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5 Matching questions

  1. Punnett square
  2. allele
  3. pleiotropy
  4. meiosis
  5. nucleosome
  1. a A gene that arises by mutation and encodes slightly different versions of the same gene product.
  2. b Smallest unit of structural organization in chromosomes; around a spool of histone proteins.
  3. c a single gene can affect multiple traits.
  4. d cell division process that halves the chromosome number, to the haploid (n) number
  5. e A diagram used to predict the outcome of a testcross.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The time a cell forms until it reproduces. In eukaryotes, it consists of interphase, mitosis, and cytoplasmic division.
  2. first cell of a new individual, fertilized
  3. Heterozygote. Individual with two different alleles at a gene locus.
  4. Stage of mitosis and meiosis in which chromosomes condense a become attached to spindles.
  5. a pair of recessive alleles at a locus on homologous chromosomes; e.g., aa.

5 True/False questions

  1. adenine (A)A nitrogen-containing base in nucleotides; also base-pairs with thymine in DNA and uracil in RNA.


  2. multiple allele systemThree or more alleles persist in a population.


  3. mitosiscell division mechanism that maintains the chromosome number.


  4. heterozygoustwo different alleles at a gene locus on the chromosome Aa


  5. sexual reproductionProcess by which a cell duplicates its DNA before it divides.