Questions for discussion 2

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Question for discussion 2 (week 2) 1. In Mendel’s experiments, if the allele for tall (T) plants was incompletely dominant over the allele for short (t) plants, what offspring would have resulted from crossing two Tt plants? a. ¼ tall; ½ intermediate height; ¼ short b. ½ tall; ¼ intermediate height; ¼ short c. ¼ tall; ¼ intermediate height; ½ short d. All the offspring would have been tall e. All the offspring would have been of intermediate height 2. Cleft chin is a sex-linked dominant trait. A man with a cheft chin marries a woman with a round chin. What percent of their female progeny will show the cleft chin trait? a. 0 b. 25% c. 50% d. 75% e. 100% 3. In mice, short hair is dominant to long hair. If a short-haired individual is crossed with a long-haired individual and both long- and short- haired offspring result, you can conclude that a. The short-haired individual is homozygous. b. The short-haired individual is heterozygous.
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course BIO 311 D taught by Professor Zhao during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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