What Is the F2 Generation? - Definition & Characteristics


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What are 'true breeding' parental groups in a cross-breeding situation?

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1. What is the expected ratio of the F2 generation?

2. What is the resulting ratio of crossing BB with bb in two true breeding parents?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and printable worksheet will test how much you know about the F2 generation. True breeding, Punnett squares and breeding ratios will be covered in this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, practice questions will discuss:

  • Punnett squares
  • True breeding parental groups
  • BB,Bb and bb
  • The expected ratio of F2 generation
  • Crossing BB with bb

Skills Practiced

You will have a chance to show your ability in:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Punnett squares and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on ratios of the F2 generation from the related lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding true breeding parental groups

Additional Learning

Take a look at the associated lesson on this topic, named What is the f2 Generation? - Definition & Characteristics, for further information. This lesson will cover the following goals:

  • Define Punnett square
  • Understand what is meant by the F2 generation in Mendelian genetics
  • Differentiate between phenotypes and genotypes, and explain how they are passed on
  • Know how to read and construct a Punnett square