Genetics Basics Quiz
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Genetics Basics Quiz

Test your knowledge of genetics with this quiz on true-breeding, hybridization, traits, genes, alleles, dominant and recessive traits, homozygotes, and heterozygotes. See how well you understand the basic concepts of inheritance and genetic variation.

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What is the term for an organism that has a pair of identical alleles for a gene?

Homozygote

What is the term for an individual heterozygous for the two characters?

Dihybrid

What does the Law of Segregation state?

The two alleles for a heritable character segregate during gamete formation

What is the term for a genetic makeup for a trait?

<p>Genotype</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for breeding an organism of unknown genotype with a recessive homozygote?

<p>Testcross</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for an individual heterozygous for the one particular character?

<p>Heterozygote</p> Signup and view all the answers

In genetics, what are alternative versions of a gene called?

<p>Alleles</p> Signup and view all the answers

According to the Law of Independent Assortment, what happens to two or more genes?

<p>They assort independently during gamete formation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for an organism’s appearance or observable traits?

<p>Phenotype</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for breeding an organism of unknown genotype with a recessive homozygote?

<p>Testcross</p> Signup and view all the answers

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