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Reading Chapter 10

 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

____    1.   The farther apart two genes are located on a chromosome, the

a.

less likely they are to be inherited together.

b.

more likely they are to be linked.

c.

less likely they are to assort independently.

d.

less likely they are to be separated by a crossover during meiosis.

 

 

____    2.   The principles of probability can be used to

a.

predict the traits of the offspring produced by genetic crosses.

b.

determine the actual outcomes of genetic crosses.

c.

predict the traits of the parents used in genetic crosses.

d.

decide which organisms are best to use in genetic crosses.

 

 

____    3.   Variation in human skin color is a result of

a.

intermediate inheritance.

b.

codominance.

c.

polygenic inheritance.

d.

multiple alleles.

 

 

____    4.   A man and a woman who are both heterozygous for normal skin pigmentation (Aa) produce an albino offspring (aa). Which of Mendelís principles explain(s) why the offspring is albino?

a.

dominance only

b.

independent assortment only

c.

dominance and segregation

d.

segregation only

 

 

____    5.   Organisms that have two identical alleles for a particular trait are said to be

a.

hybrid.

b.

homozygous.

c.

heterozygous.

d.

dominant.

 

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