Vocabulary
Inherited Traits
Learned Traits
True or False
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100

The young of a plant or animal

What is offspring?

100

An example of heredity is either: Dog with a black body and a white tail or a dog able to fetch a bone

What is a dog with a black body and white tail?

100

A learned trait is a characteristic that results from experience and the influence of the environment. Which of the following are learned traits? A: A person not touching a red burner on a stove. B: A person using an umbrella when it is raining. C: A person having red hair
What is A and B?

100

Eye color, type of hair, and shape of mouth are inherited traits.
What is true?

100

T or F A daisy seed will sometimes grow into a pear tree. Seeds do NOT always grow to resemble its parent plant.
What is false?

200

Characteristics that an organism develops after its born.

What are acquired traits?

200

Are inherited traits genetically passed from parents to offspring in both plants AND animals?

What is yes?

200

Do family and cultural traditions often influence learned or inherited traits? A: learned B: inherited
What is A?

200

Hitch hiker's thumb and the ability to roll your tongue are inherited traits.
What is true?

200

Johnny's recessive gene is brown eyes. His dominant gene is blue eyes. The color of his eyes.
What blue eyes?

300

Something inherited from your parent. This also tells your body how to work.

What is a gene?

300

When an animal does something automatically without being taught how to do it. For example, a bird building a nest.

What is an instinct?

300

Is your personality an inherited trait?
What is no? It is a blend of both inherited and learned traits.

300

A dog sits before receiving food and waits till told to eat is an acquired trait.
What is True?

300

T or F My 5th grade teacher is the best teacher ever!
What is True!

400

molecule found in the nucleus of a cell and shaped like a double helix; carries and transfers genetic information

What is DNA?

400

Which of the following in NOT a genetic trait? A: hitchhikers thumb B: dimples C: food likes/dislikes D: earlobes (attached or free)

What is C?

400

Which of the following is a learned behavior? A: a disability caused by a genetic defect B: babies breathing as soon as they get out of the womb C: babies reflexes as something touches their feet. D: celebrating our loved one's birthdays
What is D?

400

Tapping of your fingers when you are thinking or are frustrated is an inherited trait.
What is False?

400

DNA stands for ...
What is Deoxiribo Nucleic Acid?

500

Short segment of DNA that determines an organisms inherited traits.

What is a gene?

500

6. What factor most affects whether a student has a cleft chin or a smooth chin? a. The genes inherited from the parents of the students. b. The diet of the student. c. The environment where the student lives. d. Whether the child has a big mouth or a small mouth.
What is A?

500

Another name for a learned trait is an _________________ trait.
What is acquired?

500

A young tree will have the same leaf shape as its parent tree.
What is True?

500

T or F The mom is 5'4" and the dad is 5'10". There son is 6'2". This is possible. True or False: Explain your answer.
What is True?