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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Genetics Questions

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Grade 5 :: Genetics by agosse
Which is reproduction that requires a male and female cell?
  1. mitosis
  2. sexual reproduction
  3. asexual reproduction
Grade 5 :: Genetics by agosse
Offspring come from a single parent during                     .
  1. asexual reproduction
  2. sexual reproduction
  3. heredity
Grade 5 :: Genetics by Severud
How many pairs of chromosomes do humans have?
  1. 236
  2. 230
  3. 23
  4. 10
Grade 5 :: Genetics by Severud
Mark 3 things that are true about Gregor Mendel.
  1. He was a monk in the 1800's.
  2. He liked to breed different types of animals.
  3. He studied genes by working with pea plants.
  4. He learned about dominant and recessive genes.
  5. He tried to grow the largest tomatoes.
Grade 5 :: Genetics by Iamykidsmom
Mendel studied the genetics of what plant?
  1. The Geranium
  2. The Orchid
  3. The Squash
  4. The Pea
Grade 5 :: Genetics by agosse
What process produces sex cells?
  1. splitting
  2. mitosis
  3. meiosis
Grade 5 :: Genetics by agosse
During fertilization, the first cell of a new organism is called
  1. a zygote.
  2. a sex cell.
  3. an egg cell.
  4. a sperm cell.
Grade 5 :: Genetics by smitty6310
Which is a inherited trait?
  1. color of eyes
  2. skin color
  3. to fetch
  4. A&B
  5. D&C
Grade 5 :: Genetics by jaester
When closely related living things are bred together, it is called
  1. Hybrids
  2. Adaptation
  3. Diversity
  4. Crossbreeding
Grade 5 :: Genetics by jaester
Living things from parents that are different from each other are called
  1. Adaptation
  2. Mimicry
  3. Coloration
  4. Hybrids
Grade 5 :: Genetics by Severud
Name 2 easily observable traits that are caused by dominant or recessive genes in humans.
  • Rolling your tongue, freckles, dimples, attached or free earlobes, length of first two toes, color of hair, color of eyes, etc.
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