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Incomplete and Co-Dominance Review Worksheet 5. Olivia Oompah is married to Odo Oompah.

Both of them have


purple hair. They have 100 children. What is the hair color of
1. Oompahs can have red, blue, or purple hair. The allele their children and in what proportion? Red ________ Blue
that controls this trait is INCOMPLETELY DOMINANT, ______ Purple ________(Show work!)
where purple hair is caused by the heterozygous
condition. Show a "key" for the genotypes and
phenotypes of hair color.
Key:
_______ = Red 6. In the land of Oompah, blue hair is highly valued. Blue
_______ = Blue haired Oompahs get special benefits. Oscar Oompah has
_______ = Purple purple hair but he wants a wife that will give him children
with blue hair. What color hair should he look for in a wife?
2. Orville Oompah has purple hair and is married to Opal __________ If he can’t find this type of Oompah what
Oompah who brags that she has the bluest blue hair in should be his second choice? _____________(Show work!)
the valley. How many of Opal’s children will be able to
brag about their blue hair also? __ How many will take
after their father? ____ (Show work!)
1. In humans, wavy hair (CS) results by the co-dominant
situation of curly hair (C) and straight hair (S). What are
the possible results if a curly-haired man and wavy-haired
woman have children.
3. One of Opal's children is born with shocking red hair. Is
Orville Oompah the father of this child? ______ But wait,
Opal swears that she has been faithful, she claims the
hospital goofed and got her baby mixed with someone 2. In iris, purple (p) is incompletely dominant over white (w).
else's. Is Opal the mother of the red haired child? What would be the results of a cross if both parents were
___________(Show work!) pale lavender (heterozygous-pw)?

3. In crocus flowers, white (W) and purple (P) colors are co-
4. Olga Oompah has red hair and marries Oliver Oompah dominant, and result in a purple and white striped flower
who has blue hair. They have 32 children. What is the when both genes are present. What are the possible
color of these children's hair? ____________(Show work!) results from the cross-pollination of a striped crocus with
a white crocus?
4. In cattle, red (r) is incompletely dominant over white (w) 4. What would happen if Spongebob crossed a purple
hides. Roan in the name of the color that results from Poofkin with a blue Poofkin? Complete the punnett
incomplete dominance. What are the possible results if a square to determine the chances of each flower color.
white male mates with a roan female? a. Give the genotypes for the offspring:
b. Give the phenotypes for the offspring:
c. If Spongebob planted 100 seeds from this
cross, how many should he expect to have
of each color:
Spongebob loves growing flowers for his pal Sandy. Her Purple ______ Blue ______ Red _____
favorite flowers, Poofkins, are found in red, blue, and purple.
Use the information provided and your knowledge of
incomplete dominance to complete the sections below. Spongebob and his pal Patrick love to go jellyfishing at
Jellyfish Fields. The fields are home to a special type of
1. Write the correct genotype for each color if R represents a green jellyfish known as Goobers and only really great
red gene and B represents a blue gene jellyfishermen are lucky enough to catch some on every trip.
Red: ______ Blue: ______ Purple: ______ Many of the jellyfish are yellow (YY) or blue (BB), but some
end up green as a result of incomplete dominance. Use this
2. What would happen if Spongebob crossed a red Poofkin information to help you complete the following situations.
with a blue Poofkin? Complete the punnett square to
determine the chances of each flower color. 1. What would happen if Spongebob and Patrick crossed
a. Give the genotypes for the offspring: two “goobers” or green jellyfish? Complete the Punnett
b. Give the phenotypes for the offspring: square to help you determine the probability for each
c. How many of the plants would have red color of jellyfish.
flowers? ______% a. Give the possible genotypes for the offspring.
d. How many of the plants would have purple b. Give the possible phenotypes for the offspring.
flowers? ______% c. What % of offspring would be yellow? ____%
e. How many of the plants would have blue d. What % of offspring would be blue? ____%
flowers? ______% e. What % of offspring would be green? ____%

3. What would happen if Spongebob crossed two purple


Poofkins? Complete the punnett square to determine the
chances of each flower color. 2. What would happen if they crossed a yellow jellyfish with
a. Give the genotypes for the offspring: a goober? Complete the Punnett square to help you
b. Give the phenotypes for the offspring: determine the probability for each color of jellyfish.
c. How many of the plants would have red a. Give the possible genotypes for the offspring.
flowers? ______% b. Give the possible phenotypes for the offspring.
d. How many of the plants would have purple c. What % of offspring would be yellow? _____%
flowers? ______% d. What % of offspring would be blue? _____%
e. How many of the plants would have blue e. What % of offspring would be green? _____%
flowers? ______%
3. What would happen if they crossed a blue jellyfish with a ____________________ Genes with 3 or more alleles
yellow jellyfish? Complete the Punnett square to help you
answer the questions. ____ 1. When two plants are crossed, all of the offspring will
If 100 jellyfish were produced from this cross, how be red. When two white plants are crossed, all of the
many would you expect for each? offspring will be white. When a red plant is crossed
Yellow: _____ Blue: ______ Green: ______ with a white plant, all of the offspring will be pink.
Which type of trait is this most likely an example of?
a. sex-linked c. incomplete dominance
b. polygenic d. multiple alleles
4. What would happen if they crossed a blue jellyfish with a
goober? Complete the Punnett square to help you answer ____ 2. Which is an example of codominance?
the questions. a. color-blind woman and c. a white rabbit and
a man with normal vision a black rabbit
If 100 jellyfish were produced from this cross, how produce a color-blind son produce a white
many would you expect for each? and black rabbit
Yellow: ______ Blue: _____ Green: _______ b. blue-eyed man and a d. a smooth-seed
brown-eyed woman produce plant and a
a blue-eyed child wrinkled-seed
plant produce
smooth-seed plants
Use the list provided to figure out which term goes with the
correct description. ____ 3. In a certain type of mouse, gray is produced when a
white mouse is crossed with a black mouse. This is
Polygenic trait Codominance Test cross a type of incomplete dominance. If two gray mice are
Incomplete dominance Multiple alleles Sex-linked trait crossed, what will the offspring phenotypes be?
a. 75% gray, 25% white c. 75% black, 25%
____________________ Cross of a homozygous recessive white
individual with an individual with a b. 75% white, 25% gray d. 25% black,
dominant phenotype of unknown 50% gray, 25% white
genotype

____________________ A trait whose allele is located on the X


chromosome

____________________ When several genes influence a trait

____________________ When an individual displays a trait that


is intermediate between the two
parents
____________________ Two dominant alleles are expressed at
the same time