Homozygous Dominant: Definition & Example


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If the agouti gene is dominant, what is the difference between a cat who is homozygous dominant and a cat who is heterozygous for that gene?

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1. A homozygous dominant individual:

2. Homozygous means that the individual:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Some of the questions will ask you to complete the sentence. These questions will mainly deal with definitions. The other questions will ask you to identify characteristics of a particular situation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessment will help you explore the following definitions:

  • Agouti genes
  • Homozygous dominant individuals
  • Recessive allele
  • Dominant phenotype

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related homozygous dominant lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of homozygous dominant
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding homozygous dominant and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding homozygous dominant

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson Homozygous Dominant: Definition & Example. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Defining the homozygous dominant
  • Exploring the genes of cats
  • Explaining the difference in appearance of homozygous and heterozygous cats