Another Mendelian Genetics study guide
1. List five things you know about Gregor Mendel.

 
 
 
 

2. List the phenotypes and genotypes of all the blood types.
 
 
 
 

3. How many different combinations of parents could produce a child with type A blood?
 
 
 
 

4. When are pedigrees used?  When are Punnet squares used?
 
 
 
 
 
 

5. What are some possible modes of inheritance?
 
 
 

6. Why are half of all children male?  Use a Punnet square and a picture of a gamete undergoing meiosis in your explanation.
 
 
 
 
 

7. Why do more males than females show up with sex-linked alleles?
 
 
 
 
 

8. When is the genotype the “same” as phenotype?
 
 
 
 
 

9. What characteristics of life does the study of genetics come in contact with?  Give specific examples of how these may be included.
 
 
 
 


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