Fundamentals of Genetics: Reproduction & Heredity


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Reproductive cells that only contain one copy of each gene are called ____.

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1. If one parent has two genes for brown eyes (BB) and the other has two genes for blue eyes (bb), what is the chance that their offspring will have blue eyes?

2. What is located in the nucleus of your cells and contains all of your genetic information?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz you must be familiar with what determines phenotype and related information regarding cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions focus on:

  • Which reproductive cell has one copy of each gene
  • The number of genes in a cell
  • Carrier of all genetic information

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the possibility of a gene's expression in offspring a given situation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on genetics
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about gene expression

Additional Learning

Fundamentals of Genetics: Reproduction & Heredity is a lesson that will enhance your knowledge of genes. The objectives covered include:

  • Review genes
  • Know what DNA stands for
  • Understand dominant and recessive genes