Gregor Mendel's work

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Quiz on Ch 4 Sec 1. Gregor Mendel

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Question 1

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[blank_start]Heredity[blank_end] is the passing of physical characteristics from parents to offspring.
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  • Heredity
  • Genetics
  • Traits
  • Fertilization

Question 2

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Which of the following are examples of traits?
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  • eye color
  • height
  • freckles
  • smell

Question 3

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[blank_start]Genetics[blank_end] is the scientific study of [blank_start]heredity[blank_end], which is the passing of traits from parents to offspring.
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  • Genetics
  • Heredity
  • heredity
  • genetics

Question 4

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What is the process that forms a new organism through the joining of sperm and egg?
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  • fertilization
  • purebred
  • hybrid
  • pollination

Question 5

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A [blank_start]purebred[blank_end] organism is the offspring of many generations that have the same trait.
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  • purebred
  • hybrid
  • puritan
  • hydrox

Question 6

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What do you call the first generation of offspring?
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  • F1
  • F2
  • P

Question 7

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In all of Mendel's crosses, only [blank_start]one[blank_end] form of the trait appeared in the F1 generation. However, in the F2 generation, the "lost" form of the trait always reappeared in about [blank_start]1/4[blank_end] of the plants.
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  • one
  • two
  • three
  • 1/4
  • 1/2
  • 2/3
  • 3/4

Question 8

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What word do scientists use for the factors that control a trait?
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  • gene
  • heredity
  • genetics
  • allele

Question 9

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What are the different forms of a gene?
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  • alleles
  • tall and short
  • traits
  • smart and dumb

Question 10

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Which allele is always hidden whenever the dominant allele is present?
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  • recessive
  • regressive
  • recess
  • processive

Question 11

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What is an organism that has both the dominant and recessive allele present for a trait?
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  • hybrid
  • purebred
  • puritan
  • hydrox

Question 12

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Which letters represent the alleles for an organism that is hybrid for the tall trait?
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  • Tt
  • TT
  • tt

Question 13

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If an offspring inherits a dominant allele from the mother and a recessive allele from the father, which letters will represent that gene?
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  • Rr
  • RR
  • rr

Question 14

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If an offspring inherits a tall allele from one parent and a short allele from the other, the offspring will be....
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  • tall
  • short
  • medium
  • tallishly short

Question 15

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Mendel was widely recognized for his contributions to genetics while he was alive.
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  • True
  • False
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