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116)

A mutant allele has a rare occurrence in a population. Answer:

117)

False

True

False

True

False

True

False

True

False

True

False

Dominant epistasis II is also known as dominant suppression. Answer:

128)

True

Mutant alleles at one of two or more different genes can result in the same phenotype. Answer:

127)

False

In complementary gene action, dominant alleles of two or more genes are required to generate a particular trait. Answer:

126)

True

When an organism has two genes that perform the same function, these genes are called redundant genes. Answer:

125)

False

Epistasis in which a dominant allele of one gene hides the effects of another gene is called recessive epistasis. Answer:

124)

True

A gene interaction in which the effects of an allele at one gene hide the effects of alleles at another gene is known as dominance. Answer:

123)

False

In epistasis, one gene's alleles mask the effects of another gene's alleles. Answer:

122)

True

HbĂ&#x; s HbĂ&#x; s homozygous are resistant to Plasmodium falciparum. Answer:

121)

False

The phenomenon of a single gene determining a number of distinct and seemingly unrelated characteristics is known as pleiotropy. Answer:

120)

True

The mouse agouti gene has one wild-type allele and several mutant alleles. Answer:

119)

False

Genes with more than one wild-type allele are termed polymorphic. Answer:

118)

True

True

False

To produce a particular normal phenotype, the dominant allele of two interacting genes can both be necessary. Answer:

True

False

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