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ANSWERS TO GENETICS REVIEW SHEET
COLLEGE BOWL ANSWER KEY
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Slide 4: 1) In sexual reproduction what fraction of the genes does each parent contribute to the offspring?
Slide 5: 2) The male gamete (sex cell) is the:
Slide 6: 3) How many chromosomes are there in a person’s body cells?
Slide 7: 4) A human male carries the sex chromosomes:
Slide 8: 5) How many of a child’s chromosomes come from its mother?
Slide 9: 6) Which diagram represents meiosis?
Slide 10: 7) Which diagram represents mitosis?
Slide 11: 8) What is a correct gene combination for the parents shown in the diagram?
Answer: gg x GG
Slide 12: 9) If two hybrid gray (Gg) mice mated, what percent of their offspring would have pure white fur?
Slide 13: 10) Which parent(s) in the first generation carried the trait for sickle cell anemia?
Answer: Parent 2
Slide 14: 11) How many children were born in the 2nd generation?
Slide 15: 12) Hereditary information is passed from one generation to the next by:
Slide 16: 13) Which letter in the diagram represents a female sex cell?
Slide 17: 14) Which process is occurring at C?
Slide 18: 15) What percentage of the offspring will grow tall?
Slide 19: 16) According to the Punnett Square, what is the probability of an offspring inheriting two tall genes?
Slide 20: 17) In which cell part would you find chromosomes? This is also known as the control center of the cell.
Slide 21: 18) Chromosome is to nucleus as DNA is to:
Slide 22: 19) A plant forms new tissue at its roots and stems. The new tissue growth is a direct result of:
Answer: cell division
Slide 23: 20) What is the function of DNA in a cell?
Answer: Carrying genetic material
Slide 24: 21) Cells are to tissues as tissues are to:
Slide 25: 22) In multicellular organisms cell division is required for growth and:
Slide 26: 23) The hereditary units in cells are called:
Slide 27: 24) In a pedigree, what shape indicates males?
Slide 28: 25) An example of a genotype is:
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