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5 Matching questions

  1. If an offspring is homozygous recessive, what do you know about the parents?
  2. Define homologous chromosomes
  3. What symbol is used to represent a diploid?
  4. What did Gregor Mendel contribute to what we know about genetics?
  5. Principle of independent assortment
  1. a The offspring recieved one recessive allele from each parent.
  2. b Mendel's principles of heredity form the basis of modern genetics.
  3. c 2N; N represents the single set of chromosomes found in a gamete.
  4. d states that genes for different traits can segregate independently during the formation of gametes
  5. e Chromosome pairs of the same length, centromere positions, and staining patterns for the same characteristics.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one of a number of different forms of a gene
  2. N
  3. A trait is hidden unless the genotype is homozygous recessive such as a tt
  4. A hybrid is the offspring that crosses between parents with different traits.
  5. physical characteristics of an organism

5 True/False questions

  1. How is meiosis different from mitosis?Mitosis can be a form of asexual reproduction, does not change the number of chromosomes, and makes two identical diploid cells. Meiosis is a step in sexual reproduction, cuts chromosomes in half, and makes four different haploid cells.


  2. Heterozygousterm used to refer to chromosomes in which one set comes from the male parent and one set comes from the female parent


  3. Zygotea fertilized egg


  4. Probabilitythe likelihood that a particular event will occur


  5. Explain how to determine the gametes for a dihybrid cross when the parent gamete is TtYyAlleles of different genes tend to be inherited together when those genes are on the same chromosome.