Which Of The Following Statements Is Accurate (Select All That Apply)
A. Haploid individuals can be heterozygous.
B. Two homologous chromosomes have identical copies of the same genes.
C. Mendel’s law of segregation refers the separation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.
D. During independent assortment, sister chromatids separate from each other.
E. Phenotype refers to the genetics make up of an individual.
A is not accurate. Haploid mean having half the number of chromosomes. Therefore it is one half the genetic component.
Genetics is a branch of biology that has to do with genes that are inherited from the parents and passed on to the offspring. Gregor Mendel was the first to study genetics scientifically by looking at the way traits are passed on from parents to offspring in pea plants.