50234316-Biology-8e-Campbell-Chapter-15

50234316-Biology-8e- - Visit for complete chapters http/yourtestbanks.webs.com/apps/links Biology 8e(Campbell Chapter 15 The Chromosomal Basis of

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Visit for complete chapters: http://yourtestbanks.webs.com/apps/links/ Biology, 8e (Campbell) Chapter 15 The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance Multiple-Choice Questions 1) Why did the improvement of microscopy techniques in the late 1800s set the stage for the emergence of modern genetics? A) It revealed new and unanticipated features of Mendel's pea plant varieties. B) It allowed the study of meiosis and mitosis, revealing parallels between behaviors of genes and chromosomes. C) It allowed scientists to see the DNA present within chromosomes. D) It led to the discovery of mitochondria. E) It showed genes functioning to direct the formation of enzymes. Answer: B Topic: Concept 15.1 Skill: Knowledge/Comprehension 2) When Thomas Hunt Morgan crossed his red-eyed F 1 generation flies to each other, the F 2 generation included both red- and white-eyed flies. Remarkably, all the white-eyed flies were male. What was the explanation for this result? A) The gene involved is on the X chromosome.
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50234316-Biology-8e- - Visit for complete chapters http/yourtestbanks.webs.com/apps/links Biology 8e(Campbell Chapter 15 The Chromosomal Basis of

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