Quiz: Can You Guess if These Genetic Traits are Dominant or Recessive?
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Can You Guess if These Genetic Traits are Dominant or Recessive?
By: Isadora Teich
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About This Quiz

Genetics is a tricky and fascinating field. In fact, every part of you comes down to your genetics! Test if you know your dominant traits from recessive ones with this HowStuffWorks quiz!

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Is red hair a dominant trait?
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Dark hair is a _______ trait.
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Are brown eyes dominant or recessive?
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Is tone deafness recessive?
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Straight hair is a _______ trait.
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Is farsightedness dominant or recessive?
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Nearsightedness is a ________ trait.
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Are widow's peaks dominant or recessive?
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Which kind of trait are dimples?
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What kind of trait are freckles?
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What kind of gene leads to cleft chins?
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Curly hair is a __________ trait.
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Is the gene for right handed-ness dominant or recessive?
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Is the gene for left-handedness recessive or dominant?
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The B positive blood type is ____________.
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Are green eyes a recessive trait?
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Are double eyelashes a dominant trait?
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Is having five fingers a recessive or dominant trait?
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Blue eyes are the result of ________ genes.
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Is being allergic to poison ivy a dominant trait?
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Is shortness a dominant or recessive trait?
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Is having type O blood a dominant gene?
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Hairy hands are a __________ trait.
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Is colorblindness dominant?
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Are thin lips a recessive trait?
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The ability to roll your tongue is the result of a ____________ gene.
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Is albinism a dominant trait?
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Is congenital deafness dominant?
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Are bent pinkies recessive or dominant?
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The cleft chin is the result of a _______ gene.
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Is having no body hair a dominant or recessive trait?
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Are long eyelashes a dominant trait?
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Are broad noses a dominant or recessive trait?
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Is astigmatism a dominant or recessive trait?
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The O blood types are comprised of ________ genes.
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