Practice Quiz for Sex Linked Genes

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1 Sex-linked genetically inherited traits:
a)  can appear in both males and females
b)  are only found in males
c)  are only found in females
d)  result from premarital sexual intercourse
2 Y-linked traits are inherited:
      Sex chromosome inheritance diagram      
a) only by females
b) only by males
c) by both males and females
3 Harmful X-linked traits are:
a) inherited only from mothers
b) more numerous than Y-linked ones
c) most likely to show up in the phenotype of daughters
4 Red-green color blindness is:
a) an X-linked trait
b) a Y-linked trait
c) both X and Y linked
5 Men with red-green color blindness inherited the genes for it from:
a) their mothers
b) their fathers
c) either their mothers or fathers



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