Unit 5 Genetics Quiz

1.) Who was Gregor Mendel? What did he experiment?


2.) What is Fertalization?

3.) A specific characteristic that varies from one individual to another, this is the definition for what term?

  1. Trait
  2. Hybrid
  3. Genes
  4. Alleles

4.) What is segregation?

5.) Define these 5 terms:

  • trait
  • true-breeding
  • segregation
  • homozygous
  • heterozygous

6.) What happens during gamete formation?

7.) What are Gregor Mendels principles?

8.)What is the difference between incomplete dominance and codominance?

9.)Which term means "having many genes"?

  1. Polygenic Traits
  2. Diploid
  3. tetrad
  4. genetics

10.)What are the phases of Meiosis?



11.) Explain each phase of meiosis and what it does.



12.)What does crossing over mean?



13.)What is the principle of independent assortment?



14.) Draw a punnet square.



15.)What are gametes and what do they do?