History of Genetics Review
Part One: Match the following terms.
|1.______ Mendel||A. Science that studies heredity|
|2.______ Genetics||B. Characteristics of an organism|
|3.______ Gene||C. The "father" of genetics|
|4.______ Incomplete Dominance||D. Units of heredity|
|5.______ Trait||E. Offspring with genes different for a trait|
|6.______ Hybrid||F. The blending of genes|
Part Two: Multiple Choice.
_____ 1. The trait that show up the strongest is
a. purebred b.dominant c. recessive d. hybrid
_____ 2. The word that means a characteristic of an organism is
a. pattern b.tallness c. trait d. factor
_____ 3. Mendel's experiments involved
a. pea plants b. roses c. apples d.ants
_____ 4. The dominant form of a gene is written as a
a. lowercase letter b. capital letter
_____ 5. Organisms that have genes that are alike are called
a. hybrids b.dominant c. recessive d. purebreds
Part Three: True/False
_____ 1. Mendel found that tallness was dominant to shortness.
_____ 2. P generation stands for first filial generation.
_____ 3. The law of segregation says that when the parent plant forms sex cells, the parent's gene pairs separate.
_____ 4. Genetics is the study of heredity.
_____ 5. Recessive traits are more common than dominant traits.