Blood Type Genetics - Quiz & Worksheet

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How many genes for blood type does each person carry?

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1. If a man has type AB blood and he has a child with a women who has type O blood, what are all the possible blood types of the child?

2. There are 3 genes for bloodtype: A, B, and O. Which gene(s) are dominant and will therefore mask the recessive gene?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Your blood type is determined by your genetic code, and this quiz/worksheet combination has been written to test your understanding of blood type genetics. The quiz asks a wide range of questions about how to ascertain a person's blood type.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will quiz you on:

  • The number of genes a person has for blood type
  • The Blood type that is most easily accepted by recipients
  • Dominant and recessive genes

Skills Practiced

Measure how effectively you can use these skills by seeing how well you perform on the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about blood type genetics from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of genetics to determine the possible blood types of a child from a parent that carries AB blood with the other having O blood
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a query about the parental blood type when the child has AB blood
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding blood type genes carried by each person

Additional Learning

Discover more by studying the accompanying lesson called Blood Type Genetics. Objectives incorporated into the lesson are:

  • Define allele
  • Differentiate between genotype and phenotype
  • Understand how a Punnett Square can help you predict blood type
  • Learn about antigens and how they affect blood donation and transfusions
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