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5 Matching questions

  1. gender determination
  2. Gregor Mendel
  3. recessive genetic disorders
  4. Punnett Square
  5. genetic engineering
  1. a
    He was a monk who was born in Austria in 1822. He experimented with pea plants. He is known as the "Father of Genetics".
  2. b a handy chart that predicts genetic results
  3. c experimenting with biological and chemical methods to change the arrangement of DNA that makes up a gene
  4. d
    The female only provides an X chromosome, but the male may fertilize an egg with either an X or Y. If an X fertilizes the egg, then XX or a girl will result. If a Y fertilized the egg, then XY or a boy will result.
  5. e these 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. heredity
  2. Gregor Mendel
  3. it is carried on the X chromosome
  4. a factor that covers up a recessive factor; tall is dominant to short
  5. the passing of traits from parents to offspring

5 True/False questions

  1. incomplete dominancewhen either too many chromosomes or too few chromosomes are inherited by an offspring


  2. homozygousthe two alleles for an organism are exactly the same (TT or tt). This is also known as Purebred..


  3. What term describes the inyheritance of cystic fibrosis?it is carried on the X chromosome


  4. The outward appearance of a trait is a ______________.alleles


  5. purebredit is a visual tool for following traits through generations of a family


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