P Generation: Definition & Offspring

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The 'P' in P generation stands for _____.

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1. The reception of genetic qualities from parent to offspring is known as _____.

2. Who was known as the Father of Modern Genetics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess your understanding of the P generation and its importance in genetics. Topics to pay special attention to for the quiz include the father of modern genetics and what plants that only express certain characteristics are called.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on your understanding of:

  • The definition of P generation
  • Who the father of modern genetics is
  • What plants who only express certain traits are called
  • What happens when plants with strong expression of a trait are crossed with each other

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet tool will help you practice:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of genetics
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of P generation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what happens when you cross plants that only express one trait

Additional Learning

Learn more genetics by reviewing the lesson P Generation: Definition & Offspring. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Understand the history of genetics and P generation
  • Learn about the purpose of the P generation
  • Identify the P generation's significance in genetics
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