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Chapter 14 - Biology Exam

Question:

What was the most significant conclusion that Gregor Mendel drew from his experiments withpea plants?

A) There is considerable genetic variation in garden peas.

B) Traits are inherited in discrete units, and are not the results of "blending."

C) Recessive genes occur more frequently in the F1than do dominant ones.

D) Genes are composed of DNA.

E) An organism that is homozygous for many recessive traits isat a disadvantage.



Answer:

B) Traits are inherited in discrete units, and are not the results of "blending."



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Question: What was the most significant conclusion that Gregor Mendel drew from his experiments withpea plants? A) There is considerable genetic variation in garden peas. B) Traits are inherited in discrete units, and are not the results of "blending." C) Recessive genes occur more frequently in the F1than do dominant ones. D) Genes are composed of DNA. E) An organism that is homozygous for many recessive traits isat a disadvantage.
Answer: B) Traits are inherited in discrete units, and are not the results of "blending."