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1. What does heterozygous mean?

  • Having two different alleles of the same gene.
  • Two different locus on one chromosome
  • Having two of the same alleles of the same gene.
  • Two different locus are the same.
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2. What is a test cross?

  • Testing a suspected heterozygote by crossing it with a known homozygous recessive
  • Testing a suspected homozygote by crossing it with a known heterozygous recessive.
  • Testing a suspected homozygote by crossing it with a known homozygous recessive.
  • Testing a suspected heterosygote by crossing it with a known homozygous recessive.

3. What is a carrier?

  • A person who carries a genotype.
  • A carrier is someone who carries the disease but doesn't exhibit symptoms of the disease
  • A person who carries a disease and exhibits symptoms.
  • A person who carries a phenotype.

4. What does it mean when a disease is sex-linked?

  • It is a disease that can only be recessive.
  • where a gene is located on the sex chromosome.
  • It is a disease that can only be found on the Y chromosome.
  • It is a disease that can only be found on the X chromosome.

5. Can females have a sex linked disease?

  • No
  • Yes

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