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5 Matching questions

  1. sum rule
  2. homozygous dominant
  3. recombination
  4. hybrid vigor
  5. zygote
  1. a A situation in which an F1 is larger or healthier than its two different pure parental lines.
  2. b (1) In general, any process in a diploid or partly diploid cell that generates new gene or chromosomal combinations not previously found in that cell or in its progenitors. (2) At meiosis, the process that generates a haploid product of meiosis whose genotype is different from either of the two haploid genotypes that constituted the meiotic diploid.
  3. c The probability that one or the other of two mutually exclusive events will occur is the sum of their individual probabilities.
  4. d Refers to a genotype such as A/A.
  5. e A cell formed by the fusion of an egg and a sperm; the unique diploid cell that will divide mitotically to create a differentiated diploid organism.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The sex with homologous sex chromosomes (e.g., XX).
  2. Two homologous chromosomes paired at meiosis.
  3. ...
  4. The differential rate of reproduction of different types in a population as the result of different physiological, anatomical, or behavioral characteristics of the types.
  5. The progeny of a cross between two individuals from the F1 generation.

5 True/False questions

  1. dimorphismA polymorphism with only two forms.


  2. cytosine (C):A pyrimidine base that pairs with guanine.


  3. genetic code(1) The study of genes. (2) The study of inheritance.


  4. leaky mutation(1) The process that produces a gene or a chromosome set differing from that of the wild type. (2) The gene or chromosome set that results from such a process.


  5. chi-square (χ2) testAn attribute of individual members of a species for which various heritable differences can be defined.