Genetics Take-Home Quiz

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Genetics Take-Home Quiz

Complete the questions below. Be sure to read the entire question. This should be your own work—not someone else’s.

1.  In gerbils, spotted pattern is dominant over non-spotted pattern. If a spotted male gerbil who is heterozygous is crossed with a non-spotted female gerbil, will any of their offspring have spots? If so, what percent? [Square = 2 pts, % = 1 pt]

2.  In humans, hemophilia is a sex-linked trait. A man with hemophilia marries a woman without hemophilia. Could any of their children have the disorder? [Hint: This will require TWO punnett squares; Squares = 4 pts, Percent Chances = 2 pts]

3.  Change the following RNA strand into amino acids using the chart from your notes. [1 pt]


_______ + _______ + _______ + _______ + _______

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