Fundamentals of Genetics

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1. The 9:3:3:1 dihybrid ratio is due to
2. Pea plants were used in Mendel's experiments because
3. DNA structure was discovered by
4. A cross was made between tall and dwarf plants. In F1 generation, all plants were tall, when the F1 plants were self pollinated, the tall and dwarf plants appeared in 3:1 ratio in F2 generation. This phenomenon is known as
5. Which term represents a pair of contrasting characters?
6. Genetics is a branch of Biology dealing with
7. The crossing of F1 to any of the parent is known as
8. When two individuals differing in atleast one character are crossed, the process is known as
9. When an individual has both the genes of a contrasting character, it is said to be
10. The alternative form of a gene is
11. The geometrical device that helps to find out all the possible combinations of male and female gametes is known as
12. Who among the following is called the father of Genetics?
13. Chromosomal aberrations are caused by
14. Mendel's findings were rediscovered by
15. The genotypic ratio of a monohybrid cross is
16. What is the effect of sexual reproduction?
17. Which of the following is true about the "Law of Segregation"?
18. The smallest unit of genetic material which produces a phenotypic effect on mutation is
19. Which one of the following is a phenotypic monohybrid ratio in F2 generation?
20. An exception to Mendel's law is


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