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Unformatted text preview: 1 Human Biology 1001: Spring 2008 Name_________________________________ Genetics Worksheet and Problem Set Section_______________________________ General Questions 1-6 : (1 point each) Fill-in-the-blank 1. An allele which exerts its phenotypic effect in the heterozygote is referred to as being ___________________________. That is, it masks the expression of the other allele. 2. The separation of homologous chromosomes at the time of gamete formation is what is referred to as Mendels __________________________________________________ 3. Alternative forms of a gene that occur at the same locus on homologous chromosomes are called ________________________________. 4. Your _____________________________ is the physical and functional expression of the genes you inherited. 5. Chromosomes not involved with sex determination are referred to as __________________________. 6. Why is it that siblings, who come from the same set of parents, do not necessarily look alike? Give at least two possible explanations based on what your knowledge of meiosis and genetics...
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