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Genetic Linkage: Definition & Analysis Video

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What information do you need to figure out if genes A and B are linked?

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1. Alleles of linked genes are often inherited _____.

2. Which process is important for separating chromosome pairs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can utilize this quiz and printable worksheet combination to reinforce your knowledge of genetic linkage, an important biological concept. Quiz questions will inquire regarding alleles, identifying linked genes, and processes for disrupting genetic linkage and separating chromosome pairs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice questions in this quiz will ask you about:

  • How to figure out if genes are linked
  • Separating chromosome pairs
  • Disrupting typical genetic linkage
  • Alleles of linked genes

Skills Practiced

You will exemplify your ability in the following areas in these guides:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about different genetic processes in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on genetic linkage
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding chromosomes and correctly interpret it in a quiz setting
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding linked genes and their characteristics

Additional Learning

For further information on this biological topic, consult the accompanying lesson entitled Genetic Linkage: Definition & Analysis. Objectives covered in this lesson include:

  • Define genetic linkage, genes, alleles and chromosomes
  • Understand how genes are passed along through generations
  • Relate genetic linkage to a real life example for clarity
  • Explain meiosis and recombination
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