersed in a solution containing a labeled probe that will bind to a fragment of interest.
  4. The inheritance pattern of genes found on the X chromosome but not on the Y chromosome.
  5. The classical approach to genetic analysis, in which genes are first identified by mutant alleles and mutant phenotypes and later cloned and subjected to molecular analysis.

5 True/False Questions

  1. maternal inheritanceA type of uniparental inheritance in which all progeny have the genotype and phenotype of the parent acting as the female.


  2. genomeThe fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity, which carries information from one generation to the next; a segment of DNA composed of a transcribed region and a regulatory sequence that makes transcription possible.


  3. characterA cell in which meiosis takes place.


  4. telomereA cell in which meiosis takes place.


  5. RNA (ribonucleic acid)An RNA molecule transcribed from the DNA of a gene; a protein is translated from this RNA molecule by the action of ribosomes.


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