True Breeding: Definition & Variety Video


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Mendel used true breeding _____ plants in his experiments.

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1. True breeding refers to organisms whose offspring always have _____.

2. The outward appearance of an organism refers to its _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize this quiz and worksheet on true breeding to assess your understanding of the subject. You'll need to know about Mendel's work and what it revealed about phenotypes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Definition of true breeding
  • Genotype
  • Phenotype
  • Gregor Mendel

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - connect what happens with the F1 generation in true breeding
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about inherited traits
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as genotype and phenotype
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how true breeding works

Additional Learning

To learn more about breeding, review the accompanying lesson on True Breeding. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify Mendel
  • Explain how Mendel developed the concept of true breeding
  • Define phenotype
  • Understand what happens with the F1 generation