Class 10 Science Biology Heredity and Evolution



For green coloured pod and rounded seed, which is the functional unit of inheritance?
(a)
Reproduction
(b)
Gene
(c)
Chromosome
(d)
Generation
Correct answer: (b) 
Solution: Genes are the functional hereditary units.  Gene is also defined as the functional unit of DNA which codes for a character. Genes are located on chromosomes, which are then carried to the next generation and thus plays a great role in heredity.

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