The Influence of Single Gene-Pair Inheritance on Development

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You have the gene-pair Aa. This gene controls your eye color. You have brown eyes because brown is the dominant trait. Which of the following is true?

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1. All of the following statements are true about single gene-pair inheritance, EXCEPT:

2. Which of the following is true of a dominant trait?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of how single gene-pair inheritance influences development. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include genes and dominant traits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Carrying specific gene traits
  • Define single-pair inheritance
  • Identify dominant traits
  • Identify recessive traits
  • Understanding the passing on of alleles

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related how single gene-pair inheritance influences development lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about dominant traits in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding recessive traits and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about how single gene-pair inheritance influences development, review the lesson which covers the following objectives:

  • Define genetic inheritance
  • Define allele
  • Predictable patterns
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