5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Multiple alleles
- Why did Mendel use pea plants for his model organism?
- a process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to form a new cell
- b They are small and are easy to grow
- c a gene that has more than two alleles
- d the likelihood that a particular event will occur
- e process in which homologous chromosomes exchange portions of their chromatids during meiosis
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- During prophase, the chromosomes become visible. During metaphase, the chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell. During anaphase, the chromatids seperate. During telophase and cytokinesis, four new haploid cells are formed.
- There is only one allele per trait.
- physical characteristics of an organism
- the chromosomes line up in a similar way to the metaphase stage of mitosis
5 True/False Questions
If an offspring is homozygous recessive, what do you know about the parents? → Mendel's principles of heredity form the basis of modern genetics.
Example of a polygenic trait in humans. → Skin color
How many sets of genes are found in most adult organisms? → They are small and are easy to grow
How many alleles for a particular trait do pea plants inherit from each parent? → There is only one allele per trait.
What did Gregor Mendel contribute to what we know about genetics? → Mendel's principles of heredity form the basis of modern genetics.