Genetics Vocabulary
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  • Question 1
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    Q. the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring.
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    heredity
    trait
    gene
    allele
  • Question 2
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    Q. An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
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    recessive allele
    dominant allele
    hidden allele
    present allele
  • Question 3
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    Q. An allele whose trait only shows up when no dominant allele is present.
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    hidden allele
    dominant allele
    recessive allele
    present allele
  • Question 4
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    Q. one set of instructions for an inherited trait
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    heredity
    allele
    trait
    gene
  • Question 5
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    Q. one of the alternative forms of a gene that governs a characteristic, such as hair color
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    allele
    gene
    trait
    DNA
  • Question 6
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    Q. an organism's appearance or other detectable characteristic
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    genotype
    phenotype
    genetics
    heterozygous
  • Question 7
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    Q. genetic makeup
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    phenotype
    genotype
    heterzygous
    allele
  • Question 8
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    Q. the chances of something happening
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    dominant
    genotype
    phenotype
    probability
  • Question 9
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    Q. having two of the same genes for the trait (sometimes called purebred).
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    homozygous
    hetrozygous
    protein
    chromosome
  • Question 10
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    Q. having two different genes for a trait (sometimes called hybrid).
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    protein
    homozygous
    heterozygous
    genotype
  • Question 11
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    Q. father of genetics
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    Gregor Mendel
    James Watson
    Dr. Robbins
    Francis Crick
  • Question 12
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    Q. Complex molecules which make up structures and carry out functions of an organism
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    protein
    chromosome
    DNA
    gene
  • Question 13
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    Q. A single piece of coiled DNA found in the cells; contains genes that encode traits.
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    gene
    chromosome
    trait
    DNA
  • Question 14
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    Q. A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offspring through its genes
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    protein
    trait
    DNA
    gene
  • Question 15
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    Q. Complex molecule that carries genetic information that defines an organism's traits. It is stored in the nucleus.
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    DNA
    protein
    RNA
    glucose nucleic acid (GNA)
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