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Name: ______________________________________________________ Period:_____ Chapter Review: 10 Mendel & Meiosis College Biology 1. An organism that is true breeding for a trait is said to be (a) homozygous (b) heterozygous (c) a monohybrid (d) a dihybrid 2. At the end of meiosis, how many haploid cells have been formed from the original cell? (a) one (b) two (c) three (d) four 3. When Mendel transferred pollen from one pea plant to another, he was ___ the plants. (a) self pollinating (b) cross pollinating (c) self fertilizing (d) cross fertilizing 4. A short pea plant is (a) homozygous recessive (b) homozygous dominant (c) heterozygous (d) a dihybrid 5. Which describes a dominant trait in garden peas? (a) …show more content…

The likelihood of close relatives sharing the same recessive alleles is greater than in the general population, raising the risks that a child would be homozygous recessive for a trait. 21. Assume that a couple has four children who are all boys. What are the chances their next child will also be a boy? Explain your answer. 50% because previous births do not affect any children that will follow. 22. How does separation of

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