Complete Dominance: Definition & Examples


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Gregor Mendel was a scientist who studied genetics through ______.

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1. Genes are made up of ______.

2. Different forms of a gene are called _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test yourself on complete dominance with this quiz/worksheet combo. To pass the quiz, you'll need to understand Mendel's research, what genes are and what alleles are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to see how well you understand the following:

  • What Gregor Mendel studied
  • The composition of genes
  • The term for different forms of a gene
  • The type of alleles that mask or cover up another allele
  • The term for masked alleles
  • Blending of both alleles
  • Common examples of complete and incomplete dominance

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as genes and alleles
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on complete dominance in biology
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast complete and incomplete dominance

Additional Learning

Continue your studies via the accompanying lesson, Complete Dominance: Definition & Examples. Topics covered by the lesson include the following:

  • Traits
  • Genes and coding
  • Dominant vs. recessive
  • Misconceptions about complete dominance
  • True examples of complete dominance